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Synonymise [alignment] and [sequence-alignment]

While asking a question here, I noticed that alignment and sequence-alignment both exist. They appear to be synonymous; indeed, the alignment description reads, in its entirety: These questions are ...
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Should [benchmarking] and [performance] tags be synonyms?

I just created a "performance" tag for this question. I went to see if this tag could be added to other questions, and thought about this one, that happens to already have a "benchmarking" tag. ...
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Make tags [read-mapping] and [alignment] synonyms

As far as I can tell, there is no noticeable difference between the tags read-mapping and alignment. Three of the fifteen questions under these two tags use both tags, and the rest seem too similar to ...
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Make tags [sam] and [bam] synonyms

SAM and BAM are effectively plain-text and binary representations of the same alignment format. I'd argue these terms should be synonyms. UPDATE: It doesn't look like we've reached a consensus, but I ...
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Make tags [mapping] and [read mapping] synonyms

The topic of read mapping is a sufficiently distinct subset of the more general class of sequence alignment topics to warrant a dedicated tag. However, we should collapse ...
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Let’s standardise some tags

Let’s standardise some tags. For instance, there are already two competing conventions at work: rna-seq scrnaseq Either both should use a dash, or none should. I propose the slightly more readable ...