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Is the [c#3.0] tag new, and should it exist? [closed]

What happened here? (source: tejp.de) Was it a retag? (I couldn't find any [retag-request] about this.) If it's the result of a retag, shouldn't the tag rather be [c#-3.0]? This format seems to ...
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When should I create a new tag? How do I request a new tag if I don't have enough rep?

Can someone please create the tag foo on our site? We need to have it because Foo is a recent/upcoming release / edition / model / episode of a popular, established OS / board game / bike brand /...
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Tag creation in SO

In the past, users with more than 300 or so reputation points (I don't remember the exact number) had the ability to create new tags. Those tags made it easier to search for similar questions and to ...
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Allow creating new tags with mobile app

How do I create a new tag in the mobile iOS/ Android app? This operation is currently not supported. When I tap the tags section, a search window opens; when I type something not existing and press ...
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Creating tags from SE app [duplicate]

I am currently using SE app for Android. I just posted a travel question but could not create a new tag for my question. I know that: This is SO meta, and my issue is with travel, but I am afraid ...
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How to create a new tag on the Stack Exchange app? [duplicate]

I know how to create a new tag on the SE website, if I have enough reputation. But yesterday, I asked a question through Stack Exchange android app. I needed two tags for my question. One was ...
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Best practice in tag housekeeping re; tag assignments after tag creation?

I read When should I create a new tag? How do I request a new tag if I don't have enough rep?. The relevant section says If you have enough reputation to create the tag If you think there ...
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Do not allow massive retagging by the tag-creator shortly after creation of a new tag

Proposal. At least for some period after creation of a new tag, there should be a limit on the number of questions where this tag can be added by the tag creator. EDIT: As a reaction to animuson's ...
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Can I add a description for a new tag I created?

If I ask a question with a newly created tag, am I then able to add a description describing the tag? I have the reputation required to create a tag.
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What are the criteria for a tag creator's userid to be shown or not?

Consider these Tag info pages: the Tag info page for the bounty tag. the Tag info page for the markdown tag. For either of these 2 pages, in the right column, it shows the typical Stats for each tag,...
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Mobile site says “your answer couldn't..” when submitting a question edit that creates a new tag

Noticed this on Bicycles, but I presume it affects any Stack Exchange site Write question Edit question, write a new tag Submit edit When performing the above steps, I properly get an error message, ...
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Can I check a tag's creator if the Taxonomist badge hasn't been awarded?

According to the accepted answer for Show a tag's creator on the tag wiki page: If a tag has a related Taxonomist badge, the creator will now be shown on its tag wiki/info page. I recently ...
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Show a tag's creator on the tag wiki page

Seems like it'd be simple to have the Tag Wiki page for a Tag show who is responsible for creating it. I'd limit it to tags with at least 5 questions or more, that way those of us who have ...
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Inconsistencies on the required rep to create tags

According to a recent blog post, the rep required to create a new tag has been raised to 1500. Most of the documentation explaining rep has not yet been updated. I just updated the FAQ question ...
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Mandatory tag description when creating new tag

I propose mandatory tag description when user creates new tag. We will have following advantages if this feature will be accepted. Understanding if particular tag should be burned or not. Is it ...
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Update “Create Tags” documentation for sites that permit Unicode tags

/help/privileges/create-tags reads as follows on all sites: Simply enter a new tag with your question and it will be created. When creating your new tag, bear in mind that tags ... must be ...
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Update “Create Tags” documentation to be accurate about permissible tag lengths

/help/privileges/create-tags reads as follows: Simply enter a new tag with your question and it will be created. When creating your new tag, bear in mind that tags ... must be shorter than ...
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Reputation required to create my own Tag

I am quite confused now. I am not sure how much reputation I require to create a new tag. From this question I came to know that I need 250 points to create my own Tag. But I already have the ...
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Who will be considered as the creator of a tag?

A user, Tom, asks a new question with a new tag, then promptly deletes the question after finding the post useless. Since tags will automatically be deleted in a day if there are no questions tagged, ...
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What can I do when there aren't tags for my question [duplicate]

Yesterday, I couldn't publish a question in Arqade about a game called Waves because there isn't a tag for that game. What do I have to do when this happens? Is there a site where people can suggest ...
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Tags that only exist on locked questions, should we treat these the same as tags that don't exist at all?

Since locked questions cannot be edited by anyone but a moderator, and (especially for historically-locked questions) many are off-topic, they have a higher incidence of bad tags. My request is ...
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Would somebody like to create a “wiktionary” tag please? [closed]

There are currently 77 questions on SO dealing with Wiktionary but as yet there's no tag. Since I'm still a ways of the reputation necessary could somebody else create wiktionary if they also deem it ...
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Don't ask whether to create a new tag if the new tag name is invalid

Stack Exchange ate my edit! The steps to reproduce are pretty specific. Go to a site where there is a warning pop-up when you attempt to create a new tag. This is enabled on some graduated sites, ...
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Without resorting to OData, is there some manual way to locate a specific tag in Taxonomist section? [closed]

There are close to 7000 Taxonomist badges. I was curious to see when the visual-studio-2013 tag was created and by whom. There are currently 116 pages at Help Center > Badges > Taxonomist, in no ...
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Best way to mass-apply a new tag to old questions

I am now in the following situation for the third time: I have detected a need for a new tag and I am sure about this (e.g., as I have successfully proposed this on the respective site meta) and ...
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If I retag someone's question, and create a new tag, is that tag still attributed to me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Taxonomist -– who is the “creator” of a tag? I recently re-tagged a question, and created a new tag in the process. If that tag becomes popular, who will get the ...
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Multiple Retagging Etiquette

I've noticed that when it comes to straight-up programming concepts, questions are generally either tagged pretty well in the first place or retagged fairly quickly by someone with the privilege. We'...
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The “L” tag on SO [closed]

It seems it's possible to enter a tag with just the single letter l and post a question as such. Does this l tag have any significance ? See for example: Mapping groups of constant values
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Tag without Question [duplicate]

I am developing new framework that will be released soon. I want to use Stackoverflow as my support site. If anyone got question he should ask it here. Also I want to suggest people to use some ...
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New Tag request #Midori

I would like to have the #Midori Tag. Since this browser comes with the common Raspian OS for Raspberry-Pi and there are many tutorials using #Midori . I think it makes sense to create the tag.
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I was politely asked not add/create tags that are about a book. What's the reasoning?

I was a politely asked by a moderator not to add/create tags that are about a book. The tag/book in question is real-world-ocaml. I can live with that if it makes sense. Right now it doesn't make ...
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A new unhyphenated tag can be created when a hyphenated version exists as a synonym

This is the goatee-wearing evil twin version of new hyphenated tag can be created when an unhyphenated version exists as a synonym from this past summer. Today someone created csharp. c-sharp ...
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Tag Request for [google-document] [closed]

I've searched the tags on SO for a [google-document] tag, but couldn't find one. The closest is probably the google-docs tag. Here people will go wrong if they choose that one. Not only is it replaced ...
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How tag creation is handled based on aggregated SE rep

I'm registered on SuperUser, but not active - this is because most of my effort goes in other sites and because I'm pretty darned proficient as a computer user. However I needed to post a question. ...
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Someone create a objective-c-modules tag for me?

I'm a little rep shy of creating objective-c-modules tag for this question: Obj-C Modules don't work in workspace
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Can we create a “Konakart” tag? [duplicate]

Though it is a bit inactive as of yet, it might be nice to have a tag to group all (at the moment ~25) questions about Konakart. I don't have the points needed to do this myself. Overview: https://...
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How much reputation do I need to suggest a tag?

I was trying to ask a question, but the tag I wanted to use doesn't exist. How can I suggest a new tag? I want to make this tag, but I think my reputation is not high enough to suggest a tag. How ...
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Tag iPhone 5s cannot be created in Stack Overflow [closed]

I think iphone-5s should be created as there are increasing number of questions regarding this new device. See these questions The tag can't be created because iphone-5 already exist and there is ...
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Windows Phone Store Tag

At the moment there is no tag for the windows phone store. There is a rather complicated review process for getting an app accepted to the phone store, this is all things that are on-topic, and are ...
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Amazon-CloudWatch tag is missing [duplicate]

What's the process to propose a new tag? I see lots of Amazon related tags referring to specific products, and found that the CloudWatch tag is missing (and couldn't add it due to lack of reputation).
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Tag creation request [duplicate]

How to create a tag for a very new and specific topic, which have a really small number of followers (all of them with low reputation on stackoverflow) in the optic of having a growing community that ...
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Editing the name of a newly created tag

I just created a tag. I am thinking that warhol-effect would be a better title. Can I change this. Please note, I am adding information to the tag, not creating an empty tag.
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Add tag “midao” [duplicate]

I am new to StackOverflow and I wonder if it is possible to add tag "midao" ? The reason for this request is that there is Java Open-Source project called Midao (www.midao.org) and it would be great ...
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A new hyphenated tag can be created when an unhyphenated version exists as a synonym

The tag rest has two synonyns, restful and restful-web-services. Someone created rest-ful over on Stack Overflow earlier today. Given that the system automatically redirects you to the "correct" tag ...
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Tag request: “question-answer voting” (or “post-voting”), to complement “comment-voting”

There is currently the tag "comment-voting" for the comment voting system, but there is no equivalent tag for the system for voting on questions and answers. Actually, there is the "voting" tag, but ...
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Request for tag: [blazemeter] [duplicate]

I recently answered a question that was related to the BlazeMeter website, and wanted to add the blazemeter tag to it, but am lacking the 1500 reputation needed to create it. Can someone please help ...
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Tag request [basiljs] for basil.js, a Processing inspired JavaScript library for Adobe InDesign [duplicate]

We are a group of developers and designers at the Basel Academy of Art and Design in Switzerland. We recently launched a new library for Adobe InDesign scripting, that brings some of the convenience ...
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Tag creation with a period in name

I noticed that the tag angular.js was created recently. Since angular and angularjs already exist, I decided against the creation of another synonym tag. Shouldn't the user while creating tags be ...
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Create tag PathJS? [closed]

I think that pathjs should be created. There seem to be enough posts related to it.
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Allow to create new tags on mobile [duplicate]

Presently, users aren't allowed to create new tags from mobile. The restriction is in place perhaps to avoid errors/mistakes. But, seriously I don't get it. Its the era of smartphones. Today, we do ...