Since the DOS tag is ambiguous, I've just created the tag. I already started retagging a few questions.

The problem is that won't appear as a possible choice when somebody starts typing dos (or ddos) in the "Tags" field.

To fix this, I'd like these two tag synonyms to be created:

, ->

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ddos makes sense to remap to denial-of-service but dos-attack does not since it no longer is called up by the system and by the time you've typed up dos you should see ddos which is now denial-of-service which brings you to the start again.

  • [dos-attack] never existed; I just wanted a shortcut to the new tag. But you're right: [ddos] already achieves that.
    – Dennis
    Commented Jun 10, 2012 at 1:05

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