Is (or would) it be possible to assign SO tags to chat rooms in order to indicate what is the focus of particular room?
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I'm completely in favor of this proposal, if only to help alleviate the problem which is worse than duplicate questions: duplicate chat rooms. It would be one thing if there were enough traffic to maintain eight rooms, but there isn't. I think that a viable solution to the problem of duplicate Android chat rooms.
Also on the topic of duplicate chat rooms, perhaps the mods should (or should have, initially?) open(ed) a chat room per language. I think that I would be sufficient to have one for C, one for C++, one for Java, .NET, one for each of the major mobile platforms and one for the "other" languages.
Another option is to rais the minimum rep required to open a chat room on SO. Other sites are perhaps less likely to run into duplicates, but SO chat room opening "powers" have obviously been abused.
So... I agree with this proposal, along with some of my other suggestions. Lets make chat more active by keeping dupe rooms from opening and spreading conversation too thin.
Just to clarify:
I suggest this for StackOverflow, but creating a set of rooms on another stackexchange site may well be a terrible idea. I refer specifically to StackOverflow where this issue needs to be addressed.