Questions tagged [automatic-edits]

Sites perform some edits automatically when posts are submitted, such as removing signatures or redundant "@username" alerts.

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It's time to revert removing @name from comments

Yes, I am aware of: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? Don't remove the @ part of my comment Alert users as to why their @lert is being removed from comments But now that several years ...
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Auto prepend @{user} when comment notifications are auto generated

If a user comments on their own post and there is only one person who has previously commented, then that person is also notified if @name is forgotten. From: How do comment @replies work? This is ...
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Automatic edit of links removes text from post

A set of automatic revisions removed some parenthesised text from the post thinking it was part of a link. Note that I fixed this specific case but it may have happened elsewhere, the heuristic of ...
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Basic, community-endorsed autocorrect

In an answer to what SO is not, we seem to be in agreement that it is not a spell-checker. However, we also know that it does use a spell-checker. Would it make sense to have a community-endorsed ...