Originally Posted by jedispy
My mistake. I mean to say
when is there an lightsaber related injury where the wound is not cauderized?
Oh, wait, cantina, I forget the creatures name, but his pal had a death sentance in over 12 systems. Movie: ANH.
EDIT: Ponda Baba
And his friend: Dr. Evazan
Personally though I believe this is a blooper of a technical nature, same as with the rank badges in RotJ. Something that wasn't thought thru propperly.