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Retag or Synonym Script(s)(ing)

I'm not sure how all the retag or synonyms work, so if I'm barking up the wrong tree, could someone explain the difference between the two? I noticed that there is a tag for scripts which has 26 Qs, ...
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Tag tidy and synonym request

To tidy things up please Rename debian6 to debian-6.0 then synonym it to debian-squeeze Synonym debian-5.0 to debian-lenny Synonym lenny to debian-lenny Synonym etch to debian-etch
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Tag synonym: datacentre -> datacenter

"Two countries separated by a common language", indeed...
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Tag synonym: compare->comparison

I've whipped up a little tag wiki for [comparison], and untagged the four questions that were [compare]. I'd "suggest a synonym" for [compare], but I don't have 5 votes in it (neither, for that ...
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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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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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Tag synonym request

Please synonym virtualisation to virtualization.
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Cisco ASA tags (again)

I'm posting a new one, since the other one got marked as completed. Please merge the following tags into cisco-asa cisco-pix pix asa5505 asa-5510 PIX and ASA are essentialy the same hardware, only ...
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Alias throttle to throttling

Right now both throttle and throttling exist, with the larger batch of questions tagged with the throttle. They seem to be be about the same general thing, and throttling seems like a better choice to ...
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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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Delete tag - Home-Use

home-use <-- Kill with fire?
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merge or synonym lvm and lvm2 tags

Please can we merge or synonym the lvm and lvm2 tags? On Linux, LVM1 is now obsolete so all questions will be about LVM2 in any case, and LVM is the general concept across operating systems. https://...
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[ios] matches Cisco's IOS and Apple's iOS

Apple had the wonderful idea to name its mobile operating system iOS, which was already used by Cisco Internet Operating System. There are hence 94 questions tagged ios, but only 82 of them contain ...
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Server-2008 tag synonym

I hope I'm not bypassing the synonym process - IMO the tag server-2008 should be added as a synonym of windows-server-2008, and/or the existing 4 questions should be retagged. Thoughts, or will ...
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Do we really need a backup-exec-2010 tag when there's a perfectly good backupexec tag?

Is the rather recent spate of retagging of questions around Backup Exec with backup-exec-2010 by user KCotreau strictly necessary? We've already got a perfectly servicable backupexec tag, and my ...
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Retag or Synonym pxe & pxeboot

The tags pxe (89) and pxeboot (15) are the same thing. Could we create a synonym for these?
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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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Retag or Synonym SCVMMR2 -> SCVMM

The R2 release of SCVMM isn't different enough to warrant it's own tag. Also, it's the 2008 R2 version, so the tag name isn't even accurate to start. The scvmmr2 tag has more questions than scvmm, so ...
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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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TFS - Team-Foundation-Server Synonyms

tfs should be a synonym for team-foundation-server (or Vice Versa).
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Multiple tags about 'blocking', pick one and make all others synonyms?

When you go to: https://serverfault.com/tags and type block, you will get 3 tags that are all pretty close to each other. Specifically: block x 27 blocking x 45 blocked x 25 So, which one should ...
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Retag request: change [sharedfolders] to [shared-folders]

Retagging a question on SF, I noticed the tag sharedfolders, and it should have a hyphen in between, as they are two separate words, right? Can we retag all sharedfolders to shared-folders?
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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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Ubuntu and ubuntu-10.04 tag synonyms

Wanted to create a synonym there but being a version synonym it's not possible for mortals. How are the policies about versions and softwares btw?
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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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Merge postgres, postgres-8.4, postgres-8.3 into postgresql

Just noticed that there's a bunch of questions that are tagged postgres, or postgres-8.4, postgres-8.3; all need to by synonyms of postgresql
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Delete tag and blackhole - slowness

https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/slowness Please kill it with fire. Thank you!
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nameserver and nameservers tags

Can nameserver and nameservers tags be merged?
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bind and bind9 tags

Can bind and bind9 tags be merged?
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Tag merge and synonym or blackhole - Cisco-asa & ASA

The ASA tag has 109 Qs, the Cisco-ASA tag only has 79. Please merge ASA into the more formal Cisco-ASA.
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Request to merge tags: datacenter and [data-center]

Please merge these tags: datacenter data-center
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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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Need help removing [ie] tag from migrated questions

I have just gone through and removed the ie tag from a few posts replacing it with internet-explorer. Since there were only 11, I did them manually. Now I'm stuck because the following 2 questions ...
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Unreadable tag “sqlservermanagementstudio”

I just noticed a question with what I first thought was a newly create tag and opened it up with the intention of fixing the tag. However, that tag has already been used 80 times. The tag in question ...
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Suggested tag replacements for linux-networking, windows-networking

I think that instances of [linux-networking] should be replaced with [linux][networking] and [windows-networking] with [windows][networking] I think doing this would be a good idea because having the ...
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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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Merge tags tunnel and tunneling

As per the title. There doesn't seem to me to be enough difference in meaning to have both tags.
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Merge tags 'logging' and 'logs'

I think the following tags should be merged. logs: 88 questions log: 54 questions logging: 258 questions These seem synonymous to me.
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Is it possible to merge the book and books tags?

Subject says it all.
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Merge tags rsyslogd and rsyslog

Can the following tags be merged please: rsyslogd: 6 questions rsyslog: 5 questions tagged Will this make rsyslogd and rsyslog synonyms? (My first request. Let me know if I'm not doing this right.)
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I've just noticed a bunch of questions tagged with [2008]

If you check out https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/2008 there are about 10 or so. There were more, but I retagged the obvious ones (the ones tagged [windows] [server] [2008]). There are also ...
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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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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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Tag merge request for bigip

Please merge tags "bigip" and "f5-big-ip". I can't imagine a situation where they would refer to disparate topics.
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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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Please merge SQL Server Profiler related tags and add synonyms for them

I had edited in a couple of these before this post was migrated from Meta SO to Meta SF, but now there's an additional tag representing the same thing. Here are the tags involved: [sqlprofiler] (2) [...
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Mass retag: windows home server

It was pointed out that we have three tags for this particular product, whs (26), windows-home-server (8), and windowshomeserver (40). Considering how all the other Windows products are tagged, ...
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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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Splitting vs. combining tags eg. [ubuntu], [windows]

The trend in tagging is towards merging tags and tag synonyms, so I imagine this will be quite contentious. Given the different default behaviours and configurations of different Ubuntu releases (6....