It has become unwieldy to browse Stack Exchange proposals on Area 51. There are more than 900 proposals, more than 18 pages if 50 proposals are shown per page.
If it was possible to tag proposals and use tag inclusion/exclusion in view filtering then it would be more manageable. For example, it would be possible to filter out all the proposals that are really small subsets of (or closely related to) Stack Overflow or otherwise computer related (if they were tagged with
Examples from some 100 proposals include
- FOSS Finder,
- Office Development,
- IBM Mainframes,
- Object Oriented & Functional - Design Patterns,
- Software Architecture,
- Game Theory,
- Windows Phone 7 Development,
- Linked Data Queries,
- Software Testing (in Portuguese),
- History of Computers and Computing,
- Reverse Engineering (Software),
- Microsoft .NET Micro Framework,
- Image Processing,
- Development Methodologies,
- Joomla Answers,
- MongoDB and
- Shell Hackers.
The same goes for other classifications, for example games, sports, science, language/writing, etc.
Do you think a tagging system for Area 51 is a good idea?
Related, but is about tagging for example questions, not proposals: Please add tags to proposed questions on Area51.