I have noticed there are 3 questions tagged broken-windows, and the tag has been added in those questions from a single user.
What does that tag would mean? Do we need it?
Above question made me feel that topic of broken windows may be worth tagging:
In this question, broken windows problem appear to be described as "old, fun posts... create broken windows, which serve as an advertisement for the types of questions which are acceptable".
I also studied some other questions to find out what would it mean to people referring this phenomenon (as in what would one put into tag wiki excerpt).
Below are some descriptions I found:
For the sake of completeness, other questions I studied are listed below:
update: tag wiki are set
One of the edit summaries points to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_windows_theory which provides background.
What these questions have in common is that they refer to situations where we have visible evidence of undesired behaviour, which the above theory suggests is likely to result in further undesired behaviour.
It certainly sounds like the
While I agree that those are bad questions, I don't see any use of this tag. Otherwise we should have other tags like