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Do we really need a tag on SO? I don't think we mean for a question without the tag to be asking how not to do something.


Good grief. There's a , too

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Agreed. Here's the tag description: "A how-to is an informal, pithy description of instructions for accomplishing some task. A how-to is usually meant to help non-experts and may be greatly simplified from an in-depth discussion of the topic." That's a meta-tag. Kill it with fire. – Nicol Bolas Sep 24 '12 at 20:16

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Yeah, doesn't look terribly useful to me either. Gone.

tag burninated

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both of them? Thanks. – Chris Gerken Sep 24 '12 at 21:44
how-to was a synonym of howto. – Shog9 Sep 24 '12 at 21:45

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