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(I've read A real solution to ambiguous tags, but it seems that more than a year later no definitive action has been taken still)

The tag is a good example of yet another ambiguous tag, and I was wondering what could be done about it.

Currently the description states:

In a makefile, targets are associated with a series of commands to execute when an action is requested.

However, a lot of questions seem to be about either link targets in HTML (target="_blank") or the css peudo-selector :target, JavaScript's event.target and other cases that I'm not too familiar with but don't seem to be within the scope of the tag's description.

In a similar discussion Is "background" a helpful tag? there are some alternatives proposed to replace that tag, but for I wonder if similar alternatives are useful. Are we going to use , , (all of which don't exist yet)?

It's only ~800 questions right now, compared to the >6000 tags that's still quite manageable. Any suggestions on how to approach this one?

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There is no need for a tag in any of those situations (I would make [css-target] a synonym with [css-selectors] anyway). – BoltClock's a Unicorn Sep 30 '13 at 14:00
Hmm that's a good point, I didn't even think of just removing the tag. In many cases it's not really adding anything at all. – Stephan Muller Sep 30 '13 at 14:05