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If you browse the tag, you will see that most questions are about online algorithms but a few are about online (as in internet) resources, such as:

Statistics for online dating sites

https://stats.stackexchange.com/q/12303/4872

Is there a site to post my survey to so I can get a sample representative of the population?

Intro to statistics for an MD?

I am assuming that those are not suppose to have the online tag. To avoid future confusion, I propose to rename the online tag to online-algorithms (or something of the sort) and of course, to remove the online tag from the above 4 questions.

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    $\begingroup$ I removed the online tag on the above 4 questions, but do not have sufficient rep and need my edits approved. $\endgroup$ – Artem Kaznatcheev Feb 1 '12 at 18:14
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    $\begingroup$ Done. I created a new "Internet" tag and applied it to two of those questions. $\endgroup$ – whuber Feb 1 '12 at 18:53
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Good catch!

Because the majority of uses are of the algorithmic nature, it might be better to reserve the original for that meaning and disambiguate the other with something like or just . We will also need to complete the tag wikis for both so that people learn to use them as intended.

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    $\begingroup$ the only problem might be that people will continue to misuse the online tag to tag internet-resources questions in the future. I guess we could write a tag wiki, but it is not obvious that people read those. If we replace online by online-algorithm then no such confusion would arise. $\endgroup$ – Artem Kaznatcheev Jan 31 '12 at 19:46

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