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Tag management 2015 [duplicate]

Tags need a regular cleanup. This is a customary thread for tag synonyms etc. Rules of the game are basically the same: post your suggestion as an answer here if you see a particularly bad tag (a ...
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Is it possible to change the “integral-dependance” tag into “integral-dependence”? [duplicate]

I'd like to propose to change the tag integral-dependance into the more used expression integral-dependence. Is this possible?
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Tag management 2016 [duplicate]

Since it is a new year and the old Tag Management question has already over 70 answers, it is time for a new Tag Management thread. Rules of the game are basically the same: Post your suggestion as ...
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Tag merging and synonyms [closed]

Moderator's Note: I am (at least) temporarily closing this thread. New suggestions should be made in the current Winter tag cleanup meta-thread. This is half a question, half an announcement. I ...
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Tag management 2017 [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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Fate of the (homework) tag: The community voted… now what?

Well, the results of the voting seem pretty conclusive: Leave homework alone: 43 upvotes (20.38%) Deprecate but don't delete homework: 12 upvotes (5.69%) Burninate and blacklist homework: ...
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Should we have tags (maximal-ideals) and (prime-ideals)?

Currently the tags maximal-ideals and prime-ideals exist (161 and 221 questions respectively). These tags have been discussed in the past here and here. I am not sure whether a consensus was reached....
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What, exactly, is (estimation-theory)?

Disclaimer: I have no idea what estimation theory is about. But looking at estimation-theory I cannot help but think that either the tag means something extremely broad (so broad that I hesitate to ...
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Should we have a [lambert-w] tag?

From a small discussion on How do I solve this equation involving a logarithm? there came a question should there be a tag for Lambert W function or not. My concern, which may not be valid, is that ...
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Expanding abbreviated tag names

As the character limit for tag names was raised to 35, we can now replace some awkwardly abbreviated tag names (like geometric-invariant-theor) with their fully spelled out names. I've already done ...
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What is the usefulness of having “proof-verification” and “solution-verification” as different tags?

I know there is a topic about the solution-verification tag (vs proof-writing), but now we have the proof-verification tag which has affiliated 2452 questions, while "solution-verification" has only ...
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Tag suggestion - without L'Hopital

There is a regular stream of questions asking for limits by elementary means - "without l'Hopital" (I've omitted the accent) - would this be a viable tag for questions? My doubt is that it simply won'...
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Should there be a simultaneous equations tag?

There do seem to be a number of these questions - linear ones come under various headings, but there are quadratic and cubic ones around. I wanted to retag a post with simultaneous-equations, and ...
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What to do when I see a new tag that is not useful?

The new tags "number" and "theory" were created at the same time tagging the same question leading me to believe that they are meant to be "number-theory". They do not contribute anything as tags so ...
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My first tag synonym suggestion. Did I do it right?

I recently suggested that the kaehler-manifolds tag is a synonym of the kahler-manifolds tag. Was this the right thing to do for these specific tags, and if so, should I mention the suggestion in this ...
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How liberally should we handle tag creation?

This is a meta meta question on the principles by which we should decide which tags to create. The motivation for the question stems from this meta discussion, in which a majority thought that there ...
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Tag request: csir-net-exam

Recently I noticed a tag "gre-exam" in this question. A quick search ([*-exam]) showed existence of similar tags for GMAT as well. In light of it, I wanted to ask the possibility of creating a tag ...
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What is the 'transformation' tag for?

Looking at the tags, I see that transformation tag is the first tag without a tag wiki. Upon further investigation I see questions that are barely related. Some of them are geometry related, some are ...
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About the plurality of tag names

It is most appropriate that the tag names of countable nouns should be in plural forms, but there are still quite a lot of tag names which should be in plural forms but they use single forms, for ...
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About (kalman-filter) tag

A few days ago I created the tag kalman-filter. I did not discuss this tag on meta before creating it (although I mentioned creating this tag in the Tagging chatroom). Not so long after the tag ...
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Is the “representation theorems” tag necessary?

A couple of my recent questions have been on representation theory of locally compact groups and when tagging my post, I found this strange tag called representation-theorems. It's only been used by ...