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Questions regarding the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative, a program to systematically destroy bad, honeypot tags.

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Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative Phase II

Back in 2012, we launched the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative (STCI). It was very successful in identifying tags to create, merge, remove, and blacklist. However, it has been about 3 years since ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [software-development] [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 Welcome to the third structured tag cleanup! Based on the voting in the call for ...
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Blacklist [software-engineering]

software-engineering was recently cleaned up, through the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. Obviously since we already identified it as a tag that doesn't belong and we went through the trouble of ...
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Blacklist [career]

career was recently cleaned up, through the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. It's a rather troublesome tag that we've been trying to get rid of for quite some time: Previous attempts to clean ...
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Why are we closing/deleting questions in the software-engineering tag? That wasn't the proposed solution

The proposal to the software-engineering tag was to remove the tag because it was too broad, and retag the questions with more appropriate tags. I voted this one up because I agree with this. The ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [software-engineering] [closed]

Welcome to the second structured tag cleanup! Based on the voting in the call for proposals, the second round goes to the software-engineering tag, with 84 current questions. The tag has been ...
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What needs to be done “Most effective way to increase programmer salary besides just doing your job?” to make it on-topic? [closed]

The question Most effective way to increase programmer salary besides just doing your job? is currently flagged for being closed. This is very similar to a question I had about how to grow out of ...
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Will this edit to “Burned out on programming and given up?” make it on-topic? [closed]

The question Burned out on programming and given up? is currently flagged for deletion. Would it be considered on-topic if the personal wall-of-text... er.. information was removed, and it is turned ...
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What needs to be done “What is the most productive way to handle development-related failures?” to salvage it? [closed]

The question What is the most productive way to handle development-related failures? is currently flagged for deletion. Dealing with project failures or your code being rejected seems like something ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [career] - what happens to good off-topic quesitons? [closed]

Yesterday I flagged a lot of questions (which are now here Structured Tag Cleanup: [career]) to get closed. No doubt, many from this list are actually useful and of good quality. The primary ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [career] [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 Welcome to the first structured tag cleanup! Based on the voting in the call for ...
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Should we rename tags subjected to the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative?

So our first round of proposals for the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative is about to close, and it's looking like career will be first up to the chopping block. Career questions are tricky in that ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups This is a call for proposals for the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. Provide one proposal per post A tag cleanup proposal is a tag, ...
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Request for comment: structured tag cleanups

So one of the major problems we have on Programmers is the proliferation of bad tags. We've had a number of discussions and posse requests for different tags, but killing a tag—when it's even possible—...