Wikipedia:Let sleeping dogs lie

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie {LSDL} is a philosophy that Wikipedia editors engaged in an edit dispute may employ. When an edit dispute consists of various sub points which are being disputed, then experienced editors should generally prioritize the points in question, and engage strongly opposing editors firstly on those points that are critical to maintaining the overall quality of the article and the editing pillars. For example, if there are issues that do not meet a good/featured article guideline, but more or less do not disrupt the overall notability of the article - and whose achievement to one's benefit will not improve the article in a substantial manner - then as the adage goes, let sleeping dogs lie till the initial issues are resolved.