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What's happening?

has been deprecated and all questions where it appears are getting retagged.

Why?

Mining is a central topic in cryptocurrencies. It deserves more than one tag. By separating different aspects of mining into their own collections users will be able to find related content more easily.

Who?

Anyone can help! If you can't edit yourself, you can suggest edits! Each suggested edit gives you +2 reputation when accepted.

How?

  1. Find any questions tagged with .
  2. Read questions and answers to figure out what the topic is.
  3. Replace with tags from the following list.

Bonus: Where appropriate vote, edit for quality, add answers, or flag. Questions that are edited are bumped to the front. That's a great time to fix 'em up.

(Likely) Targets

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  • Collects questions about configuration of mining hardware, and optimizing the software settings of mining rigs.


  • Collects questions about mining rigs, cpus, gpus, fpgas, and asic miners, as well as the production, and producers of such.


  • Questions about organizing groups to collaboratively work on block creation.


  • Collects questions about the economics of mining operations.


  • Questions about the function, the reason for, and the underlying concepts of mining.


  • Questions about using CPUs for mining.


  • Collects questions about mining setups on basis of GPUs.


  • Questions about sharing revenue in mining pools.


  • Shares refers to a method for accounting mining pool contributions. It does not cover company shares.


  • refers to mining by yourself, not organized in a mining-pool


  • General questions about mining software.


  • Is used for questions concerned with the physical setup of mining hardware.


  • Collects questions about configuring and optimizing the software settings on mining rigs.

  • Is used for questions on the technical process of building a block header, and what gets hashed in mining.

When?

Starting now, until there are no questions left with the tag . :)

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    this is a hell of task. is this really needed? – Afr Feb 5 '16 at 11:53
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    @5chdn: Needed? I'm not sure. Worth it? Maybe. An improvement? Very likely. – Murch Feb 5 '16 at 12:38
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Progress report!

  • 2016-01-20: I've retagged 56 questions that had and on them. → 1347 questions left. ;)
  • 2016-01-21: Some more retagging done. → 1314 left. Review of vs initiated.
  • 2016-01-22: Retagged . → 1284 left.
  • 2016-01-23: Merged into , added a few tag excerpts, started retagging +. → 1274 left.
  • 2016-01-27: 1257 left.
  • 2016-02-01: 1243 left.
  • 2016-02-02: Revised tag wikis of and . Added , . → 1216 left.
  • 2016-02-04: 1197 left.
  • 2016-02-08: 1156 left.
  • 2016-02-12: 1132 left.
  • 2016-02-15: 1120 left.
  • 2016-02-17: 1107 left.
  • 2016-02-21: 1049 left.
  • 2016-03-06: 993 left.
  • 2016-03-09: 958 left.
  • 2016-03-10: 904 left.
  • 2016-03-11: 876 left.
  • 2016-03-14: 850 left.
  • 2016-03-15: 822 left.
  • 2016-03-16: 751 left.
  • 2016-03-17: 719 left.
  • 2016-03-18: 708 left.
  • 2016-03-31: 616 left. Woohoo, more than half finished.
  • 2016-04-02: 559 left.
  • 2016-04-09: 517 left.
  • 2016-04-10: 444 left.
  • 2016-04-10: 368 left.
  • 2016-04-24: 278 left.
  • 2016-04-25: 102 left.
  • 2016-04-28: 0 left. Will be requesting to be blacklisted.

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