Quote Originally Posted by Old Hack View Post
Midian, I took the OP's use of "substantive" to imply that we were being asked advice on editing rather than copy editing. Not to suggest that this was a big project he was talking about. I might be wrong.

And what you said is entirely right, of course.
Aaah, upon rereading, I think you are probably right. My bad. It does sound like it was just editing in general.