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This question was recently edited to include a tag called , while the original was removed. Another question had its replaced by a tag called . What exactly are the purpose of these tags, and do we really need them?

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I suspect tbinary was a typo for ebinary, and I think they are referring to eclipsing binaries. I think both tags should be replaced with .

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  • $\begingroup$ Should we go ahead and remove them? $\endgroup$ – fasterthanlight Apr 19 at 18:02
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    $\begingroup$ @fasterthanlight No, since I'm not certain I want to give more time for feedback. $\endgroup$ – called2voyage Apr 19 at 18:06
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    $\begingroup$ The tag [eclipsing-star-systems] already exists $\endgroup$ – James K Apr 21 at 16:00
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    $\begingroup$ @JamesK Thanks for the heads up! I'll merge into that instead. $\endgroup$ – called2voyage Apr 21 at 16:21
  • $\begingroup$ these both really look like typos by relatively inexperienced users. tbinary-star could be $T_{\text{binary star}}$ but even so that would not be a good tag. I think it's pretty safe to send them to the cornfield to join the rest of the erroneous tags. $\endgroup$ – uhoh Apr 23 at 3:20
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    $\begingroup$ @fasterthanlight Merges complete! $\endgroup$ – called2voyage Apr 23 at 3:36

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