This is in regard to Can a landlord ask tenants if s/he can stop paying for an unused, not in lease, security system? and its editing history. It was originally asked in the first person. I edited it to remove first-person forms, add a hypothetical start "Suppose that ..." and designate the parties with single letter placeholders ("L" for Landlord and "T" for tenant) for convenient reference. I did this to reduce the likelihood of the question being closed as a request for specific legal advice (RSLA). (I don't think it was a RSLA even as originally written, but some might have.)
Another user, who has been contributing here for several years, but not very often (He as posted 20 questions and no answers in 6 years) and who was not the OP of this question edited with the summery "removed annoying hypothetical language and L/T designation". A regular poster late edited to restore the hypothetical language, but not the L/T designations.
Am I correct that edits similar to the one I made here are generally favored, and that edits removing such language are generally not favored?
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