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business logic vs business rules

I just posted a question about business rules in MVC views; when going to tag the question I was looking for business-something and found the business-logic and business-rules tags, neither of which ...
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Should there be tags for language and framework versions?

I noticed that there are some tags that are the same as an existing tag but with a version number. I would think that this kind of specificity isn't necessary here at Programmers. Version information ...
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Tag Synonym: unit-tests -> unit-testing

I was just doing some STCI cleanup for stci-software-engineering and noticed that there was both a unit-tests and unit-testing tag. There are only 8 questions tagged unit-tests, 7 of which are also ...
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Tag merge / Synonym request: [programming-languages] --> [languages]

programming-languages - 774 questions languages - 52 questions They're the same thing people! At least in the sense that we use it (seeing that we have a spoken-languages tag), they are used the same ...
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What is the difference between [class] and [classes] tags? - synonym request

What is the difference between class (25 questions) and classes (19 questions) tags? Neither of above have tag wiki, a handful of questions I randomly picked appear to use these as freely ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [os] → [operating-systems]

Please merge tag os (12 questions) into operating-systems (65), and make them synonyms. Both tags do not have wiki, only excerpts. For the reference, current excerpts are quoted below os An ...
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Tag merge / synonym requests: [prototype] -> [prototyping], [type-system] -> [type-systems]

Please merge the following tags and make them synonyms: prototype (14 questions) into prototyping (25) type-system (18 questions) into type-systems (6)
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Merge node tags

As far as I can tell, we've got two tags for Node.js: node.js and nodejs. Can we merge them to reduce confusion?
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Tag merge / synonym request: [off-shore] → [offshore]

Could we merge off-shore questions (10 total) into offshore (3 total), and make them synonyms? Side note. distributed-development looks also worth considering as merge / synonym candidate for above.
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Should [svn] and [subversion] be tag synonyms?

svn has 71 questions with a wiki summary. subversion has 29 questions but no wiki summary. Should subversion map to svn? If yes, please could someone with enough rep do so?
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Tag merge: [web] → [web-development]

We have two general "web" tags1 in the context of software development: web-development (680 questions) web (104 questions) Is there any reason why these can't be merged? Are there specific examples ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [modelling] → [modeling]

Please merge tag modelling (20 questions) into modeling (138), and make them synonyms. Neither of tags has wiki, but questions in both appear to be about the same topic and per my reading of Grammar ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [srp] → [single-responsibility]

Please merge tag srp (26 questions) into single-responsibility (27), and make them synonyms. Preference for master tag is because I consider single-responsibility a more descriptive name. Tag srp ...
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Tag Synonym/Merge [Go] and [Golang]

From the go tag wiki: Go, also called golang, From the golang tag wiki: The term sometimes used for the Go Programming Language I think these two tags should probably be made actual synonyms or ...
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server-client-server-client-server-... Let's avoid infinite recursions

server-client has a wiki and 63 questions, client-server has no wiki and 21 questions. I think that there is no real difference between them and one should be merged into the other (probably the ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [bug-tracking] → [issue-tracking]

Amazingly we have almost 5 times more bug-tracking questions than issue-tracking ones, 57 and 17 respectively. I'm aware that bug tracking is not exactly the same thing as issue tracking (some ...
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Merge/synonym request: i18n / internationalization

i18n should be merged into internationalization and made a synonym. They even have the same wiki but are still different tags. Merging them would be a good idea.
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Tag "third-party-libraries" and "3rd-party-library"

Aren't these tags more or less the same: third-party-libraries and 3rd-party-library? Should they be a synonym, or are they different?
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Difference between embedded and embedded-systems tags

I looked through the recent questions in the embedded tag, and they seem to be primarily about embedded systems, with some exceptions, like What is the difference between embedding and composing?. ...
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Should aop and aspect-oriented tags be synonyms? Should they be merged?

Should aop and aspect-oriented tags be synonyms? Should they be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion. I am referring to: aspect-oriented tag and aop tag
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Possible grouping of "Analysis", "System analysis" and "Business analysis" tags

There are currently several analysis tags which significantly overlap, but some having relatively few questions: Analysis: 80 questions - 8 this year Business-analysis: 26 questions - 2 this year ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [optimisation] -> [optimization]

Please merge or create a synonym for optimisation and optimization. Both appear to be valid writings depending on the spelling (British/American English), but their meaning (and therefore tag ...
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Design and software-design tags

Currently, both design (1395 questions) and software-design (79 questions) are tags on the site. Although there may be an extremely minuscule use case for the latter, the questions tagged with it all ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [degrees] -> [degree]

Please merge degrees (4 questions) into degree (20 questions).
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Tag Synonyms / Merging: Estimates

Right now, we have 4 estimation tags on SESE: estimation and its unmerged synonym time-estimation (239 questions), cost-estimation (29 questions), and workload-estimation (11 questions). I present ...
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Performance, website-performance, software-performance, performance-tools and job-performance tags

Currently, there are five tags containing "performance" in their title: performance (141, 38) “Questions related to improving application performance [...]”, software-performance (10, 4) No wiki ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [internationalisation] → [internationalization]

Please merge internationalisation (3 questions) into internationalization (25), and make them synonyms.
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few loose ends tags that seem to be synonyms - vcs, vm and maybe foss

I think it would be nice to merge tags: vcs (14 questions) -> version-control (307 questions) vm (7 questions) -> virtual-machine (24 questions) foss (11 questions) -> open-source (462 questions) ...
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Should [client-relations] be merged into [customer-relations]?

We have a tag, client-relations1, that's for questions about developer-client interactions: how to manage expectations, provide client services, and other such things. We also have a tag, customer-...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [js] → [javascript]

There are currently 8 questions with the tag js, they seem to all refer to JavaScript, so it would seem natural to make this a synonym.
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Tag merge / synonym request: [developer] -> [software-developer]

Tag merge / synonym request: developer -> software-developer It's possible they should both be added to STCI, but at the very least, I don't see much of a difference between these tags. Software ...
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Should debug and debugging tags be synonyms? Should they be merged?

Should debug and debugging tags be synonyms? Should they be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion. I am referring to debug tag and debugging tag.
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Tag merge / synonym request: [interface] -> [interfaces]

Could we merge interface questions (41 total) into interfaces (10 total), and make them synonyms? Side note given the number of questions, I'd bet 4:1 that "interface" makes better master tag. But ...
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Tag Merge Discussion: process, development-process

process -> development-process I'm not sure how to work this one. I think we need to differentiate between business processes (there's already a business-process tag with 8 questions) and process ...
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Sync the [async] tags

There seem to be three different tags about asynchronous programming: async (69 questions) asynchronous-programming (65 questions) asynchronous (3 questions) I think there is no difference between ...
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Tag merge / Synonym request : [coding-standards]

The following terms are all related and cover the same topic: coding-standards x 301 Wiki: Coding standards a set of conventions and practices used in software, such as naming classes, variables, and ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [software-performance] → [performance]

Please merge tag software-performance (14 questions) into performance (461), and make them synonyms. Tag software-performance has no wiki, for performance there is tag wiki excerpt: Questions ...
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Which behavior is undefined?

There is undefined-behavior (2 questions - US spelling) and undefined-behaviour (5 questions - British spelling). Please do the mod thing to sort this tag stuff out.
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Tag merge / synonym request: [float] → [floating-point]

Please merge tag float (10 questions) into floating-point (32), and make them synonyms. Preference for master tag is because it looks unambiguous and because Wikipedia article uses this term: ...
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Coding Style and Coding Standards

There was a post from July 2014 that was partially completed, but the tags coding-style (543) and coding-standards (329) still exist. They appear to be very similar. Should these tags be merged? If so,...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [compilers] → [compiler]

Please merge tag compilers (212 questions) into compiler (82), and make them synonyms. Preference for master tag is because Wikipedia article uses singular form: Compiler. Tag wikis appear to be ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [ux] → [user-experience]

Please merge tag ux (13 questions) into user-experience (68), and make them synonyms. Neither of the tags has wiki, but questions in both are about user experience (UX). Preference for master tag is ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [regex] -> [regular-expressions]

regular-expressions and regex. These are the same thing, just one is shorter to type. Regular-expressions should be the 'master' tag while regex is the synonym.
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Tag merge / synonym request: [life-cycle] → [sdlc]

Please merge tag life-cycle (22 questions) into sdlc (35), and make them synonyms. Only sdlc tag has wiki, but questions in both appear to be about software development lifecycle. Preference for ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [assembler] → [assembly]

Please merge tag assembler (12 questions) into assembly (89), and make them synonyms. Tag assembler has no wiki, for assembly there is tag wiki excerpt: An assembly language is a low-level ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [cache] → [caching]

Please merge tag cache (27 questions) into caching (79), and make them synonyms. Tag cache does not have wiki nor excerpt. Tag caching wiki excerpt is Questions regarding cache algorithms by ...
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C++ tag synonyms

Apparently, there are two duplicate(?) tags: c++11 and c++0x. The only difference between the two is that c++0x was the WIP name before c++11 was finalized (at the last few meetings). For someone ...
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Tag Merge/Synonym Request: legibility -> readability

legibility has 3 questions, while readability has 24. They appear to be covering the same topics, and "readability" is something that I have heard more often in terms of how easy it is to read and ...
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Misspelled tag "polymoprhism" on SE should be merged with existing tag "polymorphism"

I found a misspelled tag on SE: polymoprhism. The 'p' and 'h' are incorrectly swapped. It really should be polymorphism.
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What is the difference between [exact-duplicates] and [duplicate-questions] tags? - synonym request

What is the difference between exact-duplicates (16 questions) and duplicate-questions (4 questions) tags? As of now, neither of above have tag wiki; per my reading of handful of questions I randomly ...
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