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SO currently has a number of questions tagged . It'd be nice if that tag were replaced with for better name format conformance and legibility and the current tag synonimized to the new one.

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The name of the class is PreferenceActivity, not Preference-Activity. –  Robert Harvey Oct 12 '12 at 20:30

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The convention is that most multi-word tags get a hyphen, except when they are names of things that don't have a hyphen in ordinary usage such as class names, library names, etc.

is a bit of a special case; we are strongly encouraging folks in the Android tag to use tags prefixed with Android, since , and other similar tags are hopelessly ambiguous.

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