Questions tagged [suggested-edits]
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At what level should we reject edits?
We don't have many edits, but we have some. My overall impression is that they fall into two categories: Substantial improvements to the item. Fixes language and generally tidies up the question ...
Edits shouldn't require a minimum number of characters changed
Just now I submitted an edit to an answer that only needed some extra command-line options. But I couldn't submit it as intended because it only added up to 4 characters changed, and the requirement (...
Why are users limited to X-number of edits?
I've been given access to the Late Answers and First Posts review queues, however it appears as though I am only able to submit edits for up to 5 posts at a time and cannot submit further edits until ...
Should answers offering risky suggestions be edited to warn about the dangers?
I recently submitted a suggested edit to this answer on HP DL380p Fans run 100% as soon as OS Loads but even though it highlights a potential fire risk involved with following the solution given in ...
Proposed edit makes no sense?
I've got an edit rejected, which is ok, but I'm a bit puzzled by the rejection comment. This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. It should have been ...
Why was this suggested edit rejected?
My suggested edit fixed the spelling of should and then, and also clarified some awkward phrasing. Is there a reason for the rejection?
Can't reject or approve suggested edit
When I went to look at the review queues I saw this suggested edit where the only option is Skip. Normally the options are ApproveImprove EditReject and EditRejectSkip. But for this particular ...
Should <2k rep users avoid making small-character edits?
Yesterday I ran across an answer where the author uploaded an image to Stack Exchange's Imgur, but provided a link to it in their answer instead of embedding it. That's a pretty simple markdown ...
Can't fix a typo in a question?
I was just reading this answer, and noticed that OP started talking about hens: However, hen you click on an icon in an Office application, Trying to do my civic duty, I edited and entered a 'w' ...
Performing "Suggested Edits" with an reputation score below 2k?
I just saw that some users (see first screenshot) can do "Suggested Edits" with an reputation score below 2k, while I seamed to need an reputation score with 2k (see 2nd screenshot). Did I found a bug ...
Is it 'Minor Edit Week' or something?
I've noticed that this week we're getting a lot of tiny pointless edits to posts (https://serverfault.com/users/100013/jakegould, https://serverfault.com/users/294235/lnux?tab=activity) - how are they ...
Why was my edit to "Must boot manually after a manual installation of Debian on ZFS root file system" rejected?
I came across Must boot manually after a manual installation of Debian on ZFS root file system on the main site. The OP had not included the specific error messages in the question (they were posted ...
Suggested edits on duplicate tags
I was asked to review an edit on a tag which has only a single question. Turns out it is a duplicate tag because both regex and regexp exist. Should I approve an edit to create a description on a ...
What to do after approving edit by mistake
I mistakenly clicked Approve on an edit, where I intended to click Improve. Now, even clicking edit on the answer won't let me fix the mistake I had noticed. What should I do?
Why are review audits so slow?
In the Suggested Edits review queue, I am able to recognize the audits a couple of seconds before I see them, simply due to the fact that it takes about five seconds to load the audit and less than a ...
Markdown comparison view shows much bigger diff than there actually was
Click image to enlarge. Here, I deleted the last section, because all it was was a broken link. I also made minor edits to the first and second sections. However, the markdown diff shows me making ...
Is there a sudden large influx of spam suggested edits?
This morning there were six suggested edits waiting in the queue. Three of them were spam: https://serverfault.com/review/suggested-edits/103613 https://serverfault.com/review/suggested-edits/103614 ...
I accidentally rejected a suggested edit that should have been approved. What do I do now?
While going through suggested edits I saw one in which it appeared that someone had added random bits of code to someone's question. So I rejected it as a radical change. Then I took a second look, ...
Rejected edit and the importance of being nice
https://serverfault.com/review/suggested-edits/52199 Why would this suggested edit be rejected? The original answer seems pretty unfriendly to me. "Being nice is important to us" - Joel Spolsky ...
Users with editing privileges can no longer approve edits
I noticed that a question had been posted with an egregious spelling error in its title. A low-rep user had submitted a proposed edit to correct the spelling error. Had there been no proposed edit in ...
What do we do when a user edits their own post while not logged in or logged in as a different user?
Triggered by these two suggested edits: https://serverfault.com/suggested-edits/7537 https://serverfault.com/suggested-edits/7538 Do we reject and suggest that the user logs in properly or approve ...