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Questions tagged [retag-request]

This tag is for requests to replace one tag with another existing tag. It also applies to requests that one tag should be merged into another, or simply abandoned.

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Should we clean up our sockets?

Sparked by this meta, I did a quick search for "socket.io" and came back with 21 hits. It seems to be enough to create a tag for it IMO, but I'm no web guy. I don't really understand what this ...
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Tags for [optimization], [performance], [speed]

There is currently a suggestion to make performance a synonym for optimization. I don't think that's right, for two reasons: You can optimize code for several criteria, such as maximum execution ...
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Optimizing [performance]

Over the past years(?) there's been a debate about the status of the optimization, performance, memory-optimization and code-size-optimization: January 2012: Tag synonyms (optimize -> optimization)...
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Rename [code-challenge] to something more site-specific

It seems that users are still using the code-challenge tag for challenge-oriented questions that do not correspond to the site's occasional voted-upon challenges. We already have the programming-...
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beautiful-soup vs beautifulsoup

For some reason, CR has a tag for the BeautifulSoup library named as beautiful-soup, with a hyphen even though there is no ...
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Should the sorting tags be merged?

There are currently two specific sorting tags: quick-sort (22 questions) mergesort (18 questions) We then have the main tag: sorting (79 questions). Should we merge the specific ones with the main ...
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Version tags for [actionscript], [actionscript-2] and [actionscript-3]?

The actionscript tag is ambiguous at the moment. It could either mean ActionScript 1, ActionScript 2, or ActionScript 3. And in the future, if that ever happens ActionScript 4 (not likely I think but ...
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Merge [math] and [mathematics] tags

The math tag currently has 9 questions; mathematics has 3. I recommend merging math into mathematics, keeping the long form rather than vice versa, since Americans like to say "math" and British ...
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Proposal to rename [programming-challenge]

In Rename [code-challenge] to something more site-specific, it was proposed to rename code-challenge to avoid confusion with programming-challenge. That renaming (to community-challenge) has been ...
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Should the networking tags be merged?

We have two networking-related tags: network-programming (27 questions, wiki) networking (5 questions, no wiki) Since any on-topic networking-related questions would relate to code itself (nothing ...
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Merge or synonymize Cold Fusion tags

cfml and coldfusion-10 should be merged with coldfusion. coldfusion is the most popular tag of them all, but they are all the same thing and there aren't very many questions associated with them.
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Should python3.x be an alias of python-3.x?

The existing tag python-3.x works great, but I regularly forget to add the dash there, and type python3.x. This tag doesn't exist, and I don't have the rep to ...
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Why are [questions] and [asking-questions] on meta?

If I want to scan the list of titles of all topics on meta about 'questions', then I need to do that twice (once for each tag, questions and asking-questions). Could one of them be synonymized or ...
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What to do about the [erb] tag for Ruby?

erb was mentioned as a possible rogue tag. It has currently has 3 questions and no wiki. It turns out that erb is a Ruby class. As best I can tell, erb is used for ...