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If the tag can’t work as the only tag on a question, it’s probably a meta-tag.
Clearly, error and problem fit this criterion.
If the tag commonly means different things to different people, it’s probably a meta-tag.
error is more for error messages, so no, but...
problem is more subjective. What may be a problem to some people is a benefit to another.
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IMO both are meta tags. error could mean error messages or an error that happened during photo copy/ other operation. Problem.. hmm yeah but what's the problem ?
answered Nov 1, 2010 at 20:32
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problemgets my vote. But
errorI'm not so sure about - maybe it would be better renamed as
error-messageis not a useful tag. It in no way describes or categorizes the question.
problemgets my vote too, perhaps we could go through the
errortag to get a better view.