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123 votes
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Allow non-bumping minor edits, but review them on /review

Every edit, no matter how minor, bumps a question to the frontpage of an SE site. This behaviour is important to allow the community to review edits, but it also creates significant problems when a ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
40 votes
3 answers
628 views

Give moderators the ability to manage blacklisted tags

The request to Implement a Tag Black List was first raised back in Aug '09, but as one of the mods on English Language & Usage pointed out only a few days ago, even moderators don't have access to ...
FumbleFingers's user avatar
26 votes
5 answers
336 views

No migration path for year old plus questions except for mods and 20k users

Recently, this question was migrated from Stack Overflow to Programmers SE. What was the point of migrating it? It was asked in October 2008 It already has 44 answers These types of migrations are ...
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14 votes
5 answers
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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 front ...
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48 votes
3 answers
600 views

Front page flood rate control system for editing

Summary Instead of immediately bumping a question, questions that qualify for special bumping behaviour shall be placed in a queue and sequentially auto-bumped by the system at a rate ...
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110 votes
1 answer
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Tool for peer-reviewed no-bump mass retagging

Cleaning up a bad or ambiguous tag is a very annoying and disruptive process. While there are moderator tools for renaming and merging tags, there is no tool that helps splitting a tag or removing a ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
76 votes
0 answers
480 views

Give mods/communities better tools for large retagging jobs

TL;DR This issue remains unresolved seven years later. Please enable communities to deprecate tags. I suggest that deprecated tags could no longer be added to question posts (but allowed to remain ...
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8 votes
2 answers
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Should each tag have one, and only one, meaning?

On this question: Should the [float] tag be banned? I made what I believed to be a reasonable argument about the float tag, which was that the float tag can always be qualified with css if necessary....
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12 votes
1 answer
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Etiquette for enormous hand-sorted retagging jobs

We already have general guidelines for when you should just ask a moderator for help in retagging. A system for handling soft retags is already proposed, as well. The first will not help with large ...
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13 votes
0 answers
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The system for adding a new tag to old questions is broken

Tags are useful for lots of reasons. Accurate and specific tags: much more-so. When a site does't have a particular tag, it's easy enough to add a new tag to an existing question. But, applying a new ...
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