If I wanted to ask a question about , should I also add the tag ? Similarly, if I were to ask a question about , should I also add the tag ? and ? Maybe there could be something automatic done about this?

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    As far as automated processes, this has been declined rather forcefully. Given the presence of a 5 tag limit, a tag implication system can become very messy. There's a couple other posts on varying other kinds of dependencies - I don't think there's a strict rule since there's different scenarios between versioning, subsets, and other forms. Eins, zwei.
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Jan 27, 2011 at 20:35
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    I'm glad there's a duplicate now that includes the word "dependent"; that was all I could think of to search for Jan 27, 2011 at 20:47

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I think we should have a "hierarchy" of tags, such that tagging something also makes it show up under without having to put "python*" in order to catch it.

But we need to be careful and proactive, since isn't necessarily related to , and there are many tags which could be located in multiple places in the hierarchy (none come to mind at the moment).

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