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I call your attention to the tag.

I see questions in there about blocking applications, calls, SMS messages, and processes.

That's no good.

I suggest the following replacements:

The one about processes is an outlier. I don't think "blocking" is an appropriate tag/descriptor.

I also suggest that be a synonym for as that is how it is used most often. We don't want people to use the tag anymore.

  • Sounds good to me. – Matthew Read Sep 13 '11 at 15:53
  • We have a call-screening tag as well, seems to me call-blocking is just a subset of call-screening? I'm not sure we'd even allow that app-blocking question these days, seems a better fit for SuperUser? – GAThrawn Sep 13 '11 at 16:21
  • Hmmm...call-screening and call-blocking are awfully similar. I suppose one could suss out the minor difference between blocking and screening, but won't most people just use them synonymously? – ale Sep 13 '11 at 16:26
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I think it makes a lot of sense to split these up sensibly, I'd propose something like this

Do we really need an tag? The one question that I think you're nominating for it, is really a PC question rather than an Android one (and quite an edge case even there) I'd think it would be better off on SuperUser than here, and even then I think "locking" is probably closer to what is happening than blocking (seems to be to do with locked handles on mounted drives/files).

*I'd think that call-blocking should be set to a synonym of call-screening (as surely blocking is just a type of screening where you don't allow the call through after screening it). One of the call-screening questions even mentions blocking in the title.

  • I like your modifications. I will make it so. – ale Sep 14 '11 at 13:00
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I think it's a great idea and you should make it so!

If you need any tags destroyed in the process just let me know.

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