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For questions about the process of editing, how edits work, and other general inquiries about the edit system.

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If you see a wrong edit, the only correct response is to correct it (either by means of manual improvement, or using the rollback feature,) if you have that ability. Otherwise you can post it on meta, …
answered Jun 13 '11 by Toon Krijthe
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You can edit your own posts and you can edit community wiki posts. For other posts, you can suggest edits so other users can review these. …
answered Jul 15 '12 by Toon Krijthe
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You can't give yourself rep (except by accepting and associating). You get rep for accepted edits if you have less than 2000 rep. But this is because you need to be reviewed by at least 2 persons …
answered Jul 25 '12 by Toon Krijthe
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If you have a good reason to change your answer, please do it. Sometimes you have learned some new information that can be added to the answer. And sometimes the situation is changed.
answered Jan 21 '12 by Toon Krijthe
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It looks like the edit suggestion conflicted with an edit of the OP. It happens often that a user posts a question (or answer) and directly edits it. Sometimes because the rendering of the mark down …
answered Jan 24 '13 by Toon Krijthe
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With a Q&A site, you want as much information as possible on the first page, so people can see if they can answer it. Greetings are taking part of this space, so we can't see as much information as we …
answered Apr 5 '11 by Toon Krijthe
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Review is a tool to monitor new posts so "mistakes" can be easy corrected. As far as I know, it is not a tool to approve or disapprove posts. The community uses the vote button for that part.
answered May 15 '12 by Toon Krijthe
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It totally depends. But the title must either be clear about the question, or be an invitation to read further. I have seen some very bad titles (like "I Need Help!!!!", with several exclamation mark …
answered Nov 25 '08 by Toon Krijthe
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Editing is a key concept of Stack Exchange sites. That way, we can keep the quality up as much as possible. But editors should not change the spirit of the question. And code sample should be unchan …
answered Oct 20 '12 by Toon Krijthe
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You can always revert to a previous version. So that's one safeguard to malicious edits. If a question or answer is subject to malicious edits you can flag it for moderator support. They can …
answered Jun 15 '11 by Toon Krijthe
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If it is incomplete, I often improve. But it depends on the kind of edit. I should have accepted the edit you show. More than 5 serious corrections, and some formatting. (In this case the "improved …
answered Nov 28 '12 by Toon Krijthe
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You can edit the question to: fix gramatical errors. reformat the question to make it better readable. retag the question You can not change the meaning of the question. Altough you can change the …
answered Mar 19 '13 by Toon Krijthe
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Anyone can suggest edits to questions and answers, even anonymous users. It takes 2000 rep to edit without peer review. So you can edit an answer if you have 2000 or more reputation, else you can suggest an edit. …
answered Dec 22 '12 by Toon Krijthe
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The edit was rejected by the community user. This normally means, a reviewer has chosen to improve on the edit and unchecked the "was this edit helpful" box. Normally this is used to improve on a bad …
answered Feb 15 '13 by Toon Krijthe
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Only moderators can change locked questions and their answers. Besides, the question is an historical example (we used to accept this but now we are wiser). So no need to edit a broken link. And if …
answered Jan 24 '13 by Toon Krijthe

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