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So far questions on Super User are being branched off into separate tagging conventions with regards to Internet Explorer.
- ie8, internet-explorer-8, etc.
I am posting this to try and head this off early so that we can nail down a standard convention for these class of posts.
My personal preference would be for internet-explorer with version specific questions being internet-explorer-8, etc.
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asked Jul 16, 2009 at 3:57
IMHO tags should be used as follows:
- internet-explorer: general IE questions
X: if specific browser version
If an ie
X tag is on a post, internet-explorer should be too.
The reason for this is because
ie7 and so on are just as popular of search terms as
answered Jul 16, 2009 at 4:01
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It's been a while since this was brought up, so I'm bumping this back to the front page to take the community's temperature.
Current tag usage:
Tag SU SO SF
[internet-explorer] 224 ~3k 67
[internet-explorer-6] 23 7 0
[internet-explorer-7] 23 23 0
[internet-explorer-8] 145 48 0
[ie] 0 418 26
[ie6] 0 746 14
[ie7] 0 654 9
[ie8] 0 628 51
So Super User currently has it a bit backwards from SO & SF.
I have no personal preference for which tags get used. Considerations:
answered Apr 8, 2010 at 20:19
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