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Should we allow minor edits for 0 points as Wikipedia does?

If the site allowed minor edits--the correction of up to three language errors--by folks who have reached a certain point level or number of edits, we might see many posts get cleaned up very quickly ...
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Might a graphical TeX finder help anyone?

I came across Detexify, a graphical tool for finding the Tex symbol you need, and I wanted to share. Just draw what you're looking for...
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Policy change proposal: Minor OpSec edits

Right now the official policy for accepting and rejecting sub-2k user edits includes the following statement: Edits are expected to be substantial and to leave the post better than you found it. ...
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Side text preview

When editing texts, specially since most monitors are more wide than tall, it would really help if the live display section is placed on the right side of the text edit box. This way, I won't have to ...
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Editing titles to make them more specific

I don't think we edit titles enough. Editing titles helps make them stand out from the crowd: Just the latest batch of questions: What is this algorithm / concept called? Unknown cipher text for ...
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Syntax highlighting

I tried to create a post with Java syntax highlighting. Obviously code blocks are supported, but syntax highlight hints seem to be ingnored. Is syntax-highlighting enabled on crypto? If not, should ...
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Slow editing in new website

For some reason, it appears that writing an answer can become really slow for me when I use Safari. This happens especially when the answer gets a bit long. Has anyone else encountered this?
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What to do when the original poster refuses edits / drastically changes their own question

I am prompted by the case of: https://crypto.stackexchange.com/questions/11646/the-earlier-question-hasn-been-taken-back, more relevantly presented by the its edit history. As originally stated, the ...
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What to do when answers to a question need maintenance?

I've spotted a question which answers seem to need update following recent results, e.g. this. How to best deal with that?