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Is changing quotation marks from German style to English style a constructive edit?

In and of itself, yes it is constructive. The "German" quotation mark style is not used in any version of English that I know of. However, it's not a substantive edit. If there are other formatting ...
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Inconsistent link treatment in old answers under the new design?

This is a feature. Whenever you visit a link, your browser remembers it. Then, if a website is programmed a specific way, a link you visited will be a different color than a link you didn't visit. (...
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Style guide for questions, answers, and comments

This is the way I handle some of these, from another answer. In this medium, where writing and typography has to express speech and sounds, I use italics and boldface like this: I use ...
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What emphasis to use when referring to words?

It depends entirely upon the context. When I'm emphasizing a single word or phrase as an example, I use italics. When I'm emphasizing a point, I use bold, as in: That is a very good phrasing ...
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