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Is it wrong for me to edit posts/titles for proper grammar, punctuation and capitalization? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should users edit other users' posts to correct grammar and spelling problems? I'm a bit of a stickler for properly formatted titles and questions. Nothing irks me more than ...
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Is there harm in editing grammatical errors? [duplicate]

I love the ease of correcting misspellings, typos, and grammatical errors in SO. Certain errors catch my eye and annoy me - and the wikiness of SO is a great blessing; I don't have to live with the ...
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Priority of grammar, spelling and punctuation in questions [duplicate]

How much priority should be given to grammar, spelling and punctuation when editing a question? How relevant are those? Should questions and answers be edited because of the sole reason there are ...
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Is it acceptable to edit broken English?

I've seen (and written) plenty of posts which have been edited by others to correct typos, broken URLs and so on. I think everyone can agree this is a good thing. How about editing for poor/broken ...
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5answers
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Should reputation from SO carry over to Meta?

Honestly, I feel handicapped not being able to edit other people's posts here on Meta (and until recently could not even retag questions). Why does our hard-earned reputation on SO not count in Meta? ...
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5answers
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Correcting typos on “meaningless” questions

I'm curious as to the community opinion from the exchange in the comments of this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4906396/rss-feed-in-java-liferay The crux of the question is: is it ...
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Spelling and Grammar Flag?

This question touched on it briefly but how should the spelling and grammar be handled by users who do not have enough rep to edit posts. I often come across posts where the spelling and grammar ...
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5answers
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“No Question Too Newbie” - Are You Sure?

The question "I Know Nothing About WCF Web services - Please Help" used to be titled "WCF Web Services", and said: hii i want to create a method to save a file and call this method form client ...
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What is the limit of editing others' posts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the etiquette for modifying posts? I posted a question, Git Pull Aborting, on Stack Overflow today, and it was immediately edited. I can understand if my topic was ...
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1answer
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Is the following a good example of editing for grammar, or is it overboard?

This may very well get closed as a duplicate. I've read Editing for broken english: Acceptable?, and I believe that my edits are OK, but I wanted some clarification. I want to make sure I'm not "...
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1answer
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What are some guidelines for editing questions, and how to respond to massive edits?

Are there any official guidelines or rules for editing (others') questions? and/or What is your opinion on what is reasonable? If someone seriously changes my question in a way I don't like, (when) ...