Why do we have both and ?

UPDATE: Please vote on options below.


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There are 5x as many tagged compact-disk as cd-rom, so I'm just going to merge cd-rom into compact-disk. I'll go through and manually retag the ones which mean cd-rom as in the device to add .

  • Could you add a synonym so that we won’t have more cdrom-related questions in the cd tag?
    – kinokijuf
    Mar 13, 2012 at 13:07
  • That was done automatically as part of the merging process.
    – nhinkle
    Mar 13, 2012 at 15:36

Make a synonym of .

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    +1 Going against the grain here. Technically, I think that this is the correct relation.
    – iglvzx
    Mar 12, 2012 at 20:32

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