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Guidance on creating and organizing tags

Prompted by the "new tag suggestions" question, I wondered about "guidance on tagging principles: should we aim for more generality, thereby associating each tag with more threads and enriching their ...
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New tag suggestions

Now that we have a fair number of questions on the site, let's see if there are any additional ways that we should be organizing everything. Please post one new tag idea per answer, along with an ...
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What to write in tag wikis?

As one can see, the functionality of tags has been extended lately; blog post about it. One of the most important changes are the tag-wikis; now every tag can have a small description of a topic it ...
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Suggestion: Delete [data]-tag, or is there something more to it, I don't see?

I just saw there is a data tag around and do not understand what the possible meaning of this tag is and, therefore, would recommend to delete it. Right now, there ...
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The final death of meta-tags?

It did happen on SO, SU and SF: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/08/the-death-of-meta-tags/. So shall we follow? beginner is the most used tag here... Update: Done. No more beginner and subjective....
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Is it possible to tag user profile

There already exist tags for question. Is it possible to create tags for users profile? (with say less than 5 tag) ? this could help us to be able to characterize the community and create appropriate ...
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Should we have a “statistics” tag?

I just noticed the statistics tag. If this tag was applied consistently to the site then (almost?) all questions would have this tag. Should it be deleted? I would suggest removing the tag.
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I just want to take this on early: Can we please, please NOT use the [beginner] tag or any similar tags.

I'm of the belief that tags should be used to describe the content in a way that is understood by everyone. The word "beginner" and similar words (I've seen "fundamental" and "fundamentals" thrown out ...
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Tag rename suggestions

Which tags do you think should be renamed? Let's add here tag-rename requests as answers. We can vote up answers to indicate that we agree with that tag-rename request and use the comments to discuss ...
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How to remove tags?

There are a few tags that have no questions. I think these were previously attached to questions which have been re-tagged. For example, I changed timeseries to time-series on one question. Someone ...
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Modeling vs. Modelling tag

Already there are two tags for this ("Modeling" and "Modelling"). Should we, very early on, decide on one tag and try to edit posts in order to keep consistency and better searching?
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Should we tag “best-of” lists with “best-of”?

I think that these subjective list questions are useful, so it would be nice to have a separate tag for them (as in this example: What is the best introductory Bayesian statistics textbook?).

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