Hi all, if this is a duplicate, I sincerely apologize. I wasn't able to find it when I searched, but that doesn't mean much.
There have been several occasions (this one for example) on SO where I have had a rough idea of the answer to the question but I haven't had enough information to give a decent answer. In the example, for instance, I knew what the OP was doing wrong, but I didn't remember the name of the method that needed to be called. I was able to give a high-level answer and explain what was going on, but I couldn't actually answer the question. As such, I posted in a comment rather than an "answer" because I felt as though my response wasn't actually answering the question.
So my question is, what's the accepted practice for that? Did I do the right thing or should I have posted an answer knowing it was incomplete?