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Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them)

I'd like the recent activity and responses pages to show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them). If I leave a comment somewhere, I am implicitly engaging in ...
Kip's user avatar
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104 votes
9 answers
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Change all @username references in comments when a user changes their name?

The fact that a user can change their name at will can lead to some confusion in the comments. For instance, suppose a user named "foo" changes his name to "bar", all those comments signed by "foo" ...
raven's user avatar
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76 votes
3 answers
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Tab name completion for comments please!

I find I'm doing the Unix command completion/IRC name completion thing where I type a few letters of the username and hit tab when I'm entering comments. Please consider adding a bit of JavaScript ...
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30 votes
1 answer
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Add "Reply" link to comment that pre-populates comment box with @username

In relation to this problem, I propose that a new link, reply, be added added after the time indication on comments which opens the comment box and pre-populates it with the @username of the comment ...
Pollyanna's user avatar
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26 votes
2 answers
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Auto-expand @username in comments to keep the username up-to-date

Comment-discussions are becoming very inconsistent if users change their names, so it might be a good idea if @username would be automatically replaced by @userno on submission and autoexpanded to the ...
Tobias Kienzler's user avatar
20 votes
1 answer
509 views

How to handle an answer as a comment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to handle questions which are answered in the comments? Someone answered a question of mine in a comment. How do I handle the situation? I don't want to leave the question ...
Jonathan's user avatar
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19 votes
3 answers
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Can my less than 3 character username be grandfathered in when I edit my profile?

When trying to edit my SO profile, it will not let me save any changes to my profile, since my username (yc) is below the 3 character limit: Now, when I created my username, it was of legal length. ...
Yahel's user avatar
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17 votes
1 answer
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Notify on deletion of replied-to comment

There are quite a lot of apparent monologues in comments which where actually replies to other comments leaving an incomplete conversation. If the original commenter wants to delete his comment, those ...
Tobias Kienzler's user avatar
15 votes
2 answers
807 views

What is the syntax of @username in comments when username has spaces? [duplicate]

I like the new @username feature of comments. However, what syntax do I use when the username has spaces (or perhaps other weird characters) in it?
Eilon's user avatar
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11 votes
4 answers
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Adding auto-completion for @nickname in comments or adding or a reply button

I find it very hard to sometimes type nicks that have characters that I don't have on my keyboard or have very long names. It's a convinience feature, makes the comments easier to use and also helps ...
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10 votes
2 answers
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How about markup for usernames?

Instead of just simply pasting a link to a user profile or tediously writing [name](link) why don't we have markup that will dynamically insert the current name of the user and a link to their profile?...
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10 votes
1 answer
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Add support for linking "@username" in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let’s make it easier to reply within comments! As many people know, users will post comments, and refer to other users by name using the "@username" syntax. It would be ...
Pwninstein's user avatar
6 votes
0 answers
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Reply button for comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let’s make it easier to reply within comments! A reply button for comments could come in handy. It could be placed just next to where the pencil is shown when a ...
101's user avatar
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5 votes
3 answers
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Reply to comment feature request

Maybe I'm creating a dupe here, but here goes... Similar questions: Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don’t own them) and Let’s ...
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4 votes
0 answers
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Reply to comment button [duplicate]

I would propose to add a small reply button when you want to reply on a comment, just like in chat: Sometimes it is hard to get the exact name of the person right, since he/she uses foreign ...
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