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Questions tagged [synonym-request]

For questions regarding the creation, modification, or removal of tag synonyms.

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Meta tag merge request: [scope] & [allowed-topics]

I draw your attention to the following tags on Meta: scope and allowed-topics. scope is on 52 questions, has a tag wiki and excerpt. allowed-topics is on 18 questions, with no tag wiki or excerpt. ...
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Merge “cifs” and “smb” tags

cifs x7 and smb x1. They are the same thing. When people use either SMB or CIFS, are talking about the same exact thing. The two are interchangeable not only in discussion, but also in ...
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Should we introduce 'disable-app' as synonym to 'freeze-app'?

The official way to "disable" an app (usually bloatware or other system-apps) was only introduced with Android 4.0. Before that, apps could be "frozen" with e.g. Titanium Backup on rooted devices. ...
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Synonym request: brightness, screen-brightness

screen-brightness has 23 questions brightness has 1 question
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Tags synonyms/merge requests

Some typo and naming divergence... notification and notifications hangouts and google-plus-hangouts system-partition and partition
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Motorola Droid 4 synonym

We have an extraneous tag (droid4) that should be synonymized to motorola-droid-4.
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Galaxy Note 2 synonym requests

A couple of tags have cropped up which should be synonyms of samsung-galaxy-note-2: noteii galaxy-note-2
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SkyDrive is now OneDrive

OneDrive for Everything in Your Life Today we are pleased to announce that SkyDrive will soon become OneDrive. We only have a couple questions tagged skydrive, but it would be nice if they were re-...
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Synonym request: galaxy-note-3

galaxy-note-3 and samsung-galaxy-note-3 should be synonymized and merged. Although the former currently has more questions, the latter matches our naming convention.
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Please synonymize [lg-p500] and [lg-optimus-one]

lg-p500 and lg-optimus-one would appear to be the same device. Please synonymize. (I suggest lg-optimus-one should be the master.)
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Synonym requests for “google-plus-hangouts”

The official name is Google+ Hangouts. Please rename google-plus-hangout to google-plus-hangouts. Then, please synonymize and merge google-hangouts to google-plus-hangouts. Also, the original "...
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Synonym request: “gtalk” to “google-talk”

The one is obviously a short-hand way of saying the other. gtalk should be made a synonym of google-talk and merged.
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Merge “htc-droid-incredible-2” and “htc-incredible-s”

The Wikipedia page for the Incredible 2 simply redirects to the "Incredible S", where it states: The HTC Incredible S (S710E), also known as the Incredible 2, is a smartphone [...] So quite ...
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Merge “htc-sensation” with “htc-sensation-4g”

According to Wikipedia, it is one and the same device: The HTC Sensation is a smartphone designed and manufactured by HTC Corporation that runs the Android 2.3 Gingerbread software stock. ...
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Merge 'stock-android' and 'vanilla-android' [duplicate]

If nobody comes up with a good explanation what makes the two tags different, we should merge stock-android (× 63) with vanilla-android (× 28), making the first (and more intuitive for new ...
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Rename 'transfer' tag to 'data-transfer'

To avoid confusion, I request we rename the transfer (x13) to data-transfer. Explanation: We already have the file-transfer (x96). I just went over the questions tagged transfer, and re-tagged a few ...
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Merge 'screen-recording' and 'screencast' tags

On my tag checks, I discovered we have two tags for the recording of screen contents: screen-recording (x1) already having a tag wiki, and screencast (x5) without a tag wiki. Suggestion: Merge the ...
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Merge 'rss-reader' and 'rss' tags?

We have the tags rss (x10) and rss-reader (x5). As the focus of our site is neither in developing RSS Feeds, nor in recommending good ones, nor in trouble-shooting the feeds (which again would belong ...
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Merge 'led' and 'notification-led'?

Again I stumbled upon two synonymously used tags. led (x14) is a little misleading (as it also might refer to the "led flash"), but all of the questions refer to the notification-led (x3). My ...
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Merge 'unknown-sources' to 'side-loading'?

Actually, activating "unknown sources" in the Android settings is for nothing else but side-loading. While technically there's a difference between activating that configuration option and performing ...
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Merge 'deodex' with 'odex'?

Both tags (odex and deodex) cover each 2 questions currently. As one is just the opposite of the other, bot both deal with the same issue, I'd suggest making deodex a synonym to odex by merging the ...
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What to do with the tags 'ussd' and 'remote-ussd-attack'?

Obviously the two are related. But they are also not much frequented. So my question is whether we really need them both. I'd say remote-ussd-attack (x2) could easily be referred to using ussd (x1) ...
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Should 'battery-manager' be merged into 'power-management'?

I just encountered the battery-manager (x4) tag and wondered where I've seen something "synonym". Obviously this was power-management (x14). Taking a look at the questions tagged by the latter, the ...
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Merge tags 'sleep-mode' and 'standby'?

While updating our tag wikis, I came on the tag sleep-mode (x26). Wondering about that term, I checked and found standby (x13). Going by the questions, they are at least related -- and I'd even go so ...
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Tags: Vodafone-858 versus Huawai-u8160

I just noticed the vodafone-858 (x1) being created, and a tag wiki for it as well. According to this question, "Vodafone 858" is just a different name for the Huawai u8160 (huawai-u8160, x13). Can ...
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Merge tags 'translation' and 'localization'?

We have the tags translation (x6) and localization (x65). Should the two be merged, with translation becoming a synonym to localization? The current 6 "translation questions" deal with topics very ...
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Merge 'remote' and 'remote-control'?

From the questions using the tags, remote (x17) and remote-control (x53) cover the same area. Hence my suggestion: merge remote to remote-control make the former a synonym to the later
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Merge 'storage-full' into 'insufficient-memory'?

After having created the insufficient-memory including tag excerpt and wiki, now used by 10 questions, during re-tagging I discovered the storage-full on the last question, which is used by 9 ...
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Merge 'recovery' and 'recovery-mode'?

Again I've stumbled upon two tags which seem to describe the exactly same issue: recovery (x22): The Android recovery system is a bootable partition on an Android device... recovery-mode (x75): ...
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Merge tags 'startup' and 'boot'

What should the difference be between the two? Both deal with the startup/boot process of the device, and related issues. From the questions tagged such I cannot tell why they shouldn't use the other ...
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Merge tags: 'file-copy' and 'file-management'

I just stumbled upon the file-copy tag which, IMHO, should be merged into file-management and then should be made a synonym to the latter. There are a few questions carrying this tag with no clear ...
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Merge 'battery-life' with 'battery-usage'?

I'm trying to figure out the difference between battery-life (x122) and battery-usage (x16). From the questions using the tags, they seem pretty similar -- so it's not that battery-life stands for the ...
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Tag merge: 'otg' and 'usb-on-the-go'

I just discovered we've got the tags otg (x2) and usb-on-the-go (x9). To me they sound as referring to the very same thing (or did I miss another otg feature?). Suggestion: Make otg a synonym to usb-...
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Synonym request: [android-4.2] -> [4.2-jelly-bean]

To match up with our OS version tagging scheme, please make android-4.2 a synonym of 4.2-jelly-bean.
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Merge wifi-hotspot and wifi-tethering?

Obviously both are the very same thing. I'd suggest to merge them and converting the remaining one (depending on which is the merging target) into a synonym.
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Tag merge: power, power-management

Should we merge the tags power (× 62), power-management (×14 20 (merged with 'battery-manager'))? I'd suggest keeping the first tag, and making the second a synonym to it. Many questions ...
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Merge tags networking and network-access?

I just came across the two tags networking (x89) and network-access (x14). Checking the questions of the latter, I do not see what makes them as special as requiring this separate tag. So the question ...
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Merge “map” and “maps” tags

I just discovered we have map (x13) and maps (x7) tags. Though it looks like the latter mainly deals with "map applications" (mostly Google Maps), while the former is used for "map material", I'd ...
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Merging the tags configuration and settings?

Are these really two different things -- or should we merge configuration (x21) and settings (x156), making configuration a synonym to settings? Hint: The tag description of settings reads: ...
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What to do about 5 tags: share, sharing, share-menu, screen-share, screen-sharing?

I guess the subject already shows a lot of redundancy concerning "sharing". Keeping in mind different meanings: sharing of files, texts, pictures, etc. via the share menu sharing a geo-location using ...
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Merge tags networking and network

Please correct me if I got something wrong -- but I can see no difference between the two. I'd suggest to merge network (10x) into networking (78x) and make the former a synonym to the latter.
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Merge meta-tags “user”, “users”, and “user-accounts”

We have three closely related tags on meta: user, users, and user-accounts. We're not talking about a lot of posts here, but from what I could all be handled with a single tag. Please merge user and ...
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Merge ram and memory tag

Both tags ram (x7) and memory (x69) deal with the same thing (or rather the questions tagged thus do). Strictly spoken, RAM is part of memory -- but in daily use, they are used synonymously. So I'd ...
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Merge ms-office and openoffice into office

openoffice and ms-office both contain only a single question, and are rather addressing the documents to work with. I'd suggest to merge them into office (x9) and optionally make them a synonym to the ...
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Merge hard-reset and factory-reset?

Another two synonymously used tags: All 4 questions tagged hard-reset deal with factory-reset (x67). In fact, except for one they are even tagged factory-reset additionally. I'd suggest to merge ...
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Merge ext2, ext3, ext4 to extfs (and synonymize)?

Each of the ext-tags alone is not that much frequented currently. We have: ext2 (x5), ext3 (x2) and ext4 (x8). Shouldn't we merge them together into a new extfs, and convert the 3 old ones into ...
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Merge “signal” and “reception”

The tags signal and reception would seem to be synonyms of each other. Can they please be merged and one be made a synonym of the other?
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Merge “tasks” and “to-do”

Another day, another merge-request... Investigating the tasks (x14), it seems mainly to address to-do (x10), with maybe 4 exceptions rather relating to [task-manager] (x30). Suggestion, as usually: ...
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Should we merge the motorola-droid and motorola-milestone tags?

While the tag wiki states the Motorola Droid is exclusively offered by Verizon, it is almost identical to the Motorola Milestone (see Wikipedia). Only difference is that the Droid is facilitating CDMA,...
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Merge wifi-hotspot and hotspot tags

Again two synonymous tags: hotspot (x11) and wifi-hotspot (x37). While it is clear that all wifi-hotspots are hotspots, also all questions tagged "hotspot" relate to Wifi (many of them are even ...