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Is it OK to create a tag about exercises from one particular book?

Is it OK to create a tag about exercises from one particular book? The book I have in mind is a book with many hard exercises and unproved theorems in it (the total is about 200 or 300 maybe more), ...
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Tag management 2019 [duplicate]

New year, new tag management thread. Rules of the game are basically the same: Post your suggestion as an answer here if you see A particularly bad tag (a rule of thumb: «if I can't imagine a ...
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Is the tag [hoffman-kunze] necessary?

The tag hoffman-kunze was recently added to a few questions: Typos in Hoffman and Kunze Why is $\pi_r(L)$ a linear transformation into $\Lambda^r(V)$ Proof of Theorem 7 (Chapter 5) in Hoffman and ...
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Do we really need the (spoj) tag?

On main we have the spoj tag, which after some googling seems to refer to a certain online grading/contest website (I must admit it is not entirely clear what the mission of the website is from a ...
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The "meta-tags".

What are the tags reference-request, soft-question, big-list for? When are they used? When should they not be used?
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A list of questions on Boyd & Vandenberghe

Work in progress. To be updated whenever the opportunity arises. I take the liberty of compiling a list of questions on Math SE pertaining to theorems, lemmas, examples and exercises from Boyd & ...
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Categorizing homework questions with textbook information in a way that makes the site act like a solutions manual

I could imagine a system of categorizing the questions that would work alongside the current tagging system. If you select the "homework" tag (or some special tag or option), it would give you the ...
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Would tags for specific books be appropriate?

I'm wondering if tags for example Durret's Probability book would be allowed. I think that when one is reading a book, it would be interesting what doubts other user had when reading the same book. ...