Post vs Topic

sorry for my dummy question but I’m trying to understand what is difference between Topic and Post and the difference between those replies
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Replying to a post is intended for typing up a message that responds specifically to one post. The reply context will be included in your new post and the person you are replying to will get a notification
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Versus if you are replying to the topic generally, there is no reply context included
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On a side note, the default behaviour on Discourse is that “replying” to a post directly above yours causes the reply context to be removed when the post is published. I think the default behaviour is confusing because of the inconsistency but fortunately it can be changed in the Settings:

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Thank you for the tip! so Topic is equal to Post?

No. This whole thread is a topic. All replies and comments are individual posts.

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In addition to what @Jagster said

1 = Reply to the post
2 = Reply to the topic

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Except that Discourse doesn’t have those, otherwise yes :grimacing:

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