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feature request for Discussions (CoreApp) - Enable threaded (nested) replies

I'd interested in creating a question and answer type forum like that of Quora.  It would be great if you'd consider adding this new feature:

- Enable threaded (nested) replies, refer to this feature found at bbPress https://codex.bbpress.org/features/reply-threading/

Thanks for considering this suggestion.

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    • Hi Simon. While it’s easy to enable threaded replies, it would clash with overall Discussions UX logic. Just like Forums, they are meant to offer continuity by “bumping” the topic if there’s any reply - this encouraging the discussion to develop and create a more elaborate informative resource. If we thread replies, it would be hard to see where the latest one is in case it’s a reply to earlier posts. Posts with comments can be threaded, as they are meant to be more transient ,and comments are secondary. 

      • Hi Simon. While it’s easy to enable threaded replies, it would clash with overall Discussions UX logic. Just like Forums, they are meant to offer continuity by “bumping” the topic if there’s any reply - this encouraging the discussion to develop and create a more elaborate informative resource. If we thread replies, it would be hard to see where the latest one is in case it’s a reply to earlier posts. Posts with comments can be threaded, as they are meant to be more transient ,and comments are secondary. 

        Hi Andrew, thanks for the explanation.  


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