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The great 2015 tag cleaning [closed]

With every passing year and our growing popularity, we see lot of new questions. This is a good thing :) Due to the nature of question tagging, we are generating lots of new tags every week. It's not ...
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Should we reduce the limits for editing the tag wiki?

Currently when clicking on a tag, and then the encouraging offer ("The cryptography tag has no wiki summary, would you like to help us create it?") you learn that: Tag wikis can be edited by users ...
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We don't need the security tag

The tag security exists on the site. It should be an intrinsic tag (blacklisted, but treated as a site tag when evaluating incoming migrations). Please add to this the information-security tag too... ...
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When and how to create new tags

I often hesitate to create new tags, as I'm afraid that the tag will only be used in that one question. On the other hand, it is hard to tag some questions with the existing tags. Is it correct to ...
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How should we tag questions about {subject}?

Straight from #3 on the-7-essential-meta-questions-of-every-beta, can we get a description of tags and actively work to collapse and edit tags before they get out of hand? The best way to ...
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Time to file [file] for burnination?

We have a tag named file, 30 questions, 1 follower, no tag wiki. I think the tag should be burninated (i.e. deleted), since it serves no purpose. It is both broad and vague at the same time. Aren't ...
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How should the [penetration-test] tag be used?

I see a lot of questions tagged with penetration-test that in my opinion has nothing to do with pen testing other than that the OP came up with the quesiton while doing a pen test. Some random ...
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Are [deletion] and [destruction] synonyms?

Are deletion and destruction synonyms? Excerpt for destruction: Destruction of data or physical data storage media Excerpt for deletion: none I can't find a difference in how these tags are used;...
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Would it be useful to invite tag wiki edit reviewers to check for possible copy-pastes?

I see that tag wiki edits simply copy-pasting definitions from the Internet are still being accepted while they shouldn't and simply typing the suggested definition on any search engine shows that it ...
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Why no tag for Kali Linux?

I edited this question about Kali Linux. The OP asked that a tag for Kali Linux be created. This seemed reasonable to me, so I added that tag. My edit was approved, but the tag was removed by a ...
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Multiple PKI tags

Right now, we have three PKI-related tags: certificates, public-key-infrastructure and certificate-authority. There is considerable overlap between these three tags. Existing questions which use them ...