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Tags are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions. If your post at meta is about suggesting new tags, choosing correct tags for some question, suggesting removal of some tag, this tag is appropriate for such question.

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Moderators can rename a tag by creative misuse of the tag merge tool. To rename a tag you have to manually retag one question to the new tag, and then merge the old tag into the new one. This has the …
answered Sep 2 '14 by Mad Scientist
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This is a meta tag, it is about the type of question and not about the topic of the question. There are no experts in the tag of error, and there is no reason to use it as a favorite tag or to search …
answered Nov 21 '13 by Mad Scientist
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Ask a moderator to perform this change by making a meta post. Moderators can also directly merge the two tags to rename the old tag, which is easier than retagging all old questions by hand.
answered Sep 16 '13 by Mad Scientist
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Tags are removed automatically if they are not used by any question, this happens once every day. So removing the tags from any question that uses it (or just remove the question if appropriate) is a …
answered Aug 12 '14 by Mad Scientist
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You can address meta tags like [meta-tag:computer-science]: computer-science
answered Sep 6 '13 by Mad Scientist
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that is relevant right now, it is more useful that way. New users don't read that stuff, especially the users that have no idea on how to tag in the first place. The best way to learn proper tagging is …
answered Jun 3 '13 by Mad Scientist
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If it is determined to be a bad tag, just remove it from all questions and wait for the daily script to delete the tag. If it is shown to be unkillable and is revived again, ask the moderators to hav …
answered Sep 18 '13 by Mad Scientist
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No, the tag merge tool available to moderators is irreversible. It also doesn't create any revisions, it just rewrites history so that it looks like the retagged posts always had the now merged tag. …
answered Aug 16 '13 by Mad Scientist