source-code closed:no locked:no
software closed:no locked:no
Most of the questions in this tag should not be closed; what the questions with this tag really need is editing and tag burnination.
This tag doesn't add much value. There are already tags about more specific concepts within source code, such as code-quality, clean-code, ...
legal law copyright software-patent patents proprietary foss trademark intellectual-property
gpl lgpl agpl mit-license bsd-license apache-license mpl ms-pl creative-commons
Legal / licensing questions are generally difficult to clean up because some questions are legitimately on-topic here. See:
What types of legal ...
This tag appears to have two uses. One is with regards to implementation of payment systems and transactions and the other is with respect to getting paid as a contractor, freelancer, or employee. The second type of question is off-topic. This tag could be removed from the off-topic questions and a clear tag wiki provided. Alternatively, it could be ...
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Education related tags
education learning teaching
Career related tags
interview hiring recruiting
E-commerce related tags
Seems to be a mix of on-topic questions about things like managing memory, and off-topic questions about off-site educational resources.
I've already suggested a tag wiki edit so new users have at least a chance to see this distinction, but we should also clean up the old questions that used this tag for what is now considered off-topic.
This seems like a meta-tag. If a puzzles question is on-topic here, that's probably because it's a puzzle about algorithms or some other thing we already have a tag for.
The tagged questions primarily consist of:
puzzles about algorithms (often on-topic, but algorithms is a much better tag)
career/education questions about puzzles asked at ...
At first I wasn't sure if these needed cleaning, until @GlenH7 and I looked at the questions and found a bunch of underwhelming questions. Both tags are around 40% closed already, not a good sign.
A meta-tag. It's implied on all questions that do not have a tag for a specific language. Other, more meaningful tags (like language-design or design-patterns or algorithms, as examples) already exist to describe what the question is about, not what it's not about.
Often becomes a "name this thing"-type question.
Relevant meta discussion from last year: On the troubles of naming and terminology
Related is naming which also tends to get into opinionated questions about naming conventions.