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enter image description here There's two suggested edits here.. and the difference is obvious - there is no edit. While it was rejected, i see a comment but no actual edit. Is this an odd glitch, or something else?

EDIT: Apparently @satya found that even regular users can do it.So now its not 'how' its 'why'

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Creative way to comment on a question, though. –  Martijn Pieters Jul 2 '12 at 10:15
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It's not restricted to anon.. even regular users can do it. Here's an example: superuser.com/posts/238818/revisions (FOR SCIENCE, of course!) –  Sathya Jul 2 '12 at 10:27
    
This was reported quite some time ago, but I can't find the earlier question... –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Jul 2 '12 at 10:51
    
I think the length check or quality filter check are not active on all sites, maybe there are no filters on Super User? –  Shadow Wizard Jul 2 '12 at 11:00
    
@Bolt you probably mean this? –  Shadow Wizard Jul 2 '12 at 11:10
    
@ShaWizDowArd: Nope, that's a revision, not an edit suggestion. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Jul 2 '12 at 11:14
    
@Sathya was able to suggest on the same question you edited by adding blank spaces   - maybe that's the case? (please reject :)) –  Shadow Wizard Jul 2 '12 at 11:24
    
@ShaWizDowArd #no. –  Sathya Jul 2 '12 at 11:31
    
Another example: stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/306869 –  Gilles Jul 4 '12 at 21:28
    
We've identified the bug and will fix it tomorrow, hopefully. It has to do with the site being extra helpful and stripping spaces from a title's ending punctuation, e.g. "How can I do this ?" –  Jarrod Dixon Jul 5 '12 at 5:52
    
@Gilles your example was perfect, note how the main question page doesn't have the space, but the raw revision does. –  Jarrod Dixon Jul 5 '12 at 5:59
    
@jarrod did this get fixed..? –  Jeff Atwood Dec 1 '12 at 10:44
    
Doesn't look like this is possible any longer. –  Anna Lear May 6 at 22:25
    
@Anna but did Jarrod fix the bug, or is the code still stripping away such spaces? –  Shadow Wizard May 6 at 22:34
    
@ShadowWizard Jarrod sez it should be fixed, and I can't seem to repro it here. –  Anna Lear May 6 at 22:35

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