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Let's Plan the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project!

In case you missed the first one, check out the se-quality-project tag. The quality project isn't one that we plan to ever finish, it's perennial and kicks in every 18 months or so after we've had ...
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Could the tagging system be enhanced to support tag synonyms?

Quite often Transact SQL questions get tagged as t-sql when the convention now is to tag as tsql. However, no matter how hard you can try to educate users that the 'correct' tag is tsql, you're ...
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Can we allow 7.5K users to suggest tag synonyms without a score of 5 in the tag?

Feature Request: Could 7.5K users have the privilege of proposing synonyms without the 5 upvotes per tag requirement? (in other words unrestricted synonym suggestion) Background: I would like to be ...
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A proposal for tag hierarchy on Stack Exchange sites

Executive summary Introduction of sparse hierarchy (partial inheritance relation) into the set of tags on Stack Exchange sites, in order to allow more efficient question organization/filtering/...
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Does the tag synonym suggestion system work?

I've never seen a tag synonym created via the voting mechanism and I see evidence that the system isn't working to create synonyms without moderator intervention. Does anyone have any figures about ...
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Badge for voting tag synonyms?

I believe the tag synonyms page is not used as much as supposed. A suggestion stands there for months before it is accepted or declined. What about drawing attention to it by giving a bronze badge ...
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How do tag merge requests work?

I had raised a tag merge request to merge pre-build-event, and pre-buildevent; and postbuild-event and post-build-event. That was about 11 months ago, and I still see these two tags even now. How are ...
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Tag synonyms: show suggestions to people who can vote

I just found (by surfing other questions) the dsl tag (which seems to be used mainly for domain specific languages, although there is no tag wiki yet), and saw that there also is the domain-specific-...
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Add voting buttons to the tag synonym overview page

If you look at the tag synonyms page and want to vote for a tag synonym (or just see its current vote count), you have to click through to the tags page and then to the info tab. It would be much ...
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Remove the tag synonym suggestions entirely

Users can suggest tag synonyms and vote for these suggestions. When enough users vote the tag synonym is created. The whole system has some significant flaws: Synonym suggestions have almost zero ...
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Don't let me suggest a tag synonym, if I don't have enough score to do so

When I'm on a tag synonyms page, there's a box: Suggest a sometag synonym: ________________ [Suggest] So I type in a new tag and click Suggest. Often I don't have enough rep in that tag to ...
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Count related tags fractionally when determining eligibility for voting on synonyms

Tag synonymization requests here on Meta tend to be made by people who have good knowledge of the relevant domain, but lack upvotes on the particular tag. This is good in that it can produce community ...
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Tag synonym: cpu-architecture (and other lazy synonyms)

I have a suggested tag synonym that's been hanging out there for over 2 months with zero votes (cpu-architecture --> computer-architecture), would be happy for any assistance there. Now, I'm pretty ...
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Can we know the users that voted on a tag synonym?

While supporting a user that was struggling with a tag synonym I tried to supply information on who voted on the tag-synonym. Unfortunately nor the tag synonyms page nor SEDE holds the 4 voters: ...
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Merge the [touch-events], [touch-event] and [ontouchevent] tags and check other tags by that user [closed]

touch-events, touch-event and ontouchevent are all serving exactly the same purpose (and in fact were created by the same person within half an hour of one another—clearly he misunderstood the idea of ...