Lately I am delving into advanced bash and I was a bit disappointed to see the number of posts under the 'bash' tag on SO that seem to have the tag due to some very minor association that has nothing to do with bash itself. For example, I just removed the tag from a post that was dominantly about PHP and contained a php function that took an argument with a stdout redirect in it.. i.e. func("foo.php > bar") somewhere in the 100 line PHP script was enough to convince the OP it was a bash question.
Of course, this is not an isolated incident. It seems epidemic that people apply the "bash" tag when the question really has very little or nothing to do with bash. I just removed the tag from 2 zsh questions for example, where the OP thought because he knew something in bash but not in zsh, and was asking how to do it in zsh, that it became a bash question.
That's like saying I don't know for loops in C, but look what I can do in assembly? Can you please teach me a for loop, then tagging the post with asm.
My thought is that I want to go on a personal crusade to remove bash tags from irrelevant posts, but I think I'll ask here before I step on too many toes. I already removed a couple