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If someone comments that they need a code sample or they asked a question and then I do, how do they get notified that the stuff has been posted and they should go back and continue the answer?

If this feature is available and it's off by default and people don't know of its existence, that would be pretty useless.

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They get notified through their envelop if you reply using the @TheirName: Message format.

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Where is this kind of information mentioned? –  Tony_Henrich Aug 16 '10 at 19:20
    
@Tony: nowhere (except the blog and posts in here on meta) –  Andreas Bonini Aug 16 '10 at 20:26
    
Quick question: is the semicolon required after @TheirName? –  Maxim Zaslavsky Aug 17 '10 at 5:48
    
@MaximZaslavsky: no, and it suffices to use the first three letters. But if e.g. two Maxims where there, one would have to use enough letters to uniquely identify the correct user. And omit all spaces! –  Tobias Kienzler Aug 17 '10 at 9:21
    
@Tob that's what I thought - just making sure! :) –  Maxim Zaslavsky Aug 17 '10 at 17:35
    
@Tony: How do comment replies work? –  Gnome Sep 15 '10 at 20:55

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