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What is the difference between tags [история-языка] and [history]?

What is the difference between tags история-языка and history? Should the latter be made a synonym for the former?
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About tags [stress], [ударение], [accent], [акцент]

We have tags: stress, ударение, accents, акцент. First two of them are not synonyms yet while they obviously should be, so I am requesting our moderators to merge them. It’s not so easy with the ...
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Request to merge tags [орфография] & [правописание]

I’ve eventually found out we have two pair of tags: ‘орфография’ (‘orthography’) and ‘правописание’ (‘spelling’). Both are in use. They obviously should be synonyms.
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Should tags be in Russian or English?

This site is about Russian language, and it's appropriate to use Russian tags. Should I use tags Russian or English for a question? What is the policy for tagging? It seems reasonable to use English ...
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Let's rename computer-science to it-slang

So, as of today, there exists 3 questions tagged computer-science, to be precise: Idiomatic translation of "Debug" Established translation for “Application crash”? English to Russian Computer-science ...
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"synonyms" and "word-choice" tags

I think that "synonyms" and "word-choice" tags cover intersecting sets of questions. The "synonyms" tag doesn't have a wiki, so there is hardly a chance to find out what the tag was intended for. It ...
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A tag for questions like "what does this word \ phrase mean?"

I think we need one more tag for questions like "Please help me understand the meaning of this word \ this phrase. I can't find a good translation in my dictionary"? Or does it also goes under the ...
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How to tag translation questions and questions concerning other languages

We have tags "translation" and "english-to-russian". They now cover the same questions, and it's not good. What do you think we should do about it?
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Duplicate tags to remove

We talked with Alenanno in chat (and see also the discussion here) and we agreed that some tags cover intersecting sets of questions. Here they are: english-to-russian and translation: we want to ...
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Make RLU.SE searchable in Russian?

I've just realised that, since we mainly correspond in English, sometimes topics covered never get properly mentioned in Russian. This makes them non-findable for search engines based on the specific ...
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Good tagging practice

It's usual in a new SE site to see a flurry of bad tags from inexperienced users, or users used to tagging programming questions but not language questions. This topic is designed to teach us good ...
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Tags should be plurals (with a few caveats)

Please allow me to import this post of mine from another SE site: I'll come back and revise it with relevant examples from this site after researching... Hey Russian enthusiasts! I'd just like to ...
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