So I just came across , and... I'm perplexed. I don't see any purpose it serves. However, before I launch it into the sun, does anyone want to speak up in its defence?

(I'm assuming that the tag will also be covered by this)

  • A note, If the community dont like my suggestion for the port tag, I suggest to burn it too, as I don't see the use to keep the port tag up, while burning others. (port-80, etc..)
    – yagmoth555 Mod
    Commented May 23, 2018 at 23:49
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    port is a much broader problem than the protocol-specific port tags. Not saying it shouldn't be made to go away also, but it's scale is... trickier.
    – womble Mod
    Commented May 23, 2018 at 23:57

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I also see absolutely no purpose to either of these tags. I would not complain to see them gone.


I seen some user use the tag , which could be more general to port binding or routing.

I don't see a problem to make remap all port-80, port-XX, etc... to simply

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