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I asked a question about "phonegap" and added the and tags.

But when I submitted the question, the actual tags were different: appeared instead of . Why did this happen? Did I do something wrong?

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They are synonyms stackoverflow.com/tags/cordova/synonyms –  Bart Jul 26 '13 at 12:17

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As you can see in http://stackoverflow.com/tags/cordova/synonyms, they are synonyms:

The following tags will be remapped to :

see all tag synonyms

It means exactly what happened to you: any question tagged with one of the synonyms will automatically be remapped to the "master" one.

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So thats it!! Thank you.. –  Nizam Jul 26 '13 at 12:21
    
YOu're welcome! Now I see meta.stackexchange.com/questions/137732/… where the tag merge was requested. (Somebody just updated that question so it appeared in the front page) –  fedorqui Jul 26 '13 at 12:24

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