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I stumbled across something interesting when I posted this question yesterday: Any tag that begins with stl- cannot be added. They appear in the drop down list, but when clicked or typed in full, revert to just stl.

e.g. stl-container reverts to stl.

Not sure if there are more that follow this trend, but I tested a few and they worked fine.

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I also can't click the "info" link that appears when you hover over the suggested tag. It acts like I clicked the suggestion's tag instead of the info link. This wasn't happening when the feature was first introduced. – Matthew Read Aug 9 '11 at 18:36
@Matthew I will agree that the info link doesn't seem to be working. That was annoying when trying to look up synonym info. – Troyen Aug 9 '11 at 18:39
Related feature request. – Matthew Read Aug 9 '11 at 18:51

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In this case, it is intended.

is marked a synonym of as shown on the stl tag synonyms page. Thus, choosing will replace that tag with just .

I'm able to choose other stl- tags just fine (like ) on Windows 7/Chrome. I think it was just a case of picking a tag synonym.

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I thought that may have been the case after I posted and searched a bit, but it was not at all intuitive that that was happening, especially since I must have tried 2 different synonyms of stl. I did notice after reading this and trying again that it states it is a synonym at the very bottom in a small font, but not very noticeable in my opinion. Thanks for the insight, I'll attempt to take more notice in the future. – steveo225 Aug 9 '11 at 18:40
Wow, did not notice that. I'll make a feature request to make it clearer. – Matthew Read Aug 9 '11 at 18:43
Posted. – Matthew Read Aug 9 '11 at 18:51

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