I recently noticed What was the first work to posit the equivalence of magic rituals and computer algorithms? being pushed to the front page. Currently, every answer is locked (maybe due to spam edits according to the comments). Is it still necessary to keep these posts locked?
The reason rejected spam edits used to be a problem is because even when rejected they were still publicly visible and spammers would use that as proof to their clients they had successfully spammed their site. That was changed over a year ago so that now you can only see edits rejected as spam / vandalism if you have an account and are logged in:
Since that point I've seen almost no suggested edit spam on other sites so I'd say the answers could now be unlocked, but of course not being a regular contributor here that's up to moderators and I'm just giving some background on why it used to be a problem.