I've been working with tag wikis and just completed filling out the fields for . Next on the list is .

I was going to identify as a synonym of (which puts it up for community vote to approve/reject the synonym association), but it won't let me as I don't have a score of 5 in .

If a mod or anyone with a score of 5 in agrees that could our should be a synonym of , would you be willing to make the assignment and invoke the vote?

  • $\begingroup$ I support the idea, I would help if I had the score. $\endgroup$ – Renan Dec 26 '18 at 10:52

Generally, tag synonyms aren't used for significant substring matches. This would make city-design a poor synonym for city, as if the two are separate anyone typing city into the tags field will get suggestions for city and city-design. An example of a better synonym could be, say, village or homestead (none of which exist at this point) to city, since (say) someone who types village wouldn't otherwise know that the proper tag is city.

I haven't looked at the two tags in detail, but I do note that we have at this time:

I don't see any obvious reason why we should have both, however, so I'd be inclined to just merge the two tags. Since there are so few questions involved, this is something the community could easily do.

I'd probably be inclined to keep while letting die the honorable death by question edits.

  • $\begingroup$ Merging would be as good a solution as using a synonym. The way the two tags were being used appeared entirely redundant to me. $\endgroup$ – JBH Dec 26 '18 at 15:07

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