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Correcting English?

I recently made some extensive corrections to an answer (catpnosis's here), purely to improve the English and to make it easier to read and understand. The author was clearly not a native speaker, but ...
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Should we edit answers to make it clear which Buddhist school/perspective the answer comes from?

Recently I've been (rightly) picked up on answering a question from a particualrly perspective and not flagging this up in the answer (here and here) I think in both cases I would have been very ...
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Is expanding on a given answer, a proper thing to do?

Mainly when I answer a question I tent to think about It for quite a while, often coming up with some addition to the already given answer. Is it alright to simply add it to the existing answer or ...
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What is the meaning of *modern World*?

What is the meaning of modern world and it's use around Dhamma and Vinaya and in Buddhism. It would be maybe interesting to know the words folk etymology and original etymology, it's "everybodies" ...
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Edit existing answer, or offer alternative?

This question, about the three characteristics, seems pretty succinct and should be easy to answer. In fact someone has already given an answer that is, one level, perfectly fine. However, they've ...
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What is our question editing policy?

In recent discussions, the subject of how to moderate questions have been brought and we seem to be progressing on committing our own policy of participation in a helpful text. In these discussions, ...
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Does editing questions affect their position in the feed?

I've edited a question simply to put the title in lower case, and I noticed that the question appeared atop the home page for Buddhism. Am I to understand that every time I'd edit a question, it would ...
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Is there a way to give a acknowledgement (reputation) for an edit?

Since that is one of the most generous deeds and helpful for everyone, are there ways to do such? It would be great if such would have 1. Share of the answer and question reputations (1:1), if the "...
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Someone is Editing my Answers by Randomly scratching out words and Another User is just Approving it?

Please see The Review for "Buddhism Cure for insecurity".I appreciate editing any answers as long as it makes sense.This user just scratched words randomly then another user just approved it i think ...
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Should incorrect information be edited?

Information requested on Buddhist monks self-immolation mental technique This question has an incorrect piece of information: Thích Quảng Đức was a monk who immolated himself to protest against ...
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