There's a question on SO where a person is asking how to re-write a bit of code. I and one other person had provided responses, but were confused why the code needed to be rewritten. The OP then posted that the question was for an interview. I deleted my answer and posted a comment that read something along the lines explaining why (that I didn't feel comfortable posting "answers" to questions based on interviews.)
Now the comment has disappeared...but I'm not clear why. I'm guessing it was marked as offensive...though I can't tell for sure. It kind of surprises me, since I tried to be pretty neutral in explaining why I was deleting my answer, and the OPs response seemed a bit more provocative than my statement...but assuming that's what happened, I guess that's the flagger's perogative.
But I don't really know for sure. I haven't received any notification that something was deleted as offensive...is there some way to tell? If I've posted something offensive that would be good to know. Or, alternatively, if it was deleted for another reason that should concern me, that would probably be good to know as well.
I don't actually care much about the comment...but am curious about notifications so I can possibly adjust in the future.
Additionally, is there supposed to be some kind of notification when a comment is flagged? It seems like it would be useful. I mean, if I get one of these a year, I chalk it up to the nature of the web. If I get a one a week, I should look at adjusting my persona.