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Implicit tagging hierarchy

I am aware of similar requests but I ask this regarding SE-2.0 sites, as the example I will take gaming: Both answers on the question Should questions always be tagged with either a console/platform ...
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Tags with versions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Tag hierarchy absence - design reasons? Another kind of tag hierarchy/relationship It is good to see in ruby tag either ruby1.9 and ruby1.8. It shouldn't be synonymous but ...
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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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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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Can Stack Overflow benefit from some pearls of perlmonk wisdom?

Overview Stack Overflow has just recently come onto my radar screen, but I've been an avid user of perlmonks for a while, as well as a reader and "fan" of many people behind this very site. Because ...
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Is there a notion of “primary tags”?

Are some tags more important than others? Is there something like a "primary tag" that identifies the largest-scope problem domain which always appears first? For example, in this question, the ...
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A simplified proposal for tag parents for versioning

There have been other proposals for this, but please allow me to present this in a new, simplified approach. Premise We can mainly distinguish 4 types of tags on SO: [concept] (such as [memory-...
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What was the reason for not using nested tags?

Note: this is a general interest question, rather than a feature request. I noticed that nested tags have been discussed before, and declined. However, there was no reason given - just this from Jeff ...
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Would specialized version tags be useful?

Now, there are questions that relate to a specific product X. The answers to these questions are completely dependent on the version of the product used. A particular function does not exist in ...
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partial subset tag

You should be able to see webkit results when you browse safari or google-chrome tags. In this case we can't use it as a synonym of both tags. Could you implement (1) a tag complementary/correlated ...
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Tag implications for easier broad subscriptions

Tag hierarchies have been requested many times and denied as often. There is one reason for not implementing them other than "Jeff does not want": hierarchies are usually a bad model for organising ...