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The bad tag collection

Summary Ok, we have a lot of bad tags. I found at least half a dozen without trying over the weekend. Some of these tags have hundreds of questions in them, meaning that it will take a dev so that we ...
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What bad tags in need of burnination do we still have hanging around?

Similar to the old "bad tag collection" thread, I'm looking for suggestions/submissions of tags we still have hanging around on Server Fault, that we would be better off not having in ...
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Cleanup duplicate tags: different by hyphenation and pluralization

Inspired by bad-tag-cleanup project by our awesome mod, here I suggest the idea to cleanup duplicate tags: Different by one or hyphen, for example port-forwarding vs portforwarding and mod-security ...
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Tag synonym/merge: virtual{host,hosts,-hosting,-hosts}

These tags all seem to refer to the same things, and people are using all of them interchangeably. Personally, I'd have picked the one that nobody seems to have gone for virtual-host but I guess I'm ...
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Merge the subdomain and subdomains tags

subdomains seems to be a little-used and description-free tag for stuff which subdomain fits well (ie, DNS subdomain-related issues). I would propose merging subdomains into subdomain. Edit: OK, it'...
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Apache tags - a bit of a mess?

So, we've got apache, which is the second most popular tag on the site. It's a superset of the versions of it - apache2, apache2.2, apache1.3; and apache2 is essentially a superset of 2.0, 2.2, and ...
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Reboot is a stupid tag. There, I said it

Whenever I see a question that has reboot as the only tag, I want to punch a baby. Let's get rid of it. Do it for the kids.
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Help with mass retagging of FTP related posts

As discussed here, I've been going through posts tagged with "ftp", and adding FTP server-specific tags (e.g. "proftpd", "pureftpd", and "vsftpd") where relevant. There are many such posts, and the ...
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What, in summary, are we supposed to do to clean up tags?

I know it's not a good question title... I'd like to have a question and short answer here on meta.SF that explains what - if anything - people can or should do to clean up tags. I've seen blog ...
Ward - Trying Codidact's user avatar
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Duplicate tag windows-service and windows-services

The tag windows-service has 195 questions, windows-services got 25.
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Retag request: APC (Alternate PHP Cache) and APC (American Power Conversion) the power supplies.

There are lots of questions about uninterruptible power supplies that are improperly tagged as apc There also questions about web application performance and the Pecl PHP opcode caching package, APC, ...
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Please synonym vbs to vbscript

Please synonym vbs to vbscript.
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Retagging for new products: terminal-services vs. remote-desktop-services

As I recently had experience with, Microsoft changed the name of terminal-services (Windows Server 2003) to remote-desktop-services (Windows Server 2008). At time of writing, these tags have 111 and ...
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HTTP result code tags

Thanks to Lucas Kauffman's wikitag activity I've noticed a number of HTTP return code tags like 404, 402, 302, 303, 500 and probably a whole number of others. They seem to be at least ambiguous to me, ...
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Tag Cleanup - Microsoft System Center Suite

scom, sccm, and scvmm all follow the same naming convention. DPM should as well. dpm => scdpm dpm-2010 -> scdpm scom-2007-r2 -> scom system-center-essentials -> sce I haven't seen any questions ...
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Delete tag - Home-Use

home-use <-- Kill with fire?
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What is it called when you queue my bits?

So over on Unix and Linux we were chatting about how to tag questions related to traffic shaping. We thought we would check ServerFault for reference, but that led me to wonder just what exactly is ...
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Proposal to merge Instances tag into instance

The instances tag seems to be a duplicate of instance. The proposal is to merge instances into instance and subsequently remove the instances tag.
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