I never get notified of my own comments, and therefore can’t find the answer by testing.
I sometimes get a long series of notifications concerning the basically same comment, where obviously only minor editing, if any, distinguishes the versions.
Is this due to a missed enabling of the option
minor edit (don't send alerts) by the author?
Why isn’t used the term “notification” in place of “alert” to make things clear? (Principle of maximum obscurity again?)
Is a notification sent to other users despite that option having been enabled under certain conditions?
What are these conditions?
What additional user (author) action, if any, can suppress unwanted notifications?
If applicable: What’s the actual meaning of the term “alert” in the context?
Also (slightly OT): Notifications of a series of versions of an answers only minimally different can also be annoying, particularly if some considerations induced the author to post huge-are images.
Different related software suppresses notifications if the notified user didn’t visit the topic since the previous notification. Due to the non-chronological concept of Q&A there are disadvantages, of course.