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Map of related tags

I put together this mind map to represent approximate relationships I see between tags. Many tags do not fit well into a tree structure, so I've taken liberties in a few areas. Hopefully this is ...
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Separate Linux tag from Unix

I just tried to retag a question as linux which was based on not finding a Ubuntu boot disk However I see Linux is a synonym of Unix which surely is wrong for this group as the differences matter a ...
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Reverse [handoff] and [continuity] tag synonyms

I fielded a question this evening regarding an issue with Apple's Handoff functionality, which was introduced in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. The tag handoff is only shown as a synonym of continuity. ...
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Make [screen] a synonym of [display]

I suggest that screen (585 questions) is added as a synonym of display (2855 questions). These are the excerpts: display: Generally a visual screen used to display graphical or text output screen: ...
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Separate script-editor and AppleScript tags from each other

Before this recent question Script Editor shows Error: No Error in JavaScript code for sending email taught me that JavaScript can also be used in Script Editor app, I had added AppleScript tag into ...
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Rename [two-step-authentication] to [two-step-verification]

Apple IDs can be protected by the feature two-step verification (legacy), currently tagged two-step-authentication, the feature two-factor authentication, currently tagged two-factor-authentication. ...
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About the [macbook] tag and synonyms

I don't have a portable and so never was interested in all the MacBook related tags. However a question came up in the suggested edit queue where macbook-pro was definitely the wrong tag as macbook-...
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Rename [podcasts-app] → [podcasts.app] for consistency

I propose renaming the tag podcasts-app to podcasts.app for consistency with other app tags. The majority of tags for apps on iOS, watchOS, and macOS end in .app to specify it is about the platform-...
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Tag wikis should not contain "Questions about" or "Concerning"

A tag, by definition, is for questions about its stated topic. Repeating "questions about" or variants thereof ("concerning", etc) is redundant and looks bad.
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Rename [find-my-iphone] to [find-my]

Apple renamed Find My iPhone to Find My. We should too, because it's not just for iPhones any more. Proposal: find-my-iphone becomes find-my
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Tag guidance spotlight - is the hacking tag representative of group consensus?

I wanted to hi-light recent changes to the hacking tag on the main site. I took out all the “dictionary” definition from the excerpt and made it 100% about usage guidance - what should be tagged and ...
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Should [energy] be renamed to [energy-impact] or be a synonym of [power-management]?

energy-saving is already a synonym of power-management, but energy is separate. It is used on a variety of questions, mostly in unison with power-management for general energy questions, or when ...
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History tag scope

The history tag is a hodgepodge of all sorts of things but I think it might be better off just deleted if it isn't going to collect apple-history (history of the company, computers, etc.—only found a ...
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Tag cleanup for app stores

Currently we have synonyms as follows: There are 1300 questions that will be affected. I propose reversing the order and making appstore a synonym of app-store. I propose making ios-appstore a ...
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Synonym reversal for recovery mode tag

I propose we reverse the direction of the tag synonym for recover mode: With 25 questions, there doesn't seem to be a need to differentiate between macOS and iOS at this point.
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Rename [photos] to [photographs]

Sorry, I couldn't think up of a burnination zinger. photos is ambiguous, as people may think it refers to the photos OS X application. It should be renamed to photographs to avoid ambiguity. There ...
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Moderator meta tags don't show red in chat

Using [meta-tag:status-completed] or any other mod tag shows it red: status-completed However, in chat, this isn't the case:
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Who is the creator of a tag if a question is edited to include a new one?

Per the Taxonomist badge page, the requirement for obtaining the badge is: Created a tag used by 50 questions. If I were to edit a post to add a new tag, would I be accredited with the tag's ...
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Why is background app refresh a synonym of multitasking?

Multitasking is using several apps at the same time. Whereas background app refresh is the app refreshing in the background even when not in use. Why are they synonyms?
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Would text-substitution and text-replacement tags be useful?

I propose creating the ‘text-replacement’ tag for iOS (and perhaps synonym ‘text-substitution’, the OS X term for the same thing, to it)? If you search for NSUserDictionaryReplacementItems, you'll ...
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Does Ask Different have a different tag-suggester than other SE sites?

I’m using an old version of IOS Safari (original iPad). Of course, there a lot of minor irritations with the UI. One of them is that on all SE sites, selecting a suggested tag takes anywhere from ...