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How to ask for help writing a package?

I'm currently working on a package that extends the functionality of dblfnote. I've finished a method for placing the footnote rule at an arbitrary horizontal location (more specifically, centered on ...
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Can one use TeX.SE to “promote” ones package

I'm wondering if it allowed/ethical to "promote" ones package on TeX.SE? Evidently I'm talking about free and open-source packages so not with a (direct) financial benefit. The idea is that many ...
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Is it OK to propose package modifications or improvements?

The title says it all: I wanted to share my desire to see one day the features of cleveref and varioref all in one package. However, this is not a real question. Is it OK to post it on TeX.SE? Or -...
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“Dangerous” packages! What can we do about them (on TeX.sx)?

Two of my friends made all the tables in their thesis using the tabu package. Luckily, I personally did not do so. Yesterday I learned that it is actually very dangerous to use this package, and that ...
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Creating packages from other people's answers

I've received a number of answers which I am using regularly, i.e. in a large number of separate LaTeX documents. For example: Torn page effect Proportional font, word-wrapping verbatim Fontspec ...