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I tried editing the title of nginx rewite for new links structure, but was precluded by doing so.

The following was the error message:

× Body cannot contain "http://www.domain.com".

Please use example.com (or .org or .net) for fake URLs. More info

http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/208963/why-are-certain-example-urls-like-http-site-com-and-http-mysite-com-blocke

This seems like a wrong kind of UX -- if you didn't add any invalid domains, and didn't even touch question body, why should you be precluded from fixing the title?

(In the above question, the change may be trivial, but I don't want to assume the responsibility for editing a body of a really poorly-written question, as that's a sure rabbit hole.)

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  • But you can still edit the question title – Anthony Pham Jul 28 '17 at 23:58
  • @AnthonyPham how? – cnst Jul 29 '17 at 0:32
  • @AnthonyPham No, you can't. See my answer. – iBug says Reinstate Monica Jul 29 '17 at 2:02
  • @iBug So the OP means edit in means of saving the edit? You can edit the title but you sure can't save the edit... – Anthony Pham Jul 29 '17 at 2:14
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    @AnthonyPham ...Who edits a post without saving it? – iBug says Reinstate Monica Jul 29 '17 at 2:23
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From Shog9's answer,

This doesn't remove existing examples from the site, but will require that they be changed if the post is edited - and will block all new instances from being added. Folks trying to edit any post containing these will now see:

So it's not a bug. It's intended to be like so. You have to remove invalid links whenever you attempt to edit a post, even if you're leaving body intact.

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  • All those other answers are dated several years ago, yet the question I'm trying to edit is only a few months old — how exactly is that not a bug and/or a new issue? – cnst Jul 29 '17 at 18:10
  • @cnst A small guess: The blacklist is still growing and, at the time of that post, www.domain.com isn't in the backlist. – iBug says Reinstate Monica Jul 29 '17 at 18:17

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