Questions tagged [retag-request]

This tag is for requests to replace one tag with another existing tag. It also applies to requests that one tag should be merged into another, or simply abandoned.

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Where is all the [activity]

Currently there are multiple tags in regard to the same thing, the activity tab of a user profile. There are: activity recent-activity activity-summary With the following excerpts: Use this tag ...
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Conduct a [survey] about tags on Meta

The survey tag on Meta Stack Exchange is about the Stack Overflow Developer Survey (formerly known as the Stack Overflow Annual User Survey and properly under other names as well). Stack Overflow, so ...
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Let's disambiguate / burninate [filter]

The filter tag, used on 27 questions has no excerpt or wiki, and it's used in quite a few different situations, see below. I think we should get rid of it, but slowly, in order not to flood the ...
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Should [sharing] and [share-this] be merged/synonymized?

We currently have two tags on Meta Stack Exchange about sharing: sharing (79 questions) For questions relating to sharing a post or promoting the site via email, on Facebook, or on Twitter. ...
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The [featured-tab] tag should be renamed now that the “Featured” tab is now “Bountied”

As we all know, The "Featured" tab is now "Bountied". However, on this site, we still have the featured-tab tag that refers to the old name of this tab. This tag should be ...
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The tags [about-page] and [stackexchange-tour] should merge

The tags about-page and stackexchange-tour mean exactly the same thing: The about-page tag's description: For questions relating to the Stack Exchange 'About' page, now also referred to as the '...
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Let's get these tags [locked] down - do we need them all?

I just wrote a question about post notices on locked questions. When using the tag picker, I realized that we have three tags that are all really versions of the same tag: locked - 86 locked-...
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Are [[locked]-questions] [locked]?

We have both locked and locked-questions, but not locked-answers. Judging by the posts tagged by them, it appears to me they're good candidates for a merge. Also, the excerpt of locked reads For ...
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Rename [responses] to [responses-tab]

I noticed that the tag responses, whose wiki says it's about the "responses" tab in one's own user profile, is being used for many different purposes that are not related to that specific tab. Can we ...
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Rename [google-openid] to [google-account] here

The tag google-openid has to do with logging into SE with a Google account. However, said login path no longer uses OpenID since it's now deprecated. The tag is still relevant for questions about ...
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Can we merge [tag-watching] and [favorite-tags]?

It has been a while since favorite tags were renamed to Tag watching and some new features were added. When that happened, a new tag [tag-watching] is created. This was created as a master tag of ...
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Please rename [winterbash-leaderboard] to [winter-bash-leaderboard]

Note the tag winterbash-leaderboard. All of the other Winter Bash tags are winter-bash*. Can this tag please be changed to winter-bash-leaderboard to be consistent? (I grok that it was probably ...
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Changing tag [stackoverflow-for-teams] to [stack-overflow-for-teams] etc?

The What are tags, and how should I use them? page in the Help Center says under How to format tags: Replace spaces with hyphens (-) to combine multiple words into a single word The name of ...
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Why do we use [bonus-reputation] instead of [association-bonus]? Let's not!

Everyone calls it the "association bonus". Is there a historical reason for this? Can we please at least synonymize the two or (preferably for me) make association-bonus the master tag? On our FAQ ...
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* [blocked] --> Synonym of [?-ban]

blocked --> [tag:?-ban] No usage guidance nor tag wiki, no clear meaning (we have various tags like [ip-ban] [post-ban] [review-ban] etc.), ambiguous. Only serves as a signpost. Can we make blocked ...
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Are [anonymous-visitors] not [anonymous]? [duplicate]

I once thought anonymous-visitors aren't always anonymous, but that made no sense. So here comes the topic. Tag wiki excerpts: anonymous: for questions regarding anonymous users anonymous-...
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Combine [quote] and [quotes] into a single tag

There are a few questions on MSE tagged with quote (10 questions) and quotes (19 questions). While some of these questions should be retagged with blockquote, a majority of these questions seem to be ...
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What's the difference between [retag-request] and [synonym-request]?

I'm a bit unclear what the difference is between a retag-request and a synonym-request. retag-request This tag is for requests to replace one tag with another existing tag. It also applies to ...
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Is it an [escape-character], or is the [character-escaping]?

The tags for character-escaping (25 questions) and escape-character (4 questions) should be merged. They're both fairly small tags about escaping special characters: . ^ $ * + ? ( ) [ { / \ | ` " <...
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Should we do something about the [anonymous] and [anonymous-visitors] tags?

On Meta Stack Exchange, there are two tags, anonymous and anonymous-visitors. These two tags are synonyms since the tag wiki of anonymous says "This tag is for questions regarding anonymous users". ...
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Should [rss] and [feed] tags be merged?

Should rss and feed tags be merged? rss For questions about the various RSS feeds provided by Stack Exchange sites. feed Use this tag for questions about Stack Exchange RSS feeds (existing or ...
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What's the difference between 'business' and 'stackoverflow-business' tags?

Both tags doesn't have any descriptions. Is there any difference between business and stackoverflow-business (only 3 posts). If they're the same, can they be merged?
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Merge [site-stats] into [statistics]

As the statistics tag already handles Questions about sizes and other quantities of Stack Exchange sites, e.g. number of questions, GB/day transferred, etc. in other words: site statistics, I ...
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What is the difference between a synonym and merging a tag?

This question is related to two questions one on this site: What to do with tags that have multiple names in different countries? and a Meta question on Outdoors.SE Specifically my answer Here So a ...
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Merge or synonymify [icon] and [icons]

I wrote this question, and in doing so, I found out that we have two tags, icon and icons. These are identical. Can someone merge them or set up a tag synonym for them? There aren't many questions ...
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Useless popular tags [duplicate]

I found this tag on Stack Overflow. Whoever created or edited the tag had said specifically not to use it. What is the point of the tag then? It has quite a few questions on it, which some are ...
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Drop the [stackexchange] tag [duplicate]

Since the split, the stackexchange tag is no longer relevant, but people are still using it to tag new questions here. Back when this site was Meta Stack Overflow, this tag was used to indicate if a ...
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Should tags `filter` and `filtering` be merged?

Should the tags filter and filtering be merged? The former has no wiki summary, but seems intended for the same purpose as the latter.
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Synonymize / merge meta-tags: [original-author] & [original-poster] [duplicate]

Synonym / retag suggestion: original-author← original-poster Question count: original-author= 12, original-poster = 6 (Not including this feature request.) At present, no tag wikis / excerpts for ...
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Re-tag questions with [market] to [google-play], [closed]

All the questions tagged with market are also tagged with android. This suggests that they are all refering to the android-market. Since the android-market tag is a synonym of the google-play tag I ...
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Merge [javascript] and [jquery] tags [closed]

There is often confusion among beginners. Most of the time, when they ask a JavaScript question, what they really want is JQuery. In fact, every problem can be solved with JQuery. We should make ...
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Merge “unicoin” and “unicoins” tags [closed]

Because unicoins are a long-term addition to Stack Exchange, I think that we should nip this issue in the bud before it gets out of control. Can we merge unicoin with unicoins, please? I believe the ...
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Rename mvc tag into mvc-pattern [closed]

I know this has been discussed before about the mvc tag. See: Misunderstood MVC tag Could we work to rename this tag to something like mvc-pattern and blacklist make a synonym the old one?
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Rename [dotnetnuke] to [dnn] [closed]

There are about 2000 dotnetnuke questions on Stack Overflow, with dnn as a synonym that points back to it. Last July, DotNetNuke formally renamed itself to DNN and renamed the professional edition to ...
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Rename pig tag to apache-pig [closed]

pig /pig/ noun noun: pig; plural noun: pigs an omnivorous domesticated hoofed mammal with sparse bristly hair and a flat snout for rooting in the soil, kept for its meat.* synonyms: hog, boar, sow, ...
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Merge/synonymize [arquillian] and [jboss-arquillian] [closed]

I noticed that these tags: arquillian and jboss-arquillian are almost identical. In fact jboss-arquillian looks like a superset of arquillian since most of the questions I checked in arquillian have ...
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Get rid of [endless] [closed]

The endless tag lacks a tag wiki and should be cleaned up. Possible replacements are things like: endless-scroll (which in turn should be a synonym of infinite-scroll) endless-loop (which in turn ...
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Tag rename request: mathematica to wolfram-mathematica [closed]

Since the vast majority of Mathematica users have moved to the dedicated site many of the remaining uses of mathematica are incorrect. I frequently retag questions that are tagged mathematica when ...
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Please rename[git-stack] to [gitstack] [closed]

Can a moderator please rename the tag git-stack to gitstack? I created the tag, and the lead developer of GitStack just sent me an email asking to remove the dash.
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Need to edit tag to add hyphen [closed]

I accidently created the tag azurewebjobs All the Azure tags follow the convention azure-* I'd like to stick to this convention, but I get the following error: You are attempting to create the tag ...
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Retag request: [javscript] -> [javascript] [closed]

I noticed today the javscript tag with about 24 questions applied to it. Can these be retagged to javascript please?
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Proposal to merge tags [existdb] and [exist] [closed]

I'd like to propose that the tags exist and existdb are merged. After going through multiple edits where exist (22 followers) was changed to existdb (12 followers) it became apparent that these ...
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Is sevlets a valid tag? [closed]

Today I came across a question about servlets (now I have edited it), which was tagged with sevlets, so I checked its tag-wiki but couldn't find more information(currently it holds 22 questions). It ...
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Would like to rename angular-dart to angulardart [closed]

I am the original author of AngularJS framework. Internally we have had many debates about how should we write our name and we decided that it should be AngularJS, it is written that way in our ...
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Can [mustache] and [mustache.js] be merged? [closed]

Looking at mustache and mustache.js they have very similar tag descriptions and usage patterns and they talk about the same templating library. I'd expect mustache.js questions to be Mustache+...
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Can we get rid of the frameworks tag? [closed]

The frameworks tag has 6k+ questions relating to .net, xcode, php, Java, android, and more. The questions tagged by it aren't exactly related, except that they all use a framework. Most of the ...
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Rename White tag to TestStack-White [closed]

I just finished cleaning up the questions in the white tag. 43% (56 out of 129) were asking about graphic artifacts or layout problems, not the testing framework. Changing the tag to the framework's ...
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Clean up the App Store approval tags [closed]

It has already been established that questions about app store approval are off topic. Lots of these questions are along the lines of "Will Apple approve my app if...." and would be much better asked ...
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Are burninate requests off-topic on meta now?

I've seen that the question Remove the [age] tag was put on hold. In the past I wrote several of such questions here on meta, and there are even tags for it: burninate-request and retag-request with ...
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Rename [mobilesubstrate] to [cydia-substrate] [closed]

After the release of the new evasi0n7 untethered jailbreak for iOS 7.x devices, MobileSubstrate was renamed to "Cydia Substrate". Either the mobilesubstrate tag should be renamed to cydia-substrate or ...