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healthcare-finder-api tag

16 unanswered questions with healthcare-finder-api should we reach out to them? I found no email contact, just phone or mail/upload https://www.healthcare.gov/contact-us/ Also found no appropriate ...
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Untagged Tag and Edits

I went to edit the spelling in this question and ran into a conundrum. You cannot make an edit to a question with the "untagged" tag, without modifying the tags. Is that the correct behavior? I see ...
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Let's migrate 'immigration'

There is an immigration tag, but no emigration or migration. I suggest creating migration and making the other two synonyms. One country's emigration is another country's immigration. Background: ...
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Should we get rid of the [data-request] tag?

Over half the questions have the data-request tag, and the tag also applies to a lot of questions that don't have the tag. It seems to me that this tag doesn't add much in terms of filtering. What do ...
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Add 'usa' tag to 'collegescorecard' tag?

Since the college score card is a US Department of Education measure it is tempting to add the usa tag to question having the scorecard tag. I have done so a few times already. But since this is a ...
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Tag: Should [mimic-iii] tag be just [healthcare] or [medical] instead?

I expect over time that there will be a proliferation of online databases. There is a Spanish group that is planning on setting up a similar online healthcare database. My question is should we have ...
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Do we need the “language” tag?

Do we need the "language" tag? I see it's pretty much used as a synonym for the tag nlp.
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Tags Without Any Questions - Relying on Open Data SE for Support

I was checking out the newly released college scorecard data from the department of education[1] and noticed a link entitled "Join the Conversation" that also included the Stack Exchange logo. The ...
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If [crime] is OK, should we get rid of [police]?

crime: 12 questions police: 7 questions Including 3 questions with both. Can crime and police co-exist?
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Difference between tags [medical] and [healthcare]?

healthcare: 36 questions, tag wiki written by me a few weeks ago. medical: 18 questions, no tag wiki. Could an expert please tell us the difference between the two? Or should it be just a single tag?
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Turn [file-format] into [data-format]?

There are currently 27 file-format questions. Only four of those questions have the term "file format" in the title, whereas six include the broader term "data format". The way I see it, file-format ...
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Remove the tag "big-data"?

We have a big-data tag with this description: Big data is one or more datasets that together are so large or complex as to require non-traditional techniques to understand. The tagged questions ...
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The [economics] tag ecosystem

Currently we have the following economy-related tags (please let me know if I forgot any): economics (33 questions, 2 followers) finance (35 questions, 1 follower) business (17 questions, 0 followers)...
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Rename [healthcare-finder] to [healthcare-finder-api]

There are currently 6 questions tagged both healthcare-finder and api — and I'm sure there are more to come. I see two problems: The official name seems to be HealthCare Finder API Most healthcare-...
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Difference between [parsing] and [extracting]?

Currently we have 7 parsing questions (with 8 followers) and 9 extracting questions (with 3 followers). Is there really a difference between these two tags? Or should we merge them instead? If so, ...
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Are [city] and [municipal] synonyms?

Currently we have 27 city and 14 municipal tags. Neither of them has a description. Is there any difference between them, or are they actually synonyms? If we merge them, which one should we keep? ...
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Are [geospatial] and [gis] synonyms?

Quoting from Jon's excellent post: … it's none too clear how questions are divided among maps, geospatial, and gis. I suspect they should be synonyms in the context of this site. What is your ...
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Make tag [legislation] a synonym of [law]

legislation: 6 questions law: 14 questions Or is there a subtle difference I don't get?
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tag:census vs. us-census

So, I should have posted this before I did it, but I noticed that the application of the census tag was pretty diverse, in a way which wasn't very helpful. The "tag wiki" summary was not very helpful, ...
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Tag:data-dictionary

The data-dictionary tag has the following description: A data dictionary, or metadata repository, as defined in the IBM Dictionary of Computing, is a "centralized repository of information about ...
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Misuse of the [database] tag

16 questions use both database and data-request. While these questions are undeniably data requests, I feel like database should not be applied to these questions: A database is an organized ...
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Should we get rid of the [data] tag?

As it currently stands, the 8th most used tag on OpenData.SX is data. In my opinion, this tag is much too broad and should be replaced with narrower, more fitting tags. After all, the whole site is ...
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Tag: "finance-data" or just "finance"?

We have 10 questions with the tag finance-data. There is no tag finance. Is it on purpose? Would it be a good idea or a bad idea to rename the tag from finance-data to just finance?
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When Should a Tag Be Defined?

I realize there is no definite answer here, but I'm curious as to a consensus... Perusing the tags not defined yet, there are an awful lot that have a score of 2. Some of these I see being used more ...
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What is this site's tagging philosophy?

As designed: The tags page is an essential map of what your community is, and is not, about. The general outline of Open Data's tag landscape right now: Count TagName Body ...
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Tag request :: programming or coding

There aren't any tags that incorporate programming or coding (except R). Perhaps we can consolidate all flavors (SQL, R, python, java, etc) into one tag, i.e. programming, or coding. I know this isn'...
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Do we really need the "untagged" tag?

Currently, there are 8 questions that are tagged untagged. Those 8 can easily be edited to no longer include the tag untagged, but I would argue that it should be destroyed altogether. I am having a ...
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Tag synonyms: [us] vs. [usa]

Currently, we have two tags attached to questions related to the United States of America: us and usa We should definitely consolidate them into one tag, because they have exactly the same meaning. ...
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Tag for open data discovery/publicizing resources

I don't have a particular term in mind, but there have been a few questions related to how open data resources are publicized and/or how they are most easily discovered by potential users and I am ...
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Questions "Is there data of X" / "Looking for data of X"

I think that for all questions looking for particular data (as opposed to questions e.g. asking for the legal side of data) there should be a tag .g. data-hunt, or at least there should be a good ...
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