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A suggested edit came up in the queue that I wasn't sure how to handle:

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Although it is true it is unnecessary for the question, should it be removed? I guess the real question is, is Salaamun Alekum considered to be "religious content" on StackExchange, or is it more akin to a new user writing (which happens rather frequently):

Good morning. My C# ExecuteSqlCommand is not returning output from stored procedure.

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    All greetings, salutation and other noise should be removed, religious or not.
    – rene
    Commented Aug 26, 2016 at 7:26
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    for reference: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2950/…
    – rene
    Commented Aug 26, 2016 at 7:28
  • I do recall asking something similar to this a couple years back somewhere else on the site: Travel StackExchange: Does the traditional Arabic greeting (As-salamu alaykum) have religous meaning?
    – IQAndreas
    Commented Aug 26, 2016 at 7:28
  • @rene Ah, excellent, I wasn't sure if editing out greetings would be considered too minor. Do you want to add that comment as an answer?
    – IQAndreas
    Commented Aug 26, 2016 at 7:29
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    I would personally stay away from calling the stuff I remove religious content even if the editor knows were she/he is talking about. Don't want to start a war over a misunderstanding...
    – rene
    Commented Aug 26, 2016 at 7:45

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I think it translates as:

Peace be upon you

and as such qualifies as a greeting that should be removed:

Do not use signature, taglines, or greetings.

I could not imagine a Wikipedia page starting with "Good Morning", "Peace be upon you" or "Salaamun Alekum", and our Q&As are wikis too.

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