Let’s compare the blue blocks:
Sure, two blue "Reply"s on the same indeed has its logic, and we all know it.
However, the user still does have the slightest fear: “If the top button says “reply” and pushing it starts making a reply, then maybe the identical bottom button will do the same, and throw out all I have painfully just typed!!”
Therefore please relabel it “Save reply”.
Compare this other screen:
If you want this customization, you can add it to your instance via Admin, Customize, Text.
(Actually I am merely the lowest form of user. Never dreaming of running my own BBS. But let’s not tell anybody else here. (Who all must be admins.)) I am just telling you ideas for making Discourse better.
That one might want to “fix it for their own one site” defeats the purpose of my post.
This seems a good idea. It took some trial and error to find the correct variable as there are 5 “Reply” texts - it’s
js.composer.reply. I changed it to “Send reply”.