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We have both [canon] and [canon-eos] tags. Is it preferable to leave these as they are, or reduce the canon-eos tag to simply [eos], and use it with the [canon] tag?

UPDATE:

I've removed the canon-eos tag, as it was redundant and generally not useful.

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As far as I can see, so far camera models is mostly used with the camera name, like [canon-g11], which makes sense. I see some exceptions where both exist, like [canon-t2i] and [t2i], which should probably be retagged after we decide what the format should be.

The EOS term is however a bit different, as it applies to all Canon SLRs, both to digital and film cameras, so it's mostly equivalent to the [canon] [slr] combination. As it's so wide, it's not very useful, especially as most qustions that relate to cameras in the EOS series won't be tagged with it. Perhaps the [canon-eos] tag shouldn't exist at all.

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  • Isn't the EOS line only DSLR? Or does it also apply to the film SLR line as well? – jrista Aug 8 '10 at 20:19
  • I think the eos line started before the switch to digital... the Elan I think? – chills42 Aug 8 '10 at 22:13
  • @jrista: I had an EOS 1000FN, then an EOS 300 before getting my first DSLR. Now the only remaining SLR in the product line is the EOS-1v. – Guffa Aug 8 '10 at 22:37

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