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I know this would be trivial or redundant on a site centered around space exploration, but I believe should have what it stands for as a tag synonym .

Most people visiting this site are probably familiar with the iss, but I think it would be good to have for the odd visitor that isn't used to the acronym, yet seeks or wants to make a question about it.

In general, I think it would be good to have the full name as a synonym to the acronyms, since the excerpt is not searched when typing in the tags bar of a question.

For example as a synonym to

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    $\begingroup$ @JCRM eclss is the Environmental Control and Life Support System, which is specific to the ISS. the tag life-support is for life support as a whole $\endgroup$ Sep 14 '20 at 14:51
  • $\begingroup$ Eclss is not specific to the iss. $\endgroup$ Oct 23 '20 at 17:27
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All right, I added the tag synonym !

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In my opinion, we should try having the acronym tag <-> synonym relation the other way around more often.

While "ISS" is a well known acronym, this field is famous for generating an enormous amount of hard-to-understand acronyms.

Even though things like is a bit on the lengthy side, tells me absolutely nothing.

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    $\begingroup$ I absolutely agree, but we should also not make tags of extreme length. that being said, i have no idea how one would shorten the tag to get something in between. $\endgroup$
    – Polygnome
    Oct 23 '20 at 8:06

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