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How are other beta sites dealing with duplicate tags?

For example, applications (most popular) vs. apps vs. android-app. These bring up three different sets of questions that are all about apps.

(BTW android-app is redundant and should be removed regardless since the site only covers android apps to begin with...)

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I just converted all apps and android-app tags to the applications tag.

I also created synonyms, please vote :)

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  • You may be the only one with enough rep to vote yet. Braggart. ;) – keithjgrant Sep 23 '10 at 16:06
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I totally thought the same thing about the 'android-app' tag being redundant.

We should choose which one is the "authoritative" tag and edit all the questions to use that one. I vote we use "applications".

(Is there a way to blacklist tags?)

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  • I went ahead and did this. Applications is set up to have the other two as synonyms. I sent a tweet to Jeff about blacklisting tags. – Bryan Denny Sep 23 '10 at 15:12

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