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Undoing one's activity other than voting, deleting a question or a comment

Today I've "rejected" an edit to a question, but came back to it later only to realize that the reason I did that wasn't right. I would like to withdraw my vote, but I cannot do it. The same, I ...
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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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“Deviates from the original intent”?

I suggested this edit yesterday: the question is about using Mercurial with emacs, I suggest to remove the git tag. As far as I could tell, it was a trivial edit that someone would have suggested ...
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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 ...