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Are IDE tags even necessary for this site?

I am aware of two current IDE tags: visual-studio (3 questions) eclipse (1 question) I'm not an expert on IDEs in general, but I think most code is written in some kind of IDE. However, so few ...
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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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Does database normalization belong here?

As of today, we have four questions in the normalization-tag. One of these has already been closed, and the other three don't exactly look 100% on-topic to me as they don't include any SQL code but ...
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Tag burnination: [logic]

logic currently has 17 questions. I don't see what they have in common. There is no tag wiki to clarify what it means or when it should be applied. Please either upvote the "Yes" answer, upvote the ...
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Specify the [review] meta-tag, or burninate it

Three questions have used the review tag here on Meta CR so far. I find however that this tag is very vague. Is it about the review queues, is it about Code Reviewing itself (which is what the entire ...
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Tag synonym request: [postgresql] ↔ [postgres]

postgresql feels more proper, but postgres has been more popular. They should be synonymized, though I don't know which one should be canonical.
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Would you ever use the [jquery-ui] tag without the [jquery] tag?

I think that if you were able to use one and not the other then it would okay to not synonymize the jquery-ui to jquery. But it just doesn't seem like we need both of these tags. I think that we ...
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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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Burn the [vanilla.js] tag

I've created the tag not knowing that vanilla was a joke. I was told that it was, it is no longer on any questions. Please burn vanilla.js, it should smell good.
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Is the name [test] okay for this tag?

The test tag was created very recently under its first question: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/35332/dapper-test-code Based on the title alone, well... the code within is meant to ...
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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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Tag-request [overall-review]

I don't quite understand how the process of tag-creation works. In JavaScript text editing webapp, I've added overall-review to the tags list and thought that I would be able to edit the wiki and ...
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Should we have a 'closed' tag?

I would not mind tagging questions as closed, so that I can put closed in my 'not interesting list' and ignore them. It's kind of a hack to save those micro-seconds I spend on closed questions. What ...
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Synonym request: [c++0x] ↔ [c++11]

C++0x was the working name for C++11, but they are still the same thing. At this time, c++0x is tagged with 4 questions and c++11 is tagged with 98 questions. Although there's no problem retagging ...
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Synonym request: [backbone] ↔ [backbone.js]

backbone is currently tagged with 9 questions, and backbone.js is currently tagged with 24 questions. These two tags are mapped together on Stack Overflow, so I think the same thing should be done ...
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Bulk-tagging: [matrix]

I'd like to propose a matrix tag, because they constitute a class of problems that have much in common with each other. There are currently 128 relevant questions. Is there a way to tag them in bulk?...
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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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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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There's no [mootools] tag here yet

I've just joined Code Review and am looking around I didn't find the mootools tag. Could someone please create the mootools? I don't have enough rep and I think it deserves its place on Code Review.
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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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Create [serial-port] tag

I currently work quite a bit with serial ports in C# and have asked a question pertaining to them. I don't know if the usage would be there to warrant it, but it would be nice to have a serial-port ...
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Burninate the CSharp tag!

Tag csharp has 0 questions asked here. Let's burninate it before its existence becomes widely known... ...or make it a synonym of c#.
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Guidelines for editing tag wiki excerpts

Just went on a little tag-wiki edit-spree, and then realized that pretty much half my edits, despite being useful (the tags had no wiki whatsoever), were mostly defining what the tag is about. Is ...
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FizzBuzz tag wiki — should we even mention the game?

At the moment, the suggested text reads Fizz buzz (also known as bizz buzz, or simply buzz) is a group word game for children to teach them about division. Players take turns to count incrementally,...
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What should the [windows] tag be used for?

I was going through tags to create one-line details when possible and came up with a problem with windows. Question for Microsoft Windows as well as GUI windows are being tagged on this. So should a ...
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Should name of programming language be in the title of a question?

Almost every question on the website has the name of the programming language in its title. Also words like feedback, review etc. are unneeded I think as that is this website's purpose. I wanted the ...
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Tag proposal: [weak-references]

A weak-references tag would be suitable for: What is the right way to “remove” Reference from it's ReferenceQueue? Observer pattern in Java
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Should there be some obligatory tags on questions?

By seeing how meta works and by the specificity of the CR.SE, I think that could be a good fit. On metas, questions have to be tag with at least one of bug, feature-request, discussion or support. ...
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Please create a [pyramid] tag

I am new on Code Review, so I don't have the privilege to create a tag. Can one of you create it for me? Tag name: pyramid or pyramid-framework
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Tag request: [.htaccess] (mod_rewrite, url-rewriting, …)

A .htaccess tag would be suitable for: Canonicalize URLs for static website Suggestions on how to improve this .htaccess file for page load speed Maybe finer grained tags could be useful, like ...
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Suggestion: new tags for web technologies

I tried to post a question... ...why are they 'questions' if this site is primarily for code review requests? ...anyway, the tags I tried to use did not exist and I don't have a high enough ...
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Should [interview-questions] be burninated?

The tag interview-questions seems to be useless - should it be burninated?
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What should Code Review's [homework] tag wiki contain?

The homework tag has a pending tag wiki edit. It's same as the tag wiki of the homework tag on Stack Overflow and does not seem completely suitable for Code Review: Questions regarding homework ...
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Making Code Review a resource for examples on software design issues

I'm having difficulties staying interested in Code Review. I don't feel like I'm participating to anything 'grander' than just stating the same design principles over and over again, hence I started ...
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Could Code Review be used to create a community library?

Here is the elevator pitch: Using Code Review to assemble a collection of extension methods for .NET and extracting a library out of it. Originally I created a separate SE site proposal to achieve ...
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Add tag existing on SO, for which I have rep

I am one of two users with a c++-cli tag badge on Stack Overflow. I think that any tag in use on SO is a good candidate for being a valid tag here and a badge shows that I properly understand the ...
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Please create some new tags: [smart-pointer] and [c++-cli]

I feel that these tags would be generally useful on this site apply to my question here Would someone please be so kind as to add them, or explain why they're bad? This question by another user ...
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Use of the [refactoring] tag

It might be naive, but isn't the aim of a code review to find out if there is a way to refactor the code in order to have it improved? If this tag doesn't apply to all question, when should I use the ...
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Tag synonyms for [optimization] and [sql-server]

I would like to propose the following tag synonyms: effeciency (7) -> optimization (25) mssql (3) -> sql-server (4) In the latter case, I think sql-server should be the master as mssql looks too ...
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Synonym tags have an “edit” link directing to a “page not found”

If I hover over a tag on the tags page, an edit link appears. If the tag is a synonym, then following the edit link will result in a "page not found". I would suggest the edit link shouldn't appear ...
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Removing tags in title [duplicate]

I just removed 5 (scheme) tags from 5 questions. Some examples: Before: (Scheme) [SICP ex. 1.30] Iterative Sum After: [SICP ex. 1.30] Iterative Sum They were all in the similar format: Before: (...
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Tag synonyms for [codeigniter] and [multithreading]

I would like to propose some more tag synonyms: multithreading (8) -> threading (4) codeigniter (3) -> code-igniter (2) thread-safety (5) also exists, it's not quite the same thing as threading, and ...
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Tag synonyms for [strings] and [parser]

I would like to propose the following tag synonyms: strings (6) -> string (6) parser (4) -> parsing (5) Also, I'm not sure that the improvement (4) and readability (19) tags adds anything useful to ...
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No tag exists, and I'd like to get a feel for what tag should be used

I still use a lot of Classic ASP/VBScript - migration is not an option at this point - and I find myself in need of a little code review. This leads to two problems: I don't have enough rep to create ...
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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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What's the purpose of the tag 'code-review-practice'?

I just noticed the tag code-review-practice. I don't quite understand what the purpose of it is on a SE site which is all about Code Review.