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I stumble upon questions like these:

It seems to me that 'labeling' the question with [language:question] is redundant as the language is stated in the actual tags.

What is the general opinion on this?

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  • It's simply redundant... The tags (should) already contain this info... – Lix Feb 17 '13 at 15:59
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    It's redundant. However, it's not a good idea to edit them out either, if that's the only problem with the question. – Bo Persson Feb 17 '13 at 16:16
  • I don't mind editing small flaws. – Kriem Feb 17 '13 at 16:17
  • I have seen that. :-) Still, when editing it is better to focus on posts with many problems than those with just a minor issue to fix. – Bo Persson Feb 17 '13 at 16:20
  • Caught in the act. :p Yeah, I know what you mean. It's just that when I come accross these kind of posts, I see no real harm in enforcing the general style rules. – Kriem Feb 17 '13 at 17:48
  • TAGS IN TITLES! Slowly I turned... step by step... inch by inch... – user1228 Feb 17 '13 at 18:36
  • Yeah, definitely OCDing here. – Kriem Feb 17 '13 at 18:37
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Leave them out. From the "what not to put in your posts" post:

Non-Organic Tags

Tags in the title are perfectly acceptable as long as they get worked into the title appropriately and become a part of the actual question. Explicitly labeling the question with a tag at the beginning or end of the title by using the [tag] format or just separating the name of the tag from the question with a dash (or other character) is not acceptable. The question already has tagging features and it should be listed there instead.

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    This says enough: Explicitly labeling the question with a tag at the beginning or end of the title by using the [tag] format or just separating the name of the tag from the question with a dash (or other character) is not acceptable. – Kriem Feb 17 '13 at 15:20

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