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Clean up [change] tag?

Is there any specific meaning to the change tag? There is no tag wiki, and I don't see that the 33 questions that currently carry that tag have much of anything in common. There are questions about ...
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Tag merge: p2v and physical-to-virtual

The p2v and physical-to-virtual tags are virtually (and physically!) the same thing and have both been used interchangeably. I propose merging them together into p2v would suffice.
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Merge [supervisord] tag and description into [supervisor]

Supervisor is "a client/server system that allows its users to monitor and control a number of processes on UNIX-like operating systems". The daemon that runs the service is invoked with supervisord. ...
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Tag synonym for “XMPP”: “Jabber”

We have a xmpp and a jabber tag. Current stats: tagged with xmpp: 77 questions tagged with jabber: 52 questions tagged with both: 25 questions As far as I can see, they are used for the same thing: ...
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How do you sort unanswered questions with [tag] by newest first?

I don't want to answer a question that 2 years old when the OP hasn't been seen in 1 year 364 days. That's an extreme case but typically when I look at unanswered questions for $tag they are unsorted, ...
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no tag appear on the right side of the screen when reviwing

When reviewing suggested edits, no tag appear on the right side of the screen. What should I do? Will tags disappear?
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Tags for “fedora”: Need “fedora20” tag (maybe)

Fedora 20 has hit USB sticks (so to say) and it could be the time to add the "fedora20" (sic) tag. Reminder: the following tags currently exist. It's kinda uneven, but indicating the Fedora version ...
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Burninate “cheap”

Currently there are 17 questions (including this gem) which are mostly shopping related, and I would wager that any new questions created on that tag would be similar. I move that we torch cheap
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Link to “learn more” about a tag is unclickable in Google Chrome

Link to "learn more" about a tag is unclickable in Google Chrome. Steps to reproduce bug: Open page to "Ask Question" Start typing in the "Tags" field at the bottom Mouse over any one of the tags ...
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IT Certification tags used in questions

I saw this over on Meta.SO: Should certification questions be closed? where the answer stated: Questions that ask for clarification on or an answer to a specific question from a certification ...
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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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Set ignored tags from their popup

Hovering on a tag allows us to subscribe to it or see the RSS feed. Can we also have a link in there to ignore it? That would make it much more efficient to filter a view (e.g. unanswered) for only ...
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The “hosts” tag needs some cleanup

As it stands the hosts tag does not have a tag wiki, and it shows. Common questions tagged with it include: the hosts file (which has a non-aliased cousin hosts-file) tcpwrappers (hosts.{deny,allow})...
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Merge [rdp] into [remote-desktop]

There are 2 very similar (equal imo) tags: remote-desktop ×845 rdp ×522 Please merge and synonymize one into another.
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Deleting the `default` tag?

I'm still a bit new about reviewing posts on SE/SF, but after reading some guidelines, I'd like to suggest the deletion of the default tag. In the recent posts I've reviewed, I felt this tag was not ...
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Will someone please add this tag? tickzoom

Can someone add the tag tickzoom at stackexchange? I don't have enough reputation yet to add the tag. Why? We developers at tickzoom want to track the specific tag tickzoom so we can watch for ...
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hardware-selection needs to die

The tag hardware-selection is littered with shopping questions and nothing else. It should die a painful death. A very, very painful death.
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Request to merge tags: [php-fpm] and [php5-fpm]

I noticed recently that some FPM questions are tagged php5-fpm and others php-fpm. I'm not sure there's any useful distinction here, should probably be merged.
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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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Tags can't be linked in Tag Wiki exerpt

If I use [tag:debian] almost anywhere on the site I get something like this: debian This, however does not work in the excerpt text of a Tag Wiki. See an example here: debian-squeeze.
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Why is there a Dell-r710 tag and not others?

This can be asked in many ways, but why is there a specific dell-r710 while there aren't for r200, r610, r620... etc etc? Do we really want a tag for every model? Isn't poweredge enough?
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Hey! Why does that community guy get credit for my tag creation?

As in, for example, this tag. Is it because I don't have enough rep for tag-wiki edits without approval? Not that it matters a whole lot, but it feels like something of a punch in the fun bits, and ...
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Questions with favourites tags: can you make the background darker?

On the Stack Overflow, it's easy to realize the questions with favourite tags: But on the SF, the background is quite light: What do you think?
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Burninate [repair]?

repair seems like a meta tag to me (repair what? the RAIDs? the LAMPs? TomTom's phone?). Should it be killed, and if so, how?
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Burninate 'legal'

Seeing this question revealed that we have a legal tag. As legality is and always will be a local matter there can be no legitimate use for such a tag.
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What does the RS mean?

Seen on the scalability tag: I assume it's an advertisement, but I can't quickly find anything that tells me what it's an ad for or if it's something other than an ad. So that leaves me assuming ...
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What is a meta tag?

Title says it all; I've seen lots of folks on meta SF and SO talking about these tags and how bad they are, but a formal definition has eluded me. The obvious definition (based on the meaning of the "...
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Burninate “size”

I just noticed the size tag on a question and discovered there are 42 other questions with it. Surely this is a meta tag and needs to go bye bye. If you disagree I'd be interested in the reasons.
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Tags for specific software versions

What's the policy on tags for specific versions of a piece of software? For example, the php tag has the most use, but php4 and php5 are also being used, and there's even php5.3. Should any of these ...
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Tag double-entendre: rc

At the moment there are six questions tagged rc: Four are Unix/Linux questions, in which [rc] means runcom. Two are Windows questions, in which [rc] means Release Candidate. I don't think tags are ...
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What's going on with the recommendation tag?

Just spotted this question on the front page which has been tagged with recommendation, yet when I click on the tag, it appears as though no questions have this tag. What's going on here? Note the ...
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home-server tag

Should the tag home-server be deleted as it's surely off topic here on server fault? It has 22 questions, many of which that are still open. A few more candidates: home-network home-networking ...
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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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I'm a lean, mean, bad-tag hunting machine. And [sessions] is in my sights.

sessions is a meta tag, IMO. The asker should just tag it with whatever application's session he/she is having a problem with. Thoughts?
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Tools seems like a tag for tools. Thoughts?

tools seems like an ambiguous meta tag to me. There are only 16 questions in it. Retagged 'em?
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We've always been at war with [standby]

Let's handle standby like thought police: eradicate all traces and deny its existence. I've just finished eradicating this tag from the conscious memory
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Useless, [shutdown] is

Kill shutdown, we should.
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SHould the “safe” tag exist?

There are currently 6 questions using the safe tag, including one of my own. Should this tag even exists? Does it have value on its own? I was going to simply remove it from each of those questions ...
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Define tag integrated-authentication

Currently on 19 questions, integrated-authentication seems rather broad and lacks a tag wiki; is it definable & useful, or overly vague & redundant?
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Rename [route53] to [amazon-route53]

All the other tags that fall under the Amazon Web Services umbrella follow the convention of starting with 'amazon-', this appears to be the only remaining exception. As per Amazon's description: ...
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Let's put [version] in a rocket and send it to the Sun

version seems like a worthless tag. Let's kill it. Ya dig?
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Do we need [slow] and [fast] tags?

https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/slow https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/fast Seems like these are quite generic. Many things are slow or fast - they provides no real useful ...
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Please burninate the [local] tag

local needs to die. There are currently 55 questions with this tag. All of them have at least 1 other tag. Can't see any possible reason to keep it.
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Kill it with Mundane Crystal Dagger: [fail]

The fail tag is fail - how meta is that? And I'm posting this on a meta site. It's meta meta meta. fail offers no benefit. It's not likely to be searched, it does not distinguish a question's content ...
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delete tag ad-cert

I accidentally made a tag I didnt intend (ad-cert). I intended to retag as ad-certificate-services that already exists. Can someone please delete ad-cert? Or will it disappear on its own accord from ...
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DFSR and DFS-R tag merge request

Can someone please merge these tags? People use both terms to ask/answer questions on DFS Replication. Thanks M
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Synonym IIS version with Windows version?

IIS is unique in the sense that the version that ships with an operating system is the only version available for that operating system. Windows 2000 Server got IIS 5, 2003 got IIS 6, 2008 got IIS 7 ...
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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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What do we do about company name tags? Specifically McAfee?

There is a mcafee tag with three questions in it. Should this be destroyed and retagged with the relevant product name or are brand-name tags a kind of meta tag that we keep around? It just seems ...
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Can we black hole the “errors” tag?

It's worthless, IMO. Can we get it black holed, or at least discuss the possibility?