I'm used to editing then noticing something small I missed and quickly editing again. Normally the second edit is merged with the first as long as it's within a grace period of 5 minutes, but I just now edited this post twice within two minutes (18:54 and 18:56 UTC, repectively) and the edits were not merged. Why did these edits not get merged? Did the grace period change, or is this a minor bug?

  • See linked duplicate. The comment that ended the grace period is this one
    – wjandrea
    Mar 3, 2019 at 19:11
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    I guess not only comments but votes (up/down) also ends grace period. Happened once or twice in my case.
    – Kulfy
    Mar 3, 2019 at 19:24
  • @Kulfy Huh, I guess that makes sense when you think about it, cause a vote gets locked in after a certain time, and can only be changed it if the post is edited.
    – wjandrea
    Mar 3, 2019 at 19:31
  • You can find this answer on meta.se by Shog about the grace period. Votes don't seem to matter according to that answer.
    – Dan
    Mar 4, 2019 at 17:03


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