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Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again

Only manufacturer and company tags are problematic, specific products are not. There are two tags, intel-cpu and intel-graphics, that are okay for all CPU and graphics card products made by Intel ...
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Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again

I thought I might give an overview of what was done with logitech, as the list in the question doesn't do it any favours, and I hope it serves as an example of what we can do and get some feedback as ...
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Should the `windows` tag be used in conjunction with a tag of better specificity?

Good Practice When Writing a Question The tag wiki is accurate. Version-specific tags are for issues that don't apply to all versions, or questions about a specific version. In those cases, the ...
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Alpine and Alpine-Linux tag

I cleaned up the tag assignments, so all alpine questions are now about the email client and all alpine-linux questions have only that tag. I added clarification to the alpine wiki excerpt (pending ...
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Merge tags windows-10 and win10

Done. win10 has been merged into and synonymised with windows-10.
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Could someone be nice enough to add windows-phone-8.1 as a tag to superuser.com?

I'm willing to add the tag but first I wouldn't mind knowing whether your question is relating to interfacing Windows Phone with a computer or if it is solely to do with mobile phones. Per the help ...
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The msi tag is ambiguous

Questions referring to the Windows Installer packages (.msi files) should be tagged windows-installer. The tag msi should be merged (and synonymized) into windows-installer as company tags aren't ...
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The DOS tag is ambiguous

This tag has been burned and blacklisted: Please help to clean up untagged
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Alpine and Alpine-Linux tag

As the tags have effectively been cleaned up and split by fixer1234 I have gone ahead and merged alpine into alpine-mail Merge Results updating post history, 29 rows affected (pipe delimited) ...
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Proposition to add a tag for "high refresh rate"

No. refresh-rate is good enough to cover the questions currently there. And there are only under 80 questions using it. Plus refresh-rate is not as intuitive as high-refresh-rate, and only adds to ...
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Aren't [wireless-access-point] and [access-point] the same?

Merge access-point with wireless-access-point and make the former a synonym of the latter. For Super User's target audience, the terms access point and wireless access point are synonymous. Strictly ...
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Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again

While going through the google questions I came across one with a konica. Konica are a manufacturer of printers, scanners, etc. (I think they have a heavy industry division as well). There are only ...
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Rename [XBMC] tag to [Kodi]

Proposing: new Kodi tag make tag synonym for XBMC to point/resolve to Kodi maybe migrate all xbmc tags to kodi + synonym pointer? All these are done. xbmc wiki was pretty good, I've ...
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Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again

Even after we destroy tags, they can be recreated. I just re-torched asus; it had accumulated four questions in a couple weeks. You can see a list of newly invented tags on the "new" tab of the tags ...
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Should [charts] and [graphs] tags be merged?

Per Wikipedia terminology: chart: A chart is a graphical representation of data, in which "the data is represented by symbols, such as bars in a bar chart, lines in a line chart, or slices in a pie ...
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Should we pair [unifying-receiver] with other [logitech-*] tags?

Done. updating post history, 26 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 19 rows affected (pipe delimited) Target tag 'logitech-unifying-receiver' doesn't exist, renaming to 'unifying-receiver'...
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Merge [transparent] and [transparency]

Merge done. updating post history, 49 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 34 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating PostTags associations, 32 rows affected updating Documentation tag ...
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Retag [Windows-2012] into [Windows-Server-2012] or [Windows-Server-2012-R2]

I've gone ahead and merged windows-2012 into windows-server-2012 updating post history, 55 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 54 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating PostTags ...
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I speak [spanish], and [english] too…

I agree, but you only found the tip of the issue. We also have tags for german, chinese, korean, japanese, farsi, arabic, and hebrew that I found in a quick search (there's likely more). I think any ...
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Can we unload [load]?

From a quick glance over the remaining 20 questions with that tag, it looks like all or nearly all of them are using "load" to mean "CPU load." I propose that they be re-tagged to "cpu-usage" or "...
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Tag rename request for spelling of TrueType

Please could the tag name be corrected This is now status-completed true-type-fonts has been renamed to (and is now a synonym of) truetype-fonts
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Can we empty out [null]?

I don't know who did most of the retagging, but I just nulled the null tag from the last six questions that had it. RIP null: 2010-2016.
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Let's retire the [sysadmin]

Since this question got over forty upvotes without a single downvote, and considering that there were only a few dozen questions with the tag, I went ahead and destroyed it over the past couple days. (...
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The msi tag is ambiguous

I agree with msi-installer (could be ms-msi-installer too) and merge also windows-installer which excerpt also says that means the same thing. Summary: Rename msi to msi-installer (or any other ...
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kvm tag should be re-synonymized to linux-kvm

I half suspect that kvm to most people here means kvm switch, rather than linux KVM. The smart money might be to fix that quarter of those questions that're wrong. Knowing our target audience - it ...
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Suggestion to retag Microsoft Store

Looking at the two tags I'd say don't retag, but there's a few blockers to what to do Having a good tag wiki for the one we're keeping seems essential, and include the fact that it was called the ...
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Should we merge the encoding and character-encoding tags?

I don't think so encoding can be about encoding any binary data stream. For example encode a JPG file using Huffman encoding, or encode a video file using some codec. There are a lot of questions ...
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Tags flash, adobe-flash and flash-player

On Wikipedia, the authoring tool is called Adobe Flash Professional. I propose we do the following. flash should be disambiguated to either adobe-flash or flash-player and then be synonymized with ...
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Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again

I posted a solution to mikrotik here, which has received two upvotes and no downvotes. I started retagging, and then someone pointed out that being under 2k rep, my retagging uses 4x the effort of ...
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Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again

It is a fact that some companies have similar issues across many of their products from same category. Some people who happen to have some connection to said company's support service might be ...

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