I have found a design bug. If comments are locked on a question, the "add comment" link is still a link, although it is not clickable and serves no purpose as a link. See for example here What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account"?:

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Hovering over the element still produces the link mouse pointer and the link changes its color.

This is related to Tooltip still showing for "comments disabled" text on deleted/locked posts. I would suggest to disable the link behavior and use a different tooltip.


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This has been fixed. The Comments disabled text is no longer a link.

  • AFter five years I really didn't think that would ever get fixed :). Thanks!
    – dirkk
    Sep 13, 2019 at 10:57

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