Should I flag answers which contain only a link as “not an answer”?
I came across this answer in the 10K tools, which was flagged as not an answer. Since it's only a link, I re-flagged.
The flag was declined as
flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an altogether wrong answer
I can't stress strongly enough my lack of concern for the lost flag weight—as Shog has said, losing flag weight is like burning monopoly money. But should link-only answers be flagged? Part of the description for the "not an answer" flag is that the answer should be a comment.
Was this just a result of a mod being distracted on a Friday afternoon?