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Updating tag wiki on Stack Overflow

Recently there has been a discussion on Meta Stack Overflow (again) about whether to ask LaTeX questions on Stack Overflow or on TeX.SE. I answered that question (https://meta.stackoverflow.com/a/...
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Please make a legal tag

Someone with reputation score 300+ please make a tag for questions about formatting legal documents using TeX/LaTeX. Perhaps make it legal-style? I am feeling the lack of such a tag. Suggested ...
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Fill the empty tag excerpts

[This post is basically a copy of a similar post at meta.sf.] Tag excerpts are very useful. They provide a brief “elevator pitch” for a tag, explaining the meaning for those unfamiliar with a series. ...
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What should be done about the books tag?

I just reviewed some unanswered questions to get on the list for the next clean up. I stumbled upon the books tag, the tag wiki says: books is for questions which deal with books about TeX, LaTeX ...
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What should be done about the size tag?

What is the size tag? It has no wiki summary, and I can't really seem to find any apparent pattern among all of the questions that have been tagged with size, at least not immediately.
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Improve tag wiki for "symbol" to mention that titles have to describe the symbol

The symbol seems to suffer from bad titles quite often. This might only be subjective, but I have the feeling that there are often questions like How to I make this symbol? where they really write ...
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What should be done about the code tag?

Update This question was previously titled "What is the code tag?". As it was before, my question wasn't super useful. Since it looks like there isn't necessarily an overwhelming rhyme or reason to ...
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Split some vague but popular tags

I have been feeling like doing tag work recently and I found that some of the more popular tags that have not been properly described have found themselves rather inconsistently used. A few that leap ...
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Tag wiki excerpt improvements

Whenever someone suggests a tag wiki excerpt, trusted users have a choice: Clicking on "Improve" provides you with the opportunity to modify the suggested change with a motivation on what it is your ...
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Tagapalooza: {tables} and {horizontal-align}

tables wiki reads at the moment: tables is about the tabular environment and related packages such as array, booktabs, tabularx and longtable. For questions about the table environment (i.e., ...
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Font size and "show excerpt" link in tag wiki pages

These are technically two different issues, but they're not too big of a deal so I'm putting them in the same question. Status quo: 1. Size of About {braces} Can the font size of {braces} be ...
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Who designs the best tag wiki?

Tags are a map of our site. Tag description pages can be like small home pages, including information, internal links and links to helpful external resources. And they can be written with markdown ...
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Discussion about tag-wiki policies

I'm intending this question to be a place for discussion about tag-wiki policies, which after the discussion can be included in What makes a good tag-wiki entry?. This way, that question can be kept ...
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'Write a nice description for a blank tag' marathon

Friends, I'd like to suggest something similar to the 'answer the unanswered' session: a 'write a nice description for a blank tag' marathon (I could not think of a fancy name as cool as the other). ...
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Inconsistent wording on empty tag wiki pages.

On empty tag wiki pages, the following text is displayed: All registered users may propose new tag wikis. Click Create Tag Wiki below to get started. However, the actual button is “Propose Tag ...
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Not possible to edit tag-wikis on Meta.

Tag wikis on Meta don't show the edit button to suggest edits. Empty tag wikis have a “Propose Tag Wiki” button, but it doesn't do anything. So only 20k users and mods can edit tag wikis on Meta. Is ...
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{tables} and {tabular} tags

I just made a tag-wiki for tabular without realising that there is a very similar one for tables. Should these be merged or one made into a synonym of the other (are these independent?). I had ...
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What makes a good tag-wiki entry?

I've been adding some tag-wiki entries, (e.g. for memoir, polyglossia, and linguistics, and texshop). I'm happy to add more, but I'm wondering whether what I've done matches what people have in mind ...
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Error page when making tag wikis suggestions

It recently happened to me a couple of times that I want to add a tag wiki suggestion, but only get the general Opps error page after submitting the edit form. The tag wikis is question were ...
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Let's write some tag wiki entries

As of yesterday, hovering the mouse pointer over a tag will show (amongst other info) the tag wiki excerpt. This makes the tag wiki content more prominent on the site. Unfortunately, the tag wikis of ...
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Tag wiki editing policy inconsistencies

On an empty tag wiki page (e.g. here) it says that Tag wikis can be edited by users with more than 1500 reputation, provided: They are in the top 20 answerers for this tag or they hold the ...
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