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Does the suggested edit feature serve any purpose if we cannot fix mistakes in code?

I recently suggested two edits to improve code in answers. The code was just plain wrong and didn't work, and my edits fixed the problem. I was able to do this after the problems were discussed in the ...
Michael's user avatar
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4 votes
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How much improving of an answer should be allowed?

I've seen a issue about reviews developing, and have finally found a good example. On Stack Overflow we preach that posts are community-owned (to a point) and encourage collaborative editing of ...
Lance Roberts's user avatar
10 votes
2 answers

Could this suggested edit be useful? [closed]

I was reviewing suggested edits and came across a suggested edit from an anonymous to a highly upvoted answer dated 2008. I rarely make a decision when it comes to edits on answers, I usually skip ...
Abdusalam Ben Haj's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers

Reviewing suggested edits should require a few answers for the question's tags

I think it would make sense to allow reviewing of suggested edits only to users who are familiar (i.e. posted a few answer) with the tag(s) in question. This would prevent some edit to be rejected by ...
Xaqq's user avatar
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7 votes
1 answer

How do I flag, or otherwise bring to moderators' attention, bad edit rejects?

The most recent example: This is not the first time somebody has edited one of my answers to fix a rather obvious bug, and then had that ...
Ethan Furman's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer

How to handle corrections to answers?

What is the correct action when reviewing this suggested edit? I approved the edit based on: It's an answer, not a question The original answer was given 18 months ago The original answerer has not ...
jcsanyi's user avatar
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9 votes
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Too many edits get approved [duplicate]

I’ve recently noticed that many of my posts get edited by new users, and the edits are subsequently approved (often unanimously). Great, right? Yes. Except that many of these edits are spurious, or ...
Konrad Rudolph's user avatar

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