In the following answer, the user answered the question wrongly. However, even after commenting asking the user to revise his answer, he did not comply. I have flagged this answer, but I was wondering:

What should be the general action on such answers and such users who do not listen to commenters?

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    $\begingroup$ You need to make your comment more precise. As it is written, it does not imply that the answer in question is incorrect, but rather than one of the two answers is incorrect. A better comment might be to point out the answerer's mistake. This is, most likely, useful to both of you. $\endgroup$ – user1729 Jan 26 '15 at 14:01
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    $\begingroup$ (Also, I would not downvote the answer unless I was sure of their mistake. So then, why wouldn't I tell them why I was sure?) $\endgroup$ – user1729 Jan 26 '15 at 14:01

I have flagged this answer

That is not a proper course of action. Expect the flag to be declined, either by reviewers (if it was VLQ/NAA) or by a moderator (if it was for mod attention).

What should be the general action on such answers

Comment; downvote; (optionally) post a better answer; move on.

Users are under no obligation to respond to comments. I, for one, frequently ignore the comments left on my answers.

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    $\begingroup$ One might add that, particularly when the post isn't as long, trusted users can vote to delete it. $\endgroup$ – Lord_Farin Jan 26 '15 at 6:30
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    $\begingroup$ @Lord_Farin I do not understand why you mention the length of the post; the length seems irrelevant to me. $\endgroup$ – quid Jan 26 '15 at 18:08
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    $\begingroup$ @quid In principle, it is. Yet I feel less comfortable deleting something someone has worked on for an extended period of time than a two-line answer that is obviously wrong. I would be inclined to increase the time given to an answerer to fix their post as it gets longer. $\endgroup$ – Lord_Farin Jan 26 '15 at 18:11
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    $\begingroup$ @Lord_Farin I see. I took the "can" as a technical statement. $\endgroup$ – quid Jan 26 '15 at 18:50

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