Since the vast majority of Mathematica users have moved to the dedicated site many of the remaining uses of are incorrect. I frequently retag questions that are tagged when they should be tagged , and in fact they are often tagged with both. To mitigate this problem I am requesting that be renamed to to make it clear that it is not a synonym for math.

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    People are using the tag wrong because they think mathematica == math? – user102937 Feb 6 '14 at 16:49
  • @RobertHarvey Yes. I can find many examples if that is required, but I'd rather not. – Mr.Wizard Feb 6 '14 at 16:49
  • mathematica already has several synonyms, including wolfram. It could take awhile. – user102937 Feb 6 '14 at 16:51
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    In other news, if people can't distinguish between math and mathematica, I don't know that there's much hope for their maths questions. – user102937 Feb 6 '14 at 16:52
  • @Robert en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principia_Mathematica (possible explanation that does not involve stupidity) – Mr.Wizard Feb 6 '14 at 16:53
  • Wow, glad you found a great constructive solution to the mathematica tag problem. :-) – Martijn Pieters Feb 6 '14 at 17:30
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    @RobertHarvey People can be good at math even without having a perfect grasp of the English language. Not everyone's a native speaker of English, and mathematica may be close to how or exactly how they say math in their language. – PSkocik Feb 6 '14 at 18:15
  • @ThorX89: That "not a native speaker" excuse only goes so far. We have these things call proofreaders. And spelling/grammar checkers. And dictionaries. – user102937 Feb 6 '14 at 18:17
  • @Martijn Try, try again, right? – Mr.Wizard Feb 6 '14 at 19:23

Well, that was easy. The cache even got invalidated, so the change showed up immediately. Usually, on tag "role-reversals," it takes awhile for the question lists to update.

Someone's been playing with the SE code base.

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