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What is the tag supposed to be used for on SO? It is lacking any description and I'm not sure what falls under it... I thought about using it for my most recent question (How do make virtual analog looking dice display using html/css and javascript), but I was hesitant with the lack of a description of what goes in there...

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Well, bearing in mind there are only 33 questions tagged with it, it's more of a descriptor than a category.

Many tags are like this, where they really have little meaning, other than as an adjective roughly describing the question topic.

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Oops, my mistake. Well, my point still stands. The tag could be removed, but I think it adds detail for each individual question. –  Rich Bradshaw Jun 13 '12 at 9:18
Detail that should really be in the body of the question and not the tag list... –  Lix Jun 13 '12 at 9:20
True. I suspect there are a huge amount of tags like this though. Are we saying that tags are definitive categories – if so, then it should perhaps be deleted as it's not precise enough. If not then it's fine. –  Rich Bradshaw Jun 13 '12 at 9:21
Perhaps it needs to be added to the list –  Lix Jun 13 '12 at 9:22
I think so – I've just added it. –  Rich Bradshaw Jun 13 '12 at 9:24

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