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The wiki excerpt for (1144 questions) states:

The word tag is used for referencing the Word word processing application from Microsoft. If your question is about VBA then also tag it VBA.

The wiki excerpt for (1667 questions) states:

Microsoft Word is a non-free commercial word processor designed by Microsoft.

There are currently plenty of uses of that don't have anything to do with Microsoft Word:

However I'm not sure that in these cases the tag is always meaningful.

It seems to me that there are two possible courses of action here:

  1. Retag the questions relating to Microsoft Word to , and edit the wiki to indicate that should be used instead for such questions.

  2. Retag the questions that don't relate to Microsoft Word to something else, then make a synonym for .

Which course of action should we take?

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I think the best way would be to have msword tags for anything relating to Microsoft Word, and actually scrap the word tag as it's too ambiguous to be useful for anything, the word "word" would be better of in the title so it can be read in some context.

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