We get the occasional email asking why someone's comment was deleted. Here are some answers.
Deleted comments are most often the result of someone committing one of the henious crimes on the list of "dont's" below, but there can be other fouls result in a comment being edited or deleted. (We usualy try to leave a comment notifying readers that a comment has been edited for violating our terms.
Here are some do's and don'ts that we use to help manage the comments on the site.