Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 158 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

has the following synonyms: and . However, seems to still have its own life, questions and followers. Shouldn't the entire tag and its questions and followers be merged into since it's a synonym?

Update: interesting, for the last two synonyms and are also not fully remapped. For most of the synonyms are also not fully remapped.

share|improve this question
up vote 2 down vote accepted

This just means the tags need to be merged at some point.

It's not a bug.

share|improve this answer

Regarding, & , synonyms process is done by community votes. (batch merging can be done by moderators only, so it moderator didn't involve the tag synonyms process, they won't notice they need to do merging for those tags, right away, isn't it?)

enter image description here enter image description here

New questions will be automatically mapped, IMHO, but for existing questions, moderators need to merge them instead.

share|improve this answer
I wonder why existing questions are not automatically merged. – BalusC May 7 '11 at 12:38

You must log in to answer this question.

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