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I recently went to edit a comment of mine, but wasn't able to. Shouldn't this be something everyone can do all the time - edit one's own comments without regard to a timeframe of when the comment was posted?

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    Would you also have a revision history for every comment? – Double AA Aug 8 '17 at 17:10
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  • My apologies I am not a user of the other stack exchange sites so didn't notice this was asked already – Earl Aug 8 '17 at 17:21
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    @Earl No apology necessary. This is a perfectly valid question for MY Meta. The reference to a similar question on big Meta is useful for answering it here. – Isaac Moses Aug 8 '17 at 18:24
  • then why the down vote? I know it wasn't you. I think my question is a valid point as it would improve the site as a whole. – Earl Aug 8 '17 at 19:02
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    @Earl Voting is different on Meta. Although this post isn't tagged feature-request, it's possible that someone who disagreed with your proposed change downvoted on that basis, not as a comment on the quality or usefulness of your post. – Isaac Moses Aug 8 '17 at 19:06
  • Short version: that’s not how SE works. :) – DonielF Aug 15 '17 at 16:08

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