I can think of a few legitimate situations where a post might primarily contain another user's content:
- The classic "comment should be an answer" situation
- Another answer is half-correct, but needs another half, or corrections far beyond what is acceptable for an edit (after all, your major "corrections" might make a correct answer wrong).
- An answer to another question is half-applicable, but needs another half; the question is not a duplicate, but shares enough that that portion of the external answer is appropriate.
What is the "correct" way to deal with situations where using another user's content (without permission, since getting permission is effectively impossible) gives the best overall results?