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Unified transliteration convention for tags

I know there is no official transliteration scheme for questions and answers, but I noticed we are inconsistent in our tags. Consider the tags shabbat and tzitzis. Now it's true that shabbos and ...
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Systematic list of tags

As an answer, or perhaps multiple answers, to this question, should be a hierarchy of the tags used on the main site. Here's a bare list, excluding synonyms, with * meaning the tag has been ...
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using tags synonyms instead of long names

I noticed that the tag system has a synonyms function, shouldn't we use it instead of naming tags like praying-davening-tefila?
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tagging based on answers where the question is weak

Should a question where the topical stuff is mostly in the answer(s) be tagged based on its answers? I'm thinking primarily of mi-yodeya-series and jewish-date-series questions, and also of riddle ...
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Why no answer tags?

More often than not, the key information related to a topic of discussion is in the answers, not in the question. So why is there no option to tag based on the answers, or even separate tagging for ...
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Use the new tag tip feature

We've long had a CYLOR disclaimer in the halacha tag wiki. A few days ago, SE gave tag specific pop ups. Could we enable this here? What other tags should we have pop-ups for? What should the pop-...
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autocomplete tag synonyms

When retagging (or asking) a question on the main site, you can type in tag names, and they will autocomplete for you. That used to work with synonyms also (for example, I'd type in diaspor, and chutz-...
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using coarser tags with finer ones

If one tag is finer (more specific) than another, should a question tagged with the former also be tagged with the latter? For example, a question about meat is pretty much always going to be about ...
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Inconsistent spelling of tags [duplicate]

I noticed that some of the tags that are made up using transliterated Hebrew words are not spelled consistently. For example, some of the tags in the general category of "hasidut" are spelled with an "...
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targum-translation tag seems to merge two mostly unrelated tags

Why is there only one tag targum-translation for both "Questions about the various Aramaic translations that accompany much of the Jewish Biblical Canon" and "about translation of specific words in ...
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Creating a new tag for simple questions

Mi Yodeya caters to two distinct populations: those who give questions that show some good research and demand sophisticated answers, and those who ask basic questions and want simple answers. A tag ...
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choosing tags not very helpful

When I ask a question and am asked to choose a tag, the interface is very unhelpful. There are tons of tags, and the only way I can pick which ones to choose from is to start typing something in and ...
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Tagging guidelines

If a question presents an understanding, and specifically requests an alternative, should the question be tagged as relating to the provided understanding? For example, should this be a tanya ...
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merging redundant tags?

I noticed while browsing tags that there are several duplicates, either due to transliteration differences (e.g. kadish/kaddish) or to phrasing (e.g. t'filah/prayer). Is there a way to review and ...
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Do we want Hebrew in tags?

As of recently, tags can now be any (Unicode) character (not just 7-bit alphanumeric characters), with that feature being turned on only for sites that request it: and that request must be well-...
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How many mentions warrant a tag?

Ideally it should not be a critical mass issue, but one of utility. A tag for "information" would be extremely populated but of little value, and a tag for "inverse relations" would specify - I trust -...
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Vote to merge “art” and “pictures” labels

It seems (to me at least) that the "art" and "pictures" labels are redundant. Also, I wonder if even "symbols-symbology" should also be absorbed, as well as terms such as "icon", "iconography", "...
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Techelet vs tzitzit tags

There have been a few questions recently regarding techelet. They are tagged with both techelet and tzitzit. They don't seem to have to do with tzitzit per se. Should we remove the tzitzit tag from ...
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Criteria for tag: Judaism101

As per our discussion in Creating a new tag for simple questions we want to decide on objective criteria before launching this new tag. What makes a question qualify for the tag Judaism101? The ...