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When using the chat feature, it is possible to edit a previous message for up to 120 seconds.

Is there a limit on the amount of times to edit that message?

Is it considered spam to edit the message more than a certain amount of times?

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Why would it be considered spam? –  juergen d Jan 18 '13 at 19:18
    
@juergend - I do not think it is, but I was curious if I was incorrect. –  Travis J Jan 18 '13 at 19:19
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It would be annoying in the case that the message is @addressing another user, because they'll get another notification each time you edit. I can't think of another situation where editing would really be discouraged. –  Jeremy Banks Jan 18 '13 at 19:20
    
@JeremyBanks - I agree, and I know there are other questions regarding that aspect. But I was just curious about straight edits, without the @user notification. –  Travis J Jan 18 '13 at 19:21
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Are you asking if you'll trigger any sort of auto-ban from too many edits, or are you just asking from a social convention / politeness perspective? –  Laura Jan 18 '13 at 19:21
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@Laura - Mostly the former, I don't think it bothers or otherwise impacts other users to see multiple edits inline. –  Travis J Jan 18 '13 at 19:23

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It isn't spam if your edits are good/reasonable. Editing them to change there meaning is spam. But editing multiple times is fine.

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