Across Stack Exchange, we usually go for plural tags for countable nouns, and for unabbreviated tags. Please rename the following tags for consistency (keeping synonyms as suitable, of course):

Pity we can't do that for . This tag shouldn't exist anyway; what's a good replacement (or set of replacements)? ?

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    Is this really true? On SO the singular versions are winning in all cases – Michael Mrozek Jan 24 '12 at 1:12
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    @MichaelMrozek Browsing through tags on MSO: unclear, anecdotes. Jeff prefers plurals. – Gilles Jan 24 '12 at 1:24
  • I would suggest the opposite: prefer the singular form. – user unknown Mar 24 '12 at 22:38
  • /symlink should stay as /symlinks if you really want to go for plural. But not for /symbolic-links. Because most people tend tii use the shorter form in all forms of speech. – darnir Jul 26 '12 at 10:59

I think we should delete . And since we use , maybe we should replace with ?

  • x-client sounds like a process or application rather than a window. We use window because it's there, but I don't think it's a good tag name, because it's too close to the completely different windows. – Gilles Feb 20 '12 at 9:54
  • then maybe we can use x-window ? – Coren Feb 20 '12 at 10:01
  • Confusingly close to x-window-system (for which we use x11). – Gilles Feb 20 '12 at 10:20
  • what about gui ? – Coren Feb 20 '12 at 10:33
  • too generic, that's more of an analog to command-line. – Gilles Feb 20 '12 at 11:45

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