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@comment notification and Editing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow post editor to see @comments directed at him From this answer: If someone makes an edit to an answer of mine, and I want to ask them about their edit, will the @name ...
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Is it OK to react in a comment to edits of answers or questions? [duplicate]

Sometimes, you want to react to an edit of an answer/question. Is it OK to do this in the comments? And why is there not an feature to react to edits?
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Let me reward a good edit on my question/answer

Often an edit to one of my questions or answers will make it a lot better. The edit can constitute more to the site than someone posting another answer or comment. Some users make quite a lot of good ...
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Should the “possible-homework” tag be discouraged? [closed]

Stack Overflow: 53 questions tagged possible-homework A question is either homework or it isn't homework. If someone needs clarification about the context of the question, comments are the place for ...
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Reputation for editing?

The recent 'frank exchange of views' about downvotes suggests another line of investigation to me. I would presume to attribute some goals to Jeff: Users who put real effort into the site should ...
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When is it appropriate to edit someone else's code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How far can I refactor someone else's code? I see a lot of edits in queue where some well-meaning user attempts to fix OP's code. They range from minor syntax corrections, ...
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Is the @reply in a comment to the editor of a post broken?

According to Jeff's answer, @replies to post editors are implemented: So you can now @reply to editors of a post even if they haven't commented. Yet, I just tried to address the editor of a ...
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Clarifications requested on the moderator election process

I have some questions about about the moderator election process (which should be decided now, before the list of candidates is fixed and bias may start to creep in): Say the process is as simple as ...
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User making inappropriate edits with backticks

This user has been making a lot of suggested edits that are essentially just adding backticks around words - while some are being rejected, some are also being approved when they shouldn't be. For ...
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How should I ask a why a question has been edited?

Sometimes, I see questions edited for purposes that are unclear to me, but I don't want to rollback because I may be misunderstanding its purpose. How should I request that the editor explains the ...
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Comment on an edit

I would like to be able to make comments on edits. I imagine this could be implemented by addressing an @-comment to any of the editors of a post. So if user X has edited a post, and I write a comment ...
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Why can't I response to user who edited my answer/question using @reply syntax? [duplicate]

Quite simple question: Why can't I respond to a user who edited my answer/question using @reply syntax?
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How do I ask <user> why they made revision <Revision URL>?

And more specifically for me, how do I ask https://stackoverflow.com/users/14065/martin why they made revision https://stackoverflow.com/posts/5995944/revisions? (I don't mind the revision, but am ...
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Moderating Edits to Questions and Answers

In the thread How do I track down the cause of a StackOverflowException in .NET?, I find that George Stocker has made several edits to the question, removing hundreds of characters, in addition to ...

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