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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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Possible Duplicate: Giving edit privilege based on number of trustworthy edits Once you hit 2000 reputation you gain the privilege to edit questions and answers even if you have never done … so before, and therefore you might not know what is good editing etiquette. Having your edits peer reviewed is painless so maybe it would make sense to have a number of accepted edits, in addition …
asked Oct 21 '11 by HaskellElephant
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Users abuse the edit feature to gain reputation You can only get 1000 rep from edits and it would require finding 500 minor edits that will get peer reviewed. It isn't really the most effective … exploit, and even then, 500 minor edits that are correct is welcome. In any case, tidying up code formatting is a good thing because poorly formatted code is such a pain. …
answered Feb 26 '13 by HaskellElephant
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I think the rep limit is fine, but I do agree that in order to make edits without peer-review one should have been peer-reviewed at least once. Maybe the requirement should be 2000 rep + 3 approved edits. …
answered Oct 7 '12 by HaskellElephant