Linked Questions

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Question tagging guidelines [duplicate]

It is bugging me quite a long time already, so I decided to ask. There are two possible strategies: Use only relevant tags Just tag your question with all the tags you can think of. My common ...
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Should Rails questions containing Ruby code be tagged with the Ruby tag?

Note: I know this might be taken for a duplicate, but it's really not. I'm not asking how to handle ruby-rails tagging (like has been done many time in here) I'm asking to change the behavior that has ...
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Clean up questions marked with both Ruby and Ruby On Rails

Let's break apart the tracks of ambiguity and have questions tagged with ruby-on-rails and ruby cleaned up. There is an undercurrent of abusing and applying the latter tag to all things in the ...
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Tag notability guidelines?

Consider this question: Can't get results from a JSON API. It has just had a new tag, untappd, applied to it, and the author that has created the tag has also now suggested contents for a tag ...
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Help me undelete Knuth's answer to a Stack Overflow question [closed]

Here's a posting that got deleted a while back... It surprised me since it was a hand-written note from Donald Knuth himself, providing a definitive answer to a question that had been asked on Stack&...
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Should adding redundant but related tags be encouraged or discouraged

...when earning tag badges could be an influence? (I'll try to keep this short) I saw this question that was initially tagged c#, xml and xml-serialization. It was looking for a simple way to ...
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Thoughts regarding possibly dependent tags

If I wanted to ask a question about bash, should I also add the tag shell? Similarly, if I were to ask a question about gnome, should I also add the tag linux? python and python-3.x? Maybe there could ...
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Creating a new tag [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating tags in Stack Overflow I am new to Stack Overflow. Can anyone tell me how to create a new tag?
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Poisoning of API-related tags on Stack Overflow [closed]

This might have been asked before, but I want to highlight my specific issue. Feel free to move this question as appropriate. Problem I see an increasing trend of tag-abuse on Stack Overflow, ...
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Automatically add category tag(s) to questions, or at least suggest them

It seems almost all requests to add tag category/hierarchy/organization/etc have been shot down. I'm suggesting a different variety: automatically add the appropriate "category" tag(s) when the ...
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Do Ruby on Rails questions have to have the tag [ruby]? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: On guidelines to tagging and avoiding unnecessary tags I'm reading and answering questions with tag ruby on Stack Overflow. These questions can be divided into three ...
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What to do with generic, ambigious and not very helpful tags?

I've just stumbled upon the SU tag error, which is, in my opinion, a not very helpful tag. There are at the moment 317 questions tagged with it (there were also two question tagged with error-message, ...
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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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Should jQuery questions always be tagged with “javascript”? [closed]

This is a tough question to ask, because it will seem like I'm either informing on fellow SO'ers and/or concerning myself too much with Rank. Here's the non-controversial version: jQuery is a library ...