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When writing an answer, notify that comments have been posted or edits have been made [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notification that question has been edited or re-tagged while answering Micro-refinement to notifications for comments of others posts Currently, if an answer is posted ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Don't remove the @ part of my comment

Recently I posted a comment on Stack Overflow on an answer by (say) Felix. He replied to the comment, and when replying to him I started my comment with "@Felix". Stack Overflow stripped that ...
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How do comment @replies work?

How do the comment replies (aka "pinging users") work? Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean when ...
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Too many people (even long time members) not using the “@”

I keep seeing the following scenario: John Doe posts a question. The question is either not clear enough or missing some code. People post comments asking to clarify and/or post his code. The OP post ...
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Provide more user feedback for unsuccessful comment replies

The comment reply system is, at first glance, a fairly elegant and simple system that solves a fundamental problem with comments. However, there are many pitfalls and edge cases that even experienced ...
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What events trigger an inbox notification?

The global inbox was once introduced because it became hard "to keep track of all your questions, answers, and comments across every site you participated on". The small red number tells you how ...
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Notify commenters of replies from newbie OPs

As discussed repeatedly already, the following scenario happens a thousand times every day on Stack Overflow: Newbie OP asks question User posts comment asking for clarification Newbie OP posts ...
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@ not required anymore to reply in comments

It seems that the @JohnDoe is not required anymore to reply in a comment and notify JohnDoe, even if JohnDoe only wrote a comment on the post (JohnDoe is not the answer writer). Am I right? If so, ...
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Using the comment “pro tip” increases the risk of not getting notified about responses by new users

Most experienced users know that if you post a comment then the author / editors will receive the comment automatically without the use of the @use(ername) notation. These same users know that they ...
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Do deleted @replies still show up in the inbox anyway?

I apologize in advance if I am having trouble understanding if there is a Q/A already in place and if this is a duplicate as a result. It sounds like deleted comments not showing up is intended. ...
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Loads of comments still miss intended recipient

As we all heard, you now get notified about changes in favourite questions. That is certainly an improvement, but I don't think it remedies the issue of comment notifications, because it notifies ...
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Is there a new comment notification system?

It looks like I'm being notified of comments to questions/answers I commented on, without the replies actually containing "@Matt" or similar. I couldn't find any recent Q&As on this behavior. Is ...
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Comment replies from newbies not reaching addressees

This has been discussed at least once before but it was accepted and implemented but not the way it was originally intended. If I overlooked an already existing identical feature request, sorry. When ...
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Notifications for comments of others posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them) The scenario is I commented on the post of X. ...

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