Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 155 Stack Exchange communities.

What is meta?
Here's how it works:
  1. Any Stack Exchange user can ask a question
  2. The community provides support, votes on ideas, and reports bugs
  3. Your voice helps shape the way Stack Exchange operates

I came across this question that has two svn tags, I assume it is because of this retag request.

So can the batch retag facility check if there will be duplicate tags when it completes?

share|improve this question
up vote 3 down vote accepted

I've added a moderator function which deduplicates all current question tags, and all post history tag entries.

So the next time there's a duplicate tag problem, just flag one of them for moderator attention and we'll run the tag deduplicator page.

share|improve this answer
    
Does this mean a merge like stackoverflow.com/tags/session%20sessions (pending synonym merge) needs 35 manual de-duplications? I assumed they would be automatically de-duplicated... – sth Aug 26 '10 at 21:09

Or, perhaps simpler - have a daily script to de-dup them.

share|improve this answer
2  
That would work for me, since it would clean up a lot that we might not be alerted to. – Bill the Lizard Oct 6 '09 at 19:29
1  
I thought this script already existed, was I wrong? – perbert Oct 6 '09 at 21:30

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .