How to correct some spelling mistakes while there's a limitation that said

Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post?




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You can always find something else to correct - in this snippet I'd maybe change "the key of the receiving party" or 'the used password" to the password they have used, and include that you've done the additional grammar fixes cause of the lameness filter. Eventually, once you've enough reputation, you can make even small edits directly.

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    however if you use the practice as above, most times you'll be editing more than a few characters. It's very rare that I actually make small edits. May 19, 2014 at 16:08
  • Very frequent situation: everythink is ok, except the code needs formatting. While formatting, many spaces/linebreaks adds, nevertheless "Edits must be at least 6 characters". Why do I have to edit a GOOD question text? I think it is more correct to put such edition into the reviewing queue.
    – Akina
    Feb 1, 2019 at 5:54

I use the html codes < strike> and < /strike> (without the spaces).

Since this is frown upon, I suppose you can add blank spaces and new lines (since they will be removed automatically).

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    Don't do that, please. There is a revision history for the purpose of finding out what changed. Striking out just distracts.
    – slhck
    May 18, 2014 at 7:26
  • As I originally asked for an easy way (for who made the correction), it should technically work.
    – Al3n
    May 19, 2014 at 10:32
  • @Al3n - I assume you want something that won't upset other people and where your edits will actually be approved. I personally won't approve edits like LDC3 suggests. Find something else to correct, if you can't, that might be a signed the edit actually to minor.
    – Ramhound
    May 20, 2014 at 23:18
  • @Ramhound Yes. And I don't want to make more changes for change just because of static rule. I haven't made the correction.
    – Al3n
    May 21, 2014 at 1:58
  • @Al3n - It should be telling that you got two moderators telling you something very similar.
    – Ramhound
    May 21, 2014 at 2:00
  • @Ramhound I didn't try that. I was just wanting the change as less as possible to the original.
    – Al3n
    May 21, 2014 at 2:31
  • @Ramhound If you see the tags, wouldn't it be better to remove them and use the correction instead of cancelling the edit? After all, the need is to have 6 characters.
    – LDC3
    May 21, 2014 at 2:43
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    @LDC3 - One could. But a minor edit is still a minor edit.
    – Ramhound
    May 21, 2014 at 10:53

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