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Privileges vs Permissions

Yes. privileges (141 questions) should be a synonym of permissions (381 questions). The privileges tag should also be merged into permissions. I have added the synonym and performed the merge now.
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Remove [query] as synonym for [sql]

Yes The only justification for the synonym I could find was in the answer to Why is "query" a suggested synonym for "sql"?: Simply because when the site was young, we repeatedly ...
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Merge crosstab tag into pivot

Yes, crosstab should be a synonym of pivot and merged. Any product-specific differences are indicated by the product tag. Update A synonym has been created. crosstab has been removed from 9 questions. ...
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Issues about the [unique-key] (sic) tag and its synonyms

Originally, unique-key was set as the master for unique-constraint and unique-index because it was by far the more popular tag, and the only one with any usage guidance. There may be semantic ...
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Make "log" a synonym of "transaction-log"

log is a useless tag (as is logs), but looking at the questions it does not seem to be safe simply to make this a synonym of transaction-log. A good number (perhaps most) of the questions should be ...
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Synonym: table-partitioning -> partitioning

Tag Synonym table-partitioning -> partitioning has been completed.
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Merge date, time and datetime tags

No, the 3 tags date, time and datetime should remain separate.
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Revisiting upsert vs merge

I'd be inclined towards the latter - keep the tags as specific as possible. Then, if a user isn't sure/makes a mistake/whatever, it'd most likely be picked up by experienced users who could add/delete ...
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Are we on the same page with [pagination] and [paging]?

I would agree that pagination is the correct term. With out additional context, when I hear paging, my first thought goes to memory paging to disk, not a subset of rows being returned to a webpage.
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Are we on the same page with [pagination] and [paging]?

Yep I agree with this. Will wait a while to see what other feedback comes in. I have made pagination a synonym of paging for the moment, but that is easily swapped. There were no objections, so I ...
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Can we merge the tag [database-trigger] into the tag [trigger]?

Yes this seems like a good idea.
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A [hint] for a tag synonym

Yes. If this answer wins, we'll make query-hints a synonym of hints and merge. Update: this has now been done.
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Separate tag for [set-returning-functions]

Ok: set-returning-functions is no longer a synonym of functions. table-valued-functions is no longer a synonym of functions table-valued-functions is now a synonym of set-returning-functions as ...
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Tag merge request osx -> mac-os-x

Done updating post history, 16 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 15 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating PostTags associations, 14 rows affected updating Documentation tag proposal ...
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Suggest tag migration identity -> identity-column

Some might prefer the master tag to be named identity-property (as in SQL Standard feature F384 "Drop identity property clause") with the following synonyms: identity-column generated-as-identity ...
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Relational vs. RDBMS vs. Relational-Theory

It seems relational ought to be a synonym of relational-theory and then merged. I'll wait to see what the community response is to this idea before taking any action. Update: the synonym has been ...
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Relational vs. RDBMS vs. Relational-Theory

It has been over a month and no one has answered so I'm adding my own answer. I think the tag rdbms should be removed and replaced. I think the tag relational should be just removed, because I don't ...
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PgAdmin Tags should be redone

I disagree on removing pgadmin tag / renaming to pgadmin-3 - but not strongly on adding it to old questions that apply. With only 160 questions tagged pgadmin, I don't see any benefit on renaming. ...
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Separate tag for [set-returning-functions]

While I don't love it either, I do think that the functions tag works best as a broad tag. As Evan alluded to, there are a ton of more specific versions (far more than the 4 listed) that could exist,...
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Merge date, time and datetime tags

Yes, date and time should be synonyms of datetime and merged.

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