This is clearly a meta tag – no reason to have it really. This is Super User, a site for questions about computer hardware and software. Applications are software, so the tag really makes no more sense than software which is of course blacklisted.
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Yes, I support adding Android and removing Gaming from the migration options on Super User
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It seems to have three primary uses:
The poster thinks they've been hacked, and they want to undo what the bad software/entity did. Example.
The poster is trying to break into something and needs help doing so. Example.
The poster wants to do something that may require whacking some system's internals (e.g. they're looking for a "Registry hack"), and wants ...
Considering that Super User has a seperate tag for nearly all computer parts, (ram, cpu, power-supply, hard-drive, motherboard, graphics-card just to name some), I think this tag can safely be removed.
AFAIK, PC originally meant the line of IBM Personal Computers, and then also the compatible devices. This transformed to computers running Microsoft Windows using an Intel CPU, i.e. "Wintel" computers.
But today, AMD is a strong competitor to Intel, and Windows isn't the only OS, especially not on a site like Super User, where questions of all computer ...
I edited the question to be a little bit more generic, and I opened it for you. In this case I think it's a bit of a border-line situation. It's pretty specific to your corporate firewall settings (and corporate policies, too), but the general advice of "how to deal with web installers when behind a proxy" could certainly be useful for other people.
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Yes, player is too meta. What to do about it?
On many questions, it's just decoration, duplicating a specific player tag. Delete those.
On some other questions, separate word tags are used in place of a specific player tag. Replace those word tag collections with the appropriate tag.
On some questions, it looks like it isn't actually about the player, ...
I can see nothing wrong with the proposal. Would merge+synonymize.
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Yes, it should be removed.
It adds nothing.
From the existing questions, see if they can't be closed as too broad or just off topic before anything else.
If they're otherwise good, then edit as necessary and remove the tag while you're at it.
Yeah, on Super User .post-text a:hover's border-bottom: 1px #6C0000 dotted; is more specific than the border defined for .post-text .post-tag, and the variation in border definitions causes it to flip back and forth between the hover and non-hover states.
Tweaking the selector/adding the border definition to the .post-text a.post-tag:hover style should fix ...
Yes, since it's currently applied to many different things (routers, BIOS, SSDs, even Windows), nobody can be an expert in all things bricked. It's kind of like saying something's broken - not helpful in the least.
I might be on board with, say, a bios-bricked tag because it's entirely possible for somebody to be an expert in saving toasted BIOSes.
Split the tag to:
for various media: audio-filter, image-filter, video-filter
ffmpeg-filter (make synonym of video-filter)
file-filter (can also be used for some questions tagged with search and file/folder)
Remove the tag for other cases, since they don't appear to be significant enough to justify their own tags.
Yeah, delete itself does not imply anything. The tags could be more specific like data-recovery for getting deleted data back. Or data-removal or file-removal, though I doubt if they are even necessary, except when you don't have permissions on the system.
This has been enabled. Highlighting is now on, with no default language set on both SU and Meta SU. VB highlighting has also been enabled for the VB tag.
You'll need to remember to manually add the hints, and you should be good to go.
Also, this is a pretty advanced feature, so please don't expect new users to know about it (as there's really no way for ...
There should be no chdir tag – keep in mind that we have the *nix cd command. Nobody would really use it, and it wouldn't make sense to use "chdir" for something that is well known as "cd". If I were to write a question about cding to a directory, which tag would I use, except for "cd"?
The other way round though, we can just use "compact disc" for the CD.
Points 1 & 2 are very much preferred. Since each question will have to be looked at, there isn"t any automated way of doing this.
I suggest taking the questions in batches and spacing out the edits to prevent edit flooding of front page
Your flag said,
A duplicate, would be better if the whole thing would get removed. (Only I answered anyway. So...yeah.)
Maybe that was misunderstood by the mod who handled it. I also had to read it twice. We're all humans, remember. Maybe you could have written something like:
Please delete my question. It's a duplicate of an older post, and I already ...
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 very helpful and people will use the tag to refer to Windows Installer packages anyway.
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