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I think all the questions tagged with or , and in the same time with (or or .

are regarding Entity Framework Code First,

so is the most suitable tag for them.


Update: Now only 115 questions from 854 are tagged by and not with any .NET stack related technology. Or even more!

This means that this tag is used incorrectly in ~90% of cases!

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At least [codefirst] should be a synonym for [code-first]. – abatishchev Dec 16 '11 at 20:32
Don't co-opt general tags for specific uses! That's what happened in the Android tag with activity and intent, and it's a big mess now. – Robert Harvey Mar 12 '12 at 17:15
@RobertHarvey just for the record, I don't necessarily agree with OP. – Stijn Mar 12 '12 at 18:08
@Robert: True. But still the most of the code-first questions are Entity Framework related! – abatishchev Mar 13 '12 at 14:12
@Robert: And even synonimation is not done. – abatishchev Mar 13 '12 at 14:13

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[codefirst] => [code-first] Si!

=> [ef-code-first] No!

Code-first is also used to describe design patterns where the code literally comes before other concerns. A common example is an alternative to contract-first web service design.

If anything, those questions should be retagged to the ef version of the tag.

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Globally - yes, but I'm sure that all the posts tagged with [code-fifst] and entity-framework are regarding ef-code-first, aren't they? – abatishchev Dec 17 '11 at 10:22
I don't think that [code-first] makes sense, really. It's too vague – abatishchev Dec 19 '11 at 13:07
@abatishchev: Eh, possibly. But It does describe a general pattern of software development where you write code before you do anything else... – Won't Dec 19 '11 at 14:48
+1 Retagging would require some work but makes the most sense. – Stijn Mar 12 '12 at 18:09
@Won't: [codefist] still is not a synonym for [code-first], support please. – abatishchev Mar 25 '12 at 17:10
@abatishchev done – Won't Mar 25 '12 at 17:22
Thanks! May I ask the same for [ef-code-only] and [ef-code-first]? – abatishchev Mar 25 '12 at 17:27
@abatishchev will look into it – Won't Mar 25 '12 at 17:29

is more intuitive than . You might want to put the ef at the end. Try instead. Tag suggestions will help here.

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But the product's name is Entity Framework Code First. So tag should be name correlatively. – abatishchev Dec 19 '11 at 13:07

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