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With Microsoft rebranding the Surface touchscreen to PixelSense, SO should do the same and migrate existing questions tagged to and make refer exclusively to the handheld tablet.

As for questions, ones about the Microsoft touchscreen should also be retagged .

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Yes, the rebranding is retroactive; the old platform is no longer called "Surface", it is called PixelSense; look at surface.com; it's exclusively about the new tablet. All the old content has been migrated to pixelSense.com –  Dour High Arch Jun 20 '12 at 18:31
    
What about [Surface] - the math term? That alone is easily a big reason to keep it. (Or to change your suggestion to. Please, retag all ms-surface questions. Probably not a good use of moderation-time). –  r4. Jun 20 '12 at 18:31
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@Olof, I could not find a single use of the [Surface] tag in SO referring to the math term, every existing usage is to what is now called PixelSense. Questions tagged [Microsoft-Surface] should also be changed to [PixelSense]. –  Dour High Arch Jun 20 '12 at 18:46
    
No offence but. You can't have been looking. I could go on an on. stackoverflow.com/questions/3338385 and stackoverflow.com/questions/2716837 and stackoverflow.com/questions/2488086 and stackoverflow.com/questions/120066 –  r4. Jun 20 '12 at 18:50
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@Olof, finding other questions also not about PixelSense hardly makes existing wrongly-tagged ones correct. I am not suggesting that questions about mathematical surfaces be retagged, only wrongly-tagged ones. –  Dour High Arch Jun 20 '12 at 20:41
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@Dour: I think what Olof is getting at is that we can't just rename the surface tag unless the only questions in it refer to what is now "pixelsense". –  Shog9 Jun 20 '12 at 20:55

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As has been mentioned in the comments, isn't unique to questions on what are now called "PixelSense". So straight-up renaming this is out of the question.

could be renamed. Given the rebranding, it's probably worth doing so early, before questions on the new surface start showing up. So I've done so - but I've left the previous tag as a synonym of the new for the time being. We may want to remove this after news of the name change has been disseminated a bit.

You can start re-tagging applicable questions to at your leisure.

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