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Questions tagged [burninate-request]

Requests to have a tag "burninated" (or deleted) from the system. Use in case of uncertainty when requesting discussion, or when the popularity of the tag makes manual retagging followed by automatic culling of 0-question tags prohibitively difficult.

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Should we do something about our meta tags?

We have a decent selection of language and technology tags, but we also have many meta tags, such as refactoring. A meta tag, at least on here, specifies the OP's request(s) in a review, and not much ...
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Is it time for the [python] to become extinct?

Every time a post involves Python code, it has the Python tag AND the Python version tag that suits the version of Python that the post is using. I think that is a little repetitive, and we should ...
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action = ([ternary-operator] == bad_tag ? “burninate” : “keep”)

Currently, there's 17 tagged questions for this tag, either being superfluous (use every tag I can) kinda questions, or very complex ternaries replaced a potentially large ...
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Do we need “acronym tags” ([dry], [solid], etc.)?

We have various "acronym tags" related to software principles: dry solid srp The problem is, they can still be used as meta tags, especially dry, for reducing code repetition. However, they're not ...
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Should we burn [Google]?

Recently some others and I began to clean up google a bit. This started with retagging a number of question with google-apps-script. Then we hit a wall. All of the questions that should have been ...
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Dispose of [idisposable]?

There are 3 questions tagged idisposable, one closed as off-topic, the other two featuring an IDisposable implementation. I don't think we need a tag for any ...
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Do we need this [crud]?

crud seems like a meta tag to me. Can we burn it? From its cruddy wiki entry: The four basic operations for a data management system: Create, Read, Update, Delete It is used on just 14 questions ...
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I don't think this tag [functions] quite well

The tag functions doesn't seem very useful. The tag wiki only states the definition and the questions just... contain functions. In terms of reviewing, there aren't really any differences between ...
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Should we just put an end to [optimization]?

This is probably one of CR's oldest tags, next to refactoring and best-practice, both of which have already been removed. I recall similar discussion mentioning that specific optimization tags would ...
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There are [ienumerable] reasons to burn this tag

Noting that we have disposed of idisposable and have decided as a community that we don't need tags this specific to languages, we still have ienumerable hanging about which needs to be enumerated out ...
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Should we put [scope] down our scope?

Currently, the main-site scope tag is used to tag questions seeking specific advice about code scope. However, as this is a language-agnostic feature, it should be assumed to be a potential part of a ...
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Burn the books of [learning]?

I've come across learning, which is only tagged with 15 questions right now. It seems unneeded because it doesn't add anything important to the question. We already have beginner, which sort of ...
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Is the tag [reinventing-the-wheel] really helpful?

So I just stumbled upon the tag reinventing-the-wheel and I ask myself if this is really a helpful tag. Most of the code on Code Review does reinvent the wheel in one way or another, there is nearly ...
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Shall we stop [naming] things?

The naming tag currently has 47 questions. Should we eliminate it?
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set [null] = null? (or “Burninate [null]?”)

In my opinion, the null tag is not helpful for anyone. Even if this tag matches the content of the question, it might be a bit too specific. I'm not a programmer. What are your opinions on ...
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Appropriateness of [teaching] tag

The teaching tag was recently created. There are now three questions carrying the tag. Its intended purpose is described in its tag wiki: Much like the [beginner] tag, this tag should call out ...
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Eliminate [design], [software-design], and [architecture] tags

There are currently: 61 questions tagged software-design 214 questions tagged design 47 questions tagged architecture Some questions are tagged with a combination of those tags. I'm not sure what ...
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Size out [code-size-optimization] and [minification]

Related: Tags for optimization, performance, speed Are questions about how to further golf a program on-topic here? Code Review is about writing good, efficient and maintainable code. Not always all ...
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Redundant tag: [review]

Since this site is about reviewing codes, review is redundant and should be removed.
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Refactor vs Refactoring

In the end, there can be only one... We have refactor and refactoring as synonyms. There are 372 total questions (17 unanswered). I think we only need to have one of the two... if we need one at all....
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Should we Drop [ETL]?

etl currently has no wiki and three questions. It was mentioned that it may be a rebel tag. For those that don't know, ETL is an acronym for Extract-Transform-Load and is a term heard often in the ...
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Is [methodology]'s methodology worthy of burnination?

I've just now discovered the tag methodology. It's associated with only 8 questions, and it has no tag wiki. Not only does the name sound like it could be off-topic, but the lack of a wiki really ...
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Would burninating [performance] bring good performance?

The performance tag has over 5000 questions which is also the master tag of 4 other tags. It can also be considered a "meta tag", much like previously burninated tags such as [naming] and [...