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Questions tagged [suggested-edits]

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Rename adb to android-adb

Since this is about UNIX, I would expect that the tag adb refers to the advanced debugger written by Stephen Bourne in the mid 1970 as the standard debugger for UNIX. This tag currently however is ...
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Rejected question edit

As the code on this post is really compact and hard to read, I made an edit to improve it. However, the author rejected it because this "deviates from the original intent of the post". I do not agree, ...
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What do I do when a user edits their question with another account

For E.G in this question, the user is trying to edit his/her question with another account that has the same name. Should this edit be Approved or Rejected?
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edit for formatting gone

I made an edit in this Question for formatting. But now I see it is gone. Did I something wrong?
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Spaces should be counted for the 6 character edit limit

You know the message Edits must be at least 6 characters Though I understand the reason for that and read discussions like this, it's even more annoying for questions with wrong or missing ...
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Clarification on rejected edit

I proposed an edit to an answer, and it was rejected. The reason given was: "This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. It should have been written as a ...
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Adding a tag which refers to the best answer in the case of /sed and /awk when there is also /text-processing?

Here is an edit suggestion which adds a sed tag to a question: https://unix.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/177179 This question does not mention sed anywhere and originally only had the awk ...
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What to do with mediocre edits with “blah blah” edit message?

In review I came across a suggested edit for this question: https://unix.stackexchange.com/q/331202/135943 The proposed edit ain't bad, just a tiny bit of grammar and wording cleanup. It's not a ...
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No longer Earning Rep for Edits

I am no longer earning reputation for approved edits. What is happening? Has the rules changed? I have had a few edits approved, but my rep has still stayed the same.
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An edit for answer changes it considerably. Should I allow it?

I have a privilege to review pending edits for answers. One edit changes the answer considerably - not only providing minor fixes, but adding external knowledge and changing the answer to the point ...
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How useful are the markdown tags for keys?

I see a lot of edits in the edit queue for adding the "Preformatted text" markdown. Here's an extreme example from this morning: I generally just approve them, under the theory that a low-rep user is ...
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How to handle mass minor edits from a user?

Recently, a user has been filling up the suggested edits queue with very minor edits, most of the time by digging up old questions from last year, and fixing typos/formatting. This happens from time ...
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Can't suggest an edit or flag the missing image, because the post is locked

It seems there is no possibility to suggest an edit or flag the missing image when the post is locked. Is that a bug or feature? Here is the post. Despite image is hosted at stack.imgur.com server, ...
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Edit Review Rejections

I keep getting edits rejected based on the belief that I am changing the intent of the answer or not making the answer more correct. The reviewers are wrong on both points, I am actually changing ...
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copied content when rejecting suggested edits on tags and tag wikis

I have the habit of cut-and-pasting the content of suggested edits on tags, and tag wikis, into Google, especially if they are completely new content. This proposed edit for /u-boot: Das U-Boot is ...
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Retracting an edit suggestion

I just realized that I submitted an edit request when entirely too tired to sanely do so, and accidentally sent an incorrect title correction, and realized that there’s no way to retract it. However, ...
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Review a minor suggested edit

I just reviewed a suggested edit: My first reaction was: what invisible edit was made to the text ( e.g. insert <BR>) to get this minimal edit in the queue. Then I noticed I had seen that ...
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Edited and got two points for it but it isn't showing up anywhere in my stats or achivements

I'm sorry that I can't give you the answer/question I edited with this question but I can't remember what it was, just that I've been on the lookout for day's now for it to show up in my stats/...
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Reviewing Suggested Edits

I just received a link to: https://unix.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/74207 It appears to be in regard to a question I asked some time ago. I am not clear as to what (if anything) I am ...
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Possible changes highlighting/rendering bug in Edit Review page

So, this is an edit I just got approved a few minutes ago: https://unix.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/73579 I see a very minor discrepancy that may still be a bug though. First, the ...
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I tried updating info in an answer but the suggested edit got rejected

This is the edited answer I'm referring to: https://unix.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/68397 What should I do in this case? Posting the up-to-date solution in a separate answer?
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How was my suggested edit not useful?

I just suggested an edit to the question Extracting text using sed does not work as expected. After a few minutes I checked back and found that an edit had been committed to the question. It was my ...
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Please take a look at this vandalism post

It is that time of the day again. Time now is 21:00 CT. There is one particular spam post which occurs exactly around this time every day. The most annoying thing is, it happens on the same answer by ...
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The suggested edit queue needs to be clearer if it's a question or answer

Both @slm and I managed to vote to approve this suggested edit, not realizing it was fixing broken code in the question as opposed to an answer. (Faheem Mitha rejected, after I admitted my mistake in ...
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Editing a Question that gets Approved, Rejected and Edited all at once

I have just been rejected an edit suggestion, that was: approved by slm rejected by community edited by Anthon The edit, was more or less what I suggested. So why was it rejected then? Why was it ...
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Is this behaviour adequate? Shouldn't edits add content?

Hi fellows, I don't want to point fingers in here, but there is a user that has all his reputation from removing "thanks" and "hi". Except for a single answer with one upvote. I know (I read ...
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Why can't I approve edits?

I'm a little surprised to find today that suggested edits I approve don't automatically go through. I used the suggested edits queue to approve an edit to this post, only to find that it still doesn't ...
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Where to find rejected tag edits?

I got Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days. when I try to add a new tag wiki today, So where can I find about the rejected ones ?
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Page Not Found when improving a suggested edit to a tag wiki body

I reviewed a suggested edit to a tag wiki and decided to click Improve. I wrote some text (at https://unix.stackexchange.com/posts/39283/edit?improve=true), then submitted my edit. I was brought to ...
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Is there a shortcut for reviewing suggested edits?

I was just about to edit a post full of errors when I saw that there was already an edit waiting for approval that covered about 95% of what I was going to do. Is there any shortcut where I can ...
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Edits must be at least 6 characters

Is there a reason why edits must be 6 characters long? E.g. a parameter in recursively copy only images and preserve path is missing 1 character.