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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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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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“mono” tag as in “vs .net” and as in “vs. stereo”

There seem to be two uses of the tag "mono", one for questions related to audio and one for questions related to the Mono framework. Wouldn't it be better to create a tag "mono-framework" and retag ...
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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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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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Please burninate multiple tag

multiple does no good and brings in multiple! problems. Please burninate it.
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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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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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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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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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Please help clean up the ambiguous Apple iWork Tags

Apple has cleverly named their iWork products "Pages", "Numbers" and "Keynote". We therefore have three tags: pages, currently 69 tagged, mostly very ambiguous keynote, currently 34 tagged, all ...
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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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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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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 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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SU Tag merge request

I propose that we merge regex & regexp with regular-expressions
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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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Related or synonymous tags: [monitor] and [screen] [duplicate]

The tag screen appears to be a mix of the same topics as monitor GNU Screen (which has its own tag gnu-screen) Should something be done about this? Perhaps separating the two into monitor and gnu-...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Can we please standardize the Microsoft tags?

Tags for Microsoft products are currently a mess. Office: office, microsoft-office office-2007, office-2010, office-2010-beta, ms-office-2007, office-2008, microsoft-office-2010, office-2010, office-...
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A bunch of tag rename/synonym requests

(See related chat discussion here) NOTE: Most are small, so doesn't need special moderator attention, just update my post when you help. Proposed tag renames/synonyms: (old tag --> new tag) .net -->...
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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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[Aero-Peek], [Aero-Snap], and [Aero], one and the same?

Shouldn't the tags aero-peek, aero-snap, and aero just fall under aero..? Maybe we could combine them?
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Can [problem] be obliterated or merged to [troubleshooting]?

Most of the questions are using problem as a meta tag, can that tag perhaps be obliterated? Update: I looked through all tags, re-tagged only one to troubleshooting because it was necessary... ...
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SU Retag Request: [computers] + [pc] --> [computer] or [pc]

Can a synonym be made for computers and can computer and pc be merged into a single tag?
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SU Retag Request: [partition*] --> [partion(ing)]

Sorry to bother once again, but while evaluating the tags on this question I came up with another one: partition partitioning partition-scheme (Doesn't need a separate tag imo) disk-partition (...
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SU Retag Request: [applications] --> [software]

applications might benefit from being merged to software.
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SU Retag Request: [internet] <-> [networking] <-> [connection]

We might want to consider migrating between the similar and perhaps duplicate tags: web internet networking (I proposed network -> networking here) connection All questions of internet could be ...
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SU Retag Request: [startup] --> [boot]

startup might benefit from being merged to boot.
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SU Retag Request: [*filter(ing)] --> [filter(ing)]

filter filtering web-filtering spam-filtering traffic-fitering The above listed questions may benefit from splitting the tags apart and housing them under filter or filtering. What do you ...
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SU Retag Request: [cmd] --> [command-line]

All questions tagged cmd are also tagged windows or something similar, given that there is already a more popular tag command-line shouldn't we just retag all questions? cmd might be made a synonym ...
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SU Retag Request: [something-extension(s)] --> [extensions]

Search for extension on https://superuser.com/tags. Can't these be retagged to extensions, to avoid having google-chrome and google-chrome-extensions as tags on a post? The search allows to search ...
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SU Retag Request: [network] --> [networking]

Similar to SU Retag Request: wireless-network --> wireless-networking. Can we retag network to networking? Was doing this manually because I saw this first, until I saw it lists 400+ questions. :-( ...
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Tag merge [minidump] - [minidumps]

They're the same thing... again :)
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Tag merge [freeze] - [freezing]

I'm guessing that there really is no difference between the two...
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Suggest a Corel Painter tag

I´m learning Corel Painter. Very nice software, but a little overwhelming for new users, I have a few questions, but Super User doesn´t have the proper tag, it has only CorelDraw, wich is no useful. ...
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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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Tag merge - [disconnect] and [disconnects]

Seems like more or less the same thing, 3 questions on one and 10 questions on the other. I can manually merge if no one objects.
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Is [data] an useful tag? Do we need it? What should we do?

How to cancel hard disk from wanting to format and how to get my files back? This question is tagged data but you know it's about data from hard-drive-recovery. Best Light Software to Manage Large ...
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Retag cmd, cli, terminal, and terminal.app into command-line

command-line probably is/should be the canonical tag, with 782 questions. cmd is more Windows-oriented, but is still command-line. cli is about half-and-half, with half on Windows and half on Linux. ...
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Retag windows-7-x64 to windows-7 and 64-bit?

Probably, but since there are already 12 questions tagged windows-7-x64, I figure I should ask first.