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There are (as of a few seconds ago) 481 questions with the tag. Many of them are about SQL (and related tags), others are about C#, Java, sed, etc.

Frankly, I doubt if the tag provides any benefit. I suggest it should be burninated.

I came across it when I reviewed a proposed Wiki excerpt for the tag.


Update (2013-10-23): the Wiki now firmly reflects that is for use with SQL.

Consequently, the questions that don't mention SQL but are tagged should have the tag removed. I've done some, using queries like [between] -[sql] but that still shows question tagged with specific DBMS instead of a generic SQL tag. You can extend the list of excluded tags with a search notation such as [between] -[mysql] -[sql] -[tsql] -[sql-server] -[sqlite] -[sqlite3]. Some entries have been eliminated; there's a lot of weeding still to do.

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    Oh no, you want to burninate my wiki edit! Go for it, I didn't think it was a great tag but I thought it still deserved a wiki. – Szymon Oct 16 '13 at 0:08
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    It should be [sql-between] IMO – Cole Johnson Oct 16 '13 at 0:34
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    @Szymon: Your wiki edit (excerpt) didn't include SQL (or AND) which would have given it more clarity of purpose. I tend to agree with Cole Johnson's comment that the tag for use with SQL should be [sql-between] which then makes it fairly clear what it is for (and renders the tag on a question about sed inaccurate). But I'm not sure that having the tag would improve responses to queries compared with searching for tag SQL and adding 'between'. So, I'd be OK with renaming to [sql-between] and clean up of the entries where that is not appropriate, but I think that complete removal is better. – Jonathan Leffler Oct 16 '13 at 0:38
  • @JonathanLeffler Fair enough. – Szymon Oct 16 '13 at 0:43
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    I see my favorite tagging pattern on page 1: Title: Count time between button clicks Tags: [count][time][between][button][click] #smh #rolf – user159834 Oct 16 '13 at 4:54
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There are now about 300 questions tagged , but I believe they all just about manage to have some relevance to the SQL conditional BETWEEN…AND.

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