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Somewhat contrary to what Sam advises, I have on occasion improved an answer that was mainly link only when it was clear that the link was extremely useful and the answer was in danger of being VTC'd. This usually involves precising some material from the linked site with maybe some added comment. This usually results in a positive user comment or no comment....


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Here's my view (and the solution below the heading): To what extent is editing answers allowable? Not much! We have to remember that it's their answer, so we have to be sure that they wouldn't (or, objectively, couldn't) disagree with any changes we make. So... Fix a broken link? Yes. Improve ambiguous or poor grammar, when we're sure we know what it ...


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