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The tag has 126 questions and tag has 83 questions.

However, I think that tag is more correctly formatted, anyone want to make a synonym for this?

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Unless it's being used as a class name... AFAIK, both Java and .NET have classes named ThreadPool or similar. –  Shogging through the snow Aug 16 '10 at 15:14
    
@Shog9 That is what was concerning me, because the classname has no space, however if one were talking about the concept of a thread pool, i think [thread-pool] would be more preferable. –  James Aug 16 '10 at 15:16
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@James: I agree... Unfortunately, it appears that threadpool has been used for both (questions on the class and questions on the concept). Perhaps it would be good to merge them all into thread-pool just to avoid confusion, but it'd be nice to see someone else more familiar with the classes weigh in. –  Shogging through the snow Aug 16 '10 at 15:19
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I'm not sure there's a reliable way to distinguish between [threadpool] and [thread-pool] without context that must be provided in the question itself. threadpool as a class/module/library isn't even reliably unique within a given language. –  Nicholas Knight Aug 16 '10 at 15:54
    
@Nicholas Knight, then i guess it would make sense to use [thread-pool] if the naming of the threadpool module/class/lib is not consistent. –  James Aug 16 '10 at 15:58
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One should not forget the class uses a CaseNotion, which the threadpool tag does not, but the thread-pool tag simulates. Here is another issue: If someone on google searches for "ThreadPool", will it find stackoverflow's thread-pool? –  Johannes Schaub - litb Aug 16 '10 at 20:13

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I am writing this answer to bring attention to this topic. I wanted to start a new one, but this one is already present, so let's use it.

I also think that the tag should be merged with . Since 2010 the distribution for those two tags has changed. now has 1383 questions and 103.

Moreover, the description for is A tag redundant to threadpool which more or less states that these two are identical.

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