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In this question user mentioned that he tried tagging an answer with , but it got changed to automatically. I tried re-tagging it with edit, but apparently I failed, too. Is this a bug, did someone decline my tag change, or am I just missing something simple?

  • Sounds like the tags have been made "synonyms", so the site automatically replaces it. I'd check, but not sure how to on mobile... – derobert Sep 2 '15 at 14:00
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is a synonym of . I don't know why it is so, but the behaviour you have seen is expected of synonyms.

  • Good to know new feature - never heard of synonyms; However, since passwd is tool for setting password, and password can refer to something else, I'm not sure if that's desirable behaviour. They even have different descriptions. – MatthewRock Sep 2 '15 at 15:12
  • @MatthewRock if you want to argue the synonym, that belongs in another question. – muru Sep 2 '15 at 15:13
  • Okay then. Thanks for information. – MatthewRock Sep 2 '15 at 15:13
  • Note: the synonym was removed about 20 minutes after the above discussion occurred. – Scott Sep 2 '15 at 19:02

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