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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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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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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: [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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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: [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: [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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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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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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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: [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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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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Synonym request: multithreading, threading, thread

The the tags multithreading, thread, and threading are duplicates. multithreading seems to be used the most. I don't see any disadvantage to this (except if a question is only talking about one ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Remove the [asp] tag or link the [asp] tag to either [asp-classic] or [asp.net]

On Stack Overflow, the asp tag was made a synonym of asp-classic since that is generally what is meant. Looking over the 8 that are were tagged here as asp shows a similar pattern of usage. (though I ...
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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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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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Tag merge / synonym request: [Immutable] -> [Immutability]

I prefer immutability but it really doesn't matter. There's no reason to have both tags though, so pick one and stuff the other one inside it. (If you can black-list the alternative might be good ...
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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 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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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: Synonym TFS with Team Foundation Server

Can we make the following tags a synonym: tfs -> team-foundation-server
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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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Shouldn't the nlp tag be replaced with natural-language-processing?

It seems like nlp should be changed to natural-language-processing and that nlp should be used as a synonym of it instead because it is less apparent what nlp is.
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Tag merge / synonym request: [degrees] -> [degree]

Please merge degrees (4 questions) into degree (20 questions).
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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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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 / 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 / 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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Synonym request: php5 → php

There are: 458 questions tagged php 9 questions tagged php5 Of the 9 php5 questions two are closed and none ask for anything specific to PHP5 (There's one comparison with earlier versions question, ...
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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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Bad-practice, good-practices, best-practices, practice and programming-practices tags

I notice there are five tags: bad-practice (10), good-practices (18) and best-practices (536), practice (9) and programming-practices (195). I believe: bad-practice must be removed in all cases and ...
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Synonym request: multithreading / multi-threading / multi-threaded

Requesting to merge tags: multi-threading × 19 multithreading × 5 multi-threaded × 4 I'd propose using [multithreading] as the master tag, as this is what Wikipedia uses, but I guess that's not ...
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Merge [database] and [db] tags

Checking the stats db - 3 questions database - 192 questions Can these be merged? It doesn't make sense to have both
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Tag merge request: book → books

I think the tag book should be merged into books, since they clearly mean the same thing.