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There are , and tags. These should be unified into one, preferably .

If we choose then current should be changed to as well.

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closed as off-topic by Shadow Wizard, ɥʇǝS, Martijn Pieters, Monica Cellio, mmyers Jul 17 '14 at 16:18

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I don't think that is a dumb restriction at all. With less than 5 upvotes in a certain tag how can we tell if the user knows enough about the topic? I got most my rep in the ****book tag, but I'm definitely not the right person to suggest synonyms for C# or Python... – Lix Dec 5 '12 at 20:35
@Lix What knowledge does it take to know httprequest and http-request refer to the same? Although I have several answers on questions about http requests I don't have score 5 or more because these questions are tagged with other tags :) – Piotr Dobrogost Dec 5 '12 at 20:38
Changed this to a pure support request. As a feature request, the business of keeping the site in order (as best we can) will get lost. The requirements aren't going to change, at least, not by any argument put forth in this post. If you want to post that the requirements be lessened for Stack Overflow, I'd recommend a separate feature request (although they're high on Stack Overflow because of the insane traffic). – casperOne Dec 5 '12 at 20:40
@PiotrDobrogost: None, in this case. But the tag synonym system really isn't meant to handle silly things like this. Creating alternate tags that differ by only a dash or an "s" is now forbidden, so it's just a matter of cleaning up all the ones that were already created. A normal synonym suggestion would require more expertise than "oh there's just a dash in this one." – animuson Dec 5 '12 at 20:42
@pio, I was only referring to your comments on the restriction.. Sure there are gonna be some obvious cases, but the system needs to accommodate for all cases. Synonym suggestions are not always as straight forward as the ones in your post. – Lix Dec 5 '12 at 21:15
Please stop directly pinging moderators or bumping your posts like this. If you want to bump a post without a meaningful edit, place a bounty. – BoltClock's a Unicorn Apr 28 '13 at 10:36
@BoltClock'saUnicorn Did you delete my comment here? – Piotr Dobrogost Apr 29 '13 at 7:37
No, another moderator did. – BoltClock's a Unicorn Apr 29 '13 at 7:37