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Why was my edit to this answer rolled back?

1) My original question was "edited", in ways that add nothing meaningful (slight changes in words, but not meaning or fixes in grammar). This edit was standard protocol: we discourage writing tags ...
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Inlining/reuploading images to stack's imgur. Should we do it even if it means going against 3rd pary license?

Licensing Implications In regards to potential licensing issues, unless glaringly obvious (watermarks, do not copy, etc. ), I would not worry about it. I can see several reasons; I will go in to them ...
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Can we prevent the change of post order when moderators are editing meta info?

These kinds of mass editing events are rare. There isn't a way for us to edit these questions without rising to the top of the active list. If you're interested in seeing the newest questions, I ...
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Editing whitespace

(I started to write this before the other answer was posted, but could not finish it earlier, so I'm posting it anyway. The other answer is good and I have upvoted it.) I think one of the reasons why ...
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Editing whitespace

I would have approved the edit had I found it in edit review queue. And I would have made similar edits if I came across the question in the new posts review queue. You applied your best sense of ...
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Should I add notes to my question afterwards?

It is generally suggested that you update the question post and add this kind of details in it instead of adding notes as comments (comments are volatile). If you can integrate the new information in ...
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Can this question be salvaged as "good subjective" with proper edits?

OP here. It took me over a hour to compose that question plus at least 3-4 cancelled attempts in days before, because I already have experience with pedantic privileged users who bite when they see a ...
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Can this question be salvaged as "good subjective" with proper edits?

(robotic voice) Directive, commander? Analyse the present situation. (robotic voice) Affirmative. Commencing analysis and outcome simulation. From Dr Strangelove's war room scene; coloured DEFCON-...
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Can this question be salvaged as "good subjective" with proper edits?

I think it certainly could have been saved at one point. However, now that it has a number of answers, those answers are all answering the question as it is now. Even if we could find a way to change ...
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Inlining/reuploading images to stack's imgur. Should we do it even if it means going against 3rd pary license?

When you edit questions, your goal is to make them more understandable and possibly future-proof. If this means to reupload and/or inline them, then do it. Putting the images in the text can make the ...
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Did Edit functionality change?

The core functionality of the Edit button has not changed, and you can make tag-only edits within reason. I have previously encountered situations where I only wished to change a tag, but the edit ...
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