When I link to a comment within the same question, the link doesn't bring me to the comment itself unless I open it in a new tab/window. Can we fix that?
This will be fixed in the next build, rev > 2013.5.14.1013.
I took Tim Stone's advice and used the
With that in mind, throwing
to be removed from the current comment link HTML, since it makes me sad-face.
There's also a larger problem of getting a comment link from an answer if you accessed the answer by a direct URL, since if the question slug changes in the interim you get redirected to the new answer URL, instead of the comment.
That becomes even more problematic if I were to instead get a comment link from the question in such a case, since you don't end up at the right post (you should end up on this comment). A similar scenario could probably come about on questions with more than one page of answers, as well, although that's pretty edge-case.
Making the comment link URLs fully qualified would alleviate some of those issues, though it might cause unnecessary redirects as a result. This happens anyway when you link to answers within the same post currently, so perhaps that's not a huge issue.
Keep in mind that comment linking works only on a "best-effort" basis, so it's understandable if this isn't something worth addressing.
As for the redirection issue mentioned (I think, I kind of skimmed the comments): When you embed a URL to a comment as a link inside another comment or post, that URL becomes hard-coded (it doesn't automatically change to correct the URL). So, if you start with the title
Since the URLs do not match before the