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Because the title question leads with "How is our tagging situation?" I'm going to start by addressing number 3. If you'd like to skip the detailed breakdown, feel free to jump down to the Comparison Summary heading. How does our current tagging situation compare to similar sites like Astronomy SE? To analyze the tagging behavior of Space ...


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I only use the status-completed tag on a discussion if there is some mod action required, and really only on tag questions pretty much. All it means is that the mod action has been completed. It doesn't necessarily mean more discussion can't happen, though in cases where mod action has already been taken, it's probably better to start a new meta discussion ...


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Synonyms can be made without a tag by that name existing. Please do not create tags just for the purpose of them becoming synonyms.


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So this was originally a really short yes, and I realize now that was unclear. I had intended it to be a "yes" to uhoh's last question about retagging. After Pearson's comment, I've changed my mind. It seems maybe we should deliberate longer to find a better solution that doesn't wipe out more familiar terminology.


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I recently removed the poorly conceived tag small from a question because I wasn't sure if they meant for it to refer to smallsats or small rockets, but it did cross my mind that it might be useful to have a smallsat tag. Something as a catch-all so that we don't have to create tags for all the individual categories aside from cubesats unless we actually ...


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Here's a quick inventory of the current tagging status of multi-mission space programs: Manned Mercury: "project-mercury" Gemini: "project-gemini" Apollo: "apollo-program" + individual tags for Apollo 10-17 and Apollo-Soyuz Space Shuttle: "space-shuttle" + the individual orbiters "shuttle-columbia", "...


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That tag name makes sense to me. Maybe "uae-hope" could be a synonym.


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