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Trivial edits to closed/on-hold questions

If an edit to a closed question falls far short of giving it a better chance of being reopened, please reject it as “no improvement whatsoever”. And to editors: please don't make such trivial edits. ...
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Trivial edits to old answers

I basically agree. If it's just a one or two capitalization errors in an old post, I agree that an edit that fixes only those is too minor: such edits are better avoided. On the other hand, if there ...
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Why there are "editing rights"?I think u should not edit other people's writing, comment or maybe delete

This site works differently from others you might be used to. A large part of our mission is to build up an archive of high-quality questions & answers, that will be useful not only to the poster ...
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How far should edits go before a new question should be asked?

I agree with you. It's bad practice to make a large change to the question that changes its meaning, particularly when the question has already received an answer and the change invalidates the ...
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Request to Approve Edit, so I can Edit more

Thank you for your work to improve posts on this site through suggested edits! I appreciate it. And thank you for flagging that we are behind on reviewing suggested edits -- sorry about that. In ...
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Evolving the tags of a question

It can be appropriate to retag a question to use tags that the asker wouldn't have thought of before reading the answers. If the asker's problem is a well-known one and the solution intrinsically ...
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How far should edits go before a new question should be asked?

I apologize: I deleted your answer because it didn't answer the question as it then was, but I hadn't realized that the question had been edited beyond recognition and your answer was perfectly ...
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fixed bug in answer code; edit rejected with strange reason

Assuming that your edit did, in fact, correct a bug in an answer, it was welcome and this rejection reason does not make sense. Edits to “correct minor mistakes” are encouraged. Thank you! Without ...
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Trivial edits to old answers

The first thing what I want to mention: correcting grammar makes the things better, it is generally a positive and not a negative deed, even if it is minor. But: despite that it is a positive thing ...
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