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The 'under 6 characters' limit on suggested edits should be waived for edits in URLs -- it should be possible to correct something like a trailing slash without messing with the prose.

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Correct a trailing slash? How does that make any difference in the URL? – mmyers Mar 30 '11 at 15:30
@mmyers There's no strict reason that has to serve the same content as They're different URLs. Most sites tend to cope gracefully with both, either correcting one to the other (usually adding a trailing slash) or serving the same content, but they don't have to, and some don't. A real-world example: works, is a 404. (I must get round to fixing that!) – Matt Gibson Mar 30 '11 at 15:46
Same problem when fixing a syntax error in a code example: Original poster writes a one-character syntax error. Sometimes it is besides the point to discuss this error and I just want to fix it. The six-character rule should trigger a warning, rather than blocking my edit. – Philippe May 15 '11 at 13:06
@Philippe: Agreed. If you want to encourage people to make more substantive edits, a warning would do that. The current rule prohibits people from making helpful edits. – endolith Feb 1 '12 at 16:02
I agree per my Q… – mark Mar 20 '12 at 13:06

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