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The tag was created eight hours ago. I wanted to fill its description, but I am unsure of its purpose.

My question is: How should this tag be used?

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How should this tag be used? If you knew, it wouldn't be "unknown", now would it? – Servy Apr 10 '13 at 20:24
The sarcasm is strong with this one @Servy, +2 internetz – ryan Apr 10 '13 at 20:26
Also check out the c+++ tag. The extra + means it's that good. – LittleBobbyTables Apr 10 '13 at 20:29
On that note @blah server got created again today. Upvote the blacklist request! – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 10 '13 at 20:31
@benisuǝqbackwards - I noticed :) – LittleBobbyTables Apr 10 '13 at 20:32
7 minutes ago @blah? That means it's been created (at least) twice today. You just got the latest incarnation :-) – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 10 '13 at 20:35
Looks like it was me who removed unknown, and then Charles.. – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 10 '13 at 20:36
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The tag has no questions; it has no purpose and has been removed. Please do not create a description/wiki.

It will be deleted within 24 hours; problem solved :-).

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Well, I guess that answers my question. Thanks. – Jean Apr 10 '13 at 20:25
No problem @jean. Always click through and if a tag does not make sense you could consider whether it's required at all. I think in this case it might even have been me who removed it. – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 10 '13 at 20:26
Isn't that untagged @Oded? (5 questions if someone know something of the subject matter) – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 10 '13 at 20:27
Is there a way to flag crappy tags? – just asking – Jean Apr 10 '13 at 20:27
You have over 2k rep @Jean. Use it and edit the question into shape. If you don't Charles is great at removing crap new tags; I just fill in when he's on holiday :-). – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 10 '13 at 20:28
@Jean Not really. You could flag a random question with the tag. In most cases you can clean it up yourself. If you are unsure if it should be cleaned up, or it's too much work to do yourself, post a question about it on meta as a call to action for others to discuss/address. Mods rarely need to be involved. – Servy Apr 10 '13 at 20:29
@benisuǝqbackwards - You are right. Was thinking untagged == unknown ;) – Oded Apr 10 '13 at 20:29
@Oded you needed a strict comparison in javascript that could well return true. use untagged === unknown. Then for sure it will return false. – ryan Apr 10 '13 at 20:32
@ryan - Another JS gotcha, eh? Automatic semi-colon insertion and parseInt are other favorites ;) – Oded Apr 10 '13 at 20:33

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