I recently came across this "answer" from march 10, 2011, where a mod has added a comment reading :
This should be a new question, not an answer. Also, if you indent your code four spaces, it will display formatted.
As I believed that the general idea was that non-answers should be deleted, I flagged it for deletion as "not an answer". However, in my flag report I have now a line :
-1 Implementing nsIProtocolHandler with Delphi not an answer –
Joris Meys 12 mins ago
♦ Added Comment, Edit Body
I understand that this indicates the earlier action undertaken by the mod, but I wonder :
- why the answer wasn't deleted in the first place
- if this indication will prevent other mods from checking the post
It might be that moderators get more info on this than we do, but I wonder if it would be feasible to add a date of action to the indication.