What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 127 Stack Exchange communities.

Why is a tag synonym for when , , , etc., aren't. Is this a mistake?

share|improve this question

closed as off-topic by Undo, ChrisF, ɥʇǝS, Emrakul, mhlester May 9 at 20:49

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "This question pertains only to a specific site in the Stack Exchange Network. Questions on Meta Stack Exchange should pertain to our network or software that drives it as a whole, within the guidelines defined in the help center. You should ask this question on the meta site where your concern originated." – Undo, ɥʇǝS, Emrakul, mhlester
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

1  
This doesn't look like a bug to me - it might not be right, but that doesn't automatically make it a bug. –  Flexo Mar 14 '13 at 19:25
    
@Flexo Then where should I write about it in order to get someone to fix it? I can suggest synonyms but I can't revoke/vote away synonyms :) –  Warpzit Mar 14 '13 at 19:26
    
Here is the right place, I was just explaining the tag edit I made. –  Flexo Mar 14 '13 at 19:28
1  
Related: Merge and synonymize Android version tags –  blahdiblah Mar 22 '13 at 23:54
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 9 down vote accepted
+50

Since those tags are version tags, and have specific differences, it is probably inappropriate for to be a synonym of . Questions for any of the specific versions should be tagged with that version along with .

share|improve this answer
    
Based on the android eco system I'd say none. Android went from alpha -> beta -> 1.0 and forward. 1.5 was called cupcake. –  Warpzit Mar 14 '13 at 19:30
    
So when will this get fixed? And by who? –  Warpzit Mar 21 '13 at 13:14
    
@Warpzit, it will take a mod to fix that, and it's not always easy to get their attention and interest. Maybe you could bounty this question. –  Lance Roberts Mar 21 '13 at 13:51
    
then why not create honeycomb ,icecreamsandwhich also synonyms ? –  NullPoiиteя Mar 21 '13 at 14:21
1  
@Warpzit I removed the gingerbread->android synonym. Feel free to award the bounty to Lance here, since his answer is really what drove the decision. –  Anna Lear Mar 23 '13 at 0:15
    
@AnnaLear Thanks –  Warpzit Mar 23 '13 at 8:38
add comment

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