As I was tagging this question yesterday, I added , and I saw this:

So I thought the had no info, and noted it in a "BTW" sentence at the end of the question. I removed it a while ago as per Martin's suggestion, since it was unrelated to the question. Before the suggestion, though, Martin (in this comment exchange which we will now likely clean up) noted the info was present. My guess here is that the info did not show up because is a synonym for , and the info only shows up on the main tag. Is that true? And why is that so? Wouldn't it be better if the info showed up on synonyms too, or at least taggers were notified of the tags they are choosing being a synonym so they can look (if they wish) at the info on the main tag?

PS Curiously enough, I just tried to tag this and that thing didn't show up, whereas did, with "also:tag-management" at the end. Was made a synonym of only recently perhaps?

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    $\begingroup$ The comment exchange which you mention in your post is also archived here in chat. $\endgroup$ Apr 9, 2016 at 12:26
  • $\begingroup$ tags was made a synonym of tagging in August 2010. Coincidentally, tag-synonyms was made a synonym of tag-management exactly two years ago. $\endgroup$ Apr 9, 2016 at 13:03
  • $\begingroup$ It is strange that when trying to do the same thing we see different outcomes: i.stack.imgur.com/IgfUW.png (Although I cannot be sure that I was doing exactly what you did.) $\endgroup$ Apr 12, 2016 at 16:33
  • $\begingroup$ The only difference seems to be I was doing it on a question already tagged tagging, hence you see that tag showig up, I don't. Otherwise it seems to me that the outcomes are the same @Martin. $\endgroup$
    – MickG
    Apr 12, 2016 at 16:54


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