This is our old Q&A Site. Please post any new questions and answers at ask.wireshark.org.

Folks sometimes post "answers" to their own questions when they should really be comments to either the original question or an actual answer.

How can posters of the incorrect "answer" or editors turn the "answer" into a comment.

asked 17 Oct '11, 23:17

grahamb's gravatar image

grahamb ♦
19.8k330206
accept rate: 22%

edited 20 Oct '11, 07:27

multipleinterfaces's gravatar image

multipleinte...
1.3k152340


Moderators can do that, after being appointed by Gerald.

permanent link

answered 17 Oct '11, 23:43

Jasper's gravatar image

Jasper ♦♦
23.8k551284
accept rate: 18%

You can also do this if you have >= 2000 reputation points.

(19 Oct '11, 15:20) Gerald Combs ♦♦

Yes finally figured it out, nothing on FAQ to explain that but thanks anyway.

permanent link

answered 29 May '14, 05:34

itteche's gravatar image

itteche
20114
accept rate: 0%

If I follow correctly, the FAQ entry I was pointing you to was the fact that this is a Q&A forum, not a time descending web based forum, and you should not be posting comments as "answers".

The moderators aim to help by converting answers to comments, sometimes it's difficult to determine which answer the comment is referring to. After multiple "violations" a helpful note is added as a comment :-)

(29 May '14, 06:14) grahamb ♦

Unfortunately, the option listed below for adding a comment does not work. Everytime I post something it states, Sorry, but akismet thinks your comment is spam". So if I need to discuss something with the person suggesting something, how should I proceed in getting a comment to them?

(29 May '14, 09:45) itteche
-1

people with <> symbol beside their names can do that !!

permanent link

answered 19 Oct '11, 00:30

flashkicker's gravatar image

flashkicker
109131919
accept rate: 41%

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×24
×15
×8
×4
×1

question asked: 17 Oct '11, 23:17

question was seen: 3,101 times

last updated: 29 May '14, 09:51

p​o​w​e​r​e​d by O​S​Q​A