A short overview of the discussions around these tags is outlined below:
This came about as there was a synonym request between performance and optimization. We merged speed and performance. However it was raised that optimization should instead be three tags; speed-optimization, memory-optimization and code-size-optimization. Only the last tag seemed to have disagreement.
Again splitting this tag into three x-optimization tags was suggested, heavily upvoted and seems to be the plan.
We agree that these are not the same tag, and so shouldn't be synonymized or merged.
Where we came to the conclusion that it's a useful tag. And points to three ways to optimize the code; performance, memory usage and readability.
And so I'd like to request we do the following:
Normalize the naming of the tags. This sets a clear naming scheme to follow when adding similar tags. And also helps users find the correct tag when searching for 'optimization'.
Should we add more of these tags?
How should we deal with optimization?