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Will edited comments reach addressees?
How do comment @replies work?

I sometimes forget to add the @hisname in a comment, so I edit and put it there. Will he be notified after my edits?

  • Add a comment to this answer, then edit in the @AdamDavis and I'll let you know if I get a notification for it.
    – Pollyanna
    Commented Feb 16, 2012 at 18:13
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    I did receive the notification, so Chichiray is correct in stating that the user is notified.
    – Pollyanna
    Commented Feb 16, 2012 at 18:42

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Yes, the user will be notified.

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    This answer is a bit chatty - can you put in a tl;dr ?? :-) Commented Feb 16, 2012 at 23:20
  • Just "Yes" is enough as the reply Commented Jun 29, 2017 at 11:46

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