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The tag is apparently used for

I suspect the questions using the first meaning have to be retagged (here are two: (1) (2)), but I have no idea of a better tag.

Is there a procedure to chose a new name, and to make sure future questions will be tagged appropriately?


There exists a tag, so I have retagged the two example questions I gave using this tag.

I have scanned the 190 questions returned by a search for [bdd] -[specflow] -[mink] -[cucumber] -[rspec] -[tdd] -[jasmine] (the excluded tags all imply the second meaning), found only one more question with the first meaning, and fixed its tag.

If someone wants to mass-rename as to avoid confusion, I suggest to also rename as for homogeneity.

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Good suggestion in re: tdd. – agf Nov 11 '11 at 9:25

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Retag them all either or . Tags are more useful if everyone can tell what they mean.

Once is empty, it'll get removed and only a 1500+ rep user will be able to recreate it. It could also be burninated -- but that's probably not necessary here.

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The right approach, but with 500+ questions it will take a while ;) – ChrisF Nov 10 '11 at 22:29
@ChrisF At least you don't have to worry about SO's front page as much when retagging. :) – Adam Lear Nov 10 '11 at 22:30
Actually I have found a binary-decision-diagram tag (singular), so I have retagged the two questions I pointed using this existing tag. Searching for more... – adl Nov 10 '11 at 22:36
@adl - If you can filter all 500 questions for binary-decision-diagram stuff (as you noted, probably not as many of these as for the alternate meaning), we can instantly change all the remaining questions to behavior-driven-development through a tag merge operation. That should drop the workload significantly. – Kevin Vermeer Nov 11 '11 at 0:00
@KevinVermeer filtering done! See updated question. – adl Nov 11 '11 at 6:53
@adl - Nice work! You only had to edit 4 questions, though? I would have thought that there'd be more! – Kevin Vermeer Nov 11 '11 at 14:09
@KevinVermeer Yes, it's disappointing. – adl Nov 11 '11 at 14:23

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