What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 128 Stack Exchange communities.

This question is related to Coffeescript tag in javascript library questions?, but I do not think it is a duplicate.

If a question is asking about CoffeeScript (which compiles into JavaScript) but does not really have anything to do with JavaScript, should it still be tagged with ?

Inheritance in CoffesScript doesn't correctly work because of lodash merge function is the question that prompted me asking this.

share|improve this question
    
Related/duplicate: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/76058/… –  sth Jan 4 '13 at 19:23
    
@sth good find. sounds like the decision there was that the output language (JavaScript/Python) tag should be removed from the question. This probably suffices as an answer if you'd like to repost as such... –  jbabey Jan 4 '13 at 19:31
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 6 down vote accepted

CoffeeScript, and JavaScript are two different languages with different syntax. Tagging a question about CoffeeScript with doesn't make sense, as the users who don't know CoffeeScript cannot answer a question about CoffeeScript.

If the question is about the JavaScript code generated from CoffeeScript code, then I would probably use ; in the other cases, I would use .

share|improve this answer
    
I think this is the concensus. Strong relation between the two languages does not imply both tags. –  jbabey Jan 4 '13 at 20:41
add comment

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .