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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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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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Synonym request: [segfault] + [segmentationfault] into [segmentation-fault]

The term of segmentationfault is often shortened to segfault. So, let's create new tag segmentation-fault (for better readability) and make it synonym of two tags above. Any thoughts?
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Duplicate tag [vms] and [openvms]

We have these two tags with the same description: vms with 7 questions openvms with 6 questions One question even has both tags. Suggestion: Make openvms the synonym of vms.
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There are 189 questions tagged [belongs-on-superuser] on Server Fault

Update 7th June 2010 These are all gone on Stack Overflow and Super User. ServerFault is a different story: https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/belongs-on-superuser - 189 questions https://...
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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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What is this [blocking] tag?

The blocking tag has 113 questions, covering Firewall blocking (probably redundant with ip-blocking) Undeliverable e-mail blocking IO resource limits There is no tag wiki at all. What should be ...
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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 existence ...
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Retag request: SQL Server tags on SF

Should the SF tag [sqlserver] be retagged to be the same as SO tag [sql-server]? As a DBA I use both sites, but often find myself typing the wrong thing! Edit (Jon): Here's what currently needs ...
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Should remoting tag be renamed to powershell-remoting?

I found a tag called remoting which seems to uniformly refer to questions about PowerShell Remoting. Therefore, I suggest changing the remoting tag to be named powershell-remoting. Why? When somebody ...
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Merge 500 and 500-error and rename

I see that we have a http-status-code-403 tag. It is quite clear what 403 is referring to in that tag name. We do not have a http-status-code-500 tag. Instead we have 500 and 500-error, which are ...
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AS400, iSeries, and IBM-i are all the same system

I started this on StackOverflow meta, but we decided it needs to be over here as well. IBM has had a identity problem for their midrange system over the past decade. There are several names for the ...
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SF: Merge/Re-tag [windows] [xp] to [windows-xp]

ServerFault: [windows][xp] -> [windows-xp] (24) [xp] -> [windows-xp] (57) There's also [vista] (297) -> [windows-vista] (48) so I guess [vista] should win, but this is inconsistant with [windows-...
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Please merge svn and subversion tags (again)

Is it time to merge svn and subversion tags again? Below are tag counts for both tags on the trilogy sites. Stack Overflow: svn 4523 subversion 9 Server Fault: svn 260 subversion 161 Super User: ...
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Tag merge: OWA + Outlook Web Access

owa and outlook-web-access overlap a bit. Should we merge them? Bumping this again, as I just encountered both a owa and outlook-web-access wiki edit review with nearly identical content. Do tag ...
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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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Loads Tags Merger

uploadsfile-uploadlarge-file-uploadfileupload=>upload downloadsfile-downloadsdownloadinglarge-file-download=>download
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Bad Synonym for APT

I think that the apt tag shouldn't have been set to a synonym of apt-get but it should have been the other way around. apt is the technology, apt-get is one of many ways to use apt. Probably we ...
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Should [leopard] be [os-x-leopard]?

We don't have 7, but rather we have windows-7. By the same token, there seem to be a lot of "cat name only" tags out there that, I believe, should be prefixed with os-x, making it os-x-leopard instead ...
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Please Convert media-centre to media-center on Server Fault

The tag media-centre on ServerFault is spelled incorrectly, it should be changed to media-center. Edit When I made this post I did not realize that "center" was spelled "centre" outside of the US. ...
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Please burninate the [server] tag

On Server Fault, we have the server tag with 2283 questions as of this post. The general consensus is that it's a useless tag and it doesn't help to sort questions, but the sheer number of questions ...
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Serverfault Tag Merge network/networking

I don't see logic behind a network and a networking tag, does anyone else? Can they be merged into Networking if that is the case? [network] (425) [networking] (1211)
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PoE vs. Power over Ethernet

I noticed there are both poe and power-over-ethernet tags. They should be merged or linked, right?
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Tag Cleanup, *core*

While searching for some information related to Windows Server Core, I went to the tag search and searched for core. There are many takes which seem to overlap related to multi-core processors. ...
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Which tag should be used for restoring backups?

Apparently we have two almost equally used tags that are being used mostly for the same purpose. Lets pick one, merge, and setup an alias. I like the backup-restoration choice a bit more, because it ...
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Tag Merge Request - Mac related tags

macosxserver -> mac-osx-server osx-server -> mac-osx-server osx -> mac-osx
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Retag whmcpanel to whm?

I just saw a question tagged whmcpanel for cPanel's WebHost Manager (WHM). I vote that whmcpanel (with 75 questions) be retagged whm (which has 239 questions) Arguably both could be merged into ...
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Request to merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13

Please merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13. Only a small number of questions are tagged with either of these and they clearly point to the same release of fedora.
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Merge 64 bit tags

I've just noticed there are currently 128 64-bit tags and 89 x64 tags. While that's a fair few of each I really think they should be merged before it gets much messier.
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Retag: snowleopardserver => snow-leopard-server

Serverfault Retag Request: snowleopardserver x6 to snow-leopard-server x13 The latter is already favored by the community and is correctly formatted.
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Retag request: opensource -> open-source on ServerFault

Please change all instances on the tag [opensource] to [open-source]. This is an issue on SO, SU, and SF (on SF the open-source tag hasn't even been created!). "Open source" is two words, so it ...
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Tag cleanup required

Apache 2.4 is sufficiently different from earlier releases that a new tag apache-2.4 has recently been created for it. There are a number of questions that have already been asked about Apache 2.4 ...
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SF Retag Request: [windows2000server] -> [windows-server-2000]

(EDIT: changed the request based on Eric's answer) To align to the convention we've created on SF. 12 questions currently tagged with [windows2000server] 15 tagged with [windows-2000-server] ...
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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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Tag merge request for mysql

The mysqld and mysqladministrator tags are entirely superfluous. Unfortunately, there's 14 and 25 tags respectively. I would like to request that they be merged with the mysql tag.
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Is it usefull to have both tags 'datastax' and 'datastax-enterprise'?

On questions related to tag cassandra, people tag often datastax and datastax-enterprise (example). I wondered if there a real difference between those two tags, and if one of them should be dropped.
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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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Request to merge or synonym tags: [mongo] and [mongodb]

Please merge or synonym these tags: mongo mongodb
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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 ...
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Is it possible to merge the book and books tags?

Subject says it all.
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Duplicate tag [service] and [services]

I wanted to report a tag that seems a duplicate; service with 276 questions tagged, and services with 433 question tagged. I think that is similar to this meta question Q: Duplicate tag windows-...
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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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Retag request: [keytab] -> [kerberos]

keytab is a worthless tag and should be merged into its obvious parent kerberos both now and in the future. It's possible, though unlikely, that keytab will take on some other meaning in the future. ...
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Tag merge: amazon-web-services & amazon-aws

I believe the tags amazon-web-services and amazon-aws should be merged. amazon-web-services has more questions, currently. AWS stands for "Amazon Web Services", so they're both the same thing.
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TFS - Team-Foundation-Server Synonyms

tfs should be a synonym for team-foundation-server (or Vice Versa).
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Major retag projects

Our top three tags: linux apache windows Each of those three arguably has some kind of more meaningful version breakdown, and are in effect meta-tags defining which world the question resides in ...
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Windows 7 Tagging

Right now there are 3 Windows 7 tags, plus a synonym: Windows7 (synonym for Windows-7) Windows-7 (1265 tags) Windows-7-64 (43 tags) Windows7-32 (6 tags) Should we merge the 32bit and 64bit tags into ...
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Tag synonym: hg -> mercurial

could we please have a synonym from hg to mercurial like we have on SO? I'm too new here to create it myself.
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SF retag: “esx” and “esxi” to “vmware-esx” and “vmware-esxi”?

At time of writing, there are questions tagged thus on ServerFault: 178 in "esx" 124 in "esxi" 48 in "vmware-esx" 45 in "vmware-esxi" 901 in "vmware": 115 also have "esx" 63 also have "esxi" 17 also ...