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I think you raise many different points which together may be annoying, while they don't have to be individually. Following your points, I'd counter them as follows: Yes, edits should improve the post. In fairness though, even a tag-only edit, updating a broken link or fixing a spelling error is an improvement. While we encourage fixing as many mistakes as ...


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What should our policy be? Allow reference requests without an actual question, but require all answers to summarize why the reference satisfies the request. The tag information for reference-request suggests such questions are permitted. Questions seeking books, websites, articles, papers, research, or downloadable content on any topic about politics. ...


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What should our policy be? Close all reference requests that do not pose an actual question to be answered. (Such questions are inconsistent with the position of Stack Exchange.) When answering a question, the sense of [reference-request] is an addition to the question. Any source may be used to answer the question, as usual; but an effort should be made to ...


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