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Creation of tag synonyms for Samsung Galaxy On7 tag

Recently, while editing tag wikis for some new tags that I have added to the site, I found a tag on7 as well as a tag samsung-galaxy-on7. Needless to say, on7 refers to nothing but samsung-galaxy-on7,...
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`low-disk-space` pointing to wrong master?

I've just noticed the tag synonym low-disk-space points to internal-storage. Shouldn't it rather point to insufficient-memory? That synonym was created in 2012, migrated from being a stand-alone tag. ...
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Should we make a `gboard` tag alias to `google-keyboard` or vice versa?

Recently, I believe Google renamed their keyboard to Gboard. Should we make a gboard tag and alias it to google-keyboard? Or should we do the opposite?
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Tag proposal: personalization

I am interested in the topic of personalizing my phone, and I imagine other users are also. The tag doesn’t exist currently, and due to lack of points, I cannot create it. customization may be a ...
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Attempting to merge tags results in an error page

I've been periodically attempting to merge two tags over the past ~3 weeks - as per the discussion in this Meta question - but have been unable to do so. The first few steps of the merge process work ...
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Merge 'clockworkmod-recovery' into 'clockworkmod'

I just saw we've got another dupe here: clockworkmod-recovery (× 9) and clockworkmod (× 236). I don't think we need them both. The latter has a decent tag-wiki already, and is the more ...
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Should we have version-specific CyanogenMod tags?

I noticed just now that we have a cm11 tag, which was created for a question specifically about CyanogenMod 11 as opposed to another version. It is currently very small, whereas cyanogenmod has ~800 ...
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Tag mismatch (or rather "technical glitch")

Looks like there's a little glitch in our tags: IMHO there should be either a tag or a synonym named "reset", but never both. The screenshot is from the "edit tags" dialog. If I select the left red-...
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Merge tag [google-voice-actions] into [voice-command]

I propose that google-voice-actions is marked as a synonym for voice-command. The former currently has 10 questions, the latter has 50 questions. Further, I suggest that voice-command is renamed to ...
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Synonymizing tags during merging does not work

It seems that synonyms aren't being created when the These two tags are synonyms and mean the exact same thing is checked during a merge. Both eldarerathis and I had a problem with this, see the ...
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Tag synonym request: repeating-reboot and boot-loop

The new tagrepeating-reboot should become a synonym of boot-loop.
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Possible synonyms: "home-screen" and "launcher"

The tags home-screen and launcher seem to me to be not usefully distinct. Does the rest of the community see a distinction that I don't? If not, I propose they be made synonymous.
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Merge Honeycomb tags?

There have been several point releases of Honeycomb, and we have tags to match. 3.0-honeycomb 3.1-honeycomb 3.2-honeycomb Unlike the move from Eclair to Froyo, or Froyo to Gingerbread, these updates ...
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Should we merge mobilephones with cellphones?

I don't see any difference between mobile-phones and cellphones. Should we merge them? :)
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How should we handle the flash tag?

Update: The split is done. Whats still on the ToDo list is the blacklisting of flash. There was/is some inconsistency with the flash tag. It meant either: To flash a new ROM Adobe Flash The camera's ...
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update(s) vs. upgrade(s)

Consider the following tags: upgrade update updates They all appear to be questions about moving from one version of Android to a newer version. Which should be the master tag? Related, what about ...
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Make [orange-san-francisco] and [dell-xcd35] synonyms of [zte-blade]

I just created the latter two tags. The devices seem to be most commonly known as the zte-blade so I propose that as the parent. There is little to no difference between it and the orange-san-...
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Merge stock, stock-android, vanilla; define "stock-android"

vanilla, stock and stock-android are being used interchangeably, and belong lumped together under "stock-android." Also, I took it upon myself to define stock-android but folks should weigh in about ...
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How to handle iphone tags?

There are a handful of posts tagged with iphone, iphone-4, ios, ios4. Often the question is OS specific -- how do I migrate my contacts to or from an iPhone -- or at least isn't about doing something ...
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merge photos, photo, and pictures tags

There are tags for photos, photo, and pictures. These should probably be all photos.
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Tags: American or British spelling

What should be the standard spelling for tags where the American and British spellings differ? For instance: https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/synchronisation I expect "...
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More tag redundancy - phone models

We've got a lot of different tags referencing phone models: droid, motorola-droid, incredible, htc-incredible, htc-droid-incredible, droid-x, etc etc etc. How do we want to unify these?
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How should we handle Android Version Tags?

How should we handle tags for the various versions of Android? For Android 2.2, we have have three different tags. Android-2.2, Froyo, and 2.2. Android-2.2 is by far the most popular, next followed ...
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Starting to Deal with Duplicate Tags

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. (...
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