I notice that you need 4000 rep to edit tag wikis, but DBA is relatively new; I don't think we have anyone yet who can do this, so we are essentially wiki-less and may be for a few more months. There was a period, for example, where there simply weren't enough of us who could vote to close off-topic or otherwise unsuitable questions. Was this a policy decision that new sites shouldn't have wikis until they reach a critical mass? Or can we tweak this a bit?


  • If the edit is suggested, there are still the moderators who can approve them.
    – jcolebrand Mod
    Feb 10, 2011 at 17:15

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As part of the new suggested edits and review feature, every registered user should be able to suggest an edit to tag wikis.

Are you not seeing an edit link?

  • I don't understand what the 4000 is for then?
    – Gaius
    Feb 10, 2011 at 16:25
  • @Gaius, That is the full privilege - at that level you'd be able to edit a tag wiki without it going into a queue to be peer-reviewed before being accepted. Feb 10, 2011 at 16:28
  • OK cool - so who can do the review, anyone or just the >4000 users?
    – Gaius
    Feb 10, 2011 at 17:17
  • @Gaius, it is in the links I posted. (: Feb 10, 2011 at 17:26
  • Thanks Rebecca!
    – Gaius
    Feb 10, 2011 at 20:02

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