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Policy on minor edits, and politeness in general

I noticed that this question was edited only to remove the "thank you" and signature at the end of the question. This caught my attention so I looked at the history of edits from the user, and it ...
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Review policies: is this robo-reviewing?

Due to the bumping of a lot of questions to the top of the main page, I've been looking at some of the recent edit reviewing going on. A lot of edits are being approved that I would consider marginal. ...
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Should use of quote blocks be restricted to quotations?

I made some edits to this answer and since I was editing anyway, I changed some text from quote blocks to headings to make it clearer that they were not quoting from anywhere, but simply providing ...
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Our attitude to “Edited to explain…”

Questions and answers are often edited following a query in a comment to expand or clarify something. This is clearly a good thing. What I want to discuss here is that sometimes this is edited ...
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Should we “flag for editing”?

I've noticed a few questions and answers that are high quality and valuable, but appear to have typos or missing words in places. In cases where I understand the meaning, I can simply edit to correct ...