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It really comes down to granularity. license-key and product-key are really the same thing, but software-activation is a process and should stay separate. volume-license could be grouped into license-key. I am concerned that it might not be discoverable enough and that it might be different enough to warrant its own tag. Usually those looking for volume ...


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IMHO: Nope, we do not need either of these four. Especially not both the compress and the decompress version of the tags. Even if people vote for keeping them I suggest removing at least unrar/unzip


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This is done, the synonym mapping has been swapped


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Agree, this is done A tag synonym mapping vscode → visual-studio-code will be created. updating post history, 120 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 117 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating PostTags associations, 100 rows affected destroying 'vscode': [vscode] removed from (0 post, 0 history, 1 tag) total: 1 tags deleted, 0 posts modified, ...


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batch (1325 Qs) currently refers to batch operations in OSes other than Windows, which has a very specific type of batch-files (678 Qs). IMO batch should be renamed to batch-operation to avoid confusion with .bat files and its scripting language.


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aria2c has been merged into aria2 and a synonym created. updating post history, 8 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 8 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating PostTags associations, 5 rows affected updating Documentation tag proposal commitments, 0 rows affected removing/renaming old tag, 0 rows affected updating count for master tag, 1 rows ...


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Done for macos as master and osx as synonym Also pointed mac-os at macos rather than osx


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My suggestion is to merge PowerShell-core to PowerShell-6.0. In the official repository, both names are being used interchangeably, in the reference documentation, Powershell 6 seems to be the preferred variant. In my opinion, we should just delete PowerShell-Core, and keep it PowerShell-6.0 which matches PowerShell-5.0. This would match tags like Visual ...


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Seems reasonable. It's done. I've merged and synonymized them, though the lack of tag wiki content both made this painless and made me sad.


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There is a difference. The online storage can go offline, thereby being risky. Obviously no one wants that! The vendor could go out of business. I don't want that! Their disks could fail or their data-center could get hit by earthquake, power failure, their techies walking out, getting hired by competitors, their VC funding could get pulled, someone going ...


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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


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I think that there are cases when having the specific tags would help. I think the extra decompression tags are overkill. Just have zip, rar, and gzip and then make compression and extraction for general questions.


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My understanding is the same as yours: both aria2 and aria2c are used interchangeably. They should be synonymized. The command you use to run the utility is aria2c. From that point of view, using it as the main tag looks more reasonable. At the same time, Google search gives much more results for aria2. Stack Overflow has only one tag: aria2. To be ...


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I have run into the same thing myself. I inadvertently clicked on the [macros] tag when I wanted [macos] only to wonder why all the questions weren't related to Apple. Taking the OP's step a bit further, perhaps there could be a tag that had a synonymous, reciprocal tag that would clearly differentiate [macos] from [macros] For example: [osx-macos] &...


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


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Based on the comments, I would agree on that: Go through drive and retag all those that are not about hard-drive accordingly. After that, create the synonym drive ← hard-drive as suggested.


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I disagree with the synonymization, because I see a distinct difference between a preference and a setting. A preference is tied to a personal choice, a setting is not However, I feel like both tags serve little purpose and should be removed. They convey so little information or meaning in our context that I would not even propose a replacement. Maybe ...


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For all practical purposes they are the same thing. In "cloud storage" the "cloud" is the Internet. Online storage also generally refers to storage on an Internet-accessible storage device. Alhough cloud-storage seems to impart the connotation of something with a more modern app- or web-based interface, consumer storage vendors market their Internet-...


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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 speaking, the definition of access point need not be restricted to wireless technology, but such questions are highly likely to involve enterprise-like ...


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TLDR: burninate bugcheck, retag to bsod Being a WinDbg user (see my profile on Stack Overflow), I totally agree that these are synonyms. As Ilmari Karonen pointed out already, this is defined on MSDN: When Microsoft Windows encounters a condition that compromises safe system operation, the system halts. This condition is called a bug check. It is also ...


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aria2 is package name and aria2c is a binary file inside it. As you can see here, aria2c is the only executable file inside aria2 package. Also its official website says: aria2 is a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source command-line download utility. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink. aria2 can be manipulated via built-...


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F.lux has a rather specific spelling and there are other softwares that might use the non mangled name. I'd much rather prevent use of the vague generic spelling and prefer the special spelling f.lux or manufacturer product style of cedrat-flux (as would be the case with the random software I found). I don't think the synonym is relevant in this case, it ...


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No. While true that some users may believe there is only one HTTP server, superuser should not add to the confusion. httpd is a generic name for the daemon handling HTTP requests. Before reading this question I would have assumed that someone using an unqualified httpd meant the http daemon in OpenBSD which is simply named httpd. It would be confusing if ...


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I don't really see why there should be multiple tags. dual-boot should be a synonym of multi-boot.


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I'd give a differing view here. There's specific unrar and unzip binaries in common use, so this is not your classic meta-tag. This would be like demanding we kill off the 7zip tag, IMO.


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I have done the following: Removed tag synonym for windows-10 > windows-10-preview Merged windows-10-final into windows-10 and created synonym


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Although extend-display would be the most correct in my opinion, I feel like a lot of people would use extend-desktop if they didn't think about it. But the tag usage frequency seems to prove me wrong. When attempting to adjust the settings to extend your display, Windows does use the words 'Extend these displays`. From all of my own personal experience, ...


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Yeah, that makes sense. Mac OS Classic quesitions are too rare, and the tag's just been used in the wrong way. I created a synonym osx ← mac-os and osx ← macos. For Classic, we'll use mac-os-classic. Thanks for creating the tag wiki.


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I suggest we make gnupg the canonical tag, i.e.: gpg → gnupg. While the shorter tag is used more often on SU (likely because of the command name?), the authors use the longer variant on their own website, and the domain is gnupg.org.


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