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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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?
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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 ...
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Synonym: [comparison] and [file-comparison]

The comparison (162 questions) and file-comparison (9 questions) tags seem to be synonymous. The tag wiki for comparison specifically mentions file comparisons, so since it has more questions, I ...
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Merge [external-display] and [external-monitor]

There's external-display, 121 questions external-monitor, 13 questions As the two are obviously synonyms, and the first one is much more widely used, I suggest to: Merge external-display and ...
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Do we need both [website] and [webpage]?

Seems like one would be plenty: website (376) webpage (61)
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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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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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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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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-...
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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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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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CD-related tags

Why do we have both compact-disc and cd-rom? UPDATE: Please vote on options below.
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Add tag synonym: “preferences” -> “settings”

Add preferences as a synonym of settings.
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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SU Tag merge request [wi-fi] to [wireless-networking]

wi-fi (60) --> wireless-networking (2507)
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Create a synonym [osx-10.7] -> [osx-lion]

Our OS X tags usually use the version names instead of the numbers. osx-10.7 should therefore be a synonym for → osx-lion, just like lion is.
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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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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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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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Can I get a few Office for Mac synonyms?

I finally fixed our Office for Mac tags, and I managed to do it without a posse! Now, the office-for-mac tag has 44 questions, and there are several subtags for the individual programs and Office ...
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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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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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Merge [IP] with [IP-address]

ip and ip-address cover the same topic. Please merge them.
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Synonym Request

I was reviewing some questions and came across toc and wondered what it was, so I clicked on it. Mostly I'm writing this to meet quality standards toc (6 questions) should be a synonym of table-of-...
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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 ->...
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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 [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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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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Make [segfault] a synonym of [segmentation-fault]

I can't propose this tag synonym directly, but I've noticed that segfault should be a synonym of segmentation-fault. Can someone make this change?
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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 ...
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Please align the Excel tags

We lost the battle on excel already, so now it's labeled microsoft-excel, but I see there is still confusion with the version specific tags. microsoft-excel-2002 microsoft-excel-2003 excel-2003 ...
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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-...
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`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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Recommendation tag synonym of Recommendations

The tags recommendation and recommendations seem to be synonyms. Unfortunately I do not have the required score in these tags to propose a synonym. I figured this was the next best thing :)
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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 ...