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For discussions about the site's tags - what tags we should have (and which ones should be removed), and what topics each tag should or should not include.

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standard university curriculum. II) More generally, for the most common tags insert-tagname-here, there is: a short pop-up wiki tag excerpt available by hovering the mouse over the tag in the … main Phys.SE site, or a longer wiki tag description at https://physics.stackexchange.com/tags/insert-tagname-here/info, where one can learn more about the insert-tagname-here tag. If not, then users are encouraged to create a wiki tag description (or improve an existing wiki tag description). …
answered Dec 11 '13 by Qmechanic
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May 21st 2013: So far less than 20 questions have be tagged popular-science. It seems that the popular-science tag has mostly been non-systematically attached to questions, where either: OP explicit …
answered May 21 '13 by Qmechanic
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I just noticed that the untagged tag is blacklisted, and that is probably a hint that SE does not want such tags. You only need one tag to pose a question. If in serious doubt, you could e.g. try … if some of the words in your question exist as tags. (Example: Your Phys.SE question here contains the word electron in the title...) …
answered Aug 9 '17 by Qmechanic
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various factors, such as, e.g., Nearby tags: each question can only support 5 tags. Are people actual going to use the [X] tag, or is it just collecting dust? If tag [X] is only applied on, say …
answered Aug 9 '18 by Qmechanic
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Discrete means as opposed to continuous. For, instance, people may ask questions about discrete electric charges, discrete spacetime, discrete energies, etc. If discretization is vital/essential t …
answered Aug 4 '13 by Qmechanic
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Fixed. In general, to report minor things like misspellings, etc, which do not require that the community should make a decision of principles, but it is clear what needs to be done, then one could …
answered Jun 8 '14 by Qmechanic
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1) If one has enough reputation points, it is possible to directly propose tag synonyms. (Note in particular, that reputation points in the corresponding master tag are needed.) In OP's concrete examp …
answered Jan 25 '13 by Qmechanic
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. In an ideal world you are right: Let's tag all the questions as precise as possible. The problem is that we are only allowed to use 5 tags. And many users would not know the frw-universe tag, and …
answered Apr 23 '14 by Qmechanic
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general-physics DO NOT USE THIS TAG if a more descriptive tag applies.
answered Jul 22 '17 by Qmechanic
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equations-of-motion DO NOT USE THIS TAG just because the question contains an equation of motion!
answered Jul 22 '17 by Qmechanic
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laws-of-physics DO NOT USE THIS TAG just because the question deals with a law of physics!
answered Jul 22 '17 by Qmechanic
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For the time being for pragmatic reasons. Phys.SE used to have a quantum-computing and a quantum-computation tag, which were often misused by some users whenever they had to compute something in quant …
answered Dec 3 '17 by Qmechanic
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half-baked idea of mine. A handful of tags are prone to misuse and overuse, most notoriously perhaps the mathematical-physics tag. Idea: "Protect", say, the mathematical-physics+ tag with, say, a plus in … the end. (I put the word "protect" in quotation since there are no actual reputation restrictions on the use of tags.) All appropriate mathematical-physics question should be tagged with this new …
answered Jul 30 '17 by Qmechanic
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I) In 99 percent of the cases, the homework tag runs smoothly and as intended. In a few cases, OP does not agree with labeling his question with the homework tag; often it's a new user that hasn't rea …
answered Sep 9 '12 by Qmechanic
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OP's meta question is a much-needed initiative to improve/change/update the homework policy wordings of the help center, the meta question 714, the wiki discription, and close reason; to make them use …
answered Oct 17 '15 by Qmechanic

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