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Should tool-specific tags be used on questions that do not explicitly ask for how to do this with a specific tool, or that do not describe problems arising from the (incorrect) use of a specific tool to perform the described text-processing task? No, because that would warrant putting all text-processing-tool-related tags onto such question, defeating the ...


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is that users looking (e.g.) for awk-based solutions will have a harder time finding this question and related answers I have to challenge this because is a common yet misguided argument. If people search for awk based solution, they would include that in their search keywords and any useful search engine would scan the entire page and index all the content....


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It might be worth considering the merit of a gnome-legacy tag to catch GNOME 1.x / 2.x cases, and a gnome tag for all versions in the new paradigm.


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To my mind, the find tag should be for questions with regard to the find command and its invocations (including the -exec and -execdir arguments), uses, permutations, idiosyncracies, and foibles. Similarly, the exec tag (as currently defined) should be for questions specifically about the system call, its uses, invocations, permutations, and foibles. If we ...


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