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For issues related to comments that should have been submitted as answers.

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What should we do with comments that are flagged as “Mini-answer in a comment”?

Recently, I have seen several comments that were flagged as "Mini-answer in a comment". For example, most recently, the following comment on the question "Is it easier for someone who has a background ...
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When should an answer be a comment

A few hours ago, I commented on a question with a simple example for OP. It was a partial answer, with no evidence, no research, et cetera. I was told that I should refrain from answering in the ...