This thing bothers me a little: I see a lot of (new) questions that are edited just for adding or removing tags, while the text body is left untouched, even if it needs (sometimes obvious) editing.

I think this should be addressed somehow, but I’m not exactly sure what would be the best way.

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    I'm amused that this post comes from someone who's recent edit comment was "deleted 1 characters in body". There is a crazy trend of super minor edits here, particularly the people who do edits only to capitilise Google or Facebook. – John C Jan 18 '13 at 0:14
  • @JohnC That particular answer didn’t needed more edits. Besides, the point is: edit everything that needs to be edited, not just one part of the question. – Alex Jan 18 '13 at 12:27
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    Why does it bother you? They have done some useful work, even if they havent done all possible useful work! – Toby Allen Jan 28 '13 at 21:08
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    Remember that when you have enough reputation points, you can edit tags using the "edit tags" tool. Often, when I see a question is obviously incorrectly tagged, but I don't have time to edit the text (if it needs it) I'll just edit the tags and either someone else will edit the text or I'll get back to it later. – ale Sep 3 '17 at 14:57

Unless the change is done through the suggested edits mechanism where you can reject the edit as "too minor" there's not a lot you can do if someone has more than 500 reputation.

At that point they can retag questions at will.


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