The tag 8080 has about 5 questions related to Intel 8080 or 8085 assembler code, and about 14 questions related to HTTP port 8080 (and when I looked, it had only 19 questions). I was reviewing a proposed Wiki entry for 8080 which was assuming the HTTP port was correct.
I'd like to suggest that there should be tags:
- port-8080 for HTTP.
- 8080 for Intel 8080
I note that there are, already, the following tags for 808x processors:
- 8086 (162 questions)
- 8088 (1 question was using it and 8086; the 8088 tag is now dropped from the question)
- 8085 (8 questions)
Two of the questions tagged 8080 should be retagged 8085 (I've done that — the counts at the top have changed already). Should the 8080 tag be reserved for the Intel processor (for consistency with the other processor tags) and the 'port-8080' tag be introduced for the Johnny-come-lately use of 8080 to mean an HTTP port?
Alternatively, and as noted in the comments (and the very first version of the question), we could ask whether Port 8080 warrants its own tag at all, and simply remove the 8080 tag from the HTTP-related questions.
Another option is to introduce tags:
and get mass retagging done on those questions without the 'intel' prefix, and deal with 'port 8080' questions by either removing the 8080 tag as insufficiently valuable or using 'port-8080'. The 8080 tag could be black-listed or whatever is most appropriate.
- Drop 8080 tag meaning 'port 8080' from those questions using it.
- Add Wiki for 8080, noting that it should be used for Intel 8080 chips and no tag is needed for HTTP on port 8080.
Any vehement objections? If so, please comment.