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I saw a question on SO with the product, manager and resume tags. I don't see any of these tags adding anything meaningful and probably should be deleted.

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They all have legitimate meaning on Stack Overflow, but all of these tags do need to be cleaned up (not removed).

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The first two I can see, but if resume is really meant in the context of threading then it's a lousy tag. [multithreading] already tells us everything we need to know about the question's topic; I really doubt that there are any experts specifically on the topic of resuming threads (and even if there were, then the appropriate tag would be [resuming], not [resume]). That one really smacks of people pasting the question title into the tag box. – Aarobot Mar 7 '11 at 2:55
@Aarobot: Yeah, on second thought I agree. Unfortunately too many people use it when they mean "résumé" so I think it would make a bad synonym. – Bill the Lizard Mar 7 '11 at 3:07
my thoughts on the matter: product as in multiplication does not need a tag. product in the context of magento is probably better expressed as magento-product. manager appears to be used for many different things, if we want a tag for the manager design pattern (though I think that might be a bit too specific) then manager-design-pattern would probably be a better name. I would argue that questions to do with résumés are probably better served on programmers.SE ... if it's about résumés for programmers that is. – Brian Reichle Mar 7 '11 at 7:17
@Brian: That all seems reasonable. I've already cleared out all the résumé questions. The [resume] tag is now only used on questions like suspend-resume, which I think might be what the tag should be. – Bill the Lizard Mar 7 '11 at 12:08

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