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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, but a Stack Exchange developer changes the Accepted ...
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New silver badge for editing N tag wikis

I am working on improving our tag wiki system and am looking for some better ways to incentivise the community to write awesome content. At the moment we have a single bronze badge for Tag Wikis - ...
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Do not expire single use tags on Beta sites

Tags that have exactly one question are automatically pruned after six months, leaving their questions untagged, and their wikis orphaned. This is problematic on Beta sites, where it's not uncommon ...
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Please allow low-occurence tags to be declared persistent

Single-use tags are pruned after six months. Sometimes, this removes spurious tags. Sometimes, this removes legitimate tags. After a quick look on Unix SE, I see plenty of legitimate tags that are at ...
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Homeless orphan tag wikis need original names, euthanised

Orphan wiki tag posts should indicate their original designation so we can right the wrong of the cutting of the umbilical cord in the harsh sands of loneliness. Almost everyday a tag wiki post is ...
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Do you clean up MSO tags? What criteria determines burnination for MSO and SO?

What is the criteria for determining if an MSO tag should be removed, and is this the same as determining when SO tags should be removed? I never really understand the reasons for most SO tag ...
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Misspelled 'guassian' tag [duplicate]

While performing a review task I came across the guassian tag. The suggested edit was actually a comment, stating I think this is a misspelling for gaussian. It probably should be deleted. I ...
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Do not automatically expire single-use tags on Stack Overflow

There is an automatic job that deletes single-use tags after 6 months. No attempt is made at determining whether the tags are good and should remain, or whether the tags are a variant name of another ...
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Please complete the orphan wiki lifecycle

It was recently announced that tags with exactly one tag that also possess a complete tag wiki will not be deleted. This is welcome news for many smaller sites. On Board and Card games, we have ...
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How are tag wiki entries deleted [duplicate]

While reviewing suggested edits, I can across one for pyython which, as the tag wiki currently states, is clearly the result of a typo. There are no questions tagged with this, and the tag edit was ...