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Questions tagged [tags]

Tags are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.

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Does [ascii-art] mean only ASCII?

I'm looking at the ascii-art excerpt, which says: ASCII Art is a graphic design technique that uses 93 of the 128 printable ACSII characters to create images. Whilst this is almost true (it uses ...
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Python 2.x merger bugs

After the creation of the Python-2.x tag there are a couple of bugs: The 'top users' page now doesn't show the correct information. My profile shows the tag as Python-2.7. The Python-2.x badge page ...
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Are practical user-created languages suitable for a tag creation?

I recently created a language, and was wondering (As many others may be) if a user is allowed to create a tag for their language and post a few example questions. The following things should be ...
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Give [jison] a higher tag priority than [javascript]

Recently I asked a question and created the new tag jison. I also tagged the question with javascript because that is what the language compiles to. However, I noticed that the title in the browser ...
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JavaScript concepts applying to JSX posts

Many posts are tagged with jsx as well as javascript and sometimes ecmascript-6, but then those latter tags are often removed by others. While I understand that jsx is not syntactically valid ...
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Clojure tag not sorting first

I've noticed that all language tags are sorted first but clojure tag. Is this by design or is there some setting that this tag is missing?
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Make constexpr synonym to a new tag, constant-expression

I'm proposing creating a new tag, constant-expression, and then making constexpr a synonym for constant-expression, rather than constants. Constant expression in C++ requires different usage of ...
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Not notified of unwanted edits to question

I was surprised to see one of my questions being changed that much that the intent of the question was removed from it. As C++ is evolving rapidly, I was experimenting with one of its features: ...
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Create tag [nuxtjs]

Please create a tag nuxtjs for the popular VueJS framework nuxt.js.
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Can we replace the misleading [unity] tag with a more distinct tag?

Some unity3d (game engine) questions are being accidentally tagged as unity (Microsoft dependency injection container). Can we rename unity to unity-container, and create a tag synonym for unity and ...
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Posting very simple questions as exemplars [duplicate]

I noticed a couple things that have been pointed out repeatedly. Having an exemplar of that single issue (not a bunch of issues in a long piece of code) can be pointed back to along with a simple ...
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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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Favorite categories - not all favorite tag questions are colored

In my favorite tags section I have python, python-2.7 and python-3.x. When searching for specific questions containing, say, python I don't have all of the questions colored. Should this happen? Do I ...
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No tag for Angular

There is no tag for Angular (v2, 4, 5). It redirects to Angular.js, which is a completely different framework using a different language. Is it possible to create a new tag for Angular?
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Shall we keep shelling out questions for [shell]?

We have a shell tag, but we also have more specific shell tags such as sh and bash. Many tags with shell also include these specific tags, so it almost looks redundant. I could see that there are ...
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What's your angle on desynonymizing [Angular] and [Angular.js]?

As we should know from ""Angular" (Angular is not Angular.js)", Angular is not AngularJS - Angular is Angular2+. Wikipedia also says they're different things: Angular - "Angular (commonly referred ...
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.net to the core

An entity-framework-core tag was recently created. Tag asp.net-core was created some 8 months ago. I can see a pattern here: do we really want a -core version of every single .net-related technology ...
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Should we forever deconstruct [data-structures]?

This tag was recreated today and was probably also recreated some time ago since its burnination as part of our massive tag purging. We already have separate tags for the most common data structures, ...
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Can't add Emacs tag to question

I added the (existing) tag emacs to this question, but when I save the edit, the tag is automatically removed from the question.
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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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Can we constrict the [python-2.*] tags?

I would like to suggest the following: Rename python-2.7 -> python-2.x Synonymize python-2.6 -> python-2.x This is as we don't have individual Python 3 tags, such as python-3.6. But we do however ...
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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 [...
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Time limit exceeded and performance: what's the difference?

We currently have two tags that have quite a large amount of overlap in their definitions: performance Performance is a subset of Optimization: performance is the goal when you want the execution ...
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Tag Request: “Angular” (Angular is not Angular.js)

I am not at 1500 rep, so I cannot create tags, but the angular tag does not exist on Code Review. I just asked a question and had to tag it with angular.js, which is only version 1.0 according to the ...
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What's the Code Review guideline for tags and where can I find it?

Recently I started the review question IGB Stack Flair – A dynamic flair for Stack Exchange sites. I created the tags stackapp and flair for it because they didn't exist and that's simply what it is ...
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python-3.x tag does not pass lang-py to code-prettify

I asked a Python 3 question, and tagged it python-3.x. The highlighting was messed up, because the python-3.x tag wasn't passing the lang-py argument to the JS ...
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Common Review Quotes

In my reviews a couple of points come up again and again (and again). It's like somebody is teaching bad practice out there. As a result a lot of my reviews look very similar (or get terse with my ...
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Should there be a gcc tag?

I recently asked a question that is at least in part specific to gcc. That is, the way the C code is written will be different for different compilers. This is because different compilers are able to ...
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Why was I told to include a programming language tag for an [nginx] question?

It already had the tag nginx which is the configuration language at hand. The person that answered the question did a fine job and obviously knew what the question was about. Unduplicating prox_pass ...
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Should we [join] this tag with the other burninated ones?

I've just again realized that we have a join tag, which corresponds to SQL. It doesn't appear that the questions have anything else in common, either. Do we still need it?
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Tags “Types” and their Usage

This is a question spawned from @Mat's Mug's comment on a question I had about a tag removal. It seems that there is some consensus among the more senior users here about the way some tags should be ...
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Why are tags [functional-programming] and [haskell] mutually exclusive?

An edit was recently made on my question to remove the functional-programming tag. The edit comment was that [functional-programming] is redundant with Haskell I don't understand this, as I ...
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Normalizing [data-structures]?

I feel that something should be done about data-structures. For instance, this question appears to include the tag just because it uses data structures. Also, we already have many specific tags for ...
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(Optionally) add Python sub tags to questions

The lack of version tags on some Python questions leads to reviewers having to 'pre-scan' the code to find out if it's Python2.7, Python3, both or neither. This seems strange as, I'd have thought that ...
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Is it ok to create new tags, just to use them as fancy inline items?

I just read this post and realized the reference to the "it-depends" tag in it. I asked myself what might such a tag be useful for, and checked out what questions are asked with this tag, just to ...
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if ( [conditions].isGoodTag() ) { return “keep” } else { return “burninate” }

There are currently 246 questions tagged with conditions. It also has 2 synonyms, conditionals and ternary-operator Reference: action = ([ternary-operator] == bad_tag ? “burninate” : “keep”) The tag ...
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Why is there no [asp.net-core-mvc] tag?

As I have noticed, there are only tags such as: asp.net, asp.net-mvc-3 and asp.net-mvc-4. However, there is no tag for asp.net-core-mvc. Why so? I believed it is a must-have to separate the question ...
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Let's get in sync about what we mean by [synchronization]

synchronization can have two meanings: An issue with thread-safety / locking / concurrency Copying and reconciling versions of data which may have diverged The two senses of the word are barely ...
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A tag for “Universal Windows Platform” that doesn't exceed the 25 character limit?

I noticed that this question's title started out with "UWP", which stands for "Universal Windows Platform". Chances are such questions will become more frequent, and thus it could be useful to have a ...
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for (post in [loop]) { post.tagMoreAppropriately(); }

The loop tag is generic... like, very, very generic. Generic as in, if your code doesn't loop somewhere, it's probably not a computer program. Hence I'm nominating the loop tag for burnination. ...
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What is the scope of the file tag?

Today I was asking a question which was basically about file transformation and while tagging it I looked up file to see if it is appropriate for my question. Unfortunately, there are more than 300 ...
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Finding change in knapsack

Currently, there's 6 questions tagged change-making-problem: one in 2012, two last year and three this year so far. This kind of problem is closely associated with (or rather, a subset of) the ...
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Editing out the Ruby tag from a Ruby-on-Rails question

Someone suggested an edit to remove the ruby tag with the reason: ruby != RoR I was tempted to reject the edit, since ruby is a valid tag in my opinion for ruby-on-rails. The user is a good ...
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Are [cross-browser] and [portability] synonyms?

I've written a JavaScript-related question, and I tagged it with cross-browser, but it was (for my unfortunate surprise) marked as portability, which is its synonym master. And it wasn't just me who ...
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Request for [lexical-analysis] to be created

I posted a question today and wanted to apply the lexical-analysis tag to it, but such tag did not exist, and to create it I would need 300 reputation in this community. Another user suggested that I ...
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Using different language tags code embedded in another program

Let's say I have a program that uses another language/shell commands, to do the most important aspects of said program. Would it be bad to use the tag for the language that's doing the important ...
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Should we cast away [casting]?

I feel that the casting tag is not a very good tag for a few reasons: It's too broad. Just a quick scan of the questions which use it show languages as varied as C++, Java, C#, SQL, Python, etc. It ...
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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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Tag count partially obstructed for longer tags when adding to question

When attempting to add a tag with a long name such as producer-consumer, the "learn more" link obstructs the count (for this tag, it should read 26, not 2). I suppose this has to do with the display ...
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Should this question receive a [pascal] tag?

Function to find text between two tags The question is purely procedural. Also, OP explicitly demands "default uses" clauses. Furthermore, even the compiler directives (see 1 and 2) related to the <...