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We already have format-specific tags such as yaml and json, so I think it would make sense to create toml. One advantage I see to having a format-specific tag, rather than a generic tag for all structured document formats, is that it will separate the format-specific tools as well. Instead of having a lengthy catalog of formats and tools in a generic tag ...


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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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I saw those edits today, and wondered the same thing -- thank you for bringing it up on Meta for discussion! IMHO, package-management covers both the installation and the removal aspects (besides updates and searching & etc). Unfortunately, I think it would be a bit of a stretch to use package-management for tarball-type installs. I could see keeping ...


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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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As of my understanding, to suggest a tag addition / deletion / modification, we can post a question here, tagging with some of the tag* tags. For this specific case, I don't think that it is necessary to remove fd tag, if even a few users find it is useful for them, then it's ok for me. Also I see this program is available though repos like packman, so it ...


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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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