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Questions tagged [glossary]

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Can a tags list constitute a glossary?

I realize that tags help to categorize and organize questions have "short" and "long" (my words) definitions, descriptions or discussions Both are great qualities and yet there seems to be an ...
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How do SE sites handle domain-specific jargon?

A lot of the satellite SE sites have jargon that is specific to the site's domain. For example: Cooks might suggest a user sauté something; Home Brewers may talk about their wort; Photographers will ...
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Can a link to the glossary be added to the SO faq page?

So today I was wondering what the meaning of the term score was as relating to questions and answers and had to look it up in Meta Stackoverflow only to find that there was a glossary. Could it be ...
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Canonical definitions of the Stack Exchange jargon terms “private beta” and “public beta”

In answering a question on the new patents beta site I wanted to tell the OP about the concepts of "Private Beta" and "Public Beta" here on Stack Exchange. But I can't seem to find canonical / ...
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Stack Exchange Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms

What are the common phrases, words, abbreviations that are used on Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, Meta Stack Overflow, and the other Stack Exchange sites? This is meant to be a very quick ...
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Tag description/list for “special” tags used on Meta

Meta is home to some wild tag classes, namely that of the required or moderator only breeds. These convey a special meaning and run with the winds of each question posted, heralding at quick glance ...