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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.

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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'...
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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 ...
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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.
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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, ...
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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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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.
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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.
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Merge [email-rules] and [email-filter]

email-rules has 1 follower and 61 67 uses: Actions performed automatically on incoming or outgoing messages, based on conditions that you specify. email-filter has 0 followers and 48 51 uses: ...
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Batch and batch-file tags

There are batch and batch-file tags. Their description is pretty much the same: batch the execution of a set of commands or software programs without user intervention. A batch file is a text file ...
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Tag Merge/Synonym: [copy-paste]->[clipboard]

The copy-paste tag is used for the clipboard actions Copying and Pasting. This should be merged with the existing clipboard tag, and synonymised so that future users can find the right tag. Thoughts?...
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Merge the tags [windows-live-movie-maker] and [windows-movie-maker]

windows-live-movie-maker and windows-movie-maker are the same thing, at least according to the questions. Shouldn't these two be merged (if possible) / made synonyms?
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Request: Make “fireworks” and “adobe-fireworks” synonyms

Please make fireworks and adobe-fireworks synonyms.
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Tag Synonym Request: TSV → CSV

Tab Separated Values tsv should be a synonym to csv as one of the Character Separated Values as it is a delimiter that can be used as an alternative to the comma ,. I know csv states it is for comma ...
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How can the spelling of a tag be changed?

I recently wrote my first tag wiki for the namedranges tag because I noticed several questions had been applied the tag, and there was no information about the tag. I would really like to change ...
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Merge [sleep] and [suspend] tags

The exact same same (as far as I can tell) operation is named sleep on Windows systems, and suspend in Ubuntu (those are the only two systems I can verify myself). Would it be appropriate to merge ...
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Need tag synonym created for microsoft-word-mac2011

I created a new microsoft-word-mac2011 but now see it is the same as microsoft-word-2011 and should be a synonym of that tag. I think we should have both because I mistakenly thought the existing one ...
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Merge [sdd] and [ssd] into [solid-state-drive]

I noticed that the tag sdd (7 questions) is for solid-state drives, according to the questions. However, the tag ssd (1,775 questions) is the actual tag for that concept. The tags should be merged ...
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Are cloud-storage and online-storage synonyms?

cloud-storage and online-storage seem like tag synonyms to me. I would prefer online-storage to be the master (19 questions), because it is more generic, though cloud-storage has more questions (...
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Rename [tv] -> [television]

Super User has a tv tag; its wiki says “television”.  I suggest that the tag be renamed television, and “tv” added as an alias.  This would seem to fit better with the convention of making the actual ...
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The tag [windows-virtual-pc] should be merged with [virtual-pc]

I noticed that there are two tags for Microsoft Virtual PC, of which one is virtual-pc (327 questions) and the other is windows-virtual-pc (7 questions). Windows Virtual PC is referring to a specific ...
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Make [hardware-selection] a synonym of [hardware-rec]

All hardware-selection questions are actually hardware-rec. It's only 6 questions, but hardware-rec has just 192, so hardware-selection makes 3% of the total - I think it's popular enough to be ...
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Make [ui] a synonym for [user-interface]

On Super User, ui is a synonym for user-interface.  On Meta Super User, they are two separate tags.  That doesn’t make any sense.  I recommend making ui a synonym for user-interface on Meta Super User....
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Merge metro tags [duplicate]

The tags metro and modern-ui are duplicate. The proper term is neither; it’s “immersive”. (Confirmed in Windows 8.1)
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Should “multi-boot” and “dual-boot” tags be synonyms?

Should the multi-boot and dual-boot tags be synonyms? If not, when should I use one over the other? I recently asked this question and wasn't sure which tag would be the best.
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Synonymize [tfs] with [team-foundation-server]

It looks like the Team Foundation Server tags have gotten jumbled: tfs has a tag wiki excerpt, but only three questions. team-foundation-server has 34 questions, but no wiki excerpt. TFS is a pretty ...
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Unify the `http-status-codes-nnn` tags under `http-status-codes`

I just asked this question, which I wanted to tag with http-status-codes. However, no such tag exists, and I don't have enough rep to create the tag. I think the tag would nicely unify the existing ...
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Retag request: Should duplicate-files be aliased to deduplication?

In tagging a question I noticed duplicate-files (24) and deduplication (38). The tag wiki for the latter seemed like the right thing for my question, but most of the questions filed under duplicate-...
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Duplicate tags for “USB stick” never closed

This question is still in action: What is the standard term for a USB flash-drive/pen/thumb/stick? ... I have found 4 usb drive tags: usb-flash-drive usb-drive usb-stick usb-storage Perhaps there ...
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Tag synonym request: [mac-os] to [osx]

The mac-os tag has four questions, all relating to OS X (one is even tagged with both). Following the lead of Apple.SE, I suggest that the tag (and its synonym macos) be merged into osx. An ...
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Can we merge the tags speech-to-text and voice command into “speech recognition”?

I've just created a tag wiki for speech-recognition (should be under review by now). I propose that we merge speech-to-text and speech-recognition into speech-recognition because it is the most ...
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Tag Synonym request: [task-scheduler] vs. [windows-task-scheduler]

A pair of tags I came across on Super User - both task-scheduler and windows-task-scheduler exist, but as far I can see they're both the same thing: task-scheduler: a component in Windows that, like ...
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Bad name for [modern-ui] tag

modern-ui was AFAIK never the official name from Microsoft. It was always either knows by the codename “Metro”, by the internally used name “Immersive” or by the moniker “Windows Store apps” Request: ...
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Tag synonyms/merge request: [ati-catalyst], [catalyst] and [amd-catalyst]

Questions tagged ati-catalyst and/or catalyst are talking about the same thing: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_Catalyst I think they should be merged and/or made synonyms of each other. (Not ...
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“Key-combination” synonym for “keyboard-shortcuts” tag

I think there should be key-combination synonym for keyboard-shortcuts tag.
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Merge [.iso] with [iso-image]

Option to mount .iso in Windows 8 missing post had tag with .iso while we have already iso-image tag for the ISO file. While it's the only question which is tagged with that tag but I think it's ...
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Sorting out Chrome-related tags

Someone's muddled the chrome-related tags! Chromium is an open-source web browser. Chrome is a closed-source derivative of Chromium made by Google. Chrome OS is an operating system based on the ...
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Make [network-attached-storage] a synonym of [nas]

Can network-attached-storage be added as a tag synonym for the nas tag? Currently, when typing the full name of NAS in the tags field, which is Network-attached storage, you don't get any tag ...
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Request to merge or cleanup tags related to “system-monitoring”

I have recently added a tag wiki excerpt for system-monitoring and found out that there are several tags that might be related to it and therefore might be considered as tag synonyms. Such tags ...
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Cleanup of tags with similar names

Gilles was nice enough to share a Data.SE query with us identifying tags with similar names, prime candidates for cleaning up and possibly synonym creation. I consider the following to be false ...
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Synonym request from “system-tray” to “notification-area”

It looks like systray is already a synonym of notification-area (26 questions). However, system-tray (95 questions) is off on its own. I would suggest merging system-tray into notification-area, ...
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Add tag synonym: “preferences” -> “settings”

Add preferences as a synonym of settings.
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Screen Recording and Screen Capturing tags

I would merge desktop-recording (x8) and screen-recorder (x18) into screen-capture (x122). After that, should we — per Daniel's suggestion — try to split up screen-capture into more precise tags, i.e....
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Make [mint] a synonym of [linux-mint]

The tag mint is described as "Mint is a GNU/Linux desktop distribution." and has 39 questions. The tag linux-mint has a much more complete tag wiki and has 203 questions. They mostly refer to the ...
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Merge [Crashplan] and [crashplan-central]

TROGDOR!!!! Both crashplan and crashplan-central refer to the same product. crashplan should be the root.
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Merge [multi-user] into [multiple-users] [closed]

Merge the tag mutli-user into multiple-users. They refer to the same concept and the term multiple users is a little more clear than multi user. And to convince you, I have dragged up the relic that ...
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Retag + synonym [systray] => [notification-area]

Could we have systray (4 Qs) made a synonym of notification-area (19 Qs)? At least according to Raymond Chen, the correct name is "(Taskbar) Notification Area", so the systray tag is incorrect. They ...
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Duplicate tags about duplicate files

deduplication duplicate seems to be used for deduplication but some are about how to create duplicate files. duplicate-files duplicating I suggest merging into deduplication for most of those ...
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drive -> hard-drive tag synonym suggestion

Currently there are 110 questions tagged with drive. I suggested making drive a synonym for hard-drive. I realize that drive and hard-drive it is not exactly the same (some drives are not hard-drives),...
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Suggested tag synonym: gnupg/gpg

The tags gnupg and gpg seem to be synonyms, its Wikipedia page also says that: GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is a [...]
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Tag synonyms for denial-of-service

Since the DOS tag is ambiguous, I've just created the denial-of-service tag. I already started retagging a few questions. The problem is that denial-of-service won't appear as a possible choice when ...