Edit-war meaning

(Wiktionary and WMF jargon) A dispute over the content of a page on a wiki or other editable work.

As with dinner-table discussions, it is best to avoid editing articles about politics or religion unless one wishes to become entrenched in a perpetual edit war.

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(Wiktionary and WMF jargon) To engage in such a dispute.

When a dispute arises, it is common to see a page protected to avoid edit warring.

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