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You can not expect others give you ideas or solve practical issues pointing packages etc... That totally depend on the application and each application has different requirements. Not to mention that every time humans are involved you have to consider their ability to use the tool. I'll give you a practical example. This is an application I've recently ...


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It's due to your >10 edits. I've already pinged the mods about it. Meta.SO reference What are "Community Wiki" posts?


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If such a question would be posted, it should have community wiki status, since it would be a community effort and would become a big list instead of having a "correct" answer. In such a case there should be a kind of sorting, such as by publisher, or by style (article, proceedings, or even book styles). But it's questionable if it would be really useful, ...


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This all seems pretty clear: I will undo the CW. I've also forced a rep recalculation for Frank, Marco and wh1t3, so there is no need to unvote/revote on anything


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TeX and friends play a very important role on things I do. Let me see if I can talk about a couple of them. Religious I'm the coordinator of a small choir in a parish. I decided to come up with a personal songbook to help me on keeping track of songs we use during masses or processions. The songbook is typeset in LaTeX with help of several packages, most ...


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I made the question CW for a short while, but changed it back after a talk with Stefan Kottwitz. I thought this would also remove the CW from the existing answers, but this wasn't the case. I removed the CW from them now manually and recalculated the reputation of these users. However, I'm still not sure if they should be CW or not.


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The usual approach to tackling this sort of thing is to pose a meta question specifically asking for input both for thee question and answer for the main site. This gives us a chance to 'polish' the info before moving it to the main site, normally as a CW item (as there will be community input from meta).


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An important point to consider is that "there is no single right answer to this question" is probably not a sufficient cause for blanketing a discussion in community wiki flags. Doing so disregards the fact that there may be several "good answers" that take significant thought or effort to produce. For example, it took me at least a half an hour of careful ...


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The general rule of thumb (as I understand it) is that there should be very few community wiki questions. However, sometimes we have used them for a couple of reason: big-list questions (which are generally discouraged, but should probably be CW) and sometimes for "canonical" questions for which we expect one (or sometimes a small number) of CW answers. A ...


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My understanding as a casual user, and not a god like egreg, Alan Munn or Joseph Wright, was that Community Wiki could be used for questions that were very much matters of opinion: For example, the Text Editor question referenced above, I don't think it will need updating that often (Honestly, how often do vim and emacs change in a significant way?) but ...


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When posting a question, you can make a post CW only at the time of asking. When posting an answer, it can be done anytime (either at the time of answering, or afterward via an edit and checking the "community wiki" check box). How does one make a question CW after it has been asked? Flag for moderation and request the change. Note that posts (questions ...


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If we are trying to compile a big list, and I am not sure we should be, then this question should be made CW and edited since I am pretty sure the big list we want to compile is not the open projects that are original research suitable in scope for a cap stone project. By being CW we can really refine the question to be an AWESOME big-list question. As for ...


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