I've been going through tags today, and I came across the tag. Is this tag really valuable? It seems rather redundant, and I think it runs the high risk of becoming overused and rather useless. Just about every question on this site so far could be tagged with , as the vast bulk of our questions are camera related, with the minority falling into the post-processing and printing categories.

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Seems redundant to me.


Yeah, I'm for killing it. In some cases, might be appropriate, and often is.

I went through and removed the tag from all existing questions. Now it is dead.

  • Lazy New Year's Day? Good stuff :-) It doesn't seem to be quite dead yet though - see e.g. the [camera] Top Users page. That may be some of SE's aggressive caching waiting to rebuild though.
    – Philip Kendall Mod
    Jan 1, 2014 at 20:24
  • That page has gone now, so I'm guessing it was just caching.
    – Philip Kendall Mod
    Jan 3, 2014 at 15:14

Bump :-)

I just found this tag today and came to pretty much the same conclusion: it's not going to add any value as de facto all our questions relate to a camera in one way or another. I'd suggest we delete the tag, but is there anything we can do to stop it coming back again?

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