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Using MathJax / $\TeX$ on the Cryptography site

MathJax is used to format mathematical expressions and symbols on cryptography site. You can use expressions within single dollar signs for inline math: $0101_2$ ...
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Change the correct link for the $\LaTeX$ reference in our help center as well

This is done:
Shog9's user avatar
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Should we accept edits by non-authors to put Wikipedia links on phrases?

Sure, if the links are relevant. Stack Exchange is a collaborative platform. Editing other people's posts to improve them is encouraged. Quoting the official guidelines on editing: When should I edit ...
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Should we accept edits by non-authors to put Wikipedia links on phrases?

No. This is not desirable because it does not necessarily reflect the author's intent, and Wikipedia is a notoriously bad reference on cryptography so it is likely to be misleading at best and change ...
Squeamish Ossifrage's user avatar
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Should we edit names and acronyms that are not spelled correctly?

Yes, we should make sure that names, function names and acronyms are correctly spelled and applied. We are used as a reference by students of cryptography. Not all students will be aware of how the ...
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I use HandWiki as my primary online encyclopedia. Would or should people edit my links to Wikipedia?

Q1: If I put a link to HandWiki in my post(s), would or should others edit it into a link to Wikipedia? I would think it very unwise to change any working links to correct information to another ...
Maarten Bodewes's user avatar
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Should we edit names and acronyms that are not spelled correctly?

We don't need any new rules: the help center already endorses fixing spelling mistakes. Any such changes should be individually justified and should not counteract the author's reasonable style ...
Squeamish Ossifrage's user avatar
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Fixing possible errors in a question

I'd leave in the differences in the question, as you don't want to into a fight with the author over them. StackExchange is already weird in a sense that it lets other users edit your questions. I've ...
Maarten Bodewes's user avatar
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