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Introduction of the new tag: “TTS”

I am somehow concerned about missing tags in Software Engineering, on Stackoverflow, several terms can be found quite easily, whilst they are missing on Software Engineering, e.g. TTS. Is it possible ...
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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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Why was my valid edit rejected?

I want to draw attention to other mods regarding rejection of the edit here, https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/202550 This post seems directly related to object ...
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Angular 2 is a long time ago

The angular2 tag is somewhat outdated. I don't think it is a good idea to make a new tag for every version of Angular 2+ but most questions these days are about Angular 6 or 7. (And soon Angular 8). ...
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Is it `interface` or *interface*?

There's a tag on the main page called interface, which is very schizophrenic. Specifically, the excerpt says Questions about interface related design considerations, such as programming to the ...
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Usage of Flow tag

What is the appropriate usage of the flow tag? Should there be any action done to it? Looking at the questions for the flow tag, it seems as though questions have used several different ...
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Is the “internship” tag still of any use?

Questions with the internship tag are typically about career advice, which is off-topic. Most of the 28 questions currently tagged with that label got closed for this reason. I actually cannot imagine ...
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The “etymology” tag

Apparently I had a two-year-old question closed and deleted by the mods because "it is not about software engineering, it's about etymology". However, etymology is a valid tag when I posted the ...
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Do we need a [meteor] tag?

Searching for Meteor-related questions turns up 33 posts; not a lot, but I'm sure I'm missing some. At least, I didn't find a useful match, so I posted my own question -- without the meteor tag ...
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Shall we change the reference tag description?

There was a question some days ago asking for 3rd party resources or references, tagged with reference. After the question got closed, the OP asked me about the purpose of the tag, which caused me to ...
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Should the [desing] tag be removed?

I noticed that there was a question today tagged with [desing] rather than [design]. I clicked on the tag and noticed that there is only a single post with that tag. Can the tag be removed and the ...
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Is this a place to ask blockchain questions

I don't have a specific question, but I can see the possibility of future questions about blockchain development. I believe there are enough questions that could and will be asked about blockchain ...
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Merging tags metrics measurements and code-metrics?

The tags metrics, measurement, code-metrics seem to overlap very much: metrics is the most used with 77 questions to date. I propose to keep this one. measurement has 9 questions which are also ...
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What are [employment] benefits?

Tag employment currently shows 24 9 old questions, all closed and most are of low score / views. What makes it troublesome is that it seems to still attract blatantly off-topic questions (recent ...
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Requesting “It took a generation” tag

In Douglas Crockford's "The Better Parts" lecture, there was a drum being beaten again and again: It took a generation for us to realize that high-level languages were a good idea. It took a ...
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What belongs in the [repository] tag?

The repository tag contains about 200 questions that are about completely unrelated concepts: Some questions are about source code repositories like Git. Most questions are about the DDD Repository ...
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Can I ask here the Qn about technology comparison here? [duplicate]

Today I asked this Qn, but got downvoted and about to close: Are there any comparison for Qt vs .Net core for server development? We want to build a server which can be scalable for future ...
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What kind of evaluation does the “evaluation” tag refer to?

evaluation is currently being used for two different kinds of questions: Questions about assessments, such as evaluating programmers (such as this one) Questions about eval() functions (here) The ...
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Tag family feature?

I don't really want have to micro manage my tag subscriptions. Is is possible to have some kind of tag family where I can subscribe to the family tag and then get all of the related tags? I don't ...
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What is a position of [software-developer]?

We're getting rather steady stream of blatantly off-topic questions in software-developer tag. A few recent examples: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/338512/hired-as-...
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Should we have a separate tag for tokens?

When I type tokens into search, I get something like 1094 entries. Shouldn't we have a separate tag for tokens? (I don't have enough rep to create one independently.) Tokens have many potential uses ...
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Looking for help in [job-] hunting [duplicate]

Update: burnination of tags listed here is completed. A bunch of tags was listed per STCI Phase II for burnination or blacklisting. I believe that following three of these tags can be burninated now: ...
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New, perhaps improper tag to old question

I just noticed a recent change on this old question: How to apologize when you have broken the nightly build Some "senior" member of Programmers added xkcd-1305, while (to me) the question has ...
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What's [app]? Application?

What purpose does tag app serve? It has almost 40 questions. Few of them I looked at made me feel like it's the same as applications tag. Does it make sense to make them synonyms?
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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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Why do we have a legal tag if legal questions are not welcome?

My question "Can we ship libeay32.dll and ssleay32.dll with our installer?" was put on hold. The legal tag says: Questions about legal problems which may arise during software development or ...
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Should there be a [design-review] tag?

Should we have a [design-review] tag? Yes, I know I have sufficient reputation to create one. That is the easy part. Currently, we have have several thousand questions in design which appears to be ...
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I can't track the random badge

I am the all time top answerer in random (89 points on 11 answers). I keep looking forward to getting a tag badge in it. I can track C, version-control, database, math, git, history, open-source, ...
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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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Please create a tag for the Gherkin BDD language

It's strange that there are tags for Cucumber based .NET and Java test runners but there is no tag for the test definition/documentation language Cucumber uses, Gherkin.
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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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How should I tag interview related questions?

Apparently the interview tag is being removed, so how should I tag questions related to interviews? Edit: To be clear, I am NOT asking about questions about questions that would be asked in an ...
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Analysis of the [development-environment] tag

Ummm.... this question was titled with work-environment. What happened? @ThomasOwens merged work-environment into development-environment, which now needs a second pass from the community. We've ...
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Burninate and blacklist request: [career-*] [job-*] [resume]

This is not a duplicate of this: Usefulness of [career-development] and [career-transition] tags ... it's time for them to be blacklisted. The narrowness of scope of what actually would be on topic ...
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I'd like to add a licensing tag to a number of Meta questions

Because software licensing is explicitly mentioned in the help center. I think we should have a Meta tag for questions about this issue. Here are some questions that I think would benefit from such a ...
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Sidebar is FAQ'ed, lets update the FAQ tags

Yes! The sidebar has been FAQed! Our faq has 18 questions in it while faq-proposed has 40 more. What questions should move there for easier access for people unfamiliar with the workings of meta? ...
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Tag ambiguity - “activity”

I've just noticed the tag activity which is rather infrequently used and seems to cover a variety of concepts. About half of the questions seem to be concerning the Android user interface concept, ...
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Improve question quality by informing askers of expectations in some career related tags

Over here at Programmers, a lot of askers seems to misunderstand site-specific expectations of career related questions, which frequently results in questions closure and deletions. Propose to help ...
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The complex meanings of tag:complexity

The complexity has a number of meanings. Some of which are already covered by other tags. In particular, the 100 or so questions seem to fall into one of three groups: Really about big-o Really ...
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Current state of the [job-market] [duplicate]

As of now, there are over 87 questions in job-market tag. All of these questions are closed, except for this one which has historical lock. Could we do something to help askers understand the risks ...
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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 web-applications and webapp tags be merged?

Should web-applications (551 questions) and webapp (8 questions) tags be merged? I think so.
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recommendations tag - burn? edit? blacklist? or kill one by one?

Historical questions about recommendations: Should we ban the recommendations tag? Is a [recommendations] tag really necessary? The general consensus of these two is that the tag really should go ...
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Deleting tag: indexation

While posting a question in the realm of spatial indexing using quadtrees, I noticed the presence of both tag: indexing and indexation. Though the latter is a French translation of the former, the ...
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Should frameworks and framework tags be merged?

Should frameworks and framework tags be merged? I think so. What do you think?
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Should junior-programmer and junior tags be merged?

Should junior-programmer and junior tags be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion.
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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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Career-Transition Tag inappropriate?

The career-transition tag seems intrinsically tied to a type of question relating to Career Advice that is deemed off-topic and inappropriate for the site. Looking at the list of questions that use ...
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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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Do we need a [chess] tag?

Do you think chess tag is helpful? I introduced it: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/chess World Engineer removed it from: Which paradigm to use for writing chess ...