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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 ...
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Merge DNS record tags for consistency

I just asked a question involving DNS MX records and noticed that there are two separate tags that appear to both concern MX records: mx and mx-record. Do these need to be merged? Are there other tags ...
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Retag 'registrar' and 'domain-registrar'

Personally I like 'domain-registrar' better but it seems as though 'registrar' gets used much more. Either way I don't think we need both tags. Also up for discussion: domain(213) domains(28) ...
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tag merge: fold socks-proxy into socks

There's two redundant tags: socks and socks-proxy. I propose merging the latter into the former as it's shorter and there's no collision of the name with another term.
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TAG Merge : snapshot and snapshots

I think these 2 should be merged snapshot snapshots
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Merge filesystem and filesystems

filesystem and filesystems should be merged, 135 on filesystem and 565 on filesystems . I guess keep filesystem to prefer the singular, but I don't feel strongly.
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Synonyms for DNS Tags

I've just been around filling in some tag wikis for a bunch of DNS related tags, and I noticed the following: a-record cname ptr a-record doesn't fit the same naming scheme as the rest. Probably ...
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Windows Server 2003 tags on ServerFault

There are probably a few others but saw these while searching for an issue I have. win2k3 (16) -> windows-server-2003 (1580) windows-server-2003-r2 (10) -> windows-server-2003 (1580) windows-server-...
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Tag merge: SaltStack

These two tags are for the same product: salt: https://serverfault.com/tags/salt/info salt-stack: https://serverfault.com/tags/salt-stack/info How about a unique one: salt-stack? IMO, salt is not a ...
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"sync" vs."synchronization" tags

The sync and synchronization tags don't seem to be differentiated in any way. Should they be merged?
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Office, Forefront and whatever else I find

microsoft-office-2010 -> ms-office-2010 microsoft-office -> ms-office microsoft-access -> ms-access threat-management-gateway -> ms-ftmg tmg-2010 -> ms-ftmg-2010 forefront -> ms-forefront forefront-...
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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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Retag [backupexec] to [backup-exec]?

On Server Fault, there are 56 tags [backupexec] and no [backup-exec] tags. This seems odd to me, as you would say it as Backup Exec (2 words), much like you would say Windows Server 2008 R2 as ...
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Merge the registry and windows-registry tags

The description of registry indicates that it's supposed to apply to the Windows Registry, there's a more descriptive windows-registry as well though. I would propose to merge registry → windows-...
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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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Please synonym vbs to vbscript

Please synonym vbs to vbscript.
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Tag merge passenger and phusion-passenger

I think that passenger and phusion-passenger need to be merged - they refer to the same technology. passenger is listed on 50 questions and phusion-passenger is on 181.
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Retag request: serverfault hard-disk -> hard-drive

hard-disk (46) seems to be a less-commonly used synonym for hard-drive (157). I think it'd be worth merging the former into the latter, for cleanliness.
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Tag synonym: subnets -> subnet

There were four questions with the subnets tag; I've edited them all to be subnet.
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Virtual Hosting tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tag synonym/merge: virtual{host,hosts,-hosting,-hosts} I am not sure if i should post this kind of things here. Should I? I recommend that the tags: virtualhosts, virtual-...
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Retag: sunsolaris10 → solaris-10, sunsolaris → solaris

I suggest adding sunsolaris10 as an synonym to solaris-10. As well, add sunsolaris as an synonym to solaris. The bare name is more correct.
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Merge Request for trio [dnsbl] [dnsrbl] [rbl]

These three tags should be merged rbl (30) a.k.a Real-time Blackhole List dnsbl (5) a.k.a. DNS-based Blackhole List dnsrbl (3) a.k.a. DNS-based Real-time Blackhole List RBL and DNSBL was ...
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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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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: chroot and chroot-jail

chroot and chroot-jail seem to refer to the same thing. A lot of questions are tagged with both.
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Tag merge: 'ssi' and 'server-side-includes'

Seems like a good candidate for merger. Only one question in each. Or should it be handled with a simple re-tag?
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Q: Merge Request [mappeddrive] and [drivemapping]

I can see how they might be a little different: 'DriveMapping' might refer to the actual act of mapping/mounting a drive while 'MappedDrive' may refer specifically to drives already mapped, but people ...
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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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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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How do I submit a tag synonym?

I notice that Squillman has entered some tag synonyms into the system that are currently pending. How does one do this?
Mark Henderson's user avatar
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I think I broke the SBS-2008 tag

OK, so after discussions in chat about the future of sbs-2008, I created a tag synonym the wrong way, from sbs-2008 <-- windows-sbs-2008 . Realising I made the wrong one, I went to the mod tools ...
Mark Henderson's user avatar
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Request to merge tags: datacenter and [data-center]

Please merge these tags: datacenter data-center
Stefan Lasiewski's user avatar
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Merge [p4] and [perforce] tags

The title says it all. p4 has been used to either tag a question regarding the perforce revision control system or, in one case, to indicate a hardware platform. As p4 was less widely used, apparently ...
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Tag synonyms between node.js and nodejs

I do not have the reputation on this site to create a tag synonym, so I am suggesting one here between: node.js nodejs
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Tag merge: 'bsod' and 'bluescreen'

bluescreen and bsod are duplicates as far as I can tell.
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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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Server Fault retag: gpo to group-policy

These guys: https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/gpo go here: https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/group-policy
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certificate and certificates tag merge request

Can someone please merge the tag certificates to the tag certificate? There is likely many more tags that differ merely by plurality indication.
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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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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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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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Merge tags on serverfault [nameserver] and [nameservers]

No reason for these to be separate.
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Tag Deletion Request

Was moving too fast and create a tag with a typo on accident. Please delete the tag mimedefant as it is not needed.
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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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Tag cleanup - permissions tag

I noticed this today and wasn't sure if a Meta question was needed or not. Not sure on the procedure/care for consolidating tags such as this. It would seem to me that we could combine permissions, ...
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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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Duplicate tag basic-authentication and http-basic-authentication

basic-authentication 63 questions, 1 follower, no wiki http-basic-authentication 10 questions, no follower, no wiki Gotta say I would have expected the tag to be http-basic-auth.
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What's the difference between "balancing" and "load-balancing" tags?

What's the difference between balancing and load-balancing tags? Should they be merged and made synonyms?
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