The tag wiki excerpt says this:

Anti-Virus Guard (AVG) is a family of anti-virus and Internet security software for the Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD computing platforms.

But a quick sampling of the questions shows this:

The excerpt says it's for antivirus software, but a sampling of the questions shows it's used as a tag for questions about averages.

Should we retag (240 questions, so it's manageable) the bad uses, or should we edit the excerpt and make a new tag for the currently-legit uses?

  • For future reference, you can use related tags to identify the common context for tags like this very quickly, and construct a search that narrows down the list to the most ambiguous questions. – Shog9 Feb 19 '14 at 17:17

The majority of these are related to the SQL avg() function. Almost all of the rest are connected to average calculations in other languages.

8 questions were actually related to AVG the antivirus software - mostly about how it was interfering with various development tools. I just retagged those to .

2 questions were in regards to - so I just created that tag for them.

The rest of these have been merged into , with made a synonym of that.


In my opinion, we should retag all the questions about averages to .

  • This is just an answer for voting purposes, feel free to downvote or post another answer if your opinion is different. – Undo - Reinstate Monica Feb 19 '14 at 17:06
  • That's a whole other problem, right? – Undo - Reinstate Monica Feb 19 '14 at 17:07
  • There might be developer questions related to AVG. You have to look at the questions on a case-by-case basis. – Lance Roberts Feb 19 '14 at 17:10

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