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How to encourage/create effective tagging protocol

I have seen a few questions where people want to do something like convert a file, or they ask a question about a specific programming tool. Then they don't tag the post with the programming language ...
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Updating a tool-related tag to match the tool's name - markduplicate -> markduplicates

I had a question related to Picard's MarkDuplicates tool, and wanted to tag the question accordingly. There is an existing tag, called "markduplicate" but the tool's name is spelled differently. ...
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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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Medal tags, bronze, silver, gold

The medal tags for Bioinfo SE are limited, i.e. tags that lead to bronze, silver and gold badges. In particular phylogenetics is a non-medal tag but this disapline ...
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Propose new tags for the COMBNE community

I asked a question yesterday regarding the posting of questions related to COMBINE standards and got a positive answer. However in order for a reader to filter questions related to specific COMBINE ...
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RStudio tag addition

I found myself asking an RStudio specific question. The question is more about how a function works within the infrastructure of the software as opposed to general use of R or of the package (Seurat). ...
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rtag suggestion

I feel like we should sort out tags related to graphics. Right now there tags visualization, plotting, figure-explanation + tool/package specific like ggplot2. I identify three distinct problems ...
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Divide tags by technology and target application?

Reviewing an edit I realized we have some duplicated tags or at least somehow redundant. We have scrnaseq, rna-seq and single-cell. Some numbers: scrnaseq: 25 questions scrnaseq & rna-seq: ...
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[alignment], [sequence-alignment], [read-alignment] and [msa] tags

Let's decide here on the status for different tags related to alignment. There are two groups of questions. One is related to pairwise and multiple sequence alignments and algorithms. This field is ...
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What do we do with [software-recommendation]?

software-recommendation seems like a highly questionable tag to me, yet it’s collecting questions. On other Stack Exchange sites, most notably Stack Overflow, software recommendations are explicitly ...
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Tag [file-formats] or [data-formats] to replace [formats] tag

As of now, 5 questions have been tagged with formats and since bioinformatics in practice is 80%+ file format conversion, we can expect many more such questions! I ...
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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 ...