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Should the tag exist?

The tag summary is:

Malayalam is a language spoken primarily in the state of Kerala, India.

Which seems rather out of scope as a tag on SO to me.

A particular user is suggesting a lot of edits which add this tag, and a lot of them are being approved.

What is the consensus about this tag? Have I missed something about this particular language that makes it warrant a tag?

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It's not large enough to be considered for cjk, and it's too narrow to be considered for just Unicode or utf-8. I'm thinking it stays. –  Makoto Jan 7 at 4:09
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The questions under the tag are genuine programming problems (except this one which should be closed on sight), and very much language dependent (Malayalam is my native language). –  Krishnabhadra Jan 7 at 9:06
    
Great Stack Overflow Tag 'Cleanup' of 2012 took the axe to a lot of language tags, as I recall, despite a somewhat-less-than-consensus that it was a good idea –  AakashM Jan 7 at 9:16

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There's precedent for tags for languages with unusual alphabets. Compare , , and .

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See also hindi. –  Linuxios Jan 7 at 4:10
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Though, for some reason, not chinese. –  TRiG is Timothy Richard Green Jan 7 at 4:10
    
Odd. No Japanese or Korean either. –  Linuxios Jan 7 at 4:11
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All of those language fall under CJK - Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. –  Makoto Jan 7 at 4:11

I think maybe the tag wiki excerpt needs to mention the font that most of the 5 questions refer to. It seems like all the questions tagged with it are specific about the language one way or another, so it seems appropriate to me.

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