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I noticed that in Stack Overflow (and sister) websites, after creating a new question if you edit it within some defined amount of time it won't create a new revision.

I'm developing an application which requires detecting and filtering out duplicate events within some defined time gap. But I couldn't agree on any "ideal" value for this time gap for which two same events will be considered duplicate.

So, I was wondering (in StackExchange websites), what is the time gap within which if a newly created question is edited, it doesn't create a new revision?

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you will get other useful answers if you ask this on Stackoverflow – Ian Ringrose Sep 23 '10 at 9:15
    
Well, I thought it belonged to meta because it was a question about StackOverflow's functionality. Will need someone with "super cow powers" to migrate it to Stack Overflow. – Vikrant Chaudhary Sep 27 '10 at 17:32

Five minutes.

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