You mentioned having read more about it on other sites' meta, but I hadn't yet, so I did a bit of research on four other non-beta metas and found that there is indeed an extensive "literature". I'd say that just about everything I read on the other sites applies to what I know of French SE. Here's a quick roundup of some of the recurring themes, if not for ...


Pointing out potential improvements in a post is exactly what comments are for. Quoting the description of the comment privilege: You should submit a comment if you want to: (…) Leave constructive criticism that guides the author in improving the post That being said… Sometimes you should just drop it. Suggérer une amélioration potentielle dans un ...


These and a few other quote characters will work as expected from the next site build on; see my answer on Meta.SO.

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