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Make a [osx] synonym for [macos]?

There are two tags duplicate tags: macos and osx. These tags should be linked. The osx tag has more questions, however macos has also question tagged. We could re-tag the existing question, but on ...
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Tags [proxy] and [proxies]

We have the tags proxy (26) and proxies (12). One question has both tags. They should probably be synonymized. I’d prefer to keep proxy. Opinions?
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The tags [svn] and [subversion] should be synonyms

I think the tags svn and subversion should be synonyms. Not just merged, because authors might search for "svn" and not "subversion", and vice versa. The primary one should be subversion, because it ...
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Make [html5] a synonym for [html]

I noticed that, next to html, we also have a html5 tag now. I think we don’t need version-specific tags for HTML. (Related discussion: Version-specific programming language tags (python vs. python3))...
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Suggested synonym for finance → money

I'd just like to suggest "money" as a synonym for the "finance" tag. One of my questions was recently tagged with finance, I remember that I did search the tags for "money" but it did not appear. ...
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What is the difference between [sound] and [audio]?

While writing my most recent question, I noticed that the site has separate tags for audio and sound. Is there a difference between these tags, and why aren't they synonyms like they are on other ...
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Guide users who try to use the tag [free]

I suggest we make a new tag free and then make it a synonym of gratis. This will mean when new users type 'free', they are suggested with 'gratis'. What do you think?
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Creating tag synonym: the 5 points rule

I wish I didn't have to have 5 points in a tag to be able to suggest a tag synonym. E.g. for the tag "health" I wanted to suggest a synonym "fitness" but I couldn't since I don't have 5 points in the ...
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Tag Synonym Request: pictures -> images

I was in the process of creating a question on SR and was about to add the tag 'pictures' when I thought, let me check if there is a tag for images, which sure enough there was. So then it got me ...
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Could/Should the thresholds for Suggesting tags and synonyms be lowered during Beta?

There are currently no external users with enough reputation to even suggest new tags and/or synonyms yet the site is in Beta which is the perfect time to build such framework items. Wouldn't it ...
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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges [closed]

This post is for all tag synonyms and tag merges so that we don't end up filling the front page of meta with synonym and merge requests. How to use this post Post each requested tag synonym and tag ...
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The sound of tagging - sorting out the plethora of audio related tags

We have multiple audio related tags: music music-production audio composing Out of these tags, some of them are quite clear: music-production clearly covers virtual instruments, digital audio ...
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Synonyms for [file-syncing]

file-syncing is controversial name (rename if you know a better one), and it certainly requires some synonyms: syncing, sync, synchronization, directory-sync, etc.
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Suggested synonyms: [web-apps], [online-service], [web-service], probably [online]

web-apps is asking for some synonyms. online is suspicious, should it be a synonym of web-apps too, or it is a misleadng meta tag, or neither of this?
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Tag issues I have found

I have come across a few problems related to tags that I have outlined below: I have not yet earned the privilege of creating tag synonyms, but have come across a few tags that may benefit from ...
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Convert the “floss” tag into a synonym to “open-source”

Browsing through our current tags, I see we have open-source (even with a tag wiki already), and floss (which I just learned stands for "free/libre open-source software"). The latter IMHO is a rather ...