10 votes

Can't fix a typo in a question?

I fixed the typo. The limit is deemed necessary by the powers that be. There is plenty of discussion about it on m.se and even some here on m.sf. I don't believe the limit is likely to change.
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8 votes

Should <2k rep users avoid making small-character edits?

My totally subjective opinion on this matter: If you make a significant improvement like in your example, it's welcome. For small typo-fixes or cosmetic stuff, I personally would think the work you ...
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8 votes
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Performing "Suggested Edits" with an reputation score below 2k?

The user in question approved another user's suggested edit to their own post. Anyone can approve or reject suggested edits to their own posts, regardless of reputation. This also happens to complete ...
8 votes

Why was my edit to "Must boot manually after a manual installation of Debian on ZFS root file system" rejected?

Naturally, only the reviewers can tell why they rejected the edit. However, I see a major problem which might have lead me to reject as well if I didn't take the time to click through to the ...
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7 votes
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Suggested edits on duplicate tags

In a case like this, you should bring the tags to meta so that we can do this: regexp has been merged into regex and synonymized. Enjoy!
7 votes

Should <2k rep users avoid making small-character edits?

I agree that this edit was fine. Further I disagree with the reviewer using "Reject and edit", as if to say you hadn't done anything useful, whereas his edit had pretty much exactly the same end ...
6 votes
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At what level should we reject edits?

I've been accepting edits of the formatting and cleanup variety because they improve the readability of the answer-as-posted. To me, that's a significant improvement worthy of an edit. Similarly, I ...
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5 votes

Edits shouldn't require a minimum number of characters changed

There is nothing that anyone here on ServerFault can do about this*. The 6-character minimum is part of the software used across all SE sites and is unlikely to be changed. Looking on meta.SE (where ...
5 votes

What to do after approving edit by mistake

If the edit was truly bad and needs to be reverted entirely, you can view the post's revision history by clicking the text "edited ** min ago" to view the edit history, and then "rollback" on the ...
4 votes

Should <2k rep users avoid making small-character edits?

In this situation - the edit was sufficient. I do admit to sometimes asking a higher rep user to fix things like this when they bother me. In practice, you can always find more to edit. In this case,...
4 votes
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Why are users limited to X-number of edits?

If you want an Official Answer, this isn't the right place to ask -- as far as I know, SO devs don't typically hang out here. However, I can give you my perspective as to why I like the limit, as ...
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4 votes
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Should answers offering risky suggestions be edited to warn about the dangers?

I can see how the reviewers went with "attempt to reply" as their rejection reason. Edits are supposed to maintain the "feel" of a coherent answer, rather than making the answer look like a Wikipedia ...
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3 votes
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Can't reject or approve suggested edit

Based on the comments received on this question I believe we can conclude that: The particular suggested edit can for some reason only be reviewed by moderators. There is consensus that the edit ...
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2 votes

Should <2k rep users avoid making small-character edits?

I only jump in since no-one else has included a subtlety I find important (if slightly orthogonal): how old is the post you're editing? For a case like this, where it's a day old, I thought the edit ...
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2 votes

Why was this suggested edit rejected?

Oh, look, one of mine. The reason why I rejected it is because it was a fairly trivial edit on a very old post, and in general bumping old questions to the top of the home page for nothing more than ...
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2 votes

Can't reject or approve suggested edit

That edit suggestion is for an answer to a locked question. Apparently, it was submitted 25 minutes before the question was locked. Only ♦ mods can edit locked questions or answers to them. I ...
1 vote

Is it 'Minor Edit Week' or something?

Should we do something about these minor edits? Tiny, trivial edits are discouraged and should be rejected when you encounter them in the review queue. Although it is a good thing to edit and ...
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1 vote

What to do after approving edit by mistake

It appears the answer in my particular case was: Wait for somebody else to approve the edit. Then click on edit to correct the mistake I had previously approved. It might be the particular corner ...
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