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Minor edits should not make questions 'active'

This issue has been bugging me for a while now. I suppose it's more appropriate for the main SE site, but I want to know how others feel about it. I find it very annoying that the 'active questions' ...
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How should we go about retagging the salvaged posts?

UPDATE from D.Z.: I'm hijacking Manishearth's question to organize the tag cleanup effort, because most of the links are already posted here. Here's how this is going to work: whenever you have time ...
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Very minor edits, e.g. punctuation

Is there going to be a way for me to make a very minor edit, e.g. punctuation, without pushing the question to the top of the activity date sort?
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Duplicate misspelled tags

There should be just photon-emission but there is also a misspelling of the tag. How does one go about reporting this?
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Questions imported from Astronomy and Theoretical Physics

In the answers below, you'll find links to all of the questions recently imported from Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, along with the tags they had on those sites. Imported questions retain only ...
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Retagging and suggesting edits

Why when someone retags a question (and also when he or she suggests an edit, I think) that question becomes the first in the list of 'active' questions??? This is very inconvenient — I hate it — ...
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What's with the [covariance] tag?

This question just made me look at the tag covariance, and I didn't like what I saw. The tag is a mismatched collection of questions about Lorentz covariance of theories in relativity, covariance of ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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To make successful question migrations, we need also proper tagging

If we vote a question to migrate away to a different SE site, there is also a non-trivial and lesser known requirement (documented here): The question needs to have a tag, which exists also on the ...
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Criteria for the popular-science tag

At Getting rid of the popular science tag, Shog9's (rather reasonable, in my opinion) was accepted. So here, I think we should standardise the definition of popular-science. If the answers are ...
Abhimanyu Pallavi Sudhir's user avatar
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Renaming visible-light?

I've noticed the visible-light tag has a tendency to be incorrectly applied in cases where the OP happened to have visible light in mind when they asked the question, but they are really asking about ...
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Editing tags not allowed because not 6 characters?

I was trying to edit the post "Big Bang Anybody?" by adding a popular-science tag to it.. While until now, even if I didn't edit the body of the post, I could still edit the tags. However, it seems ...
Abhimanyu Pallavi Sudhir's user avatar
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How about common edit summaries and common comments?

On Wiki Pedia, for example, when you make an edit (to the source) , there is a box called "Common edit summaries." And also minor edit summaries. So that many common edits can be given quick ...
Abhimanyu Pallavi Sudhir's user avatar
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When is it appropriate to adjust the tags?

I just adjusted the tags of one of my recent questions since from reading the answer, I understand now better what I was talking about than before asking. But now I'm not sure if this was right ...
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Should I stop trying to retagg the salvaged posts?

I am retagging the salvaged posts. I may not have the know how to edit the meat of the questions but I give it my best. Should I just stop before I reach my denial limit and lose the ability ...
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Proper meaning of the dimensional-analysis tag?

This question was tagged as dimensional-analysis by the OP although it has nothing to do with dimensional analysis. All the tags tagged with dimensional-analysis have something to do with units, and ...
Abhimanyu Pallavi Sudhir's user avatar
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Is there a way to make minor edits on old answers w/o bringing them to top of stack? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Very minor edits, e.g. punctuation I noticed a sign error in an old answer of mine. I wanted to fix it, but I don't really want to bring this old question to the top of the ...
Mark Eichenlaub's user avatar