Editing your own answer shows a guide that says "always respect the original author". Simple as that. Don't know what else to say about that.

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    what's the unexpected state that you are considering to be a "bug"?
    – schroeder Mod
    Jun 26, 2016 at 21:05
  • @schroeder If you edit one of your own answer it says "always respect the original author" in the sidebar Jun 26, 2016 at 21:06
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    Self-respect is good, right? :-)
    – Anders
    Jun 27, 2016 at 8:56

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This note comes up when anyone edits any answer.

Adding a check in to see if the editor is the OP just adds complexity, and is unneeded.

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