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What's happening on Bitcoin.SE in 2015?

December 24th Burninated start. December 22nd Updated Canonical question for "Unconfirmed transactions": Why is my transaction not getting confirmed and what can I do about it? November 11th ...
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Why is the bitcoin tag not allowed?

The vast majority of questions here are about Bitcoin as the title of the site suggests, so the absence of the altcoins tags is enough to assume the question is about bitcoin
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A tag for questions where coins are sent to a different cryptocurrency by mistake?

How about cross-chain-recovery? If you create it, please add a tag-wiki excerpt to explain it and add it to at least a few likely questions!
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What is the meaning of the bitcore tag?

bitcore means the software developed by BitPay. Bitcoin Core questions should be tagged with bitcoin-core.
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What tag should we use for brick and mortar store payments?

Keep it simple. face-to-face Covering all situations where two people meet in person and have a cryptocurrency transaction.
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Should "hardware" only pertain to "mining hardware" or should this include payment kiosks?

I didn't realize that was a tag. Kill it. Kill it with fire. Retag hardware questions like so: mining hardware becomes mining-hardware hardware wallet becomes hardware-wallet ATM becomes bitcoin-atm ...
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Mining is on more than 10% of the questions, how can we structure that content better?

mining-hardware Collects questions about mining rigs, cpus, gpus, fpgas, and asicminers, as well as the production, and producers of such.
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Mining is on more than 10% of the questions, how can we structure that content better?

miner-configuration Collects questions about configuration of mining hardware, and optimizing the software settings of mining rigs.
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Bootstrap or bootstrap.dat

They do seem to be redundant, I think merging them would be a good idea. I would keep bootstrap.dat, because it has more questions, which implies it is probably the more commonly used term. It also ...
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Please add tag BIP85

Sure, no problem. I've added bip85-deterministic-entropy to a few questions where it seemed to fit.
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What should we do about the tags "attack", "weaknesses", "vulnerability", "security", and "resilience"?

I agree that the current tags are confusing. I don't think we should just merge them though. It seems like there are a couple distinct categories represented. We should have three tags, weaknesses, ...
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Three tags for Multi-signature: multi-sig, multi-sig-address and multi-sig-transaction

I just noticed that we have multi-sig, multi-sig-address, and multi-sig-transaction and was starting to write a meta post to suggest that we combine them into a single tag. Then this topic by past-...
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Mining is on more than 10% of the questions, how can we structure that content better?

shares Shares refers to a method for accounting mining pool contributions. It does not cover company shares.
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Mining is on more than 10% of the questions, how can we structure that content better?

Finally, any tag that collects questions about a specific mining hardware product or producer, e.g. antminer, bitmain, or butterfly-labs, which can be applied to at least five (better ten) questions.
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Mining is on more than 10% of the questions, how can we structure that content better?

cpu-mining Questions about using CPUs for mining. Although mostly of historical use, cpu collects 63 questions, but essentially only collects questions about using CPUs for mining.
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Mining is on more than 10% of the questions, how can we structure that content better?

gpu-mining Questions about using GPUs for mining. Although mostly of historical use, gpu collects 112 questions, but essentially only collects questions about using gpus for mining.
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Mining is on more than 10% of the questions, how can we structure that content better?

pool-payout-methods Questions about sharing revenue in mining pools.
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What is the bch tag?

Yeah, that looks right. Retagging.
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Does the [coinbase] tag refer to the business or coinbase transactions?

On second thought, I think that was not the best solution then. I would like to propose the following: The tag coinbase.com should refer to the company Coinbase. Examples: How did Coinbase monitor ...
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Are the tags [hd-wallet] and [deterministic] different in scope?

They're describing different things. Deterministic wallets derive all keys from a seed. Hierarchical deterministic wallets derive subkeys from a seed, and generate subkeys from those. That allows you ...
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Should we burninate the tag [alternatives]?

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 ...
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Should Bip141 be a synonym of Segregated-Witness?

I've merged bip141 into segregated-witness.
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Some tag synonyms I found

Did you know that you can propose synonyms directly on tags? Other users can then vote on your synonyms, they don't have to be created by mods necessarily. ;) In case you had done that already and ...
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Should private-key-format and wallet-import-format be merged?

To me, private-key-format is a superset of wallet-import-format as WIF is a private key format, but other private key formats such as xprv are not. However tagging WIF questions as both is probably ...
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Should mastercoin be renamed to omni or omnilayer?

Thanks! I've merged mastercoin into omni kept mastercoin as a synonym for omni, added omnilayer as a synonym for omni, and added a brief description to the tag: Omni is a second layer ...
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Should mastercoin be renamed to omni or omnilayer?

Makes sense to me. I'm assuming that merging them will result in old mastercoin tags simply being replaced by omni tags? Would searching for mastercoin on the site redirect users to the omni tag, ...
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A tag for questions where coins are sent to a different cryptocurrency by mistake?

Are there really a lot of different questions that would use this tag? Or just the ones which get closed as duplicates of the few original questions? For example, I've seen a lot of BTC <-> BCH ...
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The transaction tag is too unspecific. Should we split it up?

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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The transaction tag is too unspecific. Should we split it up?

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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Mining is on more than 10% of the questions, how can we structure that content better?

mining-pools Questions about organizing groups to collaboratively work on block creation.
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