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Is there a facility, either planned or available, to prevent some ambiguous and/or overlapping tags from being used. See, for example, this discussion Tag overlap: Oracle APEX and APEX VisualForce.

I think that could be safely banned, because, for instance, the question Oracle APEX: popup menu before editing had , while the better fit would be to have on it, and you could understand neither from initial tags nor from the title what this question is about unitl you follow it and read the question.

neither adds anyting useful to the question, nor does it remove the ambiguity. I would get rid of it and retag existing questions having to have .

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I support this. –  JustinStolle Apr 9 '11 at 6:05
    
This is a possible duplicate of Implement a Tag Black List –  alex Apr 9 '11 at 6:17

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This is why we have tag synonyms.

See here.

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Nope, tag synonyms are not useful in such case, as "apex" could refer to several unrelated products, and you couldn't safely retag "apex" to, for instance, "oracle-apex". –  Yasir Arsanukaev Apr 9 '11 at 23:28

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