As a beta tester, I have had the privilege to see dA's workings on v7 Beta 2. There are some interesting things coming our way and I'm personally excited about them.
However, I do want to bring to your attention one idea they are thinking of implementing which is hiding the artist's comment box.
They are hiding the artist's comment box by adding an invisible 'more' button which can only be seen when hovering. Artist's comment boxes will have a small preview of the artist's comments and a 'More' button to click to view the whole comment box. It will now look like this:
There could be many issues with this, but the following, stated by Echostar08 here: http://dalinksystem.deviantart.com/blog/31627819/#comments are some of them:
1. Unless the 'More' button is clicked, only a small preview of the artist's comments are viewable. Even those who want and enjoy reading the artist's comments may not go to the trouble of clicking the more button.
2. Unless the 'More'