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Retag or synonym Corruption tag

Right now, there are a lot of unnecessary corruption tags. We have corruption, corrupt, file-corruption and data-corruption. Frankly way too many. Corruption is the most commonly used one, and ...
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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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Useless, [shutdown] is

Kill shutdown, we should.
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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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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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Many old questions getting additional proftpd/vsftpd tags

There seems to be a rash of questions recently getting resurrected by the addition of either a vsftpd or a proftpd tag. Let me be clear: I don't refer to previously-untagged questions; those are ...
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The Canada tag should probably go

Why is there even a canada tag? Isn't that a bit too localized? I did a quick look, and there's no usa or great-britain or australia, so why on $DEITY'S green Earth is there a canada tag? There's 5 ...
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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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Tag: Career-development and Career

What should be done with the Career-Development and Career tags? I believe The Community's position on questions that relate to the non-technical aspects of system administration and support jobs are ...
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Whence the [language] and [languages] tags?

Generally, the Stack Exchange software prevents the creation of tags which differ in plurality. Either the tags language and languages are old enough to predate that restriction, or someone with ...
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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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Does ansible-tower also cover AWX?

Simple question: does the tag ansible-tower also cover AWX, the open-source core to the Ansible Tower project? To quote from the README of the above linked project: AWX provides a web-based user ...
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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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Please delete [tag:tweaking]

tweaking has been recently created - please burninate it before it picks up too many uses.
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Rename [elastic-ip] to [amazon-elastic-ip]

We did it for all the amazon-related products but it looks like this one fell true the cracks: elastic-ip should be renamed to amazon-elastic-ip.
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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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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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Fun and Humor Tag

What should be done with the fun and humor tags? I'm not sure if What should we do with "coolest server names" is the exeption, but should we try to clean up questions that aren't directly ...
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Free tag - multiple meanings

The tag free seems to be put on questions with a few different meanings Software with no cost free memory free/busy info in outlook It seems either some retagging is in order, or the tag is not too ...
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KVM tag, synonyms on the same area of expertise…

So, we kave KVM, the Kernel-based Virtual Machine and KVM, the Keyboard Video Mouse switch. Both are correct and both are heavily used on the sysadmin world. Luckily enough we have only a few ...
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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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tag confusion with [ghost]

It's not clear if the ghost tag refers to the blogging software or Symantec's ghost. I suggest that adding two tags might resolve this problem: • ghost-blog • ghost-symantec
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Tag synonym [deploy] -> [deployment]

I would like to propose marking deploy as a synonym for deployment. Here's my rationale: the word deploy is the verb form of deployment and the two appear to be used similarly and interchangeably in ...
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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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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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Some tag changes needed related to Google Kubernetes Engine

So this has just happened, which necessitates some tag changes here. Could someone with the appropriate permissions (I don't yet have enough rep to do so) kindly create tag google-kubernetes-engine, ...
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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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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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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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It's ok to ask the question about Travis CI?

It's ok to ask the question about testing build with Travis CI? If yes, can we have tag for travis-ci?
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Do we want anonymity?

The anonymity tag currently has no description and just 9 questions. Is that a useful tag, and if so, which questions is it appropriate for?
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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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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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Brocade tag outdated?

There is a tag for the company [Brocade] with the description including "campus Ethernet switches and routers". Brocade was split up and purchased by several companies and the "campus" business was ...
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Is there benefit to a Windows-Identity-Foundation (or related) tag here?

I asked this question, and in the interest of searchability and the like, I'm curious if there's interest/benefit in using a tag for this feature. Issues installing Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)...
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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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Should the 'configuration' tag be nuked from orbit?

It's on 788 questions, but I can't imagine where it'd have a valid use. Should configuration perhaps just be silently nuked in the database and blacklisted?
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merge [gnu-screen] and [screen]

AFAICT, screen and gnu-screen cover the same topic, GNU Screen. Can we please merge them? screen has more followers and is the simpler name, so I suggest keeping that. But gnu-screen is also fine if "...
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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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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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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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Introduction of new tags to achieve consistency throughout SE sites

To achieve consistency for tagging questions about Dynamics CRM throughout the SE network, I would like to know if it's possible to create the tags listed under ***dynamics-crm****. Questions on ...
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Death to [newbie]!

Not to newbies themselves, of course... As part of the continuing war on metatags, I've cleaned up all 36 or so questions that were tagged 'newbie', and would appreciate an SE employee blacklisting ...
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Eliminate the Career tag

Can we please eliminate the career tag? I just can't imagine a question where that tag is appropriate and still be on topic but not totally subjective (although the subjective vote has now been ...
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Please delete [tag:fusion]

I noticed earlier that there was a fusion tag. The tag had been used 6 times and was used exclusively to reference VMware Fusion. I have changed all occurrences of fusion to vmware-fusion to make it ...
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tags with plus (+)

The tags help box (shown when editing tags) says tags can contain +, but when I type a tag like "lost+found", it tries to use two tags, "lost" and "found".
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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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Is anyone looking into the untagged tag?

Is the un-tagging of the untagged tag happening? There are currently 120 questions tagged untagged. What are we going to do with these? I assume we will need a shiny diamond special user to handle ...
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Are the rg tags getting out of control on ServerFault?

Possible Duplicate: legitimate ways for users to protest irrelevant sponsorship of tags Ok, fine, Redgate has tools for Exchange and SQL Server, so maybe it makes sense to have the annoying ...
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Merge vhost and virtualhost

There are different tags for vhost and virtualhost, but these seem largely the same tag. They should be synonymed.