feature-request status-declined but now available as a userscript on Stack Apps.
Please change the voting buttons. We're Stack Exchange, not Facebook ... One does not simply like or dislike a synonym proposal.
I understand positioning the score between two triangles (like on posts) might eat too much vertical space, but maybe you can position them ...
I'm reviving this. Hoo-hah!
Okay, so here's the situation I'm currently in:
leak contains just under 1,000 questions and has the following excerpt:
A memory leak occurs when a program consumes memory that is not or cannot be later released to the operating system.
memory-leak has just over 7,000 questions and has this excerpt:
A memory leak occurs ...
Not sure whether it is a bug or known feature.
If I filtered a tag, in the result set I want to sorting the data, so sorting the result by clicking the sorting icon, but instead of sorting with in the result set, it cleared the filter text and reset the filtered result set.
I expect when the search result set is displaying, ...
I don't see a way to see all the proposed synonyms. The old one had 4 tabs:
The new one has just 3:
Active (analogous to 3)
Pending Approval (analogous to 2)
Pending Merge (analogous to 4).
Can we please have the all filter back? Thank you.
The sort isn't pagination friendly. The sorted order isn't saved when visiting the second or third page.
I sorted the "Creator" tab in the ascending order, and it worked properly. The URL was https://stackoverflow.com/tags/synonyms?tab=Creator&dir=Ascending&filter=Active. (Notice dir=Ascending).
When I visit the 2nd page, ...
The below answer has been brushed up and turned in to its own separate feature-request: Improving Tag Synonyms
This is definitely an issue, as I look at my poor unfrequented tag, and its proposed synonym sitting with a lowly zero votes and a single person with sufficient reputation to actually support it active in the tag:
Answer more [tag:google-...
Thank you for the ability to sort the fields. I've been using SEDE to sort, and having it on the synonym page makes it really easy.
However, on the "Pending Approval" page, there is no way to sort the "Score" column:
I think the "Score" column is the one that needs to be sortable, as it would make it really easy for ...
feature-request bug status-completed
When you're on the proposed synonyms page and you're the final vote on a proposal (4th up or second down), nothing happens, just the score changes. If you refresh the page it will be gone, but it would make more sense to have something see if it was the last vote and hide the row, for a visual confirmation that it's done....
Tag Synonym Statistics at Top Network Sites
To analyze this, I used the Stack Exchange Data Explorer to classify tag synonym suggestions into three categories: approved by vote (approved with score >= 4), approved by mods (approved with score < 4), and pending. As far as I can tell the data explorer doesn't include information about tag synonyms that ...
bug minor-annoyance status-completed
This is just a minor annoyance, but the clicked voting buttons are orange on all sites, not just Stack Overflow. I would expect the same color as the question/answer/comment voting buttons...
Yeah, those aren't the same thing. I removed the synonym. Luckily the two tags were never merged, so 3978 jvm questions from before the synonym was created weren't retagged. About 100 were retagged while the synonym was active, so at least the damage was minimal. Thanks for bringing this to our attention.
A small inconsistency:
Only the # OF RENAMES is aligned to the right, everything else to the left. Is that intentional? It's slightly confusing, because there's also such a large gap between it and CREATED.
Clicking on the tag in the "Target" column sometimes throws a 404 error
I noticed this on BoardGames.SE. There are tags that do not have a number after them. Clicking on them throws a 404 error.
For instance, clicking on [eldritch-horror-cities-in-ruin]
navigates to https://boardgames.stackexchange.com/tags/eldritch-horror-cities-in-...
In addition to being more widely advertised, I would really like to see this page default to Pending Approval requests, sorted by oldest first. There's no reason synonym requests should have to wait years for approval, and I really feel that this page should be doing whatever it can to move these requests through the system.
I would like to encourage SE to put this fix on their to-do list.
I recently proposed a tag change on Worldbuilding Meta and got a lot of support for the idea of making one tag a synonym of the other. I had enough rep and votes in the tags to make the proposal, so I did.
No one saw it.
It did not show up in anyone's review queue (including someone with ...
It seems like there will be specific questions each year, as the hats and mechanisms change. I think we need both the generic winterbash and the year specific ones. And yes, they will accumulate over time, but I think our system can handle it.
Unvoting doesn’t change the hand color on touch screen devices.
E.g. voted up for a tag synonym:
Retracting the vote by tapping on vote up button again changes the score but doesn’t change the button color from orange(?) back to grey:
Refreshing the page fix the issue:
That won't happen. If there is even a pending synonym from a to b, you can't suggest a synonym to a or from b. You'll get a message like this when you try:
Interestingly enough, the message is wrong: it claims the very synonym I'm proposing exists, it should have read
A synonym from synonym2 to synonym1 exists, chains are not allowed
This is another ...
There's no need to have a synonym that's never actually been used, so the system won't allow you to attempt to create one.
The purpose of synonyms is to link tags that are used to mean the exact same thing, not to predict every way a person in the future might conceivably type the tag.
The short answer is: yes.
If, on a given site, there's a big problem with runaway tagging... Post a feature-request on your meta along with examples that demonstrate the need. We've temporarily lowered this in the past for sites with a lot of cleanup to be done, and I think doing this as part of a larger, coordinated cleanup effort is a good idea. Don't ...
The problem is that the r2-d2 tag itself does not exist. There is only a synonym pointing towards it, and trying to rewrite a synonym to a non-existent master tag simply doesn't work. At some point after that synonym was created, all the questions tagged with it got retagged to something else and the master tag was automatically deleted.
This particular ...
I have some general feedback regarding the new dashboard which has made my processing of synonyms a little bit harder.
Let me tell you from where I am coming. I have spent the past 1 year playing around with tags (starting from June 16th 2018, barring the 3 month vacation that I took from Sep 15th to Dec 15th), and adding around 600 ...
Here is the domain knowledge requested:
ggplot2 ( This should be the master )
(Circumstantial) evidence of domain knowledge:
I have nearly 50K rep in the r tag, with nearly 8K rep in the ggplot2, the proposed master tag.
I co-authored R for Dummies
I wrote the package ggdendro that extends ggplot2 by adding support for dendrograms, ...
They're not auto-generated. They were created by users, but the questions under them have already had the tag removed. They will be destroyed when the tag cleanup script runs next. You don't need to (and shouldn't) do anything with them. Just let them die.
My thoughts: (with the goal to minimize development time in mind)
The suggested synonyms page is already a good start.
Personally, I think it's slightly better than a review queue in the sense that you can actually search and sort. Perhaps this functionality should even be extended a bit.
What needs to change:
Currently the suggested synonyms page ...
As far as I see, many pages' redesigns have been made to adapt the page for any screen width devices (aka "responsiveness"). But the tag synonym page is constructed mostly of a table, hence there is no obvious solution for how to wrap the table row while leaving it in a single row. Without such wrapping, the page will be ...
Unfortunately, this is unlikely to be implemented in our current localization model (unless we take on a broader project of providing true, multi-national support with language-switching throughout the entire site and network).
Despite its outward appearance, Esperanto SE is still an English-language site whose subject just happens to be learning another ...