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Recently while tagging, I notice that there is a tag and a tag. How are they different?

  • krismath - not a bug. Synonyms are a discussion point - they may not be different. I'll have a look through and if similar enough I can merge them. – Doktor Mayhem Oct 10 '14 at 6:52
  • @DrMayhem Sorry for mistagging. I am pretty new to the meta part of StackExchange. – krismath Oct 10 '14 at 7:14
  • Sounds like a definite synonym! – Chris Oct 10 '14 at 8:32
  • No worries krismath. High rep users and mods can always retag :-) – Doktor Mayhem Oct 10 '14 at 9:50
  • Chris - agreed. I had a quick look through questions in these tags. I'll merge. – Doktor Mayhem Oct 10 '14 at 9:51
  • Done - I'm also looking at performance-practice – Doktor Mayhem Oct 10 '14 at 9:59
  • @DrMayhem: Hmmm...I'd say performance-practice should be scrapped, and the 7 questions retagged either [performance] or/and [practice]. How's performance-practice specifically different to other types of practice?! – Chris Oct 10 '14 at 11:12
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    Yeah - that's along the lines of what I'm thinking. I'll try and get to it this evening. – Doktor Mayhem Oct 10 '14 at 13:24
  • practice is a real bad tag given how broad it is. Most questions are covered by technique or other more specific tags. But there are questions like "Where should I practice?" that I can't see an obvious tag to apply to other than practice. – Matthew Read Oct 11 '14 at 0:26
  • @DrMayhem Did performance-practice get killed? That's a distinct concept as far as I'm concerned. See also – NReilingh Oct 11 '14 at 2:03
  • Of the tiny handful of questions tagged performance-practice, only one would have met that category, but its other tags work fine. None of the other 5 (I think it was 5) needed anything other than performance – Doktor Mayhem Oct 11 '14 at 8:12
  • It would be nice to do a site wide tag clean up before we graduate. – Dom Oct 11 '14 at 13:23

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