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Put the title input field above the body in comment threads

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I suggest to put the title input field above the body in comment threads.

The commenting box is already a bit frustrating to use, as opined by some community members including myself; creating a post title under body may be nice for posts, but I don't find justification for it when creating a threaded comment, which by design should be shorter and swifter to create altogether.

If it wasn't clear, I mean to the "Comment thread title" appearing when creating a new comment thread, described in this image:

In this image I explain with a red line where is the comment section at present and where I would prefer it in the future

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On thread pages, right? (5 comments)

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Disagreeing with that for two reasons:

First of all, the same argument as for posts applies that title should be written after the body because it is intended as a kind of summary and you can't summarize something that hasn't been written yet. The idea of the title is to give users a quick overview about the topic of the thread aa definee by the first post. It's more like an "abstract" for a scientific paper than the title of an essay.

Second point is that the comment thread title is optional; therefore it should be deprioritized in comparison to the main body which is obligatory.

Therefore the body should be first IMO.

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This misses the thought process behind titles. (1 comment)

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