I just realized that <kbd></kbd> tags don't work in comments (KeyName). Is there a specific reason for that?

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    I don't think any HTML is allowed in comments. <br> See, the <br> doesn't do anything.
    – Tim
    Commented Dec 7, 2014 at 10:01
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    Comments use mini-Markdown formatting: [link](http://example.com) _italic_ **bold** `code`. The post author will always be notified of your comment. To also notify a previous commenter, mention their user name: @peter or @PeterSmith will both work. Learn more...
    – Tim
    Commented Dec 7, 2014 at 13:29

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Comments support fewer features because they are definitely second class citizens in the Stack Exchange world.

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