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Do we really want (discrete-mathematics) $\to$ (combinatorics) synonym?

I am against this synonym. Although many discrete math problems are also combinatorics problems, and depending on your definition it might be that all combinatorics problems are discrete math problems,...
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Fate of the (homework) tag: The community voted.... now what?

Its days are numbered, starting today. You've voted, and while a little controversial, we'll support your decision. What remains is just the 'final arrangements', so to say. We'll need some preemptive ...
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Do we need separate tags for (betting) and (gambling)?

In the question I have mentioned several possible actions. To me the most reasonable seem to be creating a synonym betting $\to$ gambling. (I.e., with (gambling) as the master tag.) In this way when ...
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25 votes

Tag management 2020

Resolved. collatz renamed to collatz-conjecture. Proposal: Rename collatz to collatz-conjecture. Although Lothar Collatz is most known for the $3x+1$ problem (the Collatz Conjecture), I don’t think ...
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Tag management 2016

Resolved: The tag is now deleted I think java-applet should be removed. It has barely a relationship with math. Also, the tag is being abused for general questions about math and the Java ...
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Should we have tags (maximal-ideals) and (prime-ideals)?

If you think that the tags maximal-ideals and prime-ideals should be synonyms of ideals, upvote this answer.
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Tag management 2016

Resolved: The synonym is approved. double-factorial should be a synonym of factorial. Link to the suggestion. The double factorial can easily be expressed in terms of factorials. In fact most ...
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Tag management 2019

Proposal to blacklist generalization Reason: It's overly broad and there is no real mathematical content in it. Also, the tag has been created and removed several times.
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Tag management 2015

I don't understand intended usage of integers. Perhaps it should be either made a synonym of elementary-number-theory or just removed. (Tag-wiki explains things like «The letter Z comes from the ...
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Misuse of tag "divergence": How to deal with questions with the wrong tag?

Proposal: Changing the tag name to something more descriptive might make it clearer to the user what the tag is intended for and thus incorrect use will be less likely. (And thus reducing the ...
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16 votes

Tag management 2019

Resolved. All questions with cohomological-operations have been retagged to cohomology-operations (or neither tag, in a few cases where the tag was inappropriate) and cohomological-operations will be ...
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Fate of the (homework) tag: The community voted.... now what?

I don't have much to say about what is going to happen. But I do want to point out something about what is going on. This point was sorta brought up by another user, but the answer was deleted. There ...
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Tag management 2015

Resolved I don't care too much for homomorphism. It lumps together questions about homomorphisms in different algebraic structures, which work quite differently, in general. Therefore, few users ...
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Should there be a separate tag for Euler's number $e$?

I have no strong feelings about whether there should be a separate tag about the number 'e'. (It was convenient way back when, when most of the questions tagged 'e' is about the function $e^x$.) I ...
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Tag management 2016

Resolved: The tag is now deleted I think hardware should be removed. Out of the 9 questions, I think there are only 2 or 3 with the right tag. Most of the other questions use hardware when math-...
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Tag management 2019

Resolved: fixedpoints renamed to fixed-points. For consistency with other multiple-word tags. Separating words with hyphens increases readability.
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14 votes

Tag management 2021

Resolved: The renaming and synonymizing has been done. Proposal: Rename the inner-product-spaces to inner-products. Create the tag synonym inner-product-spaces $\to$ inner-products. Create the tag ...
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Tag management 2015

Resolved. The tag span is now synonym of linear-algebra. I also suggest a removal of the tag span. It isn't really that meaningful to warrant its own tag. Often in linear algebra, we are considering ...
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13 votes

Tag management 2016

Resolved: manually removed from all questions. (antipodal) seems too specific and unused to be worth having.
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Tag management 2016

Resolved: manually removed from all questions. The tag bourbaki is entirely useless. It gives nothing that searching "Bourbaki" doesn't already do.
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13 votes
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The tag even-and-odd-extensions

I consider the tag even-and-odd-extensions too specific to be really useful. (Having too specific tags applicable only to very narrow class of questions can cause problem since there are only five ...
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Tag management 2019

Resolved. generalizedeigenvector has been renamed generalized-eigenvector. Proposal: rename "generalizedeigenvector" to "generalized-eigenvector" Pledge originally initiated by WillG in this ...
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