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How is per-tag reputation calculated?

I am trying to understand the the tag numbers in people's profiles.

When I see a non-wiki answer net voted to 3 and its owner has number 1 shown to the left of its tag in their profile (and no other listed answers in that tag), would that simply mean that I looked there too soon after the last two upvotes?

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marked as duplicate by animuson, Tim Stone, Jirka Hanika, Manishearth, jadarnel27 Jun 21 '12 at 19:30

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up vote -1 down vote accepted

Those scores are cached. They are updated every night at 03:00 UTC.

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+1 at the referenced question and voting to close here. (I don't know how I missed it. Thanks.) – Jirka Hanika Jun 21 '12 at 6:57

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