29 votes
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What is this [blocking] tag?

It looks like a tag that should be burninated to me.
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17 votes
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Synonym request: [segfault] + [segmentationfault] into [segmentation-fault]

That tag has been bothering me for a while. It's about time we fixed it. Both tags have been synonymized and merged into segmentation-fault.
17 votes
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Duplicate tag [vms] and [openvms]

It should be synonymed the other way around. The product was originally VMS and then it became OpenVMS which I believe it is still called. Other than that I don't see any real reason not to do this.
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7 votes

Whence the [language] and [languages] tags?

I can't see any good reason why either of these tags exists. As far as I'm concerned, they can be burninated.
6 votes
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Merge Request for trio [dnsbl] [dnsrbl] [rbl]

I've merged and synonymized dnsbl and dnsrbl into rbl, since RBL is the most commonly used term.
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6 votes

Which tag should be used for restoring backups?

Even if there are questions in [restore] that are not related to backups, the tag excerpt is unambiguous: (Actually, I interpreted the tag dates wrong. The tag has been around for five years, but the ...
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6 votes
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Is it usefull to have both tags 'datastax' and 'datastax-enterprise'?

I'm not adverse to doing that and making datastax (the company) a synonym for datastax-enterprise (currently their main product) . Users with sufficient reputation can are encouraged to propose and ...
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5 votes
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Merge [tag:hacking] into [tag:security]

I'm not convinced this should be done. Security is quite a broad topic, and "hacking" is clearly only a narrow subset. This will also potentially inconvenience the 30 people who are following this ...
5 votes
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Proposal to merge Instances tag into instance

instances was merged into and synonymized with instance. But really, neither tag is useful; it ought to just be burninated.
5 votes

What bad tags in need of burnination do we still have hanging around?

By extending Jeff Ferland query from top 100 to top 300, here some tags that I'm proposing Nuked tags because off-topic: suggestionsalternatives-togotchas Cleanup tags (similar with documentation): ...
5 votes
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Tag Removal Request: cram-md5

Empty tags will be purged automatically overnight.
5 votes
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adding ipset tag

I've just created the tag ipset.
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4 votes

Merge Request for trio [dnsbl] [dnsrbl] [rbl]

Happily, we have synonyms for a reason! This is a good request. HopelessN00b will get it done shortly.
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4 votes
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Rename [openerp] to [odoo]

Done.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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4 votes

Synonym request: [tcpip] --> [tcp]

I think tcpip is a poor choice for a tag name. I would even say the term TCPIP should in general be avoided. Sometimes the term TCPIP is used by people talking about the entire protocol suite ...
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4 votes
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Let's patch up the [patch] tag!

This isn't a widely used tag, getting under 120 questions after 12 years. But the confusion in there is clear. I'm fine with weeding it, and sorting what's in there between maybe patch-cable and ...
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3 votes
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Duplicate tag [service] and [services]

I had a quick look at the questions using those tags and I agree that there is not real distinction between service and services. I have merged the tags and created the tag synonym mapping services →...
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3 votes

Help with mass retagging of FTP related posts

What's the best way to get these old posts retagged, en masse, without causing issues? There isn't one, until you get enough rep that your edits are auto-approved and you therefore have control over ...
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3 votes
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Create [hostgator] tag?

Shared hosting isn't on topic here anyway, so questions about it should just be cleaned up and closed. For the few people who might have a VPS or dedicated server from Hostgator, it's a bit less ...
3 votes

Cleanup duplicate tags: different by hyphenation and pluralization

This list of tag pairs that differ by pluralization. The number inside brackets was number of question tagged with that tags. Untouched tags services (356) service (243) hosts (179) host (149) ...
3 votes

What bad tags in need of burnination do we still have hanging around?

soa is a mixture of soa-record and Oracle Service-Oriented-Architecture.. It should probably be made a synonym of soa-record and the Oracle questions have the tag removed.
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3 votes

What bad tags in need of burnination do we still have hanging around?

golang should be merged into go (or synonymized).
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3 votes

Tag synonym request - Office 365

exchange-online to ms-office-365, agreed (also 5 of 5 existing questions support your assertion) ms-exchange-365 doesn't exist and don't think anyone would use it Done!
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3 votes
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Merge the subdomain and subdomains tags

Needs an answer so here's one - this is done.
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3 votes
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Duplicate tags [graylog] and [graylog2]

Seems legit. I also note that a lot of the questions tagged with one are also tagged with the other, which is often a giveaway. Let me get that fixed up...
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3 votes

Please silently tag rocky-linux

The only silent-retag tooling available is by staff, not moderators. I've been reviewing the search and there are a number of questions that are already at the five tag limit. This is in part due to ...
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3 votes
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Please rename freenas tag to truenas

And we have zero truenas questions in the database that I can see. Nice branding strategy. This should be doable.
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2 votes

Does unzip (and un-other-compress) deserve its own tag?

We only had unzip, no unrar, gunzip, bunzip2, etc... zip could probably use some review for topicality as Michael points out.
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2 votes

Tag merge: SaltStack

I'd suggest saltstack instead of salt-stack because the product is named without the hyphen.
2 votes

Tag merge: SaltStack

Looks good to me. Looped through the salt questions and didn't see any related to cryptographic salt.
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