In a recent question, jonk and I had an extended discussion in the comments and we realized that this would be better suited to the chatroom feature. But we didn't know how to open such a room. To be specific, I am interested in a "linked" chatroom, that:
- is accessible via a link in comments of the specific question and
- which has a link to the question in the chatroom.
Eventually, a mod created this room, as happens for many questions. Is this possible without mod intervention? Indeed, n the recent question here in meta about a "Discussion Tab" for questions, several users suggested to use the chatroom feature instead.
But currently, I only know how to open generic chat rooms in the chat feature, which is a fatal flaw IMO. I have two reasons for using chat: 1) General EE talk is catered to by the main room, and 2) question specific talk which only really makes sense when linked to a question.
How to open linked question-specific chatrooms manually, i.e. without spamming the comments section until a mod opens a room?