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If I'm editing or retagging a question, I don't like to have to go into the question page itself. This is particularly cumbersome when doing librarian work - retagging multiple questions to conform to naming schemes.

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You could create a Grease Monkey script that does this. – Brad Gilbert Jul 29 '09 at 4:41
I thought this had already been suggested here - but obviously not – ChrisF Oct 30 '09 at 17:07

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Agreed on this can we have a separate retag option (as you get before you can edit)

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I think this could be problematic.

In order to correctly re-tag a question, one needs to have a full understanding of exactly what's being asked and all of the context. For longer questions that don't fit 100% into the small letterbox visible on the main questions page, this could lead to a spate of bad (though well-intentioned) re-tagging.

I don't think it's too much to ask a user to click through to the full question in all it's glory, with all of the clarifying comments and gory detail, before allowing them to give it an edit.

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