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In chat, I sometimes end up accidentally editing a past message, and the easiest way I find to do this is by pressing Enter.

What I noticed is that chat edits that contain no changes from the last revision are still counted as edits. See this revision history for an example of what I mean.

This is not exactly a bug, but it is just something that may want to be changed. Currently you can generate countless message revisions (which I believe all have to be saved in the database) with no change in content.

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FYI, pressing ESC will stop editing without submitting. – balpha Sep 2 '12 at 11:14
OK, thanks. I was also suggesting a possible check that could be ran before submitting an edit. – njallam Sep 2 '12 at 11:15
Is this even a problem? No offense, but what can we achieve by fixing this bug? – nhahtdh Sep 2 '12 at 12:18
@nhaht I've really confused people in chat when they try to figure out what, if anything, changed. – simchona Sep 2 '12 at 14:13
@simchona: +1 Fair enough. – nhahtdh Sep 2 '12 at 14:15

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