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Using version tags on “timeless” questions?

The concept of "timeless" questions has been discussed in this answer to Asking same question for newer version? In a comment on that answer @underdark asked about what should happen to the qgis-2.6 ...
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Tagging Questions that involve Python programming language?

At our sister site Stack Overflow a question can be on-topic even when its only tag(s) is/are for the Python programming language and a complex system of python-* tagging has evolved there to meet ...
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Tagging ArcGIS questions?

These guidelines are offered to assist GIS SE users to tag and find categories of ArcGIS questions consistently. ArcGIS is a huge platform of software and over many years the most generic arcgis tag ...
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How to easy search (using tags) - using *?

Is there a way how to search for ideally all questions concerning e.g. ArcGIS when they do not have a tag [arcgis-desktop] easier then manually listing all tags like tags with different versions of ...
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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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Formatting tags relating to version numbers?

Maybe it is because gis.stackexchange.com is only a day old, but the software/database/system tags don't include version numbers. Sometimes the version doesn't matter, but for some questions, it will ...
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Dealing with Q&As using deprecated/non-existent PyQGIS API functions?

As I've hinted at in a question (Loading QgsComposition from template without throwing "QgsComposition constructor is deprecated"?), changes in the PyQGIS API don't appear well documented/...
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Updating openlayers, openlayers-2 and openlayers-3 tags?

Please perform the following gis.stackexchange.com retagging actions: Merge the openlayers and openlayers-2 tags into openlayers-2 Rename openlayers-3 to openlayers This means that in the future, ...
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Double tags qgis and qgis-2.0

I find it misleading with two tags for the same application QGIS. I think the qgis-2.0 should be dropped. We still have lots of people posting question in qgis tag when running qgis 2+.
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Would required fields that create tags make sense?

I just can't help but wonder if SE has ever proposed making certain tags a requirement. I don't think any question on GIS.SE can be worthwhile without a tag or two (or other bit of information) ...
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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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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 ...