Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [tag-synonym-request]

A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag should be a synonym of which. Bidirectional synonyms and cycles are implicitly disallowed, so suggest wisely.

10
votes
0answers
102 views

Synonymize [keyboard-shortcuts] and [hotkeys]

keyboard-shortcuts has 3.7k questions. Its tag guidance says: “Keyboard shortcuts are combinations and oft-struck keys that help you work faster, or do more with less typing.” hotkeys has 626 ...
13
votes
0answers
116 views

Tag synonym request: vmware-player to vmware-workstation-player

Someone asked a question that was explicitly about VMware Workstation Player. They tagged it with the vmware-workstation tag, which has traditionally been used for the product that is now known as ...
6
votes
1answer
154 views

Should [httpd] be a synonym for [apache-http-server]?

According to this Ask Ubuntu answer "httpd" and "apache2" are basically the same in "big" OS-es. httpd is the same as apache2. It depends on the OS you use. For example in RHEL 6.2 it is called ...
13
votes
0answers
125 views

Should [tag:dynamic-dns] and [tag:ddns] be merged?

Should dynamic-dns and ddns be merged? I see a few questions that are tagged with both, and from the descriptions it's not clear what differences, if any, exist between them.
9
votes
1answer
112 views

What is the difference: [flag] and [flagging]

Here in Meta Super User, we have flag and flagging flagging has more questions that flag. What is the difference? Are these tags synonymic? If yes, which one should we keep?
19
votes
0answers
151 views

Synonomize tags for new Firefox

Quantum is the release name for Firefox 57. It looks like people are referring to the new browser by either name, and we have tags for both. It is probably useful to have both tags, but they should ...
4
votes
1answer
121 views

Make [flux] a synonym for [f.lux]

For those who haven't never heard of f.lux before, here's a brief description via Wikipedia. f.lux is a cross-platform computer program that adjusts a display's color temperature according to ...
2
votes
2answers
75 views

Add synonym “windows-10-creators-update” -> “windows-10-v1703”

The various updates for Windows 10 should have tag synonyms for their official titles. This would include the following: windows-10-creators-update -> windows-10-v1703 windows-10-anniversary-update ->...
21
votes
1answer
239 views

Rename macos tag?

We just did a tag synonym reversal for osx and macos. The move was technically correct, but it's creating an unanticipated problem (at least for me, I'm just assuming some others are similarly ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Tag Synonym Request: adobe-flash-player to flash-player

Or, you know, vice versa... adobe-flash-player should be linked, somehow, with flash-player. My preference is to include the manufacturer's name in the product, but either way would work
16
votes
1answer
183 views

OS X / macOS tag synonyms should be reversed

It's been a few years since we synonymized macos to osx. At the time, we did this to distinguish incorrect uses of the tag from questions related to the old “Classic” Mac OS tagged under mac-os-...
9
votes
1answer
130 views

Please merge [tag:extended-desktop] [tag:multiple-desktop]

Those 2 tags are exact duplicates : extended-desktopmultiple-desktop isn’t it ?
14
votes
3answers
810 views

aria2 vs. aria2c?

A proposed tag wiki edit raised a question about two tags: aria2 and aria2c. The first has 5 questions, the second has 8, and a number of these questions have both. I'm not familiar with the program,...
11
votes
1answer
367 views

Google Apps is now called G Suite

Google has renamed Google Apps to G Suite: We created Google Apps to help people everywhere work and innovate together, so organizations can move faster and achieve more. On September 29, 2016, ...
4
votes
1answer
71 views

Synonomize [veriton]

A new acer-veriton tag was recently created. It has a wiki excerpt and a single question. There was an existing veriton tag, with no wiki contents, and three questions after I removed the tag on one ...
14
votes
1answer
374 views

Can we get [mac] and cheese without the cheese?

Almost since Super User was created, there has been Meta discussion about misuse of the mac tag: Mac and osx tag usage on SU mac, osx, and osx-lion tags Should we do something about the [osx] / [mac] ...
6
votes
1answer
31 views

Synonomize Red Hat tags

redhat is among the remaining manufacturer meta tags. Roughly 500 of the questions have been cleaned up; the ones needing general tag remediation. About 136 questions remain. All of these refer to ...
17
votes
1answer
195 views

Revert [openoffice.org]?

We have openoffice which is synonomized with openoffice.org as the primary. The OpenOffice suite is still around, but not OpenOffice.org. Around five years ago, it became Apache OpenOffice. I ...
2
votes
1answer
19 views

Synonymize [mfp] and [printer-scanner] with [multi-function-printer]

Thanks to Burgi, mfp (10 Q's) now has a definition (and some more questions). Unfortunately, whoever originally created the tag opted for cryptic. Suggest making it a synonym of a new tag: multi-...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

Synonymizations for [graphics-editing] before pumpkinization happens

graphics-design and synonomized graphic-design had 20-odd questions and the tag was undefined. Since graphic design isn't really on-topic, I looked at the associated questions. Most were just ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Synonize [hangouts] with [google-hangouts]

hangouts has 12 questions, all referring to Google Hangouts. We also have a google-hangouts tag with 38 questions. Suggest synonomizing hangouts with google-hangouts.
2
votes
1answer
30 views

Synonomize [ttf]

true-type-fonts has 42 questions. ttf has 4 questions, two of which are double-tagged with true-type-fonts. I would simply clean this up to eliminate ttf except that there may be value in retaining ...
1
vote
2answers
58 views

Merging or Linking Tags [duplicate]

There are very strong rumours that Apple will be rebranding OSX to macOS in June 2016. Would it be a good idea to merge osx tags with macos ahead of time? Or at the very least link the two terms ...
8
votes
1answer
278 views

We've hit some [traffic] and need to merge

traffic seems to be the same tag as network-traffic (some questions even use both at once). Should they be merged & synonymised? Furthermore, there is also traffic-filtering and traffic-shaping, ...
25
votes
1answer
827 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

It's time we managed [time-management] [duplicate]

Tags time-management and time-tracking both exist. With very few questions (44 total) and haven't been used in a year (or two). Perhaps these should be synonyms. I'd say keep time-management, but ...
8
votes
1answer
74 views

Compare [comparison] and [file-comparison]

We have: comparison 201 questions File comparison is the process of comparing the contents of files, finding their common contents and their differences, usually using an automated tool And: ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Should the hyper-threading tag be made a synonym of a new hardware-multithreading tag?

While many questions on hardware multithreading on SuperUser will concern Intel's Hyper-Threading, a significant fraction concern hardware multithreading more generally. (Those concerning actual Hyper-...
3
votes
0answers
68 views

Merge [IP] with [IP-address]

ip and ip-address cover the same topic. Please merge them.
14
votes
1answer
136 views

r e n a m e spaces

We have two tags which seem to be text based: tabs & spaces. However, tabs is defined for the graphical user interface feature that allows multiple documents to be contained within a single ...
19
votes
2answers
212 views

Merge [bugcheck] into [bsod]

bugcheck contains 16 questions, practically all of which are about bsod. "Bugcheck" is the technical term for a BSOD and so the tags should be merged. Your thoughts?
3
votes
1answer
39 views

What is the tag “optical” used for and what is “optical-drive” used for?

Aren't those two, optical and optical-drive the same? If not, could somebody please add a text to both of them which explains the difference?
5
votes
1answer
65 views

What is the tag “external” used for and what is “external-drive” used for?

This might be a language problem, but aren't external and external-drive two the same? If not, could somebody please add a text to both of them?
-2
votes
2answers
62 views

Would the [desktop-shortcut] be the same as the [file-shortcut]? [closed]

Would the [desktop-shortcut] be the same as the [file-shortcut]?
3
votes
1answer
19 views

Tag merge: [powersave] vs. [power-management]

I asked a question on power saving: Disable Wi-Fi on GA-F2A88XN-WIFI motherboard? I noticed there are separate tags for powersave and power-management.  Is there any reason not to make the former a ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

`modern-ui` to `windows-store-app`

Currently modern-ui is described as: Modern UI, officially named "Windows Store" apps, is how we refer to the new design language and style used in Windows 8 (and Windows Phones) It's an obsolete ...
5
votes
0answers
52 views

Synonymise tags [osx-el-capitan] & [osx-10.11]

I just created these 2 tags. Could someone please synonymise them for me, I don't have the rep to do it. Also: [osx-10.7] and [osx-lion] [osx-10.6] and [osx-snow-leopard] [osx-10.5] and [osx-...
3
votes
1answer
55 views

Remove [Windows-10] synonym

Currently, the windows-10 tag is mapped as a synonym to Windows-10-preview. However, as of tomorrow it will no longer be the preview, it will be the final version. So the synonym should be removed ...
5
votes
1answer
201 views

Rename [XBMC] tag to [Kodi]

XBMC was renamed/rebranded to Kodi: http://kodi.tv/introducing-kodi-14/ I'm not too clear on the right way to propose this. Proposing: new Kodi tag make tag synonym for XBMC to point/resolve to ...
6
votes
0answers
31 views

windows-task-scheduler and task-scheduler are the same [duplicate]

windows-task-scheduler and task-scheduler have the same description. They should be synonyms or merged. This is a duplicate of a request from a couple years ago (Tag Synonym request: [tag:task-...
14
votes
2answers
205 views

Aren't [wireless-access-point] and [access-point] the same?

Is there a non wireless access point? If yes, why does the access-point tag has the following description: Wireless access point (WAP) is a device that allows wireless devices to connect to a wired ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Synonymize ipkg and opkg, or not?

There's ipkg (where development has stalled) and its fork opkg (a package manager used by eg. OpenWRT, actively maintained). OpenWRT is used in home networking by enthusiasts, which is on-topic here. ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Time for [wake-up] to go back to [sleep]

The tag wake-up is used mainly to describe the process of waking up from sleep. I think that the process of system sleep/wake-up are too similar, (and ultimately about the same process) to warrant ...
20
votes
1answer
143 views

Reverse the [vlc] synonym direction?

Currently, vlc-media-player is synonymised to vlc. I think it would be better the other way around. Doing so, we would: Reduce the ambiguity of the tag. It would then be obvious, even to people who'...
6
votes
0answers
53 views

Rename [printer-scanner] tag?

Suggest broadening the printer-scanner tag to multifunction-printer. Many of these devices include fax and the more generic term would be a logical one that wouldn't cause confusion. There is an ...
13
votes
6answers
150 views

Do “unrar” and “unzip” deserve their own tags?

Do we really need rar and unrar, zip and unzip? Please note that unrar, unzip and gunzip are command line utilities.
3
votes
1answer
34 views

Synonym-ize [sum] into [worksheet-function]

There are 35 questions with sum and only one that isn't about a spreadsheet application. I suggested the synonym for worksheet-function because I don't find sum to be very useful. If it goes through, ...
2
votes
0answers
19 views

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?...
6
votes
1answer
60 views

Merge/Synonymise [right-click-menu] -> [context-menu]

context-menu is the correct term for the menu that appears when right-clicking, however we've also got right-click-menu. We should merge them together, and synonymise them.
6
votes
1answer
36 views

Should [whs] be a synonym for [windows-home-server]?

Seems like whs and windows-home-server tags are the same topic. I do not have the privilege to formally suggest this synonym myself.