I recently saw the Suggested Edits stream: https://stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/ mentioned in a Meta discussion, and I was intrigued by the idea, so I checked it out. It seems to be a 10k user feature, because I get Page Not Found for that exact address*, but other than the fact that I have to manually input index numbers (using good old binary search :) --

https://stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/45000    # Nope, doesn't work...
https://stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/40000    # Too low, already approved...
# Time passes...
https://stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/40922    # Ah ha! The latest; still pending!

I was perfectly able to view and approve/improve edits once I found the right spot in the stream.

I'm aware that, being over 3k, I have the ability to approve suggested edits when I stumble across them in the normal course of viewing questions, so there's no real problem here as far as "power", but I just thought I'd bring it up in case it's not meant to be this way.

*and all the users who were doing the approving seemed to be over 10k.


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Suggested edits are visible by all users, as I understand it (at least, on another Stack site where I have <200 rep I can see them). They show up in the revision history with a hyperlinked "suggested by" next to their name so you can see who approved/rejected the edit. It's so that you can see the "full" revision history with all involved parties, which everyone had been able to do prior to the suggested edit system.

  • Got it. by-design then. Thanks! /taps fingers waiting to be able to accept answer...
    – jscs
    May 4, 2011 at 22:15

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