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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 '14 at 4:09
Related discussion available here: Tags for natural languages help in content categorization and searching of posts. – Aziz Shaikh Jan 7 '14 at 6:22
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 '14 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 '14 at 9:16

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

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See also hindi. – Linuxios Jan 7 '14 at 4:10
Though, for some reason, not chinese. – TRiG is Timothy Richard Green Jan 7 '14 at 4:10
Odd. No Japanese or Korean either. – Linuxios Jan 7 '14 at 4:11
All of those language fall under CJK - Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. – Makoto Jan 7 '14 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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