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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Tag merge: [powerline-networking] and [ethernet-over-power]

There are 16 questions tagged powerline-networking 7 with homeplug 6 with ethernet-over-power powerline-networking and ethernet-over-power should be merged into powerline-networking, I believe – ...
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Remove the [tweaks] tag

The tag tweaks (x60) is very broad and does not really serve any good purpose. It never adds value to any given tag combination, since you mostly want to "tweak" a certain thing – and we already ...
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Ambiguous tag: [build]

The build (x31) tag seems ambiguous. It either relates to: building a computer or accessories building software (e.g. with make, etc.) What should we do with these? Note: I stick to answering my ...
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Synonym: [comparison] and [file-comparison]

The comparison (162 questions) and file-comparison (9 questions) tags seem to be synonymous. The tag wiki for comparison specifically mentions file comparisons, so since it has more questions, I ...
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The 'Things' tag should be renamed

things refers to the program Things. Makes sense. There was no wiki on this, so I just stumbled on to it. Of the 6 questions tagged with things at least 4 of them give some specifics as to what "...
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Difference between 'range' tags; discussion about wireless range/signal tags

We have a total of 27 range questions on SU. Of these, 15 refer to wireless-range and 12 to data-range. My thought is to split these up into wireless-range and data-range and have the range be a ...
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Oh noes… [pc] Trogdor? You there?

Hello citizens of the Super User Ville! As our website is all about these beloved personal computers, it appears to me that pc can be applied to almost any question. As so, I don't think that it is ...
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Merge [encoder] → [video-encoding]

Questions currently tagged under encoder (x8) all are about video-encoding, and therefore should be merged.
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The silent tag… dismember and burninate?

The silent tag is used in at least two different contexts , to do with silent-installs and silent-cooling - could we get rid of the silent tag, and replace them with seperate, more accurate tags?
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SU Retag Request: [external-harddrive] --> [external-hard-drive]

I asked a question about external HDDs recently, and noticed the hard-drive tag and the external-harddrive tag are totally inconsistent. Any chance of a retag?
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The [failure] tag, a story of fail?

Please look at the 226 questions under failure. We are a site for computer problems. Tags such as "error" often don't add any additional value. The same goes for "failure", and it's probably a bit ...
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What’s up with the volume tag? [closed]

The volume tag is a mixup of partitioning questions and audio questions. Could someone sort it out? (FYI it's the same mistake done by Polish Windows translators: translating "volume manager" like it ...
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Is there a way to block the recreation of the “bug” tag on the main site?

I've been editing out the bug tag from threads on the main site because I've noticed that there were just a few questions tagged with it and that it doesn't improve the post in any way that can't be ...
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Please burninate multiple tag

multiple does no good and brings in multiple! problems. Please burninate it.
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Merge [video-conversion] → [video-converter]

video-conversion (x13) needs to be merged into → video-converter (x94), and a synonym needs to be created. I would actually propose to do it the other way round, focusing on the "conversion" ...
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Synonymize [ahk] with [autohotkey]

ahk should probably be a synonym of autohotkey
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Merge [radeon] into [ati-radeon]

radeon (x13) should be merged into ati-radeon (x94). It should also be a synonym of the latter.
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What could we do with the [error] tag?

Well, we have a tag called error. Its description says: Please use a more specific tag instead. Awesome. So what do all these 547 questions have in common? A non-descriptive tag. On Oct. 10, @...
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Windows 7 Edition-Specific Tags

There's a couple tags currently out there with <10 posts each, and I'm wondering if they're actually necessary: windows-7-home-premium and windows-7-professional While I'm aware that there are ...
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Tag Nuke Requests [comcast] and [verizon-wireless]

The comcast and verizon-wireless tags are on 16 and 24 questions respectively. As they are typical US-only ISP's could the tags be removed?
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Please burninate the [problem] tag

We've had it before and way before that, and also on SO, but the "problem" (which is problem) seems to be reappearing. Can we please get rid of this meta-tag again? By the way: There are a few ...
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Help clean up the Mac Office tags

Office for Mac uses versions like 2008 and 2011, which makes it different from Office for Windows (2003, 2007, 2010). The word tag wiki suggests that for Mac there should be: word-2004 word-2008 ...
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Burninate the [unlocking] tag [closed]

The unlocking tag seems too generic.
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Merge the tag “test” with the tag “testing”

It seems that test and testing should be set as synonyms.
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Merge [vaio] into [sony-vaio]

vaio (x11) should be merged into sony-vaio (x93) and be made a synonym thereof.
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Merge [benchmarks] into [benchmarking]

benchmarks (x6) should be merged into benchmarking (x73). Additionally, there should be a new synonym benchmarking ← benchmarks.
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Merge [external-display] and [external-monitor]

There's external-display, 121 questions external-monitor, 13 questions As the two are obviously synonyms, and the first one is much more widely used, I suggest to: Merge external-display and ...
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Can `ui` tag be merged with `user-interface`?

There are two tags which have the same meaning: ui (15 questions), user-interface (89 questions). I imagine that ui may be removed, and the 15 questions retagged with user-interface. What do you ...
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Can Trogdor please burninate the [must-have] tag

Found another meta tag today must-have I call upon the mighty and hope that he does what he does best.
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Should we nuke the [calculations], [research] and [malfunction] tags?

These tags have about a dozen questions each. calculations and research are too general and ambiguous. A few questions tagged research do relate to hardware and software for academia, but even then ...
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Merge [search-and-replace] and [find-and-replace]

There are: find-and-replace (56 tagged) search-and-replace (17 tagged). I'd propose to merge them. There's no difference between these two. Then, create a synonym for search-and-replace → ...
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Putting heat on the cooling/heat/overheat/thermal tag synonyms

The tags cooling, heat, overheat, and thermal seem to be synonymous. Personally, I would set cooling as the master tag, but I wanted to leave that up for discussion. For all I know it would be ...
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Can we get rid of the company tags?

I don't think any of the following tags have questions that benefit them: microsoft, apple, acer, samsung, sony, asus, ... And thinking in the meta tag way, a question that's only about those tags ...
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request for burnination/synonyms

In reference to: Should we blacklist the [technical-support] tag? Shouldn't we also do the same for customer-support and palm-support? customer-support is general and also a large percentage of the ...
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Please clean up the USB drive tags?

I'm currently updating the Tag wiki for usb and found some irregularities: usb-drive x153 – the most commonly used one, also mentions in the excerpt: "especially devices known otherwise as ...
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More for burnination and synonyms

Burnination: first function general hardware-selection (the two questions with this tag are closed, and hardware combination seems better anyway; might be better to make them synonyms though) home (...
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Many questions tagged “ide” should be tagged “pata”

Many of the questions currently tagged "ide" should actually be tagged "pata". ide is for integrated development environments, rather than Integrated Drive Electronics.
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SU Retag request: bootup & booting -> boot

It seems kinda redundant to have booting and boot separate; although one is a verb and one is a noun, it seems like it would be simpler to keep them under one tag (for organization's sake). I'm ...
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SU Tag Merge Request: [monitors] to [monitor]

Really just a cosmetic thing, I think [monitors](19) should be merged into [monitor](290). It makes sense not to fragment the tags based on a plural. I guess, as well, this should be added to the list ...
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SU tag merge request: [install] related

Can the following tag groups on SuperUser be merged? [install] (x239), [installation] (x393), [installing] (x4), [installed] (x1). [installer] (x48), [installers] (x2).
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Please align the Excel tags

We lost the battle on excel already, so now it's labeled microsoft-excel, but I see there is still confusion with the version specific tags. microsoft-excel-2002 microsoft-excel-2003 excel-2003 ...
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Ambiguous Tag: “atom”

Current status: The tag atom in its current form is used for both: The Intel Atom CPU architecture The Atom standard for XML-based web feeds Resolution: There already is an intel-atom tag. I've ...
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Retag/synonym request: “webbrowser” -> “browser”

It seems like the webbrowser (5 questions) tag needs to be merged into and become synonymous with browser (702 questions) (per the definition of the latter tag). I'd do it manually, but I can't ...
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Suggested tag synonym: blogs/blogging

blogs and blogging seem to be basically similar in content. In principle, the former could be about reading blogs and the latter writing them, but I doubt that distinction would survive. Also, blog is ...
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Can a synonym be made for the [windows-phone] tag?

The tag windows-phone-7 should be retagged windows-phone. While there are a few more instances including the 7 bit, the questions listed all apply to every current version of Windows Phone, including ...
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Merge some .NET tags

There are questions that are tagged .net-framework (110), and other questions tagged .net-framework-3.5 (7), .net-3.5 (4), .net-2.0 (2). Would not to keep .net-framework as general tag, and use tags ...
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Tag rename request: [excel] -> [microsoft-excel] & [powerpoint] -> [microsoft-powerpoint]

This question has been superseded by Can we please standardize the Microsoft tags?. At the time of writing this, there are 722 questions tagged as excel & 161 questions tagged as powerpoint I ...
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SU Retag Request: [tools] <--> [utilities]

tools and utilities are the same thing, right? I think they should be merged under tools. What do you think?
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Can [pc], [programs] be obliterated? And [hardware], [software] again?

Reference 1: SU Retag Request: [tag:applications] --> [tag:software] Reference 2: Can [tag:hardware] and [tag:software] be obliterated? Can we obliterate pc and programs as well? On the same par: ...
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Retag request: rdp->remote desktop

I see a lot of questions which are tagged both rdp and remote-desktop. I have yet to see any where the question refers to the remote desktop protocol specifically; in every case, just remote-desktop ...