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Official policy for editing code in answers?

If you set up a policy, that isn't going to stop this from happening; it's just going to give folks a stick to beat people with in cases that aren't problematic. An edit that breaks code is bad. So ...
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Official policy for editing code in answers?

My take on this… if we were to decide on a policy that'd discourage users from editing only code (anonymous and registered users alike), we'd have a hard time enforcing it. It'd either require the ...
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Is the subject of software licensing now off-subject?

Uhm. Yes This isn't even a end user question, its a developer question. Everything else aside, this is pretty much programming and software development (SO would close it for other reasons. And its ...
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Are screenshots preferred over links?

Screenshots or any image inserted using the "insert image" button will be automatically uploaded to a dedicated Stack Exchange account on Imgur. So long as the answer lives and receives some views ...
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Is the subject of software licensing now off-subject?

Being able to answer a specific question from a specific software licence is different from "compare two (potentially) completely different things and tell me what I should do". What they ...
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Removing clutter in unclear questions with many clarifying comments

Users who edit their posts should integrate the new information rather than chopping the post up into sections based on the sequence of edits. We have the revision history if we need to look back and ...
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Removing clutter in unclear questions with many clarifying comments

The process is to go ahead and do so. There is no need for "Edit" and "Update" headings all over the question. Remove those and rewrite as necessary the rest of the sentences to form a coherent whole.
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Official policy for editing code in answers?

I've a question that was edited IMO in an inappropriate way almost completely removing my original answer meaning. Can we report unreasonable edits? I'm proposing that one can flag reviewers for not ...
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