Questions tagged [spelling]

For discussing spelling-related edits, asking about preferred spellings, or reporting spelling problems on the site itself. Usage of this tag may also include discussions about reasons for closing questions because of spelling errors or typos, or requests for reopening closed questions because of corrections of spelling errors or typos.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3 votes
2 answers

Question got closed as an off topic question that can't be reproduced due to silly typo errors

Note that the question tar Errror during scala installation has a typo error in the title "Errror" instead of "error" and a few typo errors in the commands. Clearly the asker can't spell as the title ...
  • 106k
12 votes
2 answers

Is it acceptable to delete a question if the answer was trivial?

I just answered a question regarding a not-working script. The issue was actually a spelling error (making a variable that was later used empty). The asker immediately deleted the question after I ...
  • 996
9 votes
1 answer

Should I edit closed questions?

I have recently seen this question, where I see a spelling error in the title. I wanted to edit that, but I see that question was closed already. I am a bit confused to edit that title. Because ...
  • 74.8k
12 votes
2 answers

How much editing is fine? Removing hi, thanks etc

When editing posts, is it good or bad idea to remove introductions ("Hi, and I am new to here") and endings like ("Thanks in advance"), in addition to more important changes like multiple spelling ...
  • 8,671