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Should Stack Overflow be used as a means of crowd source syntax correcting?

I've noticed an increase in the number of questions asked on Stack Overflow related to syntax errors. Should there be a dedicated site for that so that Stack Overflow can be cleared to actual provide ...
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Why do people make really trivial syntax edits in questions?

This question especially applies to questions which query syntax errors I've noticed an increasing number of edits by people changing syntax in questions to remove extraneous syntax. Edits are ...
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Which wiki syntax is used on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies build the Stack Exchange Network? I've seen a lot about Markdown here, but I haven't seen any direct answer. Could you ensure me that Stack ...
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Markdown syntax for link inside pre block

When using markdown you can enter a space at the beginning to get a nice block around your text. The following without a space would present a link: some link but the same syntax with a space in ...
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Support for obscure protocols in markdown link syntax? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Links with URIs of schemes other than http/https are broken On revision 5 of How to read Firefox "about:memory" correctly? I tried to set markdown links to about:memory (a ...
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Edit size requirement does not allow for significant syntax improvements [duplicate]

There are many questions which have bad SO/markdown syntax, most notably when referring to code. I like to fix this syntax and add the appropriate language tag so that the code is nicely formatted. ...
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Markdown syntax for pseudo-tags in question/answer text?

I like how tags are cleverly displayed in gray boxes in this question, among others: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/6119/retag-request-opensource-open-source What's the markdown syntax for ...