Why is the user Normal Human always annoys every body with tags? He is moreover not moderator or webmaster, so why has he the rights to always mention to every body that tags or some other stuff are not right? It's really really annoying! And often, the tags mentioned are much enough! If you ask a question about Galois theory, what other tag than galois-theory can be used? No one! Or if you ask a question about splitting field, which other tags can be consider? It's the only one! So why adding an other tag? That's why I write a message here, to have answer about the rights of Normal Human, and to know if it disturbs also other people.
13$\begingroup$ So only moderators can care about proper use on the site? $\endgroup$– Asaf Karagila ModNov 18, 2015 at 17:19
6$\begingroup$ Nobody forces you to add more tags. But then again, you can't complain if your question does not get the proper exposure and remains unanswered. $\endgroup$– Asaf Karagila ModNov 18, 2015 at 17:23
3$\begingroup$ You should add a more general tag in addition, for example number-theory or commutative-algebra, depending on focus. $\endgroup$– quid ModNov 18, 2015 at 17:33
13$\begingroup$ I couldn't stop myself from adding the specific-user tag to this post. $\endgroup$– pjs36Nov 18, 2015 at 17:43
2$\begingroup$ Related, if not an outright duplicate. $\endgroup$– user642796Nov 18, 2015 at 17:44
16$\begingroup$ If the only tag is galois-theory, there is no comment: this is an active tag with many questions. If the only tag is galois-cohomology, then a comment will point out that a broader tag would be useful in addition. $\endgroup$– user147263Nov 18, 2015 at 17:52
$\begingroup$ @NormalHuman: I hope you didn't take my post as an insult to you, I have nothing against you personally :-) It is just about your "auto-comment" (by the way, every body can program auto command or it you only ? Because I never see other auto-comment excepted yours). $\endgroup$– RickNov 18, 2015 at 18:30
3$\begingroup$ Re: What other tag than galois-theory can be used? This question is really to answer - just click on the tag and then look at the list of related tags in the sidebar. $\endgroup$– Martin SleziakNov 18, 2015 at 18:33
13$\begingroup$ Everything that needed to be said has been said already, but I feel to spend a couple of words in defense of the useful services @NormalHuman provides to the site. We all have the right to help moderation, and few of us do as an excellent job as (s)he does. Saying that's "annoying", or that "it disturbs" the users denotes, IMO, a lack of understanding of how the website works, or at least of how it should work. $\endgroup$– Silvia GhinassiNov 19, 2015 at 15:10
Why is the user Normal Human always annoys every body with tags ?
Not everybody, mainly just those that do not use them efficiently. They have automated this, which is why they are so prolific at it see Suggestions of tags and title edits by user NormalHuman - How to do it?.
He is moreover not moderator or webmaster, so why has he the rights to always mention to every body that tags or some other stuff are not right ?
It is correct they are neither webmaster nor moderator. But given that it is the case that every user with 2000+ points can change the tags of a question, it can hardly be considered as stepping beyond ones privileges when a user points out the tags could be changed.
If you ask a question about Galois theory, what other tag than Galois-theory can be used ?
You can use in addition more general tags like number-theory maybe also algebraic-number-theory or commutative-algebra or field-theory or still something else.
Or if you ask a question about splitting field, which other tags can be consider ?
See above, and galois-theory.
So why adding an other tag ?
Various users filter by tag and only look at questions tagged with some specific tags. Mainly, they will chose rather large tags for this filtering. When you just use splitting-field with its around 150 questions many users just might not see your question. With galois-theory this is slightly different, as it is rather large itself, but the reasoning still applies.
Thus it is really doing yourself a favor to add more tags, usually. But if you really do not want to just ignore the comment. Usually they will delete it soon enough.
Some data for context. I looked up every comment of the "broader subject area" type made over the last 24 hours. There were 20 of those. Here is how the first revision was tagged (links go to that revision):
- transcendental-numbers, independence -- although tag wiki of independence tag says this isn't what it's for.
- spherical-geometry -- that one I added to "okay" tags
- orthogonality, bessel-functions -- the latter should be used along with special-functions, see meta discussion.
- ramsey-theory -- no combinatorics tag, no reaction to the post.
- correlation, covariance
- learning ... we still have that tag, apparently it's somehow different from education and self-learning
- curves ... no, it wasn't about geometry
- splitting-field again, by the same author. After this I added the tag to "okay" list not because I think it stands well on its own, but just to get this incident over with.
Having galois-theory as a sole tag would not generate a comment, so mentioning it a red herring.