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and are being used the same way and should be synonymized and/or merged (preferably in the direction of the latter). has been merged into . Thanks Robert.

is being used for a few unrelated things:

  1. Conflicts in source control
  2. Conflicts with binaries/libraries (version mismatches, etc.)
  3. Other conflicts in general
  4. When the word "conflict" appears in code (e.g., LINQ's "ConflictMode", which relates to case #3 as well)

If this tag stick around, I think we need to settle on one definition and clean it up.

The other solution is to kill it and have more specific tags, e.g., or . Unfortunately I can't think up better tags (less awkward and easier to find while still being specific enough), so I'm not sure what the best course of action is here.

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[conflict] looks like it is the master tag. – Robert Harvey Jan 23 '12 at 21:21

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