Based on this questions:

Suggested edits can be submitted even after a concurrent edit

Is concurrent editing detection working? (Answer: yes, but only if everyone is slow enough)

Today it happened to me that I was editing a question and at the same time, it was being edited by a user which has privileges to edit directly. Therefore, my edit seem to be as writing back what the user originally posted.

I will write a little example to understand this, let's say he wrote:

How can I does this?

Then the edit of the other user is changed to:

How can I do this? (he corrected the spelling)

So then, my suggested edit seems to be

How can I do this? -> How can I does this?

It seems like I am making the post worse even though I just modified a little part of it, that it's not the spelling.

How can I deal with this?

This is the suggested edit:


I ONLY changed the indentation and not any word of it, therefore it seems that I tried to make it worse..

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    You can submit new edit suggestion, as far as I can tell it will be "merged" into your existing suggestion. Hurry up, 2 already voted to reject. That said, one rejection won't cause any harm, it won't cost you any rep and won't give any ban. (Only several rejections in a row will give an edit ban) – Shadow The Princess Wizard Mar 16 '16 at 15:49
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    However it's worth nothing that when you have less than 2k, it is asked that you fix everything wrong with the post that you can see rather than only a few things... – ᔕᖺᘎᕊ Mar 16 '16 at 16:32

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