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Here is a redraft and elaboration of what this post is about, partially in response to some comments I've received.
This post may be about a few different things at once, and may need to be refactored. (In my opinion, this makes it interesting as a question, since the post acts as a demonstration of what the question is itself about.)
Some sub-topics here:
A refactoring convenience function.
In general, to what extent is the design intention of Codidact discourage unnecessary on-platform edits?
What is a "braindump" (in this context), and to what extent is it against the design intention of Codidact?
1. A refactoring convenience function.
This is a simple topic and I would like to migrate it to a separate question, when I have some time. I just mean a button that reduces the number of mouse clicks, for when you believe a post should be separated into multiple separate questions. It occurs often on Stack Exchange that a question is closed as containing multiple questions. I have often had the thought, "Why not make it easy to split it apart into its constituent questions, then?"
2. In general, to what extent is the design intention of Codidact to discourage unnecessary on-platform edits?
I am new here, so I don't know who has the most influence or personal ownership of "what the purpose of Codidact is". I originally thought it was Monica Cellio, but now think user Andreas also plays a huge role. I am not here to tell anyone what the purpose is, only to suggest ideas to help realize its purpose, once I understand it more fully.
I would like clarification regarding if it is a priority of this platform that people try relatively hard to meticulously prepare good-quality posts off of the platform, before posting them. If that is an explicit intention, then I can think of ways that the site moderation can facilitate that and realize that goal. On the other hand, what is the final purpose of discouraging, say, sloppy contributions? During my time on Stack Exchange, I never minded editing and refining other people's posts. I found it fun. On Stack Exchange, edits on a question do indeed "bump them up" in the feed. That was never a problem for me. One commenter seems to suggest that it is not good for there to be too many active edits on a question. Can anyone confirm this part of the Codidact aim?
3. What is a "braindump" (in this context), and to what extent is it against the design intention of Codidact?
I will migrate this sub-question to another post soon, but it touches, again, on my understanding of the aim of Codidact. To be expanded later.