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Policy on Emacs compatibility of answers

I had an edit suggested to answer of mine, which replaced with-eval-after-load with eval-after-load for compatibility with Emacs 24.3. I mainly disagree with the reason for this edit: Compatibility ...
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Correcting what was once thought to be correct

I asked a question and a user provided an excellent answer in two parts. I upvoted after trying both parts and was happy with the results. After much use I picked up that only the first part of his ...
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When a version update fixes the issue

In relation to this question: Helm color theme gets mixed results I had an issue in Emacs 24.3 that corrected itself when I was able to update to 24.4. Is "Update Emacs to 24.4" a good solution to ...
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What is the policy of editing code in answers?

Do I feel too much "ownership" of my answers, if I feel that people should not edit the code in an answer merely to make it shorter/more in tune with their own coding style/preferences? If the code ...
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Guidelines for external packages in answers

With the advent of package.el and external package repos such as MELPA, Emacs has an increasingly vague notion of what's "built-in". What should the guidelines be regarding answers that reference ...