My reputation is not 1500 but i wanted to add some new tags. There are some emerging technologies which should be there in Stack Overflow.

  • 2
    Just out of curiosity, which tags are missing? – JJJ Mar 6 '13 at 7:29
  • Can you guess any new technology which is not present on stackoverflow? – Muhammad Sohaib Ayub Mar 6 '13 at 7:30
  • 7
    No, I can't. That's why I asked. – JJJ Mar 6 '13 at 7:30
  • Ok there should be a tag "SDN" "OVS" etc as stack overflow is very good forum and have most of the answers. – Muhammad Sohaib Ayub Mar 6 '13 at 7:31
  • you did vote down for my resonable question :( – Muhammad Sohaib Ayub Mar 6 '13 at 7:32
  • 3
    Tags will be added if there are questions which require it. – Bart Mar 6 '13 at 7:42
  • 4
    SDN = Software-Defined Networking? Sounds more like Serverfault's territory. I can't find anything relevant about OVS, maybe it hasn't "emerged" enough yet. Also, downvotes work differently on meta. – JJJ Mar 6 '13 at 7:44
  • googling about "OVS full form" asking me "did you mean EVS full form".. If you think the technology is an emerging one, it would be better if you link to its official site in question. – Krishnabhadra Mar 6 '13 at 7:57
  • Krishnabhadra I edited the question and links are there ONF opennetworking.org is maintaining standards – Muhammad Sohaib Ayub Mar 7 '13 at 5:46
  • Do you actually have a question about these technologies, or have you spotted a question that should have these tags? If not, it's a bit premature to add tags for them (and that's not how tags work: you can't have tags without questions). – JJJ Mar 7 '13 at 7:50
  • @Juhana There are many related questions – Muhammad Sohaib Ayub Mar 12 '13 at 9:20
  • 1
    @SohaibAyub If you give a link to a couple of them, I can go add the tags. – JJJ Mar 12 '13 at 11:14

I think you would have better luck if you compiled a list of existing questions you think the tag would apply to. Post it here on Meta along with a description of what the tag means. Then someone with enough rep could create it for you if they agreed that it was a good idea.

The fact that you don't have a high enough rep to do it yourself doesn't mean it can't be done. It just means you need to convince the community that it is a good idea. And without concrete evidence at least some things would be improved if it were added, you're not going to convince anyone.


If you don't have privileges to create tags, just add a comment on question to create a new tag for the question and explain the reason and also explain something about the new tag. Probably users with this privileges will create the new tag for you if found helpful if not they will reply you via comment. Please wait for a while (may be a day!), if no one reply you, flag a question for moderator's attention, choose other and explain there the reason. Moderator's action will be the final. If they decline your flag that means there is no need for that tag.


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