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This is a Meta Meta question.

I just reviewed a number of tag guidance edits for several of the standard tags that are used on this meta site. However, most of these tags like , , etc. are not specific to Academia Meta, but have common meanings on Meta sites across the Stack Exchange system. There are, in fact, technical requirements for how some of these tags are used on Meta sites and they have descriptions separate from the usual tag guidance found on main sites.

I voted not to approve most of the edits, since they did not agree with my understanding of how those tags are used on Meta sites; I tend to think there should be standardization for how, e.g., is used, across the entire Stack Exchange platform. However, I could not seem to find any rules (e.g. on the main Meta site) governing how tag guidance for common tags on Meta sites is meant to be used. So I mostly just wanted to point this situation out here, so it can be discussed and dealt with if needed.

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    I am the user who suggested edits on the tags discussion, support and feature-request. As I mentioned in the edit descriptions on a couple of them, there is a bug due to which the pre-filled tag info is not displayed on the tags page unless an edit is made. Simply saving the content as a suggested edit fixes this issue. The bug also affects the moderator-only [status-*] tags. Jun 5 at 17:57
  • Regarding the content: for discussion I used the text on the corresponding tag on Meta Stack Exchange as a template; for the others, I suspected the edits would be rejected if I made wholesale revisions without any context, so I just let the pre-filled description be. (I think that rejecting the suggested edit also removes the pre-filled text completely, but I'm not sure.) Jun 5 at 17:57
  • I believe that the guidances for these tags as they are given on Meta Stack Exchange make good templates to work on. I also thought that the edits would be ironed out in the review queues itself, but if a Meta discussion is more helpful then I'm all for it. Jun 5 at 18:00

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