Questions tagged [tag-management]

For questions concerning the management of tags on both the main site and meta. Common topics include the merging of tags, and making tags synonyms of one another.

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Optimizing the tags for maxima and mimima to an extremum

There is a slight strangeness in the current tagging system related to tags for maxima and minima. Martin and I discussed this at some point, we did not have quite the same view, and it concerns quite ...
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Tag triangle and triangles

Why do we have tags triangle and then again triangles ? They both seems to have exactly same description. So maybe I am missing something.
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The tag even-and-odd-extensions

So there's this tag even-and-odd-extensions. There are 16 questions with this tag which consist of: Even and odd functions Even and odd integers Even and odd digits of a number Extending a function ...
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Tag rename request: (synthetic-differential) to (synth-differential-geometry)

At the moment there is the oddly named synthetic-differential tag, which is being used for questions about synthetic differential geometry. I propose that this tag ...
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Please delete misspelled (ananlysis) tag

Please delete the incorrectly spelled ananlysis tag, which was accidentally used yesterday in https://math.stackexchange.com/revisions/993170/1. (I would have flagged this tag if possible, but I don'...
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Why does the tag "(solution-verification)" show as "(proof-verification)"?

So I want to clarify/verify a specific solution. This is my solution to a problem, so it is not like I want to verify a specific proof/theorem or clarify why and/or how it works. So, in my tags, I ...
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MSE gains a tag through migration, tag lives on

A few weeks ago, this question was asked on MSE and migrated to another SE site. During that process, an MSE tag, coding-theory, was removed and a DSP tag, digital-communications, was added. But the ...
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Tag proposal: squeeze-theorem

There are many questions about the squeeze theorem on this site, and seeing that some other theorems such as the Chinese Remainder Theorem, Stokes theorem, Bayes theorem, etc. have their own tags, why ...
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Tag article-writing

The tags article-writing and publishing seem a bit too close in terms of applicable content in my opinion to warrant being separate. Should we merge the tags or just get rid of the article-writing one ...
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Do we want an [umvue] tag?

The umvue tag has one question on it. Do we want to keep it going or not? For those of us who are not familiar with UMVUEs (uniformly minimum-variance unbiased estimators), the long story short is ...
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Removal of the tag "analytic-functions" [duplicate]

I have just noticed that the tag analytic-functions is used by only 14 questions, while the tag analyticity is used by 549 questions. The former tag is also poorly maintained (empty tag wiki). ...
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How does tag synonyms work?

The tagging system has an option for suggesting a synonym, which is sort of a "soft merge" between two tags. It turns everything in one tag, to be named as another tag. Is there some [semi-]official ...
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Why does the "lotteries" tag exist?

Why does lotteries exist? It doesn't help the answerer know anything about the question. You can't really be an expert in math questions about lotteries. It doesn't even have a tag description. Note:...
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Tag synonym, Name change and Reuse proposal for "norm"

The current use of tag named "norm" is actually meant normed vector spaces. But it is not different from the tag "normed-spaces" Unfortunately, I cannot propose this as a tag-...
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Audit of tags and tag descriptions

This is a suggestion for a periodic audit of tags now that there are tag badges. Having just looked at my own "tag" list, there are a number which must be of limited use. But since tags were invented, ...
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Does the tag "proof-verification" really make sense?

Every time I see a question asking to verify a proof (usually some exercise), the tag is just not there. I often edit the question to add it but... does it really make sense to keep it? Since every ...
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Tag synonym? permutation and combination with combinatorics?

There are two tags: permutations and combinations which are both subsumed by the topic of combinatorics. I believe these should both be synonyms of combinatorics. Perhaps permutations is debatable, ...
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limits-without-lhospital tag misspelled

It seems stemming from this discussion that the tag limits-without-lhospital was created. Someone even corrected the spelling of the name in the excerpt recently, but the title still reflects ...
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Another reason why the (algebra) tag should be allowed.

This question is one example of why I think the (algebra) tag should not be treated as deprecated (blacklisted). This isn't really "abstract" algebra because it's all done within one particular field,...

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