Questions tagged [retag-request]

Questions that are asking to have some questions retagged, usually for a misused tag, or generally removing a tag

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Retagging [firefox] [mozilla] questions?

Almost all of the questions tagged with mozilla are questions about Firefox or Thunderbird, for example: Is there a Firefox extension to bookmark a specific position on a webpage? How to override the ...
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Removing the [modification] meta-tag

modification seems like a meta-tag, as it doesn't really describe the content of the question. Also, there are only four questions under it, and two of them have been closed. Please burninate the ...
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Merge [fn] into [fn-key]

fn tagged questions should probably be merged into the fn-key tag, since all of the fn tagged questions relate to the Fn key. There are also questions tagged with both fn and fn-key.
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Merge [omnibar] into [address-bar]

As far as I know omnibar relates either to the Safari Omnibar or to the Google Chrome omnibar / omnibox. As for the Safari Omnibar, it's basically a tweaked location bar ("Search directly using ...
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Merging [images] [photos] [pictures] tags?

Why do we need 3 different tags for this? Is there any difference? I understand that the terms might be a little bit different by definition, but I don't think it matters when tagging questions on ...
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Renaming/Merging App Store tags

I'm referring to these 4 tags: windows-store windows-apps windows-store-app app-store I think app-store should be renamed to something like apple-app-store because the term "App Store" is no longer ...
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Help me tag my question?

I'm not sure what I should tag my question with, so I am hoping that I can find someone to retag it: https://superuser.com/questions/499860/sqlfiddle-where-can-i-see-the-result-of-my-query. I also ...
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What is the [what-is] tag for?

what-is seems like the very definition of a meta tag. Should we whack it?
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Burninate the [tag:region] tag [closed]

region tag seems to have a mixup of unrelated questions.
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Burninate the 'links' tag

links is used for Hyperlinks (web sites, HTML emails, ...) Soft links and hard links on filesystems Library linking Someone probably even used it for the web browser... Therefore it is not useful ...
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Company tag necromancy: The zombie apocalypse!

Just when we thought we finally got rid of them all they appear to have been resurrected. adobe x 200 — about 100 software and service products, PDF, Flash, Flex, graphics and video editing, web ...
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The [desktop] tag is ambiguous

desktop (x119) has questions that deal with either: desktop (as opposed to portable) computers an operating system's desktop environment The tag wiki primarily concentrates on the former meaning, ...
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Please burninate the [loading] tag

loading doesn't sound like a very useful tag to me. 16 questions are tagged with it and I request that it is burninated!
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Tag “lock” is a mess

The tag lock seems to be a mess. It's used for among other things: file locks lock screen keyboard lock locking of preferences excel We should do something about it. We should probably ...
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Synonym request from “system-tray” to “notification-area”

It looks like systray is already a synonym of notification-area (26 questions). However, system-tray (95 questions) is off on its own. I would suggest merging system-tray into notification-area, ...
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Please use [modern-ui] instead of [metro] for the moment, Metro conflicts

Please use Modern UI for the moment, because Metro was a code name that conflicts with Metro AG. Feel free to update questions with the new naming as you go around making our Windows 8 part of the ...
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Merge “jabber” and “xmpp”

jabber and xmpp are synonyms on Stack Overflow. They should be synonyms on Super User also.
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Cleanup of tags with similar names

Gilles was nice enough to share a Data.SE query with us identifying tags with similar names, prime candidates for cleaning up and possibly synonym creation. I consider the following to be false ...
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Correct the [lithum-ion] tag

lithum-ion is misspelled. Currently, five questions are tagged with this misspelled tag. I propose two solutions: Option 1: Burninate lithum-ion. Just use the more general battery. Are different ...
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Retag suggestion: [old] -> [old-computer] && [old-hardware]

old (34) seeems to be a mixture of questions about old computers and old hardware, which should be retagged to old-computer and old-hardware respectively.* Since there are other tags which are more ...
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alternative vs software-rec tags

Do we really need alternative when we have software-rec? Not only is alternative vague in meaning, but most of the questions that use it are looking for software recommendations. Also, given this ...
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Tag merging suggestion: [joystick] [joypad] [gamepad]

I propose to merge joystick joypad and gamepad (with a total of 25 questions) into game-controller; as we do not get many questions targeting one specific type of game controller, instead, having one ...
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Screen Recording and Screen Capturing tags

I would merge desktop-recording (x8) and screen-recorder (x18) into screen-capture (x122). After that, should we — per Daniel's suggestion — try to split up screen-capture into more precise tags, i.e....
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Retag + synonym [systray] => [notification-area]

Could we have systray (4 Qs) made a synonym of notification-area (19 Qs)? At least according to Raymond Chen, the correct name is "(Taskbar) Notification Area", so the systray tag is incorrect. They ...
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Duplicate tags about duplicate files

deduplication duplicate seems to be used for deduplication but some are about how to create duplicate files. duplicate-files duplicating I suggest merging into deduplication for most of those ...
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Get rid of the [annoyances] tag

I was surprised to see that we have a tag called annoyances (99 questions). Really? Burninate it, fast! Trogdor, I summon you! It is obvious that this is a useless meta-tag, that adds no valuable ...
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Get rid of the “Broken” tag

Its basically the same as having a problem, issue, or other tag thats says they have a problem. 59 questions with it though, so its a little big for a manual de-tag (or not? not really sure). ...
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Burninate the [tools] tag

Similar to Kill the [software-tools] tag, I don't see the point in keeping tools around. Typical meta tag. It doesn't explain what the question is about. If you're looking for a tool to do something, ...
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Combine [l2-cache] and [l3-cache] into [cpu-cache]?

l2-cache: 6 questions l3-cache: 1 question Is it really necessary to be so specific? We already have cache and cpu which together cover the CPU cache. cpu-cache could be created but having separate ...
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There ain't no such thing as a free tag

The free tag has 107 questions tagged to it - it dosen't have very much of a practical purpose (free what? Free as in beer? Free as in speech? Free hugs? Free space?), so, perhaps mercifully ...
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More tags to kill?

We're managed to kill off the free tag over the weekend (and without annoying anyone too much) conference and registration might be good targets - both mean nothing, and together have less than 40 ...
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Make [unity] a synonym of [ubuntu-unity]

unity (×21) refers both to: ubuntu-unity (×21), Ubuntu's new default desktop vmware-unity (×12), a special display mode in VMware I've already mapped all "unity" questions that ...
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Do we need the [slow] tag? [closed]

slow … Something that is not fast or moving at a slow pace. 276 questions tagged. But does it add any value? Seems like a classical meta-tag to me. If something is slow, then we already tag it ...
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Tag deletion request: unknown

It's unknown to me what this tag is supposed to mean. Unrecognized hardware ("unknown device")? Default file editor, or file type associations ("unknown file types")? What is this file? ("unknown ...
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Does [windows-xp-sp3] need its own tag?

There are 73 questions tagged windows-xp-sp3. Does this version really need its own tag? I'm sure that questions related to specific service packs can be tagged service-pack. Also we wouldn't create ...
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Do we need both [website] and [webpage]?

Seems like one would be plenty: website (376) webpage (61)
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The [howto] tag seems barely useful, please burninate

I call the mighty Trogdor to burninate … howto … a tag with 49 questions. Why delete? Having the tag doesn't add any value to a question. People probably shouldn't specifically ask for how-tos, ...
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CD-related tags

Why do we have both compact-disc and cd-rom? UPDATE: Please vote on options below.
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Tag [general] is so meta

Trogdor? Please burninate the tag general. No explanation necessary...
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Disk, disc, and hard

Right now, there seems to be one canonical hard-drive tag, with 901 questions. There are also questions tagged disk and shudder hard disk. Yes, that's hard and disk. Should they all be retagged into ...
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What should we do with [diy]?

The diy (do it yourself, x22) tag covers computer-building in the sense of assembling your own machine repair in the sense of doing the repair yourself "DIY" alone doesn't really have a purpose. ...
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Disassembling the “assembly” and “disassembly” tags

Here's a very tricky ambiguous tag. We have assembly (x16) and disassembly (x8). Both are a perfect mix between: Assembler code, architectures and whatnot Computer building Proposal: I suggest we ...
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Firefox versions going to infinity – should we merge the tags?

This is an update to: Merge firefox-related tags? We now have: firefox-3.6 x33 firefox-4 x129 firefox-5 x33 firefox-6 x15 firefox-7 x8 (nothing in between) firefox-10 x4 How is this going to end up?...
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Please help wade through the meta tag [tips-and-tricks]

The tag tips-and-tricks (x33) really feels like a meta tag to me, you can't ask a single question about it and a question that would be polling for tips and tricks is off topic anyway. Can people ...
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The [touch] tag is ambiguous

touch has 24 questions and no wiki. Some of these questions are obviously talking about touchpad (175 questions) or touchscreen (52 questions), but some are talking about a device with touch in the ...
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Kill the [software-tools] tag

The tag software-tools seems like a perfect meta-tag. It could never be the only tag of a question. What are "software tools", even? People often abuse it for software-recs. Also, a common mistake ...
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Disambiguating or burninating the [movies] tag

Another update – went through the tag three times now. We're down to 50 questions left. If you still see anything that'd be left tagged poorly, please don't hesitate to fix it. Update after 4/0 on ...
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SU Tag merge request

I propose that we merge regex & regexp with regular-expressions
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Fixing the [run] tag

run It's often about the Windows run dialog, and often it isn't. Therefore it's pretty useless.