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Should the [osx] tag be renamed to [macos]?

Only the newer versions will be called macOS, the older ones will still be called OS X Cat-of-choice. I would propose to go with a synonom instead of a renaming. Today (June 2016), the synonym points ...
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M1 tag versus Apple Silicon tag

Why do we even need an M1 tag to begin with? The M1 is just the name of this particular chip - it's like saying "i7" or "i5" and we don't have tags for these. We don't even have a ...
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Rename [terminal] to [terminal.app] to make it clear the tag is for the macOS app

I agree with this proposal. 'Terminal.app' makes it clear that it is the app and no the general subject of command line or terminal questions. A synonym defeats this, but renaming the tag should work. ...
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Why is there an independent ios-13 tag while ios-11 and ios-12 tags are mapped to the generic ios tag?

People insist on making tags for new OS so we generally merge things down once the newness dies down. There’s little to no point to having every release have it’s own tag. There are great reasons to ...
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Merge Quicklook and preview

Quicklook is what you get if you press Space in Finder to view the content of a file Preview.app is an application on its own Unless I misunderstood your intention I don't think these two tags should ...
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apple-music tag != music.app tag

That edit should have been rejected. apple-music is not an appropriate tag here as this is nothing to do with Apple Music, the music streaming service. Unfortunately, no-one reads the tag wiki ...
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Time to face the [music]?

Just pushing this into an answer to get a vote going. It's time for it to face its final curtain. No encore, just a swan song. It's well-covered by the other tags. It could be useful for instance, ...
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Please add a new tag "Shortcuts"

Where are we coming from? Currently we have shortcut with 557 tagged questions, described as Series of one or several keys that invoke some software/os action when triggered by the user A Shortcut ...
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Burninate the "store" tag?

Yes. Burn it. Burn it with fire.
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Should we make a new tag called 'rEFInd' in replacement of 'rEFIt'?

My vote would be to merge both to efi or some other tag further up the hardware chain. What are your thoughts of tagging these utilities more on what they do (replace/interface with EFI) than what ...
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Should the [osx] tag be renamed to [macos]?

osx → macos ✔︎ Just like that, all 16.5k osx questions are now macos questions! With what I presume was a chat between moderators outside of this meta question, bmike has reversed the synonym, such ...
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Should we have an [ftps] tag?

I don't think we need a specific ftps tag right now. The question you linked just happens to be using FTPS, rather than being about FTPS. There's no questions I can find which are specific to the ...
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Rename and synonym [passbook] tag to [wallet]

I'd support reversing this merge. Any objections or cleanup needed if we implement this?
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Could we add a tag for the Procreate App?

When proposing new tags, please also propose texts for the tag descriptions so the community can improve on those to have a common understanding. Having said that: tags should be used to add value to ...
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add off topic tag?

Not sure I see a benefit here. If a question is off-topic we put it on hold to give the OP the opportunity to revise it, and close it if they don’t (or the scope of the question doesn’t allow it). So ...
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Definition of the "zoom" tag

Unless we want to burninate the tag entirely, a second tag for zoom.app might help since the usage for this as an Accessibility feature seems to be the initial use in 2010. I’ve created zoom.app and ...
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New users don't tag questions correctly

Is there a way to encourage users to tag their questions appropriately? Yes, and you've mentioned it already in your post: the community can retag questions That's really the answer. We can't ...
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Make "mdm" a synonym of "mobile-device-management"

I'm tempted to merge the long tag into the short one. If someone wants to type mobile... they will see and select the synonym, but MDM is a great tag IMO. Before I merge things, let's see if there ...
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Adding tags that don't exist

Actually, asking here on Meta is the correct / canonical way to have someone create a new tag when you can't do it yourself. Commenting may sometimes help, but that's not really why comments exist. ...
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Please add a new tag "Shortcuts"

My initial thoughts would be to leave the keyboard shortcuts alone and have shortcuts.app or ios-shortcuts cover the workflow.app being renamed to shortcuts as an application you download from the iOS ...
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Synonym for photos.app to photos

From the tags page: photos x 590 Photographs and photography And: photos.app x 81 The Apple photo manager and editor and successor to iPhoto and Aperture. Introduced in 2015. Making ...
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Should there be a tag 'logic-pro-x'?

I would say no and that the existing logic serves to identify questions that someone might want to follow and recognize expertise across the versions and editions of logic. Is there a specific use ...
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Adding tags that don't exist

If you don't have enough reputation to create a new tag, you can comment on your question stating what tag you wish to be added to your question and why you think that tag is necessary. Could ...
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Burninate the "pc" tag?

I'm all in favor of killing it (and adding a requirement that new tags can only be created by people with >15k rep), but my main concern about killing off tags is the bump to the top of the queue of ...
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Burninate the "data" tag?

The questions in case also have data-recovery or recovery tagged. It's used in these questions as reference to files aka data-transfer or data-recovery. The best option would be to remove this tag ...
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Merge the "3g" and "3g-internet" tags

Done - this was an easy merge / synonym to convert them all to cellular-data with any further cleanup by retagging questions that were erroneously tagged as either 3g tag.
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In the "Top Users" tag section, what are these numbers?

The left number is the sum of the scores of answers to questions tagged with the tag in question or questions with that tag (there are two separate sections of top users). Upvotes increment the number ...
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Rename [libre-office] to [libreoffice]

Done. Thanks for pointing this out.
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Removing tag synonym

We have a tag environmental which is a better match for waterproof, but it's already synonymized to temperature. Given that tag's excerpt: Using Apple products in wet, dry, hot, low- or high-...
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Removing tag synonym

This is a good question and discussion to have. Apart from the mechanics of changing a synonym. What would the purpose of "waterproof" be. On one level we could make thousands of tags to cover all the ...
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