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When an edit is contentious or just non-obvious, I'll often add a note to an area before making an edit. If I later go ahead with the edit, I want to be able to refer to the note in a unambiguous and easy to access manner. What is the best approach for doing this?

asked 27 Mar '16, 21:20

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edited 27 Mar '16, 21:50

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I guess it will be hard to be clearer and easier than a direct link to the note, like:


If that's too noisy you could do Note 1000, but then people reading have to go piece together the link.

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answered 27 Mar '16, 21:39

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edited 27 Mar '16, 21:43

Am I right to think that edit summaries do but support markdown? Ideally I'd link to it w/o having the entire link url displayed. For example "as per note 1000..."

(28 Mar '16, 02:55) keithonearth
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