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Are tag wikis mostly just for Stack Overflow?

The idea of "tag wikis" that I've always had has been, more or less, just a quick definition of terms, perhaps with a distinction made between the tag under discussion and another similarly named tag ...
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“You … you complete me” said the autocomplete tag

Calling all those interested in helping the site and potentially gaining a tag editor or research assistant badge! We have a tag with an old, copy-pasted excerpt & wiki that could use some ...
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Can you polish up the chrome tag?

Calling all those interested in helping the site and potentially gaining a tag editor or research assistant badge! We have a tag with an old, copy-pasted excerpt & wiki that could use some ...
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Is it appropriate to suggest another community in a tag wiki to help get answer quicker and/or avoid a migration?

I have seen quite a few tag excerpts that contain pointers to choose a more specific tag or only use if... but almost none that suggest it might be better to ask in a different Stack Exchange ...
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copied content when rejecting suggested edits on tags and tag wikis

I have the habit of cut-and-pasting the content of suggested edits on tags, and tag wikis, into Google, especially if they are completely new content. This proposed edit for /u-boot: Das U-Boot is ...
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What is the [cpu] tag intended use?

I was checking a question today and saw it with the cpu and wondering exactly how it should be used I read the excerpt which basically told me what a CPU is, not what the tag is useful for. Now, ...
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PSA: If you are not going to spend any effort writing an useful tag wiki/excerpt, please don't do it

I've seen this couple of times—people copy information from Wikipedia or somewhere else, and paste it into the tag wiki/excerpt as is. This is not how it was meant to be used! You can't just dump some ...
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List all tags that don't have an excerpt?

I saw this SQL query on another question, but I didn't know about the members in the table. How can I list all the tags created that have no excerpt yet?
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Page Not Found when improving a suggested edit to a tag wiki body

I reviewed a suggested edit to a tag wiki and decided to click Improve. I wrote some text (at https://unix.stackexchange.com/posts/39283/edit?improve=true), then submitted my edit. I was brought to ...
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Wiki contributions: using and attributing external sources?

When creating tag wikis, there is a lot of already established documentation that can be adapted to and used directly in the wiki for this purpose. I made an edit on arch-linux, using Arch Linux's ...
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Tag wiki presentation box hides excerpt input box

The input box for tag wiki excerpts is too wide and disappears under the “What are Tag Wikis” box. Please make it the same width as the full tag wiki input box. (Observed under Firefox 3.0.6 and ...
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Contributions to the Wiki: Distribution tags

I've started filling in distro information for the [arch-linux] tag wiki It would be nice to have a wiki entry for each distribution, and I'm keen to do some work. But what details should we specify?...