This only happens on some questions and is really confusing. Why is this happening?
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The "edit tags" button is only a shortcut for the normal edit interface--thus it orders the tags in the same way.
The tags section of the question editor holds the tags in the order they were inputted (i.e., how the tags are stored in the database). So, if you move a tag around in the edit interface, the next time you edit it this "moving around" is reflected
On the other hand, the tags on the displayed post are ordered by some algorithm (
Yes, it's confusing when you use the 10k inline editor, but fixing this IMO won't be much but a small cosmetic change.