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If MathJax renders pure unicode, store that directly instead of re-rendering formulae

Take e.g. $\delta A$, which is just δA in some other font. Why should it be rendered over and over again when it is sufficient to store the unicode text together ...
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Restrict the word “why” in questions

There's way too many nonsense questions being asked, all starting with the word "why". It devalues the site greatly, making it appear more like a gathering of conspiracy theorists and other crackpots....
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Site design (Math stack exchange envy)

I liked the math stack exchange design: and think we can do something similar but different. I like how they keep the background clutter off of the questions and answers to improve readability. ...
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sending an answer by mistake

Today was the third time in the month and a half I have been participating here that by mistake instead of commenting, I answered. This happens when I want to comment on the last question, and right ...
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why negative voted questions are hidden from featured list?

It's something special with negative numbers? there is something like an absolute zero for votes? I can't understand why zero is so important. I would like my question be seen in the list, I have ...
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Include the cancel package for LaTeX

In explaining derivations and proofs, it is really handy to show terms that go to zero or cancel with each other. Is it possible to include the cancel package or something equivalent in the MathJax ...
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Can we get a migration path opened to math.SE?

Update from Manishearth: Now that migration to Math.SE seems to be reasonably high, I'm bumping this to see if we can get the migration path now. One for the SE team: can we get an official migration ...
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Can we please change the design to black-on-white?

Dear community, I think Jin has done a great Job for the community so far and comes up with very nice ideas. Nevertheless, as pointed out by a lot of people by now in Design for Physics-SE and New ...
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Can we use meta to share announcements regarding special schools and camps?

First of all let me commit the crime and then plead innocence. I recently found out that the 3rd Quantum Gravity and Quantum Geometry (QGQG3) School is being held in Zakopane, Poland from Feb 28 - ...
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Best Qualitative Answer vs. Best Mathematical Answer - Choose Both?

I was reading this question - Why is the nucleus of an Iron atom so stable? There are two good answers. One explains in words, in a way that might be satisfying to those who have been wondering and ...
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Differentiate research-level questions?

"Research-level question" = looking for research level answers, citing articles, giving an overview of articles/subfield, instead of repeating textbook/Wikipedia type knowledge and basic clarification....
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meta Physics, not Physics meta

The first thing that I noticed about this site was the irony of its name. Surely I'm not the only one who would rather have the logo look like this: (I guess this is a meta.meta.physics question.)
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LaTeX not working? [closed]

Well, that's it. MathJax doesn't appear to be working. Maybe it hasn't been put in place yet.

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