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What language should we favour in the text of a question e.g. Kamma or Karma or both

Do we have a preference whether to use kamma or karma in the text of a question or answer? For instance this answer uses kamma and I haven't changed it during an edit. Should I edit it to karma which ...
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AD and BC or CE and BCE?

Which year convention should a Buddhist website use? Or should we use the Buddhist calendar? As far as I can tell, the Buddhist calendar, is actually the Thai Calendar, which is just a Gregorian ...
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Correcting English?

I recently made some extensive corrections to an answer (catpnosis's here), purely to improve the English and to make it easier to read and understand. The author was clearly not a native speaker, but ...
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Who corrects the spelling on the tags?

The spelling of the initial tags is...uneven. I don't have enough reputation to correct these tags but, it being a new site does anyone have the reputation to make the necessary corrections?
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Can we have unicode tags here?

By default, tags can only consist of the following characters: [a-z 0-9 + # - .]. However, the correct transliteration of many Buddhist terms drawn from other languages requires the use of characters ...
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What language should our tags be in?

This site is going to have a rather unique issue with tag names that I don't think has been addressed on any other SE site so far. Many Buddhist terms lack canonical (non-borrowed) English equivalents,...