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Are link URLs to link-text edits beneficial?

I have just developed a strong opinion on this :) The edit to this answer that I fixed was not an improvement, but demanded effort from us. That makes it negative. This edit similarly fixed only one ...
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Are link URLs to link-text edits beneficial?

I think its a trivial edit in some cases, but in some cases it can improve readability (and in those cases it should be approved). For example, if I have the following link inline http://www....
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Are link URLs to link-text edits beneficial?

One thing that hasn't been mentioned is search indexing. Search engines are better able to index our site when we use descriptive link text. Phrases like "Sheldon brown talks about chain tension" ...
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Are link URLs to link-text edits beneficial?

Hypertext was originally intended to hide the addressing details. So from that point of view putting a text label on the URL is a good thing. On the other hand, if I see the link and realise its to ...
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