Questions tagged [tag-cleanup-request]

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Tag cleanup: Delete tag [rows]

rows A row is a horizontal line of something within a program. It can be a row of cells in excel, or a row of text in a text document. Rows are horizontally positioned and are generally read left-...
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Can we empty out [null]?

Seriously, I have no idea what null is for - null characters, null processes, errors, null strings, nil, nada, nothing, blank, empty? I really don't see the point of null when it's not specific ...
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Are we [licensed] for all this?

I think license-key and product-key should be synonyms. There's also software-activation. I also don't see why the 12 volume-license questions aren't just tagged with license given you can get volume ...
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Let's retire the [sysadmin]

The sysadmin tag has a different meaning almost every question, and it never seems to refer to the actual role of a system administrator. It seems to be used for questions that have to do with the ...
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A sneak peek at the end of [preview] [duplicate]

preview has 107 questions with no consistent usage. Some refer to the OSX Preview.app (there's already preview-app) Quite a few refer to Microsoft Office or Adobe Reader document previews (there are ...
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Should we preserve these tags?

This is an offshoot of the Rats nest of tags question. Because of the number of tags involved, I don't want to flood Meta with individual tag cleanup requests. This question is a little in the style ...
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Rat's nest of tags

Raystafarian recently posted a number of tag cleanup requests: Be done with [gtd] What to do with [to-do] It's time we managed [time-management] and a tag synonym request: Tag Synonym request: [tag:...
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What to do with [to-do] [duplicate]

The tasks tag says - Tasks are processes that are to be done. A task can be an item on a to-do list, a process that needs to be completed, a scheduled event to take place, or any number of ...
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Be done with [gtd] [duplicate]

The gtd tag is about getting things done which is a method or strategy for productivity. All the questions could easily be retagged as productivity or even time-management or time tracking (why aren'...
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Archive the outlook-archive

We have 23 questions tagged outlook-archive and 113 questions tagged pst. Both are about .pst files used by Outlook. We do not have any special -archive tags for other programs. E.g. no thunderbird-...
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Usefulness of product line tags?

Product Lines Some model names describe a specific piece of equipment, so the name is synonymous with its unique characteristics. In other cases, it's a product line covering numerous models aimed ...
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Split off [split]

The tag split is used for lots of things and not used consistently for anything. It has been planned to make it go since 2014. Can we burn it now?
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We need to modify [mod]

mod has no definition, but 19 questions where the tag has varying meanings: modification of various and sundry things what appears to be a reference to MOD format recording the Excel function ...
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Let's make [repair] disposable

repair is a meta tag that can be applied to anything and has been (370 questions). Since we have few experts in repairing everything, this should be cleaned up by re-tagging with existing (and new) ...
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Does [bricked] need to be bricked?

bricked has been used with 16 questions, but it is applicable to a pretty high percentage of questions. It's good information about the current condition of the equipment, but it's too meta to be ...
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Let's dellete [dell] [duplicate]

There are currently 1002 questions tagged dell. According to Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again: We don't like company-only tags, and there's been various crusades in the past to ...
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“blocking” is too generic

blocking includes questions about all kinds of software and problems, from Make computer lock itself after 30 minutes of continued usage to Block ONLY Google Ads and Block outgoing connection to a ...
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The external question of these [external] tags

So I went on a mini-tag cleanup for external-drive since it had about 36+ items. And many of them fit perfectly into the external-hard-drive category. A few still are there, but they are just two ...
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Clean it up, and [diy]

diy has many, many questions, that could be closed. This tag is also EXTREMELY meta. I propose we get rid of it, quickly... And with a can-do attitude
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Is a tag named [messaging] relevant

As the title says messaging as a tag is confusing. Here is a question that I just saw: How to disable Messaging on Windows 10?
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Tag cleanup: Delete / merge [function] tag

function has no description, but it has cc 130 questions. In most of the cases it's used as synonym of worksheet-function (with or without it), and sometimes referring to functions in scripts or ...
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Tags related to time and clocks

I believe that questions marked with time-zone should be re-tagged with time, and time-zone should then be made a synonym for time. Mentioning the phrase "time zone" in the title and/or body of the ...
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Tab Tab Tab, is this browser on

We currently have multiple tab tags open on our site: tabs Tabs are a graphical user interface feature that allows multiple documents to be contained within a single window. browser-tabs The tag ...
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Let's nuke a tag down to its [origins]

We have five questions tagged origins. Three are about origins of something (history). One is about the screen positioning (with origin at 0,0), and one is about a game client. I propose to be ...
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Lets turn the blinking off … on .. off.. on … PERMANTENTLY OFF

The blinking tag is used in 18 questions. Mostly about blinking LEDs, cursors and monitors which turn on and off. I suggest we permanently blink it out of existence.
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No [news] is good news

The news metatag is old news. It only has 7 questions, including one that's spam, and is a candidate for speedy deletion.
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Popping the [party] tag

We have a party tag. Its a metatag. It needs popping.
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Potential Tag Merge/Synonym: [msiexec] -> [windows-installer]?

msiexec is used by 7 questions to denote msiexec.exe, which is the actual executable of Microsoft's Windows Installer program. Seeing as we already have a tag for windows-installer, and the fact that ...
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Eliminate results

Meta tag results has four questions, zero followers, and zero utility. Can we nuke it?
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Any arguments for [command-line-arguments]?

command-line-arguments is a classic meta-tag. Any arguments for keeping it?
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Tag cleanup: Delete tag combine

There are around 40 questions with the tag combine. Some of them is related to combining, merging items, for some I don't know why they're tagged. I don't think this tag would add to the value of ...
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Tag cleanup: Delete the tag [collecting]

There are currently five questions with the tag collecting, some of them has some relation to collection, list... I don't even understand the meaning of this tag, neither can imagine an expert of ...
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Should the [signature] tag be removed?

There are two tags on my radar today: signature and digital-signature digital-signature is obvious and clearly defined (though, it still needs a description). It's signature that is ambiguous. ...
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Do we have any experts on “applications”?

The applications tag has suddenly been added to a lot of posts by an enthusiastic tagger. There are now over 400 questions. I didn't do an exhaustive review of these, but for the ones I looked at, ...
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Glitch tag cleanup now completed

Similar to yesterday's question: Looking at the planned tag cleanup requests, the tag glitch has now been cleared. No questions remain. So, can the question: Remove the [Glitch] tag now be set to ...
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Options tag cleanup now completed

Looking at the planned tag cleanup requests, there is one, options, that now has no tagged questions. So, shouldn't the question: Too many [options] to choose from now be set to status-completed? ...
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We're not a bank, get rid of [audit] (or replace it with less ambiguous tags)

audit isn't useful as it refers to a whole bunch of different topics, including license auditing, security auditing, and software auditing. Can we get rid of it, or perhaps retag questions with less ...
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Let's stop [chat]ting about it

There are 3 followers and 136 questions for tag chat. The tag itself is very broad and seems to be useless. Thus, let's get rid of it.
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Deprecate product version preview tags - just use new version tag straight away

(Related to What will happen to the Windows-8-Preview tag once Windows 8 goes live?) I notice windows-10 is synonymous with windows-10-preview. What's the rationale here? In theory having the two ...
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The next [selection] for burnination

The selection tag has 131 questions and 0 followers. Questions with this tag cover the entire scope of the site. The tag serves absolutely zero purpose and should be wiped from the face of Super User ...
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Clean off the [Dashboard] tag

dashboard looks pretty meta to me... It does not describe one single product, or even one company. Is there an expert on every dashboard available to answer all the questions? I think we need to get ...
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Merge or synonymize [indentation], [indent], [autoindent]

indentation exists with 60 questions. The content is pretty uniform; all about indentation issues in text editors, so I think it's a useful tag. That said, there are a couple of variations of the ...
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Remove the [Glitch] tag

The glitch tag has no use. The top five questions don't relate at all. In order: Glitch detection in MP3 files Glitchy GPU output Office 2013 drawing oddly Mouse moving on its own Sound card ...
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Split the [dolphin] tag

dolphin is currently used for both the file manager and the Dolphin emulator. The tag info says: File manager for KDE As there are only 13 questions tagged with dolphin, and as I don't have ...
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Let's put [preview] in the rear-view

The tag preview has an ambiguity problem. It has no tag wiki and is often misapplied in place of better, more specific tags. For example, about half of the questions tagged with it are about Preview, ...
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Dump the [dump] tag off

dump is useless. Most questions are about memory dumps, and are tagged memory already
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modprobe -r [modules]

60 questions tagged modules. Most of them are dealing with kernel-modules. Others talk about Apache2/Perl/Python/Puppet/Drupal/Slax modules. There's even one about memory modules. The [modules] tag ...
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We're in the [same-state] as a messy tagged site

Does anyone know how to be an expert at same-state? Who are the experts that would benefit from this tag? Get rid of it!
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What's the [code] for Tag Cleanup?

Stumbled across another one... The code tag. Again, who is an expert on everything that a "code" could encompass? Too meta, too broad... Get rid of it
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Do people still use a [downloader]?

Nice useless meta tag. downloader is only a useful tag when people tell you just what downloader they are using. On its own it serves no purpose. Only a few questions tagged with it so it's an easy ...