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Changing Apple links depending on region

When creating a post, we would recommend that the locale be removed from URLs so that a user's preferred locale is default. An exception is if you have a question where the locale is key to the ...
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Why was my edit rejected?

I've posted the question and the answer below to share my thoughts and get community feedback on the action taken. While there is nothing wrong as such with the edit (it did fix a minor issue in the ...
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How can we reduce the size of a image, while editing?

Late Note: This was broken for several months, but is now working again. I Like grg's method, & in fact use it myself quite a lot for quick edits to posts. There is another method, slightly more ...
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What’s wrong with this edit adding an App Store link to an answer?

I agree with that edit being rejected, and while I was not one to make the actual rejection, this would have been my reasoning for rejecting it: The post already contained a link to the official ...
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First suggested edit ban but still unable to suggest edits more than 24 hours later

As you've mentioned in the question, the automated suggested edit bans are just that: automatic. I don't know the specific details of why the system chooses a specific amount of time, but this was ...
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Editing for style rather than content

The literal instructions are to only edit a post that needs improvement so trivial edits are therefore not in keeping in the model for here. https://apple.stackexchange.com/help/editing Edits are ...
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First suggested edit ban but still unable to suggest edits more than 24 hours later

It looks like you've been tripped up again with a ban. If the system doesn't tell you the length of the ban - I would encourage you to ask here and we'll get an official answer why ban length isn't ...
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What is wrong with this edit

It looks like the editor now detects and prevents introduction of some new short links and we're asking people to go slowly with the edits to avoid flooding the queues. I do agree that in general we ...
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Why are my edits rejected (and why am I suspended from editing)?

When I process the review queue, I keep several points in mind: Does it improve the question? Is it timely? Is this a new user who needs to gain some reputation for increased engagement? Does it ...
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Edit an old post

Hard to say but in general, the older the post and the lower it’s long-term value is, the more substantial the edit should be. Fixing typos in 5 year old posts about long-forgotten issues is IMHO a ...
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Do I have to edit all of my posts when I do an upgrade?

No, please don't. Those edits will bump all questions to the front page. Imagine if all question authors would do that as they upgrade their OS (iOS or macOS) or device ... we would have a hard time ...
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So can someone tell me what's wrong with the question I posted below?

Thanks for reaching out on Meta to have this clarified. I see two main topics here, first the reposting of a "on hold" question, second the "on hold" of the first question itself. ...
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Should one remove me too part and hope it helps part from an answer?

From looking at the links you've provided most of them are the usual set of rather low-quality answers in terms of problem analysis and reproducibility of the solution (basically they tried this and ...
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Voting vs Editing, are they at Odds in the Current System?

The editing is mostly a way to avoid a large period of time where people would be inclined to down vote as opposed to remedy past impressions. Ideally, each edit would then ping the voters or come ...
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What is wrong with this edit

I rejected that edit because I was unaware of the "crusade" at the time and assumed it was superfluous. When I got the notification, I just clicked "rollback". Now that I'm aware of the crusade, I'...
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Why was my edit fixing capitalization rejected?

Hopefully I can provide some further context as the person who rejected the edit. The edit did not substantially improve the post. I understand editing to fix spelling mistakes since Stack Exchange ...
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Why are my edits rejected for being superfluous?

The reason for rejection is pretty clear. Don't just focus on the word ‘superfluous’. This edit does not make the post even a little bit easier to read, easier to find, more accurate or more ...
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Notification for edits made to posts

If you're talking about minor edits like this one, that's status-bydesign. You're only notified of substantial edits; which edits are substantial is not completely defined: There are a few rules in ...
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how to edit such long code/error blocks?

As the question is off-topic anyway there is no need to even try to format it correctly :-) But if it would have been on-topic I would expect the code part to be pre-formatted with line breaks and ...
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When adding a bounty to an existing question, can I edit to elaborate criteria?

Bounties are rewards for finding answers, not for providing an answer fitting some narrow requirements not part of the original question. The bounty will be awarded at the end even if none of the ...
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Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible