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Should the split infinitive in “How to not be a spammer” be corrected or is it fine as is?

One of the sections in the Help Center is called How to not be a spammer Is that grammatically correct? Isn't it 'splitting the infinitive'? Shouldn't the phrase be "How not to be a spammer" I ...
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Why can't I fix a typo?

I tried fixing a typo of one letter in this post - A Word To Represent The 5 Senses The answerer wrote 'night' instead of 'might'. I just want to fix it to make it right, not for magic unicorn points....
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What about a “it’s just a typo” off-topic close option?

On StackOverflow proper, one of the possibilities offered for an off-topic close reason is that it’s a simple typographical error. Although the no-repro part doesn’t apply to ELU, we do have quite a ...