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At least once or twice a day someone asks a question about Microsoft Access using the access tag. However the much more accepted tag is ms-access. I've edited the ms-access wiki tag as I have sufficient repuation, etc. I also look for access tags and, if appropriate, retag with the ms-access tag.

However I'd like to adit the access tag wiki to tell folks who are asking Microsoft Access questions to use the ms-access tag as they will likely get an answer much quicker. But I can't because I don't have enough of an access tag repuatation, etc.

(Of course I do get some points because there are frequently unanswered questions using the access tag so I really shouldn't even be complaining.)

So can someone who is a moderator or whatever update the access tag wiki?

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What should be done is a synonym. There is already one proposed, you can vote for it here. Once it is accepted, it will automatically convert access tag to ms-access.

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Most of the questions currently tagged [access] have however to get rid of the tag then since they don't cover MS Access at all. – BalusC Sep 10 '10 at 2:44
For whatever reason though folks are using the access tag for other purposes so I disagree with this idea. – Tony Toews Sep 10 '10 at 3:33
@Tony the other use of the tag access are rather vague and I'm not entirely sure they are appropriate. "How do I access the property x within a language ?". It's mostly question that are asked this way that are tagged [access]. – HoLyVieR Sep 10 '10 at 12:00
Yes, I do agree that many users of the access tag are vague and likely not appropriate. But I'm also not going to muck with someone's tags without good reason. – Tony Toews Sep 10 '10 at 20:49

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