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Yes, absolutely! All relevant information must be included in the question. Comments are temporary, and are intended to help improve the question or to leave minor or transient information. Relevant content or context should not be left in the comments. Instead, the information should be added to the question. Then, flag the comments as 'no longer needed'...


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One note I'll add to the discussion in comments(!): StackExchange explicitly intends that comments are temporary. By this metric, any information that's in a comment should not be considered part of the question and shouldn't be factored in to evaluating the quality of a question, because it could evaporate at any time. If it's good information then it would ...


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As stated in the question here, the interaction would not be appropriate for Math SE. If a question is unclear, community members should use the comments to ask for clarification, and to help the asker improve their question. The ideal interaction is Asker: Please help me to prove X. Commenter(s): I don't understand the question. Can you please explain?...


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