I was reading through the Hottest Questions list and came across this question. As I read it I noticed that type was misspelled as "tyep" so I figured I'd be helpful and fix it. But since I changed less than six characters, it wouldn't allow the edit. I noticed the editing guidance says to "Avoid trivial, tiny one-letter edits" and also to "fix grammatical or spelling errors".
My question is, are we suppose to ignore minor spelling errors?
Thanks to Servy's answer, I understand the situation better. Still, stackoverflow.com says
Our goal is to have the best answers to every question, so if you see questions or answers that can be improved, you can edit them
this site is collaboratively edited, like Wikipedia
Neither of those imply that trying to help out with a simple edit is so complicated.
I'd thank you all for the answers and comments, but I know that's not allowed either.