There is no description for these tags, are they referring to the same thing? If so then should they be merged? would appear more popular, although to be honest I prefer the shorter and personally I never use the term "sleep-mode", always "sleep".

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  • I guess you could possibly argue that sleep-mode is when the device is sleeping (screen off and such) and sleep could refer to other things. It appears to be used for a couple of questions about sleep patterns and alarms, so sleep-mode wouldn't make sense there. – eldarerathis May 24 '12 at 15:42
  • @eldarerathis In that case sleep is not a good tag, someone's sleeping is not really relevant :P – Matthew Read May 24 '12 at 15:43
  • @MatthewRead: Oh yeah. IMHO sleep is kind of an icky tag for that reason. It's easy to misuse, whereas sleep-mode is easier to understand. – eldarerathis May 24 '12 at 15:45
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    I agree, sleep-mode is a better tag – Bryan Denny May 24 '12 at 17:37
  • I had assumed that sleep and sleep-mode referred to the same thing (ie. computer sleep mode). To be honest, I never imagined that a sleep tag, on a technical computer-related site, would refer to anything else. So, as stated, I would agree that sleep is not a good tag in this respect. (Should it be removed?) sleep-mode avoids any ambiguity. – MrWhite May 25 '12 at 12:54

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