This suggested edit, while a useful one, only edits a single character in the answer. How did it manage to bypass the minimum 'edit size' of 6 characters?
When I try to change just the 'B' to a 'C' as an anonymous user, I'm unable to:
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I've been able to shed some light on this by comparing the Markdown of the two revisions with this SEDE query. The old revision has Unix line endings (just
\n) while the new one has Windows line endings (
It's understandable that the diff doesn't show any difference, but I always thought whitespace was ignored when it came to the character limit. In this particular case, it isn't, and I was able to submit a suggested edit appearing to change nothing here.
(Note: an earlier version of the query only worked if the suggested edit was actually accepted; the new one is also easier since it only needs the review task ID.)