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@<name> comments should link to the named person's profile (like twitter)
Autolink @username in comments to most recent relevent post with #comment-123546 style anchor

Currently the @mentions in comments are not clickable:


Is there a particular reason behind keeping them text? We should convert them to links.

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    See: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/9652/…
    – Mat
    Commented Oct 2, 2011 at 8:47
  • @Mat: Though that is on making links to the profile, I'd rather it link to the comment that is being replied to. Commented Oct 2, 2011 at 9:04
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    @JeffMercado Maybe you'd rather do that, but the OP didn't specify where it should link, so it's a dupe to me. Also, how could that possibly work? You're replying to usernames, not comments -- I don't see how the system could figure out what comment specifically someone is replying to.
    – a cat
    Commented Oct 2, 2011 at 9:10


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