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Drop the [stackexchange] tag

Since the split, the stackexchange tag is no longer relevant, but people are still using it to tag new questions here. Can it be mass-removed?
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Should tags `filter` and `filtering` be merged?

Should the tags filter and filtering be merged? The former has no wiki summary, but seems intended for the same purpose as the latter.
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Synonymize / merge meta-tags: [original-author] & [original-poster]

Synonym / retag suggestion: original-author← original-poster Question count: original-author= 12, original-poster = 6 (Not including this feature request.) At present, no tag wikis / excerpts for ...
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Re-tag questions with [market] to [google-play], [closed]

All the questions tagged with market are also tagged with android. This suggests that they are all refering to the android-market. Since the android-market tag is a synonym of the google-play tag I ...
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Merge [javascript] and [jquery] tags [closed]

There is often confusion among beginners. Most of the time, when they ask a JavaScript question, what they really want is JQuery. In fact, every problem can be solved with JQuery. We should make ...
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Merge “unicoin” and “unicoins” tags [closed]

Because unicoins are a long-term addition to Stack Exchange, I think that we should nip this issue in the bud before it gets out of control. Can we merge unicoin with unicoins, please? I believe the ...
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Rename mvc tag into mvc-pattern [closed]

I know this has been discussed before about the mvc tag. See: Misunderstood MVC tag Could we work to rename this tag to something like mvc-pattern and blacklist make a synonym the old one?
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Rename [dotnetnuke] to [dnn] [closed]

There are about 2000 dotnetnuke questions on Stack Overflow, with dnn as a synonym that points back to it. Last July, DotNetNuke formally renamed itself to DNN and renamed the professional edition to ...
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Rename pig tag to apache-pig [closed]

pig /pig/ noun noun: pig; plural noun: pigs an omnivorous domesticated hoofed mammal with sparse bristly hair and a flat snout for rooting in the soil, kept for its meat.* synonyms: hog, boar, ...
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Merge/synonymize [arquillian] and [jboss-arquillian] [closed]

I noticed that these tags: arquillian and jboss-arquillian are almost identical. In fact jboss-arquillian looks like a superset of arquillian since most of the questions I checked in arquillian have ...
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Get rid of [endless] [closed]

The endless tag lacks a tag wiki and should be cleaned up. Possible replacements are things like: endless-scroll (which in turn should be a synonym of infinite-scroll) endless-loop (which in turn ...
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Tag rename request: mathematica to wolfram-mathematica [closed]

Since the vast majority of Mathematica users have moved to the dedicated site many of the remaining uses of mathematica are incorrect. I frequently retag questions that are tagged mathematica when ...
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Merge Stack Overflow tags [crypto++] and [cryptopp] [closed]

I've noticed there are two stack overflow tags for the same library. The library is Crypto++, and the two tags are crypto++ and cryptopp. According to Wei Dai, the author of the library (from a ...
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Please rename[git-stack] to [gitstack] [closed]

Can a moderator please rename the tag git-stack to gitstack? I created the tag, and the lead developer of GitStack just sent me an email asking to remove the dash.
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Need to edit tag to add hyphen [closed]

I accidently created the tag azurewebjobs All the Azure tags follow the convention azure-* I'd like to stick to this convention, but I get the following error: You are attempting to create the tag ...
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Retag request: [javscript] -> [javascript] [closed]

I noticed today the javscript tag with about 24 questions applied to it. Can these be retagged to javascript please?
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Proposal to merge tags [existdb] and [exist] [closed]

I'd like to propose that the tags exist and existdb are merged. After going through multiple edits where exist (22 followers) was changed to existdb (12 followers) it became apparent that these ...
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Is sevlets a valid tag? [closed]

Today I came across a question about servlets (now I have edited it), which was tagged with sevlets, so I checked its tag-wiki but couldn't find more information(currently it holds 22 questions). It ...
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Can [lodash] and [lodash.js] be merged? [closed]

Both tags refer to the same tool. On the web site the name of the tool English sentences is consistently spelled "Lo-Dash". It appears as "lodash" when used in JavaScript code. However, the ".js" ...
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Would like to rename angular-dart to angulardart [closed]

I am the original author of AngularJS framework. Internally we have had many debates about how should we write our name and we decided that it should be AngularJS, it is written that way in our ...
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Can [mustache] and [mustache.js] be merged? [closed]

Looking at mustache and mustache.js they have very similar tag descriptions and usage patterns and they talk about the same templating library. I'd expect mustache.js questions to be ...
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Can we get rid of the frameworks tag? [closed]

The frameworks tag has 6k+ questions relating to .net, xcode, php, Java, android, and more. The questions tagged by it aren't exactly related, except that they all use a framework. Most of the ...
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Rename White tag to TestStack-White [closed]

I just finished cleaning up the questions in the white tag. 43% (56 out of 129) were asking about graphic artifacts or layout problems, not the testing framework. Changing the tag to the framework's ...
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Clean up the App Store approval tags [closed]

It has already been established that questions about app store approval are off topic. Lots of these questions are along the lines of "Will Apple approve my app if...." and would be much better asked ...
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Are burninate requests off-topic on meta now?

I've seen that the question Remove the [age] tag was put on hold. In the past I wrote several of such questions here on meta, and there are even tags for it: burninate-request and retag-request with ...
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Rename [mobilesubstrate] to [cydia-substrate] [closed]

After the release of the new evasi0n7 untethered jailbreak for iOS 7.x devices, MobileSubstrate was renamed to "Cydia Substrate". Either the mobilesubstrate tag should be renamed to cydia-substrate or ...
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Rename [sdl-2] to [sdl2] [closed]

Everywhere when I look for information about SDL 2, I search for SDL2. Official downloads are also labeled as SDL2-2.0.1.zip, not as SDL-2.0.1.zip. So I propose to rename sdl-2 tag to sdl2 to be ...
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Rename the [google-reflections] tag [closed]

The library has nothing to do with Google in the first place, except of hosting on google-code. Now even this fragile connection is gone, the library is hosted on GitHub and Bintray. The name ...
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Merge [ruby-1.9.1], [ruby-1.9.2], [ruby-1.9.3] into [ruby-1.9]? [closed]

There are a few questions (compared to the total number of Ruby questions) tagged with ruby-1.9.1 - 15 ruby-1.9.2 - 232 ruby-1.9.3 - 396 The excerpt for the tag ruby-1.9 already suggests that the ...
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Make [objective-c-2.0] a synonym of [objective-c] [closed]

Recommendation Make objective-c-2.0 a synonym for objective-c, with objective-c as the master tag. Rationale objective-c currently has 162,074 posts, and objective-c-2.0 has 303 posts. Of the 303 ...
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Merge [bad-request] into [http-status-code-400] [closed]

Please merge bad-request (its wiki): HTTP status code 400, implying the request was not understood by the server and should not be redone without modifications. into http-status-code-400: ...
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Make uisegmentcontrol a synonym of UISegmentedControl [closed]

While posting a question regarding the uisegmentedcontrol, I noticed that the first suggestion for the tag was actually uisegmentcontrol, which is an incorrect spelling of the UI element. The ...
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Merge tags [hp-quality-center], [quality-center], [qc], and 2 more [closed]

These tags refer to the same thing: HP Quality Center. They should be merged into one / have the others be synonyms for hp-quality-center aka HPQC, which is the least ambiguous, though not ...
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Ambiguous tag: escript [closed]

There are really two eScripts. One is the Oracle's ECMAScript implementation for Siebel CRM system. According to documentation: Siebel eScript is a programming language that is syntactically and ...
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How can we fix the 'trait' tag [closed]

The trait tag is currently targeted at Scala traits: the wiki exerpt A scala trait is roughly the equivalent of an interface in Java. ... etc This is confusing, as there are several other ...
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Rename [writetofile] tag to [objective-c-writetofile]? [closed]

The writetofile tag is defined as: for questions concerning the writeToFile method, part of the NSData class in OS X and iOS But due to the tag's generic name, at least half of the questions ...
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Merge [file-io-permissions] and [file-permissions] [closed]

I think file-permissions and file-io-permissions (and the badly-named fileiopermission) mean pretty much the same thing. Do you think so too?
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Merge [package-managers] and [package-management] [closed]

I do not see why these should be distinct tags. I would also prefer for package-management to be the master tag, with package-managers being its synonym.
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“scale” and “scaling” cover the same subject matter [closed]

There are two tags - scale and scaling which both allow questions regarding image scaling. I believe that these two tags need to be merged and then a synonym created from one to another. scale - The ...
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Cleaning Up Google Tags [closed]

google was blacklisted as of 2013-12-31 and no questions are left with that tag. Similar activity can be done with advanced searches like this, though I will not track progress in this list due to ...
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Significant platform change, should a new tag be created? [ServiceStack] [closed]

Recently the REST platform ServiceStack went from being an OpenSource project in v3 to being a Commercial solution in v4. The changes between v3 and v4 are significant, breaking changes. The ...
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Aura tag rename

I would like to suggest the rename of the "aura" tag to "aurajs". This is more appropriate as there are other frameworks or libraries with the name "aura" such as ...
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Tag synonyms: warnings and compiler-warnings

Tags warnings (2,206 questions tagged) and compiler-warnings (858 questions tagged) seem like they should be synonyms/merged. I'm not sure of the technical details of concepts of "tag synonyms" and ...
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Why is there [google-glass] and [google-gdk]?

Why are there google-glass and google-gdk on the main site? Shouldn't one be a synonym of the other? I know SE is getting a cut, but they should be the same.
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Add synonym or merge [.rdlc] with [rdlc] on StackOverflow

I noticed that there's a tag for both rdlc and .rdlc: http://stackoverflow.com/tags/rdlc/info http://stackoverflow.com/tags/.rdlc/info These seem like they should be synonyms or be merged.
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Add hyphen to [IIS] tag family [closed]

A paradox with IIS related tags is that iis-7.5 has a hyphen. What is definitely good and follows the naming convention, see .net-4.5 for instance. But other don't: iis5 iis6 iis7 iis8 Please ...
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Remove v from [powershell-vX.0] tag family [closed]

PowerShell related tags for some reason contain a v in their name: powershell-v1.0 powershell-v2.0 powershell-v3.0 powershell-v4.0 Please remove it because this breaks our naming convention for ...
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Is there a need for so many regex tags? [closed]

There's regex, regex-negation, regex-lookarounds, regex-greedy, regex-group, etc. I'm not saying that all tags associated with regex are superfluous, but these last four tags seem to be. I don't ...
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Should we clean up Meta's [programming] tags?

programming has 16 questions. programming-languages and computer-science have 9 each. boat-programming has 3. Every question with one of these tags either has no need for the tag, or needs to be ...
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Should tags doxygen-addtogroup and doxygen-wizard be removed

Interested in reducing clutter and mislabelling in areas I have an interest, I wonder if these little-used tags should be removed. (This is my first meta post - please be gentle) doxygen-addtogroup ...