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Progress report! 2016-01-20: I've retagged 56 questions that had mining and profitability on them. → 1347 questions left. ;) 2016-01-21: Some more retagging done. → 1314 left. Review of hashrate vs hashpower initiated. 2016-01-22: Retagged merged-mining. → 1284 left. 2016-01-23: Merged build into compiling, added a few tag excerpts, started retagging cpu+...


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Thanks for your efforts, I agree that legal is a much better tag for law-based questions and as such have created synonyms for law and illegal pointing to legal as well as merged the tags. Since you've already retagged the posts the merge did precisely nothing but it never hurts to be thorough ;)


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When a post has a pending suggested edit (an edit by an anonymous user or one without edit privileges), it needs to be approved before further edits can be made to the post. This includes retags, as they are classed as edits to the post.


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I think I encountered this problem previously as well: If you approve an edit, but it needs more approvals before the edit review is completed you cannot make any further changes. If you see a mistake just after you approved the edit, you are out of luck. ;) Apparently there is no mid-ground between, choosing to improve the edit immediately, and waiting for ...


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The tags should be synonyms of each other anyway, so it doesn't really matter.


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.net->c# Never worked with either, but I thought that those were two not completely overlapping things. accounting->accounts The tag accounts refers to a specific feature of Bitcoin Core which finally is being removed. Accounting is about the process of keeping track of stuff. Gonna rename accounts to bitcoin-core-accounts. bech32-address->bech32 ...


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Yay from me, having both altcoin and alternatives is definitely confusing, and I'll certainly commit to doing a portion of the work. Unclear what the deciding factor in making a new tag for a specific altcoin is though, we have litecoin, namecoin, ripple/ripple-* and ethereum despite Ethereum having its own SE, we also have nxt, dogecoin, ardor, zcash, ...


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This is a very good suggestion, and exactly what meta is for. I think you are right, and I would suggest that we merge solo into solo-mining, which users can suggest and mods can do by themselves. That way, it is only a few clicks and we don't have to manually edit questions whatsoever. :)


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transaction-malleability A property of Bitcoin transactions that allows them to be replicated with another transaction id before they are included in a block.


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coinbase-transaction The "coinbase transaction" is the transaction inside a block that pays the miner his block reward. Use this tag when asking questions referring only to the coinbase transaction.


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The "lightweight-client" tag is better to use for questions relating to Electrum and Multibit.


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