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The tag references the Eclipse Draw2d project (as the tag's wiki explains) but it is now also being used as the support tag for the JavaScript library.

Can you create a new tag as written above? I'll handle the retagging until the new tag sticks.

Example questions:

You can notice that most of the question are by new users, and I think this is because the creator of is using Stack Overflow as his support platform. You can also see that before May 2011 all questions for this tag are for the Eclipse Draw2d framework.

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Can you give an example of a question that needs the new tag? – jadarnel27 Jul 2 '12 at 15:33
Maybe more than just one question. – gobernador Jul 2 '12 at 15:35
Way more than just one question. – Charles Jul 2 '12 at 16:49
Seems most answers from this user are about the JS library. The domain is, not .com. – Arjan Jul 2 '12 at 17:07 doesn't call their library; they call it draw2d. Suggest retagging the Eclipse ones with [eclipse-draw2d]. We can talk synonyms later. – Robert Harvey Jul 2 '12 at 17:29
@RobertHarvey eclipse also calls their library draw2d, not eclipse-draw2d. – vainolo Jul 2 '12 at 17:33
It's more difficult to justify a tag with a domain name in it. Eclipse is a well-known company name, easily incorporated into the tag. – Robert Harvey Jul 2 '12 at 17:34
@Arjan That user is the creator and also the seller of That is why he is answering all questions. – vainolo Jul 2 '12 at 17:34
@Arjan thanks. List created. – vainolo Jul 2 '12 at 17:37
Hey Guys! many comments but no answer. Could someone please solve the problem? I think the proposal by @RobertHarvey is the best, but this would mean changing all existing draw2d questions. – vainolo Jul 4 '12 at 20:36

I just want to point out, although this is probably off topic, but the same problem exists with Graphiti as it's used both as an Eclipse project and a JavaScript project (part of the same Draw2D download).

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That seems like more than just a coincidence. Are they the same project, or is one a fork of the other? – Robert Harvey Jul 2 '12 at 20:19
As an aside: the JavaScript Draw2D seems to have been around for years. (Though the 2007 page lists all blog entries on the same date; some antedating I guess, but that might have many reasons.) – Arjan Jul 2 '12 at 20:27
@RobertHarvey They are definitely not the same project. eclipse draw2d and eclipse graphiti are both open source projects built on top of eclipse, while is a closed source javascript library being being sold by Andreas Herz. Seems to me that Mr. Herz learned how eclipse GEF/draw2d/graphiti work and created his own JS implementation. – vainolo Jul 3 '12 at 6:13
@vainolo: By closed source, do you mean not up on Github? Complete source is provided with the $5 download. I'm a little surprised that everyone is characterizing this as a commercial product; $5 doesn't even buy a beer nowadays. – Robert Harvey Jul 3 '12 at 14:55
@RobertHarvey I'm just stating the differences between the projects. I not against the author not sharing the code on the internet. It's his work and he can do with it as he pleases. – vainolo Jul 4 '12 at 7:38

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