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I'm not sure uniformity is a practical or important goal. We have plenty of problems with the quality of questions and answers around here, and there are plenty of areas where we need to push both new and experienced users to do better; adding an insistence on a particular transliteration style doesn't seem to me like a good use of anyone's time. For the ...


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Simple Tables Sometimes tabular presentation of information is really what you want. Unfortunately, SE's Markdown doesn't (currently) support the table extension that many Markdown implementations include. For simple tables, there is a nice solution: Set out your data in your favourite spreadsheet program. Copy it to clipboard. Visit Senseful Solutions ...


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Provide well-formed links @Kazark already gave some good advice on forming links in an earlier post, but it is worth developing. Please use meaningful text as the anchor for making links. Simply placing the link on the word "here" is not helpful, because: this obscures the character of the "target"; it diminishes the value of the link; and if used ...


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From a psychological perspective, I'd suggest it's better to have the name at the bottom, to avoid any internal bias of the user's name affecting how we read the Question/Answer, or worse yet - whether people upvote or downvote it. It's sort of like how well designed marking systems don't put students' names on the papers - because it can have a conscious or ...


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