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Addition of implicit tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we make tags imply other tags? There are a number of tags, that imply other tags. Like if I tag my question django, then it implies python. Another example would be STL ...
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Are tags one dimensional? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we make tags imply other tags? To be specific - what's the approach of tagging questions when SO already has general tag for a technology (e.g. extjs) and couple ...
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suggestion: tag inheritance (not the tag “inheritance”, but the concept of tag inheritance) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Another kind of tag hierarchy/relationship Could we make tags imply other tags? i already suggested this here but i think this suggestion deserves it's own "question". ...
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Do we need tag dependencies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we make tags imply other tags? Hierarchical Tags As we all know, any question on Meta should be tagged at least with one of following: bug, feature-request, discussion,...
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Represent the tags as a tree? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Hierarchical Tags Could we make tags imply other tags? Hi, For instance, I am not interested about Mac programming, at all, then I have to ignored each Mac-related tags (...
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Tag Subsets (or New Tag Synonyms) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we make tags imply other tags? I am going to define the problem by providing a quick example: Let's say I am developing a Rails application (v 3.2.1) and have a problem. ...
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Adding Tag “Classes” to Synonyms [duplicate]

There are some situations where tag synonyms make perfect sense the way they currently are. In SF&F, the "lotr" tag is a synonym for "lord-of-the-rings". As we all know, LOTR is just an ...
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Why is there a limit to the number of tags?

Is there a reason for the limitation of 5 tags? I find folksonomy incredibly useful and often times I caught myself retagging someone's post where I don't want to remove one of their five, but merely ...
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Should questions be tagged with both a tag and a “sub-tag”?

In my retagging madness today, I came across a few questions tagged similar to the following: [visual-studio], [visual-studio-2005] My question is: should questions be tagged like this with both ...
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Could we benefit from a tag-ontology?

I know of several tags on SO that almost always appear together (and if they don't it is usually a mistake of the OP). For instance, the tags stl and boost almost always appear together with the tag c+...
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How to ensure that questions get super tags?

By super tagging I mean for example adding tags such as visual-studio to a question tagged visual-studio-2010. Why this would be desirable: it is easier to ignore / follow a single super tag rather ...
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Hierarchical Tags

Take example of following tags: wcf wcf-binding wshttpbinding In this case wshttpbinding is a wcf-binding which is part of wcf. Most probably the question is tagged with one or two of these. It ...
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.Net tag (ab)use [closed]

I was playing around with my stackapps app and noticed a trend that a .Net tag is largely useless and mostly follows [c#]. Have a look at Jon Skeet or Marc Gravell. There is a clear correlation ...
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Tag Synonyms and Revisitation of Hierarchical Tags?

This question is predicated on two others: Tag Synonym Voting Rule Wreaking havoc with tag synonyms The current C++0x standard is in the final stages of ratification and publication, but it hasn't ...
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Changing ruby-on-rails-3 tags to ruby-on-rails [closed]

The difference I see (also indicated by the tag description) between ruby-on-rails-3 and ruby-on-rails is that the first is for problems specifically for version 3 of the framework. On many posts (...

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