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Edits which unambiguously improve posts should be accepted. Adding links to documentation is an improvement. There is no good reason to reject such an edit. However, suggested edits are reviewed by numerous people, all of whom have their own feelings and opinions. Some people have a strange bias against edits to old posts, for some reason, while I would see ...


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I'm in the habit of editing answers to add links to this relevant content whenever I find myself googling something in the answer. Oh, for goodness's sake, don't do this. I see the point of editing answers as a way to correct a problem, such as a lack of clarity in what was written. Adjusting HTML markup and fixing spelling errors at the same time may be ...


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Should links and excerpts from relevant documentation be an edit, or should they be a comment, or should they be a separate answer? If this had simply been the case, of modifying the links that were already provided by the author, I suspect your edit would have been approved. However, the answer was already complete, so providing a link that wasn't cited, ...


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