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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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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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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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Merge tags: lamp and lamp-server

LAMP is a server stack, so "lamp-server" seems redundant. (Except in a coal mine, where one might be quite useful.)
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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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Kill [sysadmin] tag on SF with fire

I humbly request that the sysadmin tag on Serverfault be killed with fire. Currently 384 questions tagged with it. I expect quite a few of them may have been migrated to SF. EDIT: Any other ...
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Request to merge tags: antivirus and anti-virus

Subject says it all. Can they be merged to, for example, anti-virus ?
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Can the Vmware tag be deleted ?

The plain vmware tag adds no value as we never get any questions about the company. When it is used it is usually used in error and in place of a product specific tag which would be more useful. This ...
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Is it possible to merge the emailserver and email-server tags?

Subject says it all. Can we merge them to "emailserver" ?
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These tags should probably be blacklisted.

I just removed all the few questions tagged it, and I was thinking about removing system-administration for the ~27 questions, but I didn't really want to bump all those questions. I think both of ...
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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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Request to add visual difference between blockquotes and code blocks

It has always irked my inner aesthetic nazi that code blocks are indistinguishable* from blockquotes at first glance. See my recent answer for an example. I'm picturing something like this: *Yes, I ...
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Privilege Description for Moderator Tools should be changed

Right now the description text for the "access to moderation tools" privilege says, in part: You have earned the highest level of privilege in our community With the addition of the "trusted user" ...
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No editing toolbar

It appears something has broken, for me at least. The editing toolbar is currently not visible when posting a question or answer, yet if I edit an existing one it's fine. I tried FF, IE and Camino on ...
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Updated: Does the new-user URL filtering need a better error message on server fault?

There is a filter in place to prevent new users from posting more then one link on the body of a question. I believe the intent of this is to prevent spammers from using the system, but does it ...
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Change or retract a vote to close

This may have been discussed on MSO but I don't go there any more, so I wouldn't see it and don't believe we should have to search elsewhere for answers relevant to this SF. It happened again today ...
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What's the difference between 'vm' and 'virtual-machine' tags?

I see there's separate vm and virtual-machines tags. What's the difference? Should they be made synonyms?
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AJAXy control buttons on user profile page can break

EDIT: not sure of the etiquette but based on the comments I opened this on meta.stackoverflow.com as AJAXy control buttons on user profile page can break -- In Chrome 8.0.552.224 on Windows 7, I ...
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Why are the job ads on serverfault all for developers?

ServerFault is frequented by system administrators. careers.serverfault.com exists, and has job adverts for system administrators and the like. Yet, all the job ads on the right hand side of ...
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Changing the FAQ: Home networks

One thing I've noticed in close-voting is that if the questioner mentions that what they're doing is in their home in any way, it gets voted off-topic. If it's about the network itself, it gets ...
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What's going on with tags on profile pages on SF?

Owww, my eyes. (10/12/10, 15:09pm, Windows 7 32-bit, IE 8)
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Why am I false?

Getting this error around 9:30AM (CST): when visiting the Questions/newest tab.
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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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Posting questions on ServerFault seems not to work in Opera

I've just tried asking a question (well, I've just tried asking it again, as the first attempt didn't seem to "take", I probably pressed the [Post Your Question] button and closed the tab) and it ...
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ServerFault's error page has StackOverflow branding

This is what I just got as an error page on SF: On the plus side, I've been on SF for more than a year and I'm almost sure that I've seen an error outside of scheduled maintenance. Nice! :-)
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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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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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Why did this question get deleted?

I got back from vacation and saw I had a Teacher badge for this question, but when I went to look at the question it had disappeared. Can some 10k please tell me why this question was deleted? I'm a ...
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I appear to have got two serverfault accounts, how do I get them merged?

https://serverfault.com/users/1468/rob and https://serverfault.com/users/49805/rob are both me, I'm not sure what's happened to result in me having multiple identities. Does anyone know how/if I can ...
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Can we have our own FAQ?

I've always found the "FAQ" at meta.stackoverflow to be useless. I'd like to see a few pages that have "all" the information on a topic (e.g. reputation) w/out having to click back and forth to a ...
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Link back to user's parent-site profile in Meta

Since there's no "accounts" tab on SE 2.0 Meta pages, there's no link to the user's parent-site profile on the user's Meta profile page. Please add a link somewhere so I don't develop callouses ...
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Merge tags wol and wake-on-lan on SF

The tags [wol] and [wake-on-lan] in Server Fault should be merged. They are clearly referring to the same topic and wol is just a short form of wake-on-lan. wake-on-lan has 15 questions whereas wol ...
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Fix discrepancy between Server Fault reasons for migration and FAQ

Server Fault is getting questions migrated to it that are not appropriate to it, because the close reason associated with migration to SF is overly general. From the migrate to SF close reason: ...
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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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Change a question from "Deleted" to "Closed - transferred"

I recently removed (deleted) one of my own questions from Stack Overflow because I re-created the question under appropriate tags on Server Fault. However, I hadn't realized that this would "...
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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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question list color coding on serverfault is hard to read

On each site in the question lists, the second column from the left gives a visual cue whether the question has been answered (besides the numeric information). For example, on Stack Overflow, red ...
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Colasoft "Spammers"

I have noticed a couple of people on SF that are "spamming" for a company called colasoft. If this was traditional one-liner spam I would be flagging it and moving on with my life. However there is ...
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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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Bold + italic Markdown formatting breaks when used on underscored text

While responding to a question on ServerFault I noticed that there seems to be a bug in the display code. Using Bold (**) and Italic (*) at the same time shows up correctly as bolded italic text in ...
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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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