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“Comments should be at least 15 characters in length” does not make clear @name might be excluded

I find the error message a bit misleading as it fails to explain that in this situation the @username isn't taken into account in the character count (since @username won't be displayed in the posted ...
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Can't address this user in a comment [duplicate]

I just noticed some weird behaviour which I don't really understand. Maybe a bug, or is it just something I didn't get yet? I'm refereing to this question: Porting code from Unix using Visual Studio ...
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Intermittent bug in comment @replies on Google chrome

I have come across an intermittent bug when replying to user comments with the @replies feature using Google chrome. Normally when replying to a comment, I can type '@' and the first letter or two ...
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Using @ to address a comment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do comment @replies work? I wanted to comment a question. There were already other comments. I wanted to adress my comment to OP. So I type @the_op_name This is my ...
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Commenting bug when commenting to a particular person [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? Whenever I try to start a comment (either new comment or editing existing) with: @Robert: blah blah blah and then save my ...
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Please make a special case for allowing @postowner in comments, when talking about @postowner

The system only allows a comment to have only one @name in it. Unfortunately if this is a meta discussion about how notifications work, of the discussion about not deleting @postowner from comments, ...
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It's time to revert removing @name from comments

Yes, I am aware of: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? Don't remove the @ part of my comment Alert users as to why their @lert is being removed from comments But now that several years ...
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Auto-removal of @name from comments makes the site less readable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Don't remove the @ part of my comment A brief scan through similar questions here on Meta revealed that apparently SO staff regards the feature useful for removing noise. ...
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please don't delete @name in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Don't remove the @ part of my comment I can't find out where this "feature" is documented, but I was in a comment thread in electronics.stackexchange.com where I was ...
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Don't automatically add @name when replying to OP's comment in the Android app

When replying to a comment, the Android app automatically adds an @name to notify the original commenter. I find that a bit misleading when this original commenter is also the author of the question/...
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provide documentation to clarify @user-syntax-denied in comments

I just tried posting a comment with the @user syntax two or three times in the middle of the comment as an illustrative literal string, and I got "denied": a popup box showed up with Only one ...
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Only one additional @user can be notified; the post owner will always be notified

Today I was in a need to post a comment, which I start with @user as usuall. Also it was necessary to add another @user string in the context. SO shows up the block with the followin text: Only one ...
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Can't reply the old fashioned way in comments bug/feature where unambiguous [duplicate]

This is by design. "It's not a bug, it's a feature." What it is is a lack of interactive feedback. Now that there's this "shortcut", the comments text box no longer hovers the user's name as an ...
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Can't use the @nickname statement in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do comment @replies work? Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? in the last couple of days, when I wrote comments on stackoverflow and tried to reply to a ...
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What happened to @username in comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Eeeeek - what happened to my @ salutation? I just added a comment in response to someone else's comment and found the @username stripped out of the comment. What gives? I ...

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