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Just how much craft pizza can Boston eat?

With its Naples certification, Posto, in Somerville, passes the craft pizza test. Globe File

How much craft pizza can Greater Boston eat?

The question is gaining urgency as coal- and wood-fired ovens multiply like viral airline videos, and the indie craft-pizza scene has become so vibrant that it’s spawned a trend of its own, fast craft pizza.

Along the way, what was once known simply as pizza — the pies that generations of Bostonians have enjoyed at neighborhood joints — has been forced into a retronym. It’s now “traditional” pizza (or, if you’re a teenage boy, “normal” pizza).

But even as the scent of perfectly charred crust wafts through the city, confusion lingers. What, exactly, is craft pizza?

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