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I posted this comment and have since edited it.

I posted the comment link (after the edit) to chat

It shows the old version of the comment!

In a comment: Comment

In chat: Chat

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How long after editing the comment did you link to it? –  animuson Nov 15 '12 at 22:00
    
@animuson 31 seconds later as you can see by the chat image (i believe) –  amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Nov 15 '12 at 22:00
    
Isn't that time how long ago you first posted the comment, not how long ago you edited it? –  animuson Nov 15 '12 at 22:01
    
@animuson i am not sure. but it was about half a minute later. –  amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Nov 15 '12 at 22:02
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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Chat relies on the API for the data for oneboxing, and the API can sometimes take a small amount of time (under a minute) to reflect changes. Since you posted a link to that comment 31 seconds after creating it, it was certainly less than a minute since you had edited it.

If you try posting a link to the same comment now, you'll see it's correct:

Dude! Ummm what is this 'Dude' you speak of? — Neal 7 mins ago

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