Aug 7 2018
Dec 6 2017
It would not be a bot, as this would be realtime. Ideally it would be part of the editor.
Dec 5 2017
The Manual of Style is universal. Am I misunderstanding the question?
Manual of style, English Wikipedia.
Sep 14 2015
JD, can you point to the "as discussed previously"? I am not familiar with the problem, so do I understand why this would be a "horrible hack".