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Math notation - Can we please have it enabled?

Nice Job. Math/Latex support is clearly needed here, so… $$ \Huge MathJax: ACTIVATED $$ in record time, too! <original post> I don't doubt the need for math markup, but we ask that ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
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Do we want to change the name of this site? A follow-up

Sure. "Quantum Computation and Quantum Information" is a satisfactory name that perfectly captures the scope of the site and isn't as obscure or niche as "Quantum Information Science.&...
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Request to change the sample question and answers on the Tour page to something more relevant to this site

The system will select questions (or Moderators can do so) once the site has sufficient activity for that feature to work. I don't recall the exact criteria, but when I try to pick questions to ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
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Please add ChemJax

Based on your examples, I reviewed your quest, and it looks like the extension could be helpful to your site. I have enabled it for your use.
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Math notation - Can we please have it enabled?

I wanted to use math notation for the quantum states in this answer and I think faking them by using the code markup is inferior. Faking will also quickly fail when the states become a little bit more ...
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How to correct small typos?

This is a network-wide feature. See eg How to overcome "Edits must be at least 6 characters" and links therein. As you can see from there, you're not the first to bring up the issue, but ...
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Math notation - Can we please have it enabled?

Since Robert Cartaino requested, here's an example where MathJax is needed: Daniel Sank has pointed out here, in the comment section of this answer to the question Measurement of qubits after ...
Sanchayan Dutta's user avatar
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Is it possible to enable markdown parsing of links in comments on questions and answers?

More specifically about the double-bracket issue: you can escape the inner square brackets to get links with brackets, eg [test] works, which you achieve with ...
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Is it possible to enable markdown parsing of links in comments on questions and answers?

Some subset of markdown is allowed in comments, described in more detail in this meta SE post and this section of the help centre. Specifically in terms of links, functionality is less than in a full ...
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How long does it typically take for the community to vote on whether to reopen a question or not?

The question was reopened shortly after this question was asked. Still, some clarifications that might help: The way questions are closed and opened is (generally) through a community-led review ...
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What is the number next to the comments?

What does the number mean? Comments can be upvoted by any user who has more than 15 reputation points: Also users with more than 15 reputation can flag comments1 for being inappropriate or noisy. If ...
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What were the commitment action items?

People who committed to this proposal can fulfill their commitment by asking or answering 10 questions within the beta period. Once you've fulfilled the commitment, be warned it does take a little ...
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Favourite questions

There are a couple of ways to do this - the first is to append ?tab=favorites to you main profile page to give e.g. ...
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Request to change the sample question and answers on the Tour page to something more relevant to this site

Yes, this seems to be a good idea but I would propose a different example question because most other sites show short questions with short answers on their tour page. Short, high scoring questions ...
User that hates AI's user avatar
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What to do with outdated answers?

If you know how to answer the question, I think the best course of action in such cases would be to answer the original question, or make the existing answers up to date if possible, and then vote to ...
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Please add ChemJax

So, it doesn't seem like there's any significant reason not to do this, and that there aren't performance issues to be concerned about. So I'd say maybe let's leave this up for a week or so to see if ...
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Do we want to change the name of this site? A follow-up

Should we change the site name to "Quantum computation and quantum information"? That's 13 syllables and "Operations Research and Analytics" was changed to "Operations ...
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Request to change the sample question and answers on the Tour page to something more relevant to this site

Yeah, we should do this ASAP! So experts might not like unicorns and as we aren't actually discussing unicorns, we might chase away experts that happen to hate unicorns!
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