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There is a huge amount of questions whose primary tag is git. Then there is usually a mixed bag of tags attached. Sometimes they are correctly tagged with the git commands involved, sometimes it is just the name of the command. As the command names are fairly commonplace they pollute the original tag.

Is it possible to batch retag question which are tagged as e.g.

git commit branch rebase
> to
git git-commit git-branch git-rebase

I understand that batch tagging is a too powerful feature to put into the hands of too many users. But at least a tool to find all possible of those mistakes and create a list of retagging candidates which then can be submitted for manual inspection with the suggested retag would be awesome. Of course I can build a pentadactyl script to do that, but I will still end up flooding the front page.

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May as well fix up the rest of the post, which bulk retags never pick up. Guessing most will have titles that start with "Git: ..." –  random Jul 30 '12 at 20:04
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@random My initial estimation of the work did not make that to be out too bad. But, yes. That would be a nice side-effect of having that automated. An opened edit view, a button "apply previewed batch changes" and the ability to edit the post. –  pmr Jul 30 '12 at 20:33
    
git outtta here –  TMP Aug 1 '12 at 0:09