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Do we accept edits that simply update the characters used for accidentals?

I recently rejected some edits to previous posts of mine that used Gb, F# notation where the edit was just replacing these notations with G♭ and F♯, using Unicode code points U+266D–U+266F. ...
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Suggested Edit status is showing rejected but it shows pending review in the review section

I suggested an edit on this post. This post was vandalized by the original poster and picked by SmokeDetector in Charcoal HQ. I used the source of previous version to restore it with a minor spelling ...
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Resolving an “edit war”?

I have a long-lived Community Wiki answer which has had many useful improvements from many users. But there's a disagreement about the true tempo of Dubstep. An early addition listed it as 140 BPM. A ...
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How significant should edits be?

When users with <2k reputation click to edit another post, a message appears instructing them to avoid trivial edits. (This is my memory of the message--I no longer see it as I just passed the 2k ...
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To summarily edit out offensive language?

I just went into an answer to a question (for the second time on Music.SE, if I remember correctly) and deleted blatant vulgarities. (The question in question) My thinking was that we want people to ...
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Odd limitation in editing [duplicate]

I have just tried to make a fairly obvious edit to a question: I tried to replace the word "aloud" with "allowed". It seems totally obvious that "allowed" is correct in this context, but the ...
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Should we use heavy editing to generalize questions or ask new questions altogether?

Many questions that pop on Music.SE are about particular pieces. Most of them are closed. But regularly, a question’s validity according to scope is in dispute. Case in point: How to identify complex ...
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Should this edit have been allowed?

A fairly old answer was recently edited to completely refute the answer's original content. I had originally rejected this edit myself, but I see that it has made it through after all. Should this ...
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“affiliate links” in links to amazon (and others)

This edit changed a link from http://www.amazon.com/Modern-Method-Guitar-DVD-ROM-Berklee/dp/0876390696/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_b to http://www.amazon.com/Modern-Method-Guitar-DVD-ROM-Berklee/dp/...
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Can someone protect this question?

Spammers attempt to edit this answer of mine on a regular basis. Can the question be protected to prevent this? Connecting Roland vb-99 to Personal Computer (USB)
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Add a link about jTab to the editing help page

I know I can find it if I search for it, but wouldn't it be cool if it were linked from the editing-help page?
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Why edit must be at least 6 characters?

If i want to edit a typo, now i just can't because of this limit. So what is the reason for this limit? And what is the way to correct typo, do i really need to do any more editing if all i want to ...