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What is a position of [software-developer]?

software-developer is a blatant meta-tag; everyone on this site should already be a software developer, so the tag does not add anything. If you see it, feel free to edit, vote to close and/or cast a ...
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What belongs in the [repository] tag?

Good question. Without making an exhaustive survey, my impression is the majority of questions of the last year using the term repository are about what you call "DDD Repository Pattern", so I think ...
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Is the [recruiting] tag on topic?

Questions for which the recruiting tag is applicable usually ask for career advice, which is off-topic for this site. IMHO it is ok not to delete tag entirely, since historically the related kind of ...
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What is a position of [software-developer]?

I've already removed the tag from the historically locked questions. I do ask that people take a few minutes before casting delete votes on closed questions, especially questions that are marked ...
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Is the "internship" tag still of any use?

DO NOT USE THIS TAG! Internship questions seeking career advice are off-topic on this site. We recommend avoiding asking any such questions here. Before going elsewhere please review their rules.
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Should we add a warning to tag legal

I've taken a stab at a new Tag Excerpt. QUESTIONS ABOUT LEGAL MATTERS, INCLUDING SOFTWARE LICENSING, ARE OFF-TOPIC HERE. ASK A LAWYER, OR TRY THE LAW STACK EXCHANGE SITE. My rationale: Making it ...
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Should we add a warning to tag legal

I suggest: legal OFF TOPIC QUESTIONS ARE NOT SUPPORTED! Questions about legal matters, including software licensing, are off-topic here. ask a lawyer, or try the law stack exchange site. However, ...
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Current state of the [job-market]

Update - follow-up feature request to establish popup as discussed here: Improve question quality by informing askers of expectations in some career related tags As explained in another answer, tag ...
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Improve question quality by informing askers of expectations in some career related tags

Update - these questions are now considered wholly off-topic here, so I've simplified the guidance further: Wait! Job / Career questions are off-topic here. Yes, there are still a few around; it's a ...
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Improve question quality by informing askers of expectations in some career related tags

Nice idea, but that guidance was waaaay too long to fit in a pop-up. I trimmed it down a bit: Wait! Personal advice is off-topic here. Please ensure that your question… …is specific to ...
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Requesting "It took a generation" tag

Tags serve to categorize questions, so that: questions become easier to search, and users may filter for a particular topic they are interested in. Therefore, we have tags for certain technologies ...
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Shall we change the reference tag description?

Considering that reference requests are off-topic, I fail to see how the tag relating to documents is relevant here. We already have a couple of tags related to documentation which are relevant. It ...
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The "etymology" tag

The existence of other, similar questions, is not a valid reason to keep an off-topic question open. Your question was flagged as being off-topic, and looking at the history, it appears other votes ...
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I would like to have several tag wiki edits reviewed

The same way as for regular suggested edits, i.e. via the Suggested Edits review queue. However, users need 5000 reputation to approve suggested edits to tag wikis; much more than the 2000 for regular ...
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Feedback on new tag: Visual Testing

Visual testing, also known as user interface (UI) testing in software development is how developers ensure that an application appears to the end-user as it was originally intended. From the ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [js] → [javascript]

Done, js is now a synonym of javascript.
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New, perhaps improper tag to old question

I'm not at all happy about that tag. What purpose does it serve? It may be a “fun” tag, but does it help anyone find questions more easily? Does it tell you anything about that question? I'm happy ...
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Difference between embedded and embedded-systems tags

Looking through it, it looks like most embedded and embedded-systems questions are about embedded systems. There are few enough questions that a manual cleanup can be done after a merge. I'm just ...
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Should the [desing] tag be removed?

Just edit the question to fix the tag (which I've just done) - tags with no questions are cleaned up by the system in a few days or so.
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Do we need a [meteor] tag?

I'm taking a look now. I see 13 questions that contain the word "meteor". Of these, it only looks to me like 3 are questions that require any kind of expertise in Meteor. I'm not going to say "no, we ...
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business logic vs business rules

I consider that Business Rules are the business's rules, that is, policies determined by the business, i.e. specifically by business experts and those in charge of the business, who are likely non-...
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business logic vs business rules

Wikipedia says: In computer software, business logic or domain logic is the part of the program that encodes the real-world business rules that determine how data can be created, displayed, stored, ...
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