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Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

This tag is for questions about tag synonyms (how they work, who can create them, proposing a new synonym, and so on).

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Are we on the same page with [pagination] and [paging]?

I just logged in a duplicate suggestion to make "pagination" a duplicate of "paging": paging has 53 questions, pagination currently only 4. But then I felt, the term "...
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Revisiting upsert vs merge

Back in 2013 we decided that upsert and merge are two different things and questions about such should be tagged separately. Today Postgres has insert ... on conflict, and upsert has mostly historical ...
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Can we merge the tag [database-trigger] into the tag [trigger]?

I think the tags trigger and database-trigger means the same thing. I suggest we merge database-trigger into the tag trigger.
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Issues about the [unique-key] (sic) tag and its synonyms

I usually come across some questions that include the unique-key tag, and I consider that such an expression is redundant, since a KEY constraint (be it PRIMARY, CANDIDATE or ALTERNATE), by its very ...
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Make "log" a synonym of "transaction-log"

I propose making the tag log a synonym of transaction-log. Looking at existing questions, most that use log have the meaning of transaction-log. For those questions about a time-ordered, human-...
Michael Green's user avatar
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Separate tag for [set-returning-functions]

I noticed that set-returning-functions has been made a synonym of functions. (Paul White♦, Sep 29 at 13:33, if I read https://dba.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms correctly. I am not too happy with ...
Erwin Brandstetter's user avatar
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Remove [query] as synonym for [sql]

After Steven's question on ssms I was poking around in the tags and realized that query is a synonym for sql. This was done in 2012 and since then there has been, if nothing else, a large increase ...
LowlyDBA - John M's user avatar
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Suggest tag migration identity -> identity-column

identity is just too vague to be useful as a tag. It refers to Identity Columns, or should. So I think we should migrate it to identity-column (which the SQL spec uses to refer to them). And also ...
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Tag merge request osx -> mac-os-x

Anyone able to take care of the merger of osx and mac-os-x and add a synonym from one to the other?
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PgAdmin Tags should be redone

pgadmin vs pgadmin-3 There are two seperate products PgAdmin 3. PgAdmin 4. PgAdmin doesn't currently mean anything until PgAdmin 3 dies off. As you may know, many of us from the pgAdmin team ...
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Merge date, time and datetime tags

While editing/tagging a question, I noticed that the datetime tag has this info: for questions specific to data types that contain both date and time parts. which seems wrong to me. Seeing a "...
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Merge crosstab tag into pivot

pivot has 131 questions and crosstab has 12. Are the two tags similar enough to be merged? Or is there any important difference between the two from a tagging perspective? If you think the tags ...
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A [hint] for a tag synonym

query-hints should probably be a synonym of hints (or the other way round?) But I currently lack the votes to suggest as synonyms.
Erwin Brandstetter's user avatar
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Relational vs. RDBMS vs. Relational-Theory

The relational tag has a description that seems very similar to the rdbms tag, but it seems to be used often in lieu of the relational-theory tag.* Relational short description: Category of ...
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Privileges vs Permissions

I might be missing a fundamental difference between the two, but shouldn't the tag Privileges be a synonym of the tag Permissions? (Click either tag above to view their info/about page) ...
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Should sqlcmd and sqlcmd-mode be separate tags?

I feel like question relating to sqlcmd.exe, (ie command line tags, setting other editors, using with third party terminal enhancements) belong in a separate category than those related to "SQLCMD ...
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Synonym: table-partitioning -> partitioning

table-partitioning - 38 questions partitioning - 247 questions. Most questions tagged table-partitioning are also tagged partitioning. The current wiki excerpt for partitioning is: "Splitting a ...
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Remove tag [tag:access] and blacklist it

The tag access has no description and I've seen it used in at least three different contexts: Microsoft Access, but there's already a tag ms-access for this. privileges a user has on an object, but ...
Colin 't Hart's user avatar
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UPSERT synonym for MERGE?

I created a tag upsert (7x) today and wrote a somewhat useful (I hope) tag wiki. Later I found that there is already a tag merge (15x, no wiki). Would you consider the two synonymous? I can't mark ...
Erwin Brandstetter's user avatar
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Synonym suggestion - SSRS and reporting-services

Is this the proper place to suggest a synonym? Specifically reporting-services pointing to ssrs Justification: SSRS is the acronym of SQL Server Reporting Services.
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Request for tag creation plus synonyms

Per discussion on this question, could we add the tags ibm-i, as400, ibm-midrange, and even system-i and make them all synonyms of iseries?
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Server Tag Options

I've noticed that people asking SQL-Server questions sometimes tag their questions with the SQL and Server tags or just the Server tag rather than the SQL-Server tag. Often the question isn't about ...
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Oracle database questions tagging

I've noticed oracle11gr2 on question Can a Wallet be used with SQL Developer? How?, and probably there will appear the like. Does it make sense to have tag synonyms so that the following tags will ...
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