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Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

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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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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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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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Replace the `Surface` tag?

Users having a Microsoft Surface Computer/Tablet are using the microsoft-surface tag. But I also find some questions having just surface, which does not have a lot to do with the Microsoft Surface ...
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Why are safety and security synonyms?

In the first lesson in my information security class I learned how bad the German term "Sicherheit" is, which can be translated to either security or safety, which makes it hard to distinguish between ...
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Trying to merge & create a synonym for tags results in “Oops! Something bad has happened!” Error

I'm tryign to create a synonym & merge word-2011 & microsoft-word-2011 with microsoft-word-2011 set as the master tag. Trying to do this results in Oops! Something Bad Happened! error. ...
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Synonymous meta tags about tagging

There are some meta tags about tags that seems to be synonymous: retagging is a synonym of retag-request. tag-synonym-request is a synonym of tag-synonyms. tag-wiki-suggestion is a synonym of tag-...
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Merge tags “tab” and “tabs”

Both tab and tabs refer to the exact same thing and thus should be merged.
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SU Tag merge request [wi-fi] to [wireless-networking]

wi-fi (60) --> wireless-networking (2507)
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Consolidating & adding synonyms for cron, crontab & cronjob tags

There are 145 questions tagged with cron, 61 with crontab & 17 with cronjob. Should these be consolidated into a single tag with appropriate synonyms? If so, would: cron ← crontab cron ← ...
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kvm tag ambiguity

The kvm tag is used for both Keyboard-Video-Mouse switch and for Linux Kernel-Virtual-Machine infrastructure. There are tags kvm-switch and linux-kvm Is it worthwhile changing all 'kvm' tags to one ...
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Make [standby] and [sleep] and [suspend] synonyms

I believe standby and sleep and suspend are three names for the same thing. Currently questions are split between the tags.
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Synonym Breakage: Command Line vs. Command Prompt

I don't think those should by synonyms. "Command line" is often contrasted with a GUI; it means that you're typing commands in a terminal-like Window. It's a platform-agnostic term, used in Unix-...
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SU Tag merge request

I propose that we merge regex & regexp with regular-expressions
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Related or synonymous tags: [monitor] and [screen] [duplicate]

The tag screen appears to be a mix of the same topics as monitor GNU Screen (which has its own tag gnu-screen) Should something be done about this? Perhaps separating the two into monitor and gnu-...
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Retag/synonym request: “webbrowser” -> “browser”

It seems like the webbrowser (5 questions) tag needs to be merged into and become synonymous with browser (702 questions) (per the definition of the latter tag). I'd do it manually, but I can't ...
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Suggested tag synonym: blogs/blogging

blogs and blogging seem to be basically similar in content. In principle, the former could be about reading blogs and the latter writing them, but I doubt that distinction would survive. Also, blog is ...
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Can a synonym be made for the [windows-phone] tag?

The tag windows-phone-7 should be retagged windows-phone. While there are a few more instances including the 7 bit, the questions listed all apply to every current version of Windows Phone, including ...
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Tag duplicate: wol -> wake-on-lan

Can we have wol made a synonym of wake-on-lan please?
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Rename tag [tortoise-svn] to [tortoisesvn] to be consistent with other stack* sites

I world like to propose tha the tag tortoise-svn is renamed to tortoisesvn, because that is the tag that is used on stackowerflow. That makes the cross site feature tagging better.
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On file removal, deletion, erasing and friends thereof

delete ×196 remove ×47 rm ×19 secure-erase ×18 deleted ×3 secure-delete ×3 erase ×1 Surely we can give those poor tags some synonym love? I don't think they should all be merged into one master tag, ...
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Tags: google-desktop and google-desktop-search

I believe the two tags, google-desktop and google-desktop-search should be synonyms as they are one and the same product: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Desktop
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Drop the score requirement for proposing tag synonyms

Related to : Why am I not allowed to propose a tag synonym ? Couple of days ago, there were certain changes done to the requirements of who can propose synonyms. So you need a score of 10 or more ...
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Why am I not allowed to propose a tag synonym ?

Why am I not allowed to propose a tag synonym on Super User? I have 10k+ rep, the privileges show 100% across all - what am I missing out on ?
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Call to vote: Synonyms

I have found synonyms to all these tags, please vote up or down if you are eligible on to do so (2000 rep), 4 votes creates the association -2 votes kills it. bittorrent colors shell-script virtual-...