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It seems to me that (~300 questions) and (~60 questions) refer to the same thing. I kind of like as being more descriptive, but seems to be winning. Shall we synonym/merge, and if so in which direction?

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I'd say synonimze and merge with windows-event-log as the master. Keeps people from needing to change their habits, while introducing new users to the better tag. –  Matthew Read Jan 11 '12 at 20:11
    
Looks like we've been overruled :-). Well, we're still much better off than where we started. –  dsolimano Jan 12 '12 at 16:28
    
The merge I chose avoids the problem of a specific technology (Windows) co-opting a general term (event log). We currently have this problem with activity, a general term with multiple meanings that was co-opted for android. –  Robert Harvey Jan 12 '12 at 21:14
    
A good point, though it seems all of the event-log questions are windows related. Perhaps we should have mass-retagged to windows-event-log and left event-log empty? Or is the event-log tag useful across different platforms? –  dsolimano Jan 12 '12 at 22:17

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