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  1. I think the tag should be a synonym of the tag.
  2. I don't think that either of those tags should use the tag's icon (unfair competition).
  3. Should the tag be a synonym too?
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Agreed on point #1, but not sure what your point is on #2. Why shouldn't they? –  Anna Lear May 23 '11 at 19:44
    
@lear because it's not the only BTS en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_issue-tracking_systems –  Knu May 23 '11 at 19:49

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1. should be a synonym of

With sufficient permissions, you can propose synonyms at http://stackoverflow.com/tags/bug-tracking/synonyms. I see no reason for this process to be overridden for a tag that's not obviously the exact same thing.

2. both tags shouldn't use the icon

They use the icon because YouTrack sponsors those tags, not because StackOverflow just decided arbitrarily to associate the icon. This is one way that StackOverflow makes money.

There is a lot of discussion about these topics in the tag, including Should tags that represent concepts be sponsorable?

I will add that it seems at least some tags can (apparently) gain sponsored links without logos on the tags — see

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in this particular case they shouldn't accept it // it makes sense for proprietary apps though (like google-chrome) –  Knu May 23 '11 at 19:53
    
@Knu That's already been amply discussed –  Michael Mrozek May 23 '11 at 20:24
    
@mrozek just discovered it […] btw is there a greasemonkey script for it? –  Knu May 23 '11 at 20:26

should be a synonym of

Issues are not bugs, but bugs can be issues.

In a synonym relationship, could be a synonym of , causing to be the "parent" in the relationship.

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good point Ill edit my question –  Knu May 23 '11 at 20:08

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