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Questions tagged [tag-wiki]

A "tag wiki" is an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people.

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Make editing tag wikis more available to experienced users

Currently, tag wikis have very stringent requirements for editing: Tag wikis can be edited by users with more than 1500 reputation, provided: They are in the top 20 answerers for this ...
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Can we please have better tag wiki excerpts?

Today someone proposed lots of tag wiki excerpts edits that all followed the form: Questions about <tag-name>, <description of object>. Why do we need the Questions about element? We ...
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Critique my [windows-7] tag wiki!

I haven't seen any other tag wiki1 pages on Super User yet, so I didn't have anything to compare it to as I wrote up the new windows-7 tag wiki page. What do you think? If you can edit it, go ...
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Unable to propose tag wiki

I am trying to create a tag wiki for question-of-the-week, but every time I click on Propose Tag Wiki it just reloads the page and doesn't let me make the tag wiki.
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Take away the chinese tag

While working on Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again I have come across the tag chinese. There are quite a few questions on there of varying quality. What is it for, why do we have tags ...
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If there is no tag wiki for a tag yet, is it okay to copy the introduction from Wikipedia?

I had just noticed that the utorrent tag has no description or excerpt. So I was wondering if I could/should just copy the introduction text from Wikipedia. I don't see how I could give a better ...
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Alternatives and the campfire lists are better in the tag wiki, within reason

"Your home backup strategy" and "What is a good backup strategy for home?" are a non-constructive set of baubles with dangling opinions and suggestions on what one can do for backups. We already ...
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Markdown formatting of tag wiki excerpts in /review

Tag wiki excerpts are plain text. The description when editing tag wikis states: The tag wiki excerpt is a brief plain text introduction to the topic that the tag represents. It is shown at the top ...
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How long should tag wiki excerpts be?

I noticed that a tag wiki excerpt which I suggested an edit to was heavily trimmed down. The resulting excerpt is a bit too short for my taste as it fails to even briefly describe the topic. Was the ...