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The tag is used for two different technologies:

  • Ruby based persistent queue server.
    Starling is a light-weight persistent queue server that speaks the MemCache protocol. It was built to drive Twitter's backend, and is in production across Twitter's cluster.

  • ActionScript 3 library for hardware accelerated 2D graphics.
    The Starling Framework is a pure ActionScript 3 library that mimics the conventional Flash display list architecture. In contrast to conventional display objects, however, all content is rendered directly by the GPU — providing a rendering performance unlike anything seen in the Flash Player before.

Source: tag wiki excerpt and body suggestions.

As far as I can tell, only one of the 16 questions under this tag are for the ActionScript library. So I was thinking about leaving the for just that, and creating a for the ActionScript one.

Would this be ok? Anyone have a better tag name or a different way of going about this?
(I'd rather have the edit suggester get the deserved credit for creating the ActionScript-related tag, so maybe leaving him a comment to that effect would be best?)

I voted to reject the suggested edits since documenting a tag for two uses seems inappropriate to me. The tag currently has a dangling body and no excerpt as far as I can tell.

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Well, Clarice, have the tags stopped screaming? –  Time Traveling Bobby Oct 9 '11 at 17:58

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Personally, I'd split it in starling-server and starling-framework.

The starling framework is likely to get much traction quite soon (it's based on flash player 11, which only was released a couple of days ago). I don't see why either should be preferred over another.

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