What's the difference between and ?

1/3 (16/43) of the questions that are tagged with are also tagged with , so I don't think the difference between those tags is very clear to most people.

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I propose that we should merge into .

is still a horrible tag though. I have a hard time seeing any value in it.

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    +1 for merging. I am OK with the shutdown tag though. I have sometimes had problems shutting down my computer cleanly. On Linux, for example, I have seen slow shutdown times that depended on mounted NFS voumes. It seems a valid enough tag.
    – terdon
    Commented Dec 10, 2012 at 4:02

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