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Numeric version tags considered … OK

As a followup to Version tags considered harmful TL;DR -- my main point in that post: The danger of version tags is that they become de-facto requirements -- crutches to avoid thinking about what ...
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Version tags considered harmful

We've noticed that a huge percentage of questions are tagged drupal-6 or drupal-7. This is a dangerous pattern for your community to fall into. Here's why: Version tags are redundant. The site is ...
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Version Tags in 2017 and onward

In How do we want to handle questions with radically different answers for Drupal 7 (and lower) and Drupal 8 (and higher)?, we solicited thoughts on how we as a community want to handle the fact that ...
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Calling for action: Help improving our tag wikis

Some of our tag wikis need to be improved, and they need the help of the community. Before to describe the task, I will give a description of what a tag wiki is. Each tag, such as views, has a page ...
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When is it appropriate to use tag 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9?

There are various flavors of questions about using Drupal release tags, more specifically these tags: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. However I continue to struggle with when it is appropriate to actually use any ...
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What is the rationale behind this instruction in the 7 tag wiki?

In the tag wiki for 7 there is a comment at the bottom: Version tags should be used only when strictly necessary, and not used just to report "I am using Drupal 7 in my site." While I understand the ...
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Can adding version tags be mandatory?

I have seen a lot of questions lately that will have different answers, depending on whether the user is running Drupal 6 or Drupal 7. Very often the first comment is "What version of Drupal?" Is ...
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Allow “drupal-N” tags to be migrated from other sites

When a question is migrated from other sites, any tag that matches ^drupal-?\d+.*$ is removed. The problem is that Stack Overflow uses drupal-6, and drupal-7; as users on Stack Overflow are used to ...
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Are tags allowed in question's titles?

Is it fine to write a title like the following ones? Views: How do I create a list of OG groups for which the current user has edit privileges? Views/jQuery/jCarousel/Galleria/Colorbox - best ...
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twig tag should be independent tag

I think that making the twig tag as synonym of theming is not suitable. There are many issues related to twig as it is, not related to the theming concepts of drupal 8.
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What to do with ambigious “Headers” tag?

headers is used both for HTTP headers and for <head> region. It does not have a wiki, so there is no canonical use. What should be done about it? Leave it as is, provide wiki that describe both ...
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Why was the drupal-commerce tag nerfed?

I don't understand the decision to remove the drupal-commerce tag in favor of a general e-commerce tag (especially since there's still a tag for Ubercart specific questions). There are questions in ...
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How do we respond to requests to create tags?

A few days ago there was a question (How does Browscap work?) in which the user asked for a couple of tags to be created (mobile-tools and browscap). I created these tags and added an excerpt/wiki ...
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“Drupal-X” tags versus “version-x” tags [closed]

Should we use, for example, drupal-6 or version-6?
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What should be done with tags similar to “d6,” “d7”?

d6 was used in a question. What should be done with such tags? made synonym of the respective version tags currently used blocked, so that nobody could use them as tags
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What is the next step?

Tags for the Drupal version has been changed from drupal-7 to 7, but 7 is still the most used tag on Drupal Answers. What is the next step? Should we check all the questions tagged with 7, decide if ...
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Merge the following tags: “contributed-themes,” “theme,” and “themes”

There are three tags that are used for themes, and that have a similar purpose: contributed-themes, theme, and themes. Normally the plural form is used for such tags (but not for api, for example); ...
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How are new tags being added? By mods or by everyone?

I'm a bit confused about the tag creation process. Are tags supposed to be created by moderators, or is it fine that regular users create tags as well? Every time I have created a tag it has been ...
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Do we need the tag “windows”?

Do we need to tag questions with windows? Is there any reason to tag questions with that tag? I can imagine users adding linux, osx, or windows-7 and then describing something that is not specific ...
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Module tagging name length

If you all choose to allow questions about specific modules, you probably have to agree on a common way to tag them. I see that taxonomy-access.module, update.module and others of the format name#....
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What is the “untagged” tag?

I see there are some questions tagged untagged. What does the tag mean? What should I do when I find questions tagged with that tag?
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Error when trying to modify a wiki

I was trying to modify a wiki term and every time I click the edit button i get this error. Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days. I have only tried to edit 1 wiki ever.. and ...
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Help Save the DVT!

Drupal Version Tags (= DVT ) are the tags such as 6, 7, 8. If you haven't heard about the guidance from the moderators about using Drupal version tags in questions, read what's written in the ...
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Can we get a Twitter Bootstrap tag?

Can you add a Twitter Bootstrap tag? bootstrap
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How can I use “Propose Tag wiki” without taking the risk of a rejected edit?

A few things happened to me the past few days, while submitting suggested edits of wiki tags and/or wiki excerpts, for existing tags (for which I do not have the privilege to create them; at best I ...
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Rename tag “Flags” to “Flag” (or create a synonym), or create a new “Flag”-tag?

The existing tag Wiki for the flags-flag refers to the Flag (without s) module. While the existing tag Excerpt for this tag seems to not really correspond to that. For more details, refer to these (...