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Should we have a tag for surveillance cameras?

I do see a digital-cameras tag that is used to tag questions related to surveillance cameras. I am proposing a separate surveillance-cameras tag which can be used to tag questions related to ...
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Is [smart-home] too broad?

The smart-home tag is by far the biggest on the site, with 62 questions (about 19% of all questions) tagged with it. However, as pointed out by dsample in this answer, it's quite a broad tag. As far ...
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Do we need [embedded-agent]?

The embedded-agent tag has been around for a while, but it doesn't seem to be a great tag in its current state: There is no tag wiki or excerpt. The highest search result for 'IoT embedded agent' is ...
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Tag review: emqtt and emq

The tag emqttd was created lately. Since the project adopted the short name of EMQ a emq tag might be prudent (synonymized to each other). EMQ(Erlang MQTT Broker) is a distributed, massively scalable,...
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Where is the edge of [edge-device]?

Since it seems to be tag review season (judging by the amount of recent meta threads!), I think we need to consider whether edge-device is appropriate for the site, and if so, how we can improve the ...
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Tag review: bluetooth-le

I suggest to rename (and synonymize) bluetooth-le with bluetooth-low-energy to be a little more verbatim and descriptive here. See here as a reference.
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Tag review: [tag:application-message]

application-message seems to address only mqtt-related questions - per its tag wiki and the two questions that use it so far. So while "application message" is certainly a term used with mqtt it ...
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Tag review: [tag:mqtt], [tag:mqtt-topic], [tag:mqtt-subscription]

I wonder if mqtt-topic and mqtt-subscription really add value over the more generic mqtt? These three questions currently using mqtt-topic as well as those three questions using mqtt-subscription (...
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Essential questions #2: The IoT Tag Taxonomy

According to The Real Essential Questions of Every Beta one of the essential questions is to establish a good base for a taxonomy by using sensible tags. To help us keep the the taxonomy clean I'll ...
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Should these tags be plural?

We currently have the tags protocol and beacon but the tag standards, sensors, kitchen-appliances and over-the-air-updates. That's inconsistent. All those are either general concepts which have ...
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When is it acceptable to copy edit a tag wiki excerpt and description from other SE site?

So there is this initiative about Keeping tags clean from start. I think this includes adding tag descriptions and excerpts as soon as possible. There will be tags, there are tags which are already ...
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Wi-Fi vs. Wireless Tags

While wireless and Wi-Fi do not mean the same (one could reasonably consider wireless as a hypernym of Wi-Fi), they are often used as synonyms. This poses a certain problem for our emerging taxonomy. ...
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I would like to propose a tag for Philips Hue

Finally we've got a chance to have a site for this long-standing out of scope topic! Thanks guys! I would like to propose the creation of a "philips-hue" tag. While it's a very specific vendor-...
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Smart-Things vs Smartthings

smartthings has been created and I get an annoying warning when trying to change it to smart-things. Generally all multi-word tags should be hyphenated. Can we please change the tag name. Since it is ...
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Keeping tags clean from the start

I want to provide some basic reminders regarding tags. As many of you will know from the other SE sites you participate in, tags are not on the top of the pile functionality wise in the SE sites. ...