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Suggestion to retag Microsoft Store

The Microsoft Store: https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Store was previously called the "Windows Store". To that end, I see questions under both: https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/...
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What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags?

What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags? Is it best to leave them as two separate tags or merge them together?
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Useful tag edits rejected

As part of retagging mikrotik away from the Manufacturer Meta-Tag to each individual product (mikrotik-routeros and mikrotik-swos), I've added relevant tags to questions that mentioned Mikrotik but ...
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Edits must be at least 6 characters when only editing tags?

I tried to retag this question to add the windows and windows-xp tags, but it wouldn't let me submit my edit because it said that it was less than 6 characters: At first I thought that it was because ...
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Is there a method to rename a tag without editing the questions?

I just added apache to the manufacturer meta tag list because Apache is a software foundation with an extensive list of projects, not just the web server software. The [apache] tag has been used for ...
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Should misguided questions be appropriately re-tagged?

This question is looking for software to perform some image recognition in Windows. They mention that they'd like to do so in Photoshop or Windows if not in PS. If it's not possible with Photoshop, ...
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Adding 'language-highlighting' tag to a question, necessary?

Consider this question. I provided an answer with a bash script. I did remember to add embedded Prettify language hints. The highlighting didn't get turned on. Then I found this post on Meta SE ...
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Can we have all ICS questions re-tagged?

Why is it that ics is used for questions relating to iCalendar? Can we have iCal or even iCalendar instead? I don't know if upper casing is allowed in tag names, but this could also be ical or ...
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Could we be doing our tag edits better?

This came up on chat, and well, there's a few issues to be raised. Folk who're editing tags tend to get adviced to edit a few tags at a time, and it kinda worked - we've having more people editing ...
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Doing a retag results in full edit-like behaviour

I have issues with retagging. For the last few days I couldn't retag as part of the Tag Cleanup (which is some sort of zen exercise for me, so imagine my frustration). I'd always get a "not ...
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What happened to my ability to retag?

I recently noticed that the option to retag posts is missing: The privileges page still lists it as a privilege, and I earned the necessary rep a long time ago. So what happened? Has the ability to ...
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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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Tag merge [anti-spam] and [spam-prevention]

Does anyone want to merge anti-spam and spam-prevention? They seem rather redundant.
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Why are tags sometimes lost when quick-editing them?

I noticed the issue on this question: Any game kills my sound Before After The windows-xp is simply lost in the process.
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Should we do something about the [osx] / [mac] distinction?

TL;DR: osx and mac are a complete mess. What should we do about that? What's the current situation? Per this question, we've established the following distinction between the "OS X" and &...
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What is the difference between [profile] and [user-profiles]? Which to keep?

There are some questions tagged with both [profile] and [user-profiles]. See also: profile & user-profiles (Please note that I retagged some questions from user-profile to user-profiles as per ...
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Do we need separate tags for [vnc]? They are oddly tagged

We seem to have vnc, vncserver and vnc-viewer. (Please note that I have retagged a small number vnc-server --> vncserver as per Ask a SU mod room) Some questions are tagged with all three, which ...
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Managing Management

file-management has 438 questions power-management has 326 questions password-management has 106 questions memory-management has 51 questions project-management has 45 questions time-management has ...
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Are file extension tags welcome? Make them consistent/grouped?

There appear to be quite some tags that represent a file extension: Some have a dot (.cfm, .mov), while others don't (bin, bkf). A lot of these don't seem to have much questions in them. There might ...
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Does retagging count as an edit?

When you retag a question, it displays on the question as an edit. However, does it actually count as an edit (such as toward the Strunk & White or Copy Editor badges)?
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Retags should not bump a post

I think (following the cd incident) that retags, as a maintenance operation, should not bump the question to the front page. What do you think?
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Can retag without retag questions privilege

I was looking at the privileges, and noticed a Retag Questions privilege. However, as long as you can edit posts, you can retag, as I have done it. Bug because someone under 500 rep shouldn't be able ...
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Retagging questions with the answer

This is a bit related to this topic on MSO. In a recently suggested and approved edit a tag was added to the topic, but it only became applicable through the answer. The user didn't know the tag was ...
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Are we going for a public [sharing] tag or for specific [X-sharing] tags?

We have quite some sharing tags: sharing file-sharing connection-sharing screen-sharing home-sharing internet-sharing web-sharing keyboard-sharing file-sharing Will we go for the more public sharing ...
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The tag [media] is used for both music / video as well as mediums?

It seems that the media tag is ambiguously used. Sometimes it applies to music/video, and sometimes it applies to physical media like CDs. What should we do with it?
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Why are changes applied without any reasoning or community agreement?

Please align the Excel tags isn't agreed upon, while Can we please standardize the Microsoft tags? has been there for ages and has been a consensus which we pretty much agreed up. Why does a ...
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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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Is command-line a meta tag?

I noticed that command-line had no tag-wiki. So I thought I might try to add one. Unfortunately I wasn't among the top 20 answerers in that tag so I couldn't do it. I then thought about the bash tag(*...
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Editing and retagging to make a duplicate fit?

There's a question currently open, but with one vote to close as duplicate. The open question is about fast user switching in Mac OS 10.6.4 (aka Snow Leopard). The original question has an answer ...
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DLP tag renaming

Over on superuser we have a tag conflict. DLP is used for both for DLP & DLP Since it's only three questions it would be easy to retag them, but I don't know what tags I should use. Any ...
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Super User tagging convention: Ubuntu and variants

I know I promised to open this a long time ago... Super User has settled into some ad-hoc, but well-established, conventions for tagging questions about operating systems and their various versions. ...
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Superuser: retag-request for 64-bit, 64bit and maybe x64

On superuser "64-bit" and" 64bit" tags should be aliased into one or the other. "x64" is similar, but may be a slightly different animal for some people, being specific to the mainstream AMD ...
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Mac and osx tag usage on SU

I see there are a lot of questions tagged mac (749) and even more tagged osx (860) on SuperUser. However, I find the usage of the tags to be quite inconsistent. A lot of people tag their questions mac ...
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