Questions tagged [tag-cleanup-request]

Questions that deal with our cleaning up unwanted junk tags.

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Remove [asus-g73jh] tag

asus-g73jh has two questions. It is obviously too specific, I believe in both cases just asus would fit better. I am new to the whole tag cleanup/merge/remove concept and I am still trying to figure ...
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Remove [micro-sd-card] tag

This tag is redundant, as [sd-card] exists. There aren't many things specific to micro SD cards that aren't shared traits with SD cards.
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Teach [tutorial] how to go away

tutorial had its last question removed almost two days ago (i.e., past the 1 day period for automated tag deletion). tutorials had been synonomized with it. Typing "tutorial" into the search box ...
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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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What action on [action]?

I'm not sure what to recommend for the undefined action tag. The questions all seem to have something in common and "action" is probably the best single word to describe the concept they share. If ...
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Eliminate the [home] tag?

home is an undefined tag with one question and it is closed as off-topic. Is this a needed tag?
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Should the Box tag be removed?

The box tag has to do with an online service. Online services questions are better suited for Web Applications, and typically end up off topic at Super User. The description is vague and the tag could ...
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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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Stop attending [events]

events is a flexible, undefined meta tag with so many uses: system actions programming triggers or actions (covered by [vba] and other programming tags) calendar activities (covered by specific ...
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Escape from [escaping]

Some of the uses of the undefined escaping tag look like they should have used escape-sequences The rest don't seem to have a whole lot in common. Can someone look at this and see if they can make ...
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Writing off [doc], [document] and [documents]

doc is undefined but should refer to the MS Word file extension (like docx does). However, it is synonomized with documents. It should be unsynonomized (or is that dissynonomized?), the relevant ...
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Compute a solution for [spreadsheet]

spreadsheet is a meta tag but it has a definition that describes when it would be relevant (spreadsheet software in general and interoperability between spreadsheet programs). That sounds like ...
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Re-align the [alignment] tag

Usage of the undefined alignment tag is split between referring to visual appearance of content and partitioning disk drives. The usage should be split between two new specific tags. I'll toss out ...
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Cleanup the [typing] tag

typing is a pretty mixed bag: how to enter specific characters keyboard hardware problems how to change font attributes in various software hot to handle various page layout and LaTeX problems issues ...
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Split the [manual] tag

manual usage is evenly divided between people referring to documentation and people referring to doing things by hand. Recommend splitting it into two tags that each have a consistent meaning. ...
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Clear up the [clear] tag

clear is another undefined tag that is used is multiple ways: the "Clear" command in a number of command languages To empty various lists like history, cache, or cookies Clear (TM) brand hardware to ...
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Un-referencing the [reference] tag

It only has 7 questions, but I can't imagine reference is specific enough to be useful. I didn't want to just clear this out without asking others if it could be useful.
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Should we Merge/Synonymise [button-remapping]/[remapping] -> [keyboard-layout]?

button-remapping and remapping are the same thing, and keyboard-layout's Tag description says to use it for remapping keys. I'm for merging both of the former into the latter. Does this seem sensible?...
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Destroy the [send-to] tag!

send-to seems very meta, or very specific. A majority of the questions use it in a sentence of tags, or are closed. The few that are still open, I don't feel the tag improved the question. I suggest ...
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Block the [hp] tag

The hp tag has been removed repeatedly as a generic company tag. Since the previous major effort to clear out the company tags, this tag has been recreated and removed again four additional times, ...
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Removing the [unlock] tag

The unlock tag seems to meet all the criteria for a tag that should be removed - per the recent tag-cleanup initiative: If the tag falls into any of these categories, it should probably be removed ...
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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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Deletion of several tags

I believe the following tags should be deleted since there are no questions that use them. data-explorer interesting-tags limits scraping
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Document or shred [manual]?

manual is an undefined tag that originally had 20-some motley questions. I cleaned up the ones where the tag was just decoration, or should have been a more accurate existing tag, like [command-line] ...
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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: [charging] into [battery]

I don't see why charging should be a seperate topic area from battery, any battery will need to deal with charging, and any 'battery expert' is also going to know how to troubleshoot charging issues ...
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Performance tag requires eleboration

Not entirely certain from my observations of this tag but I seem to see that this tag is always linked to other tags such as hard drive or graphics card or seems to be relatively broad, I was thinking ...
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Handling general plus specific tags in a question

In many cases, questions will be tagged with both a specific tag and a general tag. For example, network-interface and interface on a question dealing with network interfacing. Both tags are ...
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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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Remove [zip-drive] tag?

A single question (about how to recover data from the obsolete drive). Although, it's possible that a museum or archaeology team could post a question asking to identify a relic. zip-drive
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Burninate the [ssid] tag

All of the questions tagged with ssid are related to wireless-networking. There are only 4 followers of ssid. All experts on wireless-networking should be experts on ssid. I see no purpose of the ssid ...
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Rename Tag: [attachments] into [email-attachments]

I would like to suggest to rename the attachments-tag into email-attachments, analogue to the email-signature-tag.
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Should we remove the [android] tag?

Recently there's been some contention regarding whether or not android questions are on-topic. Actually, It seems this topic has come up a lot in the past. As we're on a bit of a tag-cleaning bender, ...
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