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Why do we have "General comments" threads?

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Comments below posts are grouped into threads, each of which can have a meaningful name so several different conversations can happen in parallel with less risk of confusion.

However, sometimes the thread title is simply "General comments" which does not help the reader understand what the thread contains. Why does this sometimes happen?

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When codidact switched from "normal comments" to threads, all the existing comments where converted t... (3 comments)
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samcarter‭ wrote 5 months ago

When codidact switched from "normal comments" to threads, all the existing comments where converted to threads with the title "General comments"

samcarter‭ Huh, seems I went ahead and answered why such threads are still created, and not why they exist in the first place. You should post that as an answer.

samcarter‭ wrote 5 months ago

Olin Lathrop‭ already covered that in his answer :)