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Should we have a few questions on resources for use with Blender?

I suggest that we allow one question on each of the following resource types (list is incomplete) to create a list of resources: As in this post Blender resources for architects? The questions should ...
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Are we now stuck with the gif, post, and thread tags?

Recently this question was migrated from the main site. The OP created the gif, post, and thread tags when originally posting the question, which were then removed by the migration process. The tags ...
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Tag Synonyms with no users

What are the reasons for making some of the tag synonyms? These tags have no users and are not needed but are still in the tag list because they are synonyms. glossy material-nodes bezier As any ...
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Why is there still a python-api tag suggestion?

python-api was merged into python a while ago. Why does it still appear in the prompt as a separate tag?
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Snapping Tag and general tag organization

There was a tag discussion held in chat a while back to discuss which tags were too specific or too general and should be removed. The decision was to remove the following tags: clipping snapping ...
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Search in favor of tags?

I retagged a question to make it easier to find, but turned out, tags show in the result set but aren't more important than the text (free text search in question title, body, answers...). Went to ...
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Tags - Singular or plural term?

Jonathan created a new tag tab (as in vertical tabs): https://blender.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/tab Now I wonder if both, singular and plural forms are ...
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How should we deal with tags about other software?

There are a few tags floating around such as unity, makehuman and yafaray. How should we deal with tags like these that are valid but about other packages?
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Suggestion: Merge `python` and `python-api` tags

I would recommend that the python and python-api tags be merged. Rationale: ⇒ The only part of Python that should be discussed on Blender.SE is the Blender Python (bpy) API. Anything else is ...
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How can I delete a tag?

I accidentally created a tag (ve), How do I delete it?
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Usage of "baking" tag

The baking tag reads: Baking is the act of pre-computing something in order to speed up some other process later down the line. Use this tag for Blender's bake feature under the Render panel. Is ...
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Is it all right to copy our tag wikis from the Blender wiki?

Consider the tag wiki for modifiers: Modifiers are used to modify objects non-destructively until Applied. There are four groups of Modifiers: Modify Modifiers in the Modify group ...
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Why did Community ♦ review my suggested edit?

I suggested an edit to the cycles tag on the main site. It was approved by two human reviewers, but also by the Community ♦ bot: Why is it that Community accepted the edit? I also see that it has ...
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How are Tags read?

If a question is asked, and a certain (what might be relevant) 'tag' is not added, does it mean that answers, relative to that missing 'tag', will be excluded (as being 'beyond the scope of the ...
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Filling the tag wiki and getting reviews

If we need 4000 points to edit the tag wiki then who is editing and approving them at the moment? I added transforms and dimensioning to experiment with how that works. My edits have not been reviewed,...
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Is the discussion tag redundant? if most posts in meta are tagged with it

look through the posts, doesn't it make more sense to make a non-discussion or notification instead? It's almost like tagging questions with question
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What Should We Do About Tags With Different Meanings Depending on the Context

What should we do about tags that can mean different things depending on their context? For example, mirror(although I'm sure there are many others). Mirror can mean: mirror modifier, mirror material ...
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Should 'scripting' and 'Python' be made tag synonyms?

I've noticed that nearly every question about scripting ends up getting tagged with both of these tags. Do we really need them both? As I see it, scripting in Blender can only be done in Python, and ...
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Should the 'tool' tag be removed?

Should the 'tool' tag be removed? It's kind of broad and undefined. Besides, blender is a tool. I don't think using it to mark a question about the knife 'tool' makes sense either; that's too broad.
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Should the UV tag be blacklisted?

Should we get rid of the UV tag? There are already 3 UV tags UVmap, UVunwrap and UVimage. They're specific and too the point, while the UV tag doesn't really add anything.
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Tags in need of synonymization

There are some tags that are very much in need of synonymizing, but there isn't anybody on the site with enough rep to request tag synonyms yet. Until then, can we make an informal list of suggestions ...
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What should be the standard format for file-extension tags?

We should definitely standardize how we want to handle file-extension tags, because there's already been some confusion. Should we have: .svg or ...
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Python tags and versions

It would seem a python is in order, should it be a separate tag or alias for scripting? Also, should python or python-api have different versions, or that would be irrelevant?
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Are platform-dependent questions off-topic?

Blender is, for the most part, cross-platform in nature. Surely, there will be some platform-dependent issues that might be relevant, especially for Unix/Linux users. However, most 'platform-related' ...
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'Rendering' tag

I feel that this tag is not needed. Whenever it has been used so far, it's also accompanied with the tag for the render engine. Such as cycles yafaray freestyle. Shouldn't we just get rid of it? See ...
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Can we blacklist the "blender" tag immediately?

Following the lead of Caleb on Christianity.SE, who requested that the tags "christianity" and "christian" be blacklisted six days into the private beta, I recommend that the tag blender be ...
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How should be the version tags?

Make it sense to create tags there also include blender as a part of the tag e.g blender-2.67 Is not be easier/more DRY to create only tags for the version number like ...

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