I flagged this answer to the question Can someone help identify an old-ish fantasy novel about magicians that have a characteristic animal form? earlier as "not an answer" as I felt that an answer to a (story identification) question which the answerer starts with:
I know it isn't the right books
and then continues on to describe a book which has similar concepts but is (as the answerer admits) not the book that the question is asking after.
Quite clearly fits the definition of:
This was posted as an answer, but it does not answer the question. It should possibly be an edit, a comment, another question, or deleted altogether.
Am I mistaken?