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In this answer, I posted a comment (the 4th one in the comments list).

I then made an edit, but I wanted to make sure that people see that there is an edit, so I wrote at the end of my comment [edit] and the rest of the message.

When I submitted the changes to my comment, I noticed that my [edit] just got converted to a link to the question edition page.

Is that a bug or feature ?

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this is a test, edit link: edit – Doorknob Feb 1 '13 at 13:13
    
That is mentioned in the FAQ – hims056 Feb 1 '13 at 13:19
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You don't need to alert people you made an edit to a comment. The little pencil icon after the time of posting does that for you. – Al E. Feb 1 '13 at 13:46
    
@AlEverett I know that, but in this case I wanted to indicate the first text and the edited part. – j0k Feb 1 '13 at 13:48
    
-1 lack of freehand circles :P – Doorknob Feb 1 '13 at 13:49
    
@j0k And you don't need to do that. They can look at the revision history if they want to know. – Servy Feb 1 '13 at 15:22
    
@Servy Where can I find the link to see the comment revision history? – j0k Feb 1 '13 at 15:23
    
@j0k Oh, I thought you were referring to an edit in the post, nvm then. – Servy Feb 1 '13 at 15:25
up vote 5 down vote accepted

It's a feature: Add data.SE style "magic links" to comments.

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Hm. I never knew that. Those might come in handy some day... ahem How to Ask How to Answer faq – Doorknob Feb 1 '13 at 13:15
    
I never knew that too, thanks – j0k Feb 1 '13 at 13:27

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