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Tag hierarchy to browse through tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A proposal for tag hierarchy on SO Since so many thousands of tags and topics exist, it would be really useful to visually browse through tags by organizing them into a ...
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How about categorizing all the questions for easier look up? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A proposal for tag hierarchy on SO There are millions of questions out there, and most of the questions to be asked have already been asked. I frequently see closed questions ...
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Using Parent Tag Then Child/Children Tag/s? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A proposal for tag hierarchy on SO I was wondering out of the curiosity of promoting question tagging if it makes sense to you guys (those who ask, and maybe those who edit ...
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Can we become our own “Northwind” for teaching SQL / databases?

In the Microsoft ecosystem there are some standard databases like Northwind ... The Northwind Traders sample database contains the sales data for a fictitious company called Northwind Traders, ...
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Tag hierarchy absence - design reasons? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Implicit tagging hierarchy I've seen some references on MSO to the fact that Jeff rejected (supposedly repeatedly) the idea of a tag hierarchy. However, my searching failed to ...
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3answers
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Should the amount of possible edit suggestions per day be limited? [duplicate]

As a reviewer noted nicely: User is editing too much post today. Obviously not interested in content but in reputation Not exactly a valid rejection reason in general, but said user suggested many ...
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What did happen with “xpathengines” and “xqueryengines” tags, and why? [closed]

About the bounty: Up today the original question is not fully answered. I'm asking for the actual reasons of the merge. I've also deleted my own comments so question and answers can stand one in ...
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4answers
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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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Improving Tag Synonyms

Executive Summary Jon Ericson asked, Does the tag synonym suggestion system work? The answer, unfortunately, is no. Tag Synonyms were introduced in August 2010: It’s been clear for a very long ...
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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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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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Moderation team feedback needed on tag specificity: [xpath] vs the world

See previous topic: What did happen with “xpathengines” and “xqueryengines” tags, and why? tl;dr: An unknown moderator performed two tag merges. A few users frequenting the xpath tag objected. ...
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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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Questions give way to documentation — evolution of Stack Overflow

I propose that Stack Exchange evolve to support more of a crowd sourced documentation model than just questions and answers. Please don't dismiss this as heresy. The great thing about Stack Exchange ...
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1answer
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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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