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  1. free the source code

    If you'd make this a free software project, others could more easily contribute and this could become a library to be included in editors and word processors (emacs, libreoffice, ...).

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      • support correct punctuation

        In professional writing, punctuation plays a vital role. Please add a feature, which will automatically correct the use of punctuation, like delation of serial commas, use of semicolon, etc.

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              • support downloads of reports

                include a download link above the report for longer documents

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                • 3 votes
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                  • Don't randomly die and return a blank page :´-(

                    When checking larger documents, the tool seems to randomly die, which is really frustrating.

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                    • JSLint-style preferences

                      It would be nice if you allowed JSLint-style preferences for specific rules. For example, I would like to allow contractions.

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                      • Support for the to/too/two/2 & the infamouse there/their/they're and comma's and other punctuational - follies;fun and quirks please

                        Support for the to/too/two/2 & the infamouse there/their/they're and comma's and other punctuational - follies;fun and quirks please

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                        • Allow positive feedback!

                          I went to the feedback page in order to praise you, but there was no way to do that. From the quick try I gave, nitpicker seems quite clueful about how scientific articles should be written. By having an easy way to receive positive feedback, you can make it more rewarding for people to contribute to Nitpicker.

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                          • pick on alright

                            If you're going to be overly picky, you wouldn't accept "alright." See http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19990604

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                            • Come back!

                              I refuse to believe that such a tool died.
                              It may not be super-widely-universally-in-demand, but it shouldn't die like this. Come back.

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