Questions tagged [tags]

Do not include multiple tags in cleanup questions. Sometimes it isn't clear if two tags should be merged. A typical question for the "tags" tag asks that.

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Remove robotics tag from all questions

robotics is a deprecated tag that defines a set of off-topic questions. For a question about electronics related to robotics it does not change the solution space or change anything about the ...
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Remove electrical-engineering tag from all questions

Questions with the electrical-engineering tag presently (9/2011) don't benefit by the tag; it doesn't tell me anything new. I expect we will wish to blacklist it, but think we should try this first. ...
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Blacklist electronics tag

As discussed here, this tag is deprecated since it isn't adding information and should apply to all questions here. @Kevin Vermeer♦ said to create a per-tag discussion to delete them.
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Shouldn't we disallow adding deprecated tags?

I sometimes remove the deprecated homework tag, and five minutes later somebody reads the question and thinks: "hey, this looks like homework", and adds the tag ...
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Merge battery and batteries tag?

Probably this should be a synonym; but I don't have the reputation to do so. I suggest battery as the remaining tag.
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Are we supposed to be seeing tags that have been merged/synonym with other tags?

Under the tags tab there are tags such as switches that shows up but is a synonym of switch. Are we supposed to be seeing both there? It seems to make it a little difficult to navigate tags.
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How should we tag questions that deal with power and data through the same cable?

Lots of people think it's better to have a single cable that carries both power and 2-way data to a device, rather than one cable for power and a second, separate cable for data. Do we already have a ...
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Need a tag for general "physics" questions.

physics maybe? What is negative voltage? What is the skin effect? Lightning bolt vs. batteries: a coulomb in everyday terms I see two various levels of this, for questions that are independent of ...
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Tag Cleanup: fixing [serial] tags

Here are various posts I've modified the tag serial on. It's an incredibly broad tag that should be used with great care so as to avoid becoming totally meaningless (if not already). Vent ...
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in search of: official standards organization tag

standard is general, and apt to be misused. Something related to standards organizations would be helpful, though. Examples: IEEE, ISO. What could cover them all? Do you think this would be useful? ...
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Tag Cleanup: rename [serial] to [uart]?

serial is fairly broad (what isn't serial nowadays...), and most of the current tags are really referring to UARTs (uart), but a (scant) few questions are using it more generally. Cleanup from that ...
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Asking for a System Generator tag.

Does anyone create a tag for the xilinx program called 'System Generator'? Thank you so much!
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Tags: Voltage, current, and power (oh my)

Another set of hilarious tags: voltage, current, and power Almost everything that isn't software could use all of those tags. voltage questions should likely be along the lines of: voltage-...
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How can I suggest new tags?

Hi all, I am not still have enough privileges to create new tags in this not meta site. Is there any way to suggest new tags to anyone who have enough privileges? The new tags I suggest are: floating ...
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Merging Computers/Computer Tags

Should computer and computers be merged? Which one should be used? computers is used the most.
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Tag Cleanup: rename [solar] to [solar-cell]

Resolved All solar should be solar-cell, which is less vague. Maybe make photovoltaic-cell or pv-cell point to it too, though that will probably never be a problem.
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Muddy​​​​​​​​ tags

And you thought microchip might be bad? (I forgot, was it?) assembly (Ed: since fixed) something that's been assembled, or a low level programming language controller something that controls a ...
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Awkward tag conjugations

The following tags (specifically their synonym associations are backwards) seem awkward: recommend should be "recommendations", e.g. "This question is about recommendations ...", as the (plural) ...
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Tag Cleanup: Tags to be Merged

Following up on this discussion about tags and this discussion about tags to be deleted, I am setting up this question as a list of tags that should be merged. Users can add tags to be merged to the ...
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What meta-tags on E&R should be axed?

According to this blog post that I just came across: The Death of Meta Tags, the use of the [beginner] tag, as well as ...

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