Questions tagged [revision-redaction]

♦ Moderators have the ability to "redact" revisions from a post's history, usually to hide personal information.

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Who has the privilege to delete a revision?

I saw a PPT posted by Jeff that showed a revision page which had the delete revision function, like this: But I have never seen this functionality on SO's revision pages. I guess that's because I ...
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Allow moderators to hide a revision

Sometimes users accidentally post credentials or sensitive information in their posts. Although it's easy to edit those post then, the revision list will still show that information. Deleting the ...
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Please add documentation about the redaction tool to the moderator help

Some of us were trying to figure out how to use the redaction tool correctly, as it can be a little counter-intuitive, when somebody pointed out the documentation in the moderator newsletter. That ...
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Title is removed/cleared/erased when starting editing

First time this happens to me. When I try to edit I purchase api for sms gateway I have implmented in php. when i execute in localhost it shows error?, the title part is immediately erased: And when ...
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Suggested edits retain redacted information

I noticed while approving a redaction, that suggested edits may retain text which is later redacted. With a bit of mod collusion with Community ♦ and another helpful moderator, I was able to ...
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Not able to approve a redaction

A redaction was carried out by another mod to remove an email address, but somehow something has gone awry, and although it shows in my mod review queue, when I try and approve the action, I get a "No ...
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Redacting a post without edits should show an error instead of accepting for another mod to review

Redacting a post without edits should show an error instead of accepting for another mod to review. Seems like that sums up the request. I can go into the post revision history and choose to redact ...
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When to redact revisions?

I know that it is possible for we as moderators to redact revisions (as announced in the February 2016 Newsletter). However, I was just searching for guidance on when such redactions should be ...