17 votes

Can we change [array-manipulation] to [array]?

Yes, for the reasons explained in the question I've posted this answer so we can vote on it.
17 votes

I'd like to say a [word] or two about this tag

I agree, word should become natural-language. We could either retag the current 26 challenges bearing that tag (not all at once) or make word a synonym of natural-language. I propose we do the latter. ...
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15 votes

Matrix vs. Linear Algebra

Keep them separate A good number of the matrix challenges are about grids of numbers that do not represent any linear transformation. Conversely, the five linear-algebra challenges you note do not ...
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11 votes

Should we make a 2048 tag?

Make 2048 an explicit synonym of sliding-puzzle, retag challenges that need sliding-puzzle I think it's clear that sliding-puzzle fully covers 2048, as all challenges about 2048 are applicable to ...
10 votes

What to do with the [average] tag?

Synonymize with statistics According to Wikipedia, an average is "a single number taken as representative of a non-empty list of numbers". Limiting the scope of average to "arithmetic ...
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9 votes

Can we remove some useless tags?

Note, all of this is my opinion as a user, not as a moderator A lot of these tags are certainly useless. But some of them aren't bad tags just because there aren't a lot of questions for them. Here ...
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8 votes

What's the difference between [source-layout] and [restricted-source]?

First things first here's how I currently interpret these tags: Restricted source restricted-source is pretty simple, there is black box function1 which can take the source of a program and "...
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4 votes

Synonyms: [anagrams] and [permutations]

anagrams should be turned into string permutations This is because an anagram is a particular type of permutation: a permutation of a string.
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4 votes

Should we change "Question" to "Challenge" in meta tags?

Using "challenge" in meta tags instead of "question" will cause confusion for some new users (even after we get the site-wide wording change to "challenge", but especially before). This is a good ...
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4 votes

Is it a [question] or a [challenge]?

Merge + synonymize challenges into questions, keep the sub-tags I've taken a look at all of the challenges questions, and in my opinion all of them a) could or even should be put under questions ...
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3 votes

Should we merge the voting tags?

Merge them all into voting up-votes and down-votes shouldn't really exist in the first place tbh. They are both fully covered by voting, and a lot of the existing posts with those tags are also tagged ...
3 votes

Can we do some tag spring cleaning?

We need to be more careful with language tags I have a feeling that deleting a language tag for having less than X questions/challenges with it (whatever the value of X is) is not the right way to go. ...
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1 vote

What's the difference between [source-layout] and [restricted-source]?

Thoughts on how to objectively categorise this sort of challenge After thinking about this for a while, I think there are three main sorts of source-dependent challenges that we have: There is a ...
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1 vote

Is [oeis] a synonym of [sequence]

As Nathan Merrill mentioned, yes, we treat it as such. See this meta post. Technically though, if you're talking about tag synonyms, it is not an "official" tag synonym. I already edited the tags on ...
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