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It was just brought to my attention that somebody introduced a tag excerpt in April 2012 narrowing the tag to a company of that name. It would appear that most questions on that tag are asking something related to that company, while my own question is an instance of a counter example.

However, I know the term code synthesis to describe a wider methodology related to (or perhaps even synonymous in some situations) code generation. So, what should the tag be used for?

As far as I can tell, most questions ask about , which seems to be related to that company, so it seems redundant to use two tags for the same thing (and inconsistently so).

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Ideally the tag should be product specific rather than the company name specific. Since the product in question is codesynthesis xsd, and all tagged questions are related to that, the tag name and description should be changed to reflect this. –  iDev Feb 27 '13 at 21:36
    
Yes, a product tag is better. Another thing: earlier today I removed the tag codesynthesis from 3 questions that were not related to the company Codesynthesis. stackoverflow.com/questions/8086595/… stackoverflow.com/questions/6985706/… stackoverflow.com/questions/1317780/… About the usage of the tag codesynthesis in the more abstract meaning of the word: Maybe the already existing tag code-generation could be used for that? –  Erik Sjölund Feb 27 '13 at 22:02

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