Questions tagged [tag-wiki]

A "tag wiki" is an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people.

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Tag Wiki Approved by one person [duplicate]

I just had a tag wiki edit approved here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/62777 But only one person approved it. I thought two people were meant to approve edits?
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Copy-pasting tag wikis [duplicate]

What is the policy on copy-pasting content from other sources for tag wikis? The tag wiki for dynamic-view was created a few minutes ago, but the content is just copied from the blog post announcing ...
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What do I do when I find a low-quality tag wiki and I'm not knowledgeable enough about its subject matter to improve it myself?

I think we should have a flag for moderator attention button for tag wikis. EDIT OK I get it that flags should not be used for such things, but We really need to address the fact that tag wikis get ...
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The ICS tag has a tag wiki describing the iCal file format, but is mostly used on android “Ice Cream Sandwich” questions. How to fix?

ics has a tag wiki describing the iCal file format. The tag is mostly used on android questions (as an acronym of Ice Cream Sandwich). What's the best thing to do with this? Can I just change the ...
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Make the tag-wiki a real wiki

Regarding the tag wiki system that was recently implemented on SO. I think requiring 100 upvotes in one particular tag to contribute to these pages is too high. Firstly, trust the populace! I don't ...
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Why were my suggested git-core tag wiki edits rejected?

I was just looking through the tags on Stack Overflow and saw that the wikis for some of them were empty, like git-core. So I decided to help this site by adding a tag excerpt and tag wiki. However, ...
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suggested edit feature getting a deluge of tag wiki edit requests

There seems to be a glut of low-quality tag wiki edit suggestions coming from low rep users. So many from the same user, that I'm not allowed to vote on them all. Right now Mark Hurd is a big ...
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Dumping information into tag wikis without context information

The more recent edits to the .net tag for instance, has a lot of information copy, presumably from questions that were closed. I don't think this is a good idea. First of all Stack Overflow isn'...
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Questions give way to documentation — evolution of Stack Overflow

I propose that Stack Exchange evolve to support more of a crowd sourced documentation model than just questions and answers. Please don't dismiss this as heresy. The great thing about Stack Exchange ...
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Irritating message when editing several tag wikis

When one edits several tag wikis - which is quite useful when detailing the differences between two tags - this message pops up when saving. (ELU.SE style) This message is shown when saving the ...
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When did tagging become user responsibiliy?

I was looking back at an ealier beta version of stackoverflow and noticed that tags were previously a fix in the site. When did they become user responsibility?
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Tag wiki request for [deleted-room] [closed]

There is no tag wiki for deleted-room. Can someone create a tag wiki? I don't have the reputation to do the wiki and I couldn't find a good wiki.
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Prevent tag wiki creation for tags without interest?

I sometimes have the impression that people are just adding a wiki blurb to a tag to add some reputation the easy way. The tags in question have no followers. I don't feel comfortable with having ...
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Tag Wikis: why not be unified? [duplicate]

When constructing tag wikis, it seems that the tag wiki of the same tag in different websites must be built every time. It seems that there is something can be improved. It repeats much and is not ...
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Change Java language's description on SO [closed]

The Java language description on SO is, well, pretty lackluster. Especially when compared to C, C++, and C#. It's time to update it to something more proper. I happen to like this one pulled from ...
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Tag about techniques by which programs can determine their own locations [closed]

I've been trying to make a tag about questions related to how programs can determine their own filesystem path at runtime, because it is very hard to find such questions through keyword search -- ...
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Should accusations of plagiarism be allowed as baseless and easy way to put veto? [duplicate]

https://stackoverflow.com/tags/epsilon/info - this wiki was totally empty. Neither the excerpt nor the body had a letter. So I devised both. https://stackoverflow.com/posts/11372281/revisions https://...
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Creation of a resource library for Stack Exchange sites

This question is based on the question asked at physics meta.SE. Can we have a library feature/tab added somewhere at Stack Exchange sites under "Science" and "Technology" which comes to the ...
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How about a tag pointing to the respective Wikipedia article or a modified version thereof?

Rather than having your own wiki, why not connect it to Wikipedia and create a deep collaboration? So when I type CMake, for illustration, I go to an article on wikipedia or a modified version like ...
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Orphan Bounties

Should question with sufficient information and problem description be reviewed and commented at-least by moderator holding badge for tag (e.g python) before bounty finishes without any answer? ...
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Appeal tag wiki rejection? Plagiarized - nothing?

AS: this question seems to mix too many ideas into one soup. Would try to separate the concerns. So the question of ethics and self-esteem i offloaded to Appeal tag wiki rejection? Plagiarized - ...
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Why is the Tag Edit Privilege on SO set so high?

I need 20k reputation to edit a Tag Wiki. Currently, I only have 4k. At my present rate of rep accumulation, I will be able to edit Tag Wikis in about 2025. At that point, I will presumably be able to ...
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Typo in “create tag wiki” placeholder [closed]

It seems to me like the stated number might be incorrect: (Note that if you have less than 20000 reputation, your tag wiki will be peer reviewed before it is published.)
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Disinformation on moderator elections

The edit history of this page says the initial edit was "copied from meta.SO (with minor modifications)". I can't find anything that it could have been copied from. It is asserted there that moderator ...
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Tag wiki edits rejected

I have tried to edit a couple of tag wikis with verbage from the appropriate Linux man page, aka the Linux Programmer's Manual. The edits were rejected due to quoting works without citing the source ...