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I've noticed has a double meaning. It can mean the literal element visibility (as in shown or hidden), or it could mean the property/method visibility in OOP (as in private, protected or public).

Should we separate the two? I suggest to retag the questions about visual visibility to , and leave the OOP visibility as is.

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both are metatags, if you ask me. –  Sathya Dec 2 '11 at 8:27
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I'd tend to agree, if only I knew what a metatag is :P –  Second Rikudo Dec 2 '11 at 8:34
    
See The Death of Meta Tags on the blog: "[...] they do not describe the content of the question. They describe some other aspect of the question, like the author’s skill level, or the author’s motivation for asking it, or generally what “kind” of question it is (poll, how-to, etc.)." And: "These are tags that don’t say anything by themselves – you can’t tell what the question is about unless they’re paired with some other tag (or several of them)." –  Arjan Dec 2 '11 at 8:36
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I see, in which case I disagree. OOP visibility is a concept that many questions can be asked on. It's not a metatag. –  Second Rikudo Dec 2 '11 at 8:41
    
(I edited my comment while you were reading it, @Truth. Still my summary might not be too good; see that blog!) –  Arjan Dec 2 '11 at 8:41
    
As an aside: before posting this question, its wiki was proposed/changed to read: Visibility is the concept of having something visible on the page or application. Changing the visibility state of an element means to show or hide it from the view of the user. So, while using that tag, there was no wiki yet. –  Arjan Dec 2 '11 at 9:59
    
Yes, I've suggested the edit, and then I saw it has those kinds of questions as well. –  Second Rikudo Dec 2 '11 at 15:31

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