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Make suggesting synonyms privilege that kicks in at reputation of around 1,000? [closed]

Although my current reputation bestows many other privileges, to be allowed to suggest a tag synonym requires that I first use the one I am suggesting should be obsolete, and gain 5 votes while using ...
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Using version tags?

In 2014 I noticed a number of questions with version tags, but the question or answers are not version specific. Having the version in the question body is certainly useful and appropriate for all ...
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Importance of including software (often version too) details when asking most questions at GIS SE?

This question is triggered by comments on the question Measuring tool shows different measurements for same building in two different map documents?; and is: Why is it important to have the software (...
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Is there a way to edit a question (or answer) without bumping it?

Whenever I edit a question or answer, the question gets bumped. In other words it appears at the top of the list. Sometimes I just want to make an edit without having it pushed up to the top of the ...
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Should tags be removed because they refer to old software?

Today I saw three examples (below) of old questions edited for the reason "Removed arcgis-9.2 tag because it is a Retired version". In each example, the ArcGIS 9.2 tag was germane to the question; the ...
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1answer
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What to do with ArcGIS tag after burnination?

The ambiguous arcgis tag is approaching burnination with less than 50 questions still bearing it, and still needing their content checked to determine whether they should be re-tagged as arcgis-...
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Should arcmap tag be a synonym of arcgis-desktop

Currently the tag excerpt for arcmap says ArcMap is the main application of ArcGIS for Desktop and the tag for that (arcgis-desktop) should normally be used in preference arcmap has 3,453 tagged ...
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1answer
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Are Landsat version tags justified?

Do we really need individual tags for each Landsat version? Currently we have the generic landsat (104) as well as landsat-5 (2), landsat-7 (8), and landsat-8 (34). Certainly the version can have an ...
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Could we include arcgis on our current tag policy?

Now that we have the tags related to arcgis well organized (thanks to PolyGeo) I wonder if we could improve this policy tying up some loose ends. One argument in favor of using detailed tags was that ...
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1answer
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Tagging ArcGIS Enterprise, Server, Portal, ArcSDE, etc questions?

With ArcGIS 10.5 now in Prerelease it seems timely to re-examine how the server products from that platform are tagged because: If you haven’t already heard the product family formerly known as ...
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Changes to ArcGIS Pro tag in preparation for ArcGIS Pro 2 [duplicate]

Recently a tag arcgis-pro-2 was created on a question where one of the answers referred to the coming ArcGIS Pro 2.0 release. Do we need to rename the existing arcgis-pro to be arcgis-pro-1 in order ...
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Using tags [arcmap] and [arcgis-desktop]?

Edit: so far, the top two leading answers suggests replacing (or reducing use of) arcgis-desktop with more specific tags. Therefore, I suggest narrowing the discussion about doing something (or not) ...
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Are version tags needed for ArcGIS Pro?

Tagging ArcGIS questions? recommends using the arcgis-pro tag for ArcGIS Pro questions but makes no recommendations for dealing with the tagging of ArcGIS Pro versions. Today, an arcgis-pro-1.3 tag ...
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1answer
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Re-tagging to de-emphasize ArcGIS Desktop product in favour of its applications?

At Using tags [arcmap] and [arcgis-desktop]? consensus is being built to cease tagging every new question about the ArcGIS Desktop product with the arcgis-desktop tag in favour of a tagging scheme ...
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1answer
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Are software-specific command tags… appropriate?

I just reviewed a question with a vrt tag, and not knowing what it referred to I noticed the Wiki hadn't been filled out. So I went to create that one and also noticed a gdalbuildvrt tag that wasn't ...

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