How should we deal with answers, which have some valuable contribution, but technically do not really answer the question?
Let's take a look at this answer. The question (in short) was:
Does anybody has a python code to share ? That would be really helpful. My code is as follows : [...]
The answer clearly begins that the question will not be addressed:
I don't know the R-code; but I can maybe cut through a lot of the academic bull=plop in the paper referenced.
The answer is quite anecdotal and vague, but offers some useful value on the topic. However, it does in no word address the question being asked. I therefore flagged the answer ("Not an answer"), which was disputed. How should we deal with such answers: Leave a comment, vote, flag, etc.?