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In response to this question, the useless tag was semi-burninated, but made a synonym for .

Now, the is getting slapped onto any random question posted by someone trying to convert something to something else, which is certainly worse than having the useless tag to begin with.

It appears to me that 14 of the 58 questions currently with the tag actually have anything to do with ImageMagick.

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Ooh, ooh, can we blacklist it instead? Pretty please? With cherries on top? – Charles Sep 12 '12 at 17:54

I removed as a synonym of and made it a synonym of instead. I'll keep an eye on that tag for a bit. We may need to just blacklist it.

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I removed the tag from a ton of questions just now, and the vast majority were about either translating code from one programming language to another or typecasting; I think just 2 were about base conversion. – Wooble Sep 12 '12 at 18:10
@Wooble Thanks. I'll ask in chat if someone on the Community Team can just blacklist it. – Bill the Lizard Sep 12 '12 at 18:24

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