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For questions about potential new tags, tag synonyms, or guidance for how a tag should be used.

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Pending edits on posts, to be made when the site is lower in traffic

We are burninating the hessian tag, and I finished half of this job by removing the tag from all of the unanswered questions. I'm hesitant to remove the tag from the other two which already have ...
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Where would hierarchical tagging help us?

In light of this answer, I thought I might put together a list of where hierarchical tagging would help us, for example: software can including things like software-recommendations python can ...
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Accepting proposals for chat rooms

I very much would like to avoid this problem: Avoiding making so many new chatrooms called "Discussion between user[A] and user [B]" which later become frozen or not very useful We have a ...
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Can we refrain from using 'dft' as a tag for density functional theory?

'dft' is popularly used for discrete Fourier transform, which too is going to be a buzz word on this site. Let's just not use 'dft' as a tag and use full forms for both, density functional theory and ...
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Making the software tag work for you

While looking through our current slate of tags, the software tag stuck out to me. Its our second most used tag, but that seems to because its serving a couple different purposes: To label questions ...
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Discussion about chat room that brings attention to relevant questions from other sites

I made this chat room thinking that it would be as simple as spending 5 minutes adding feeds from Chem.SE, 5 minutes for Physics.SE, 2 minutes for ComputationalScience.SE, 2 minutes for Engineering.SE,...
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Meaningful tagging with tag wikis full of meaning

We're at the beginning of a hopefully long, long journey. Right now, a handful of tags have been created. I'd like to ask everyone to please edit the tag wiki (excerpt) so that there are some ...
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Should there be tags of specific (major) versions of software suites?

Every now and again software maintainers and developers add new features and fix bugs. Sometimes these are smaller changes, which do not break anything (minor revisions), sometimes these introduce ...
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Shouldn't this site have an open-source tag?

I have noticed a couple of questions related to open-source software. I think it would be a good idea to create the tag for easier categorisation. I am aware that there are special tags for open-...
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New diffraction, electron-diffraction and transport tags, were these the best choices?

Since Tagging really is important and we need to focus more on it I thought I'd ask the following. I've created a few tags for my first two questions and not sure if they are the best options: to ...
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What should the tag for "ab initio" be?

I had originally made the ab-initio tag. Very soon afer, someone made the ab-initio-calculations which (to me) seems redundant. I asked to have a tag synonym created so that ab-initio-calculations ...
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Tagging, it really is important and we need to focus more on it

I know this is not the fun topic most of us are here, but we need to get it out of the way, if we want to make it successfully through private beta. Consider giving the following a read: The Real ...
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Can we have some tag synonyms created?

According to this, we need 1250 reputation to create a tag synonym. Due to the 200/day limit (which doesn't include accepted answers and bounties, but bounties can't be added yet for another 2 days),...