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If I choose to ignore , shouldn't , , be ignored automatically for me? Otherwise, I'll have to fight them all for years.

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SQL Server has a version 20004? – rightfold Sep 7 '11 at 21:07
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Just add sql-server* to your ignored tag list. It will automatically ignore all variations stemming from .

The reason the system doesn't do this automatically is because there is no semantic concept of a "root tag", and doing prefix-based ignores by default would create significant problems when it came to tags such as .

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Cool! I didn't know that. Thanks! – an0 Sep 7 '11 at 17:00

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