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Do we need both the [comparative-linguistics] and [typology] tags?

As of right now, we have both the typology and comparative-linguistics tags. Currently typology lacks usage recommendations, which I think we see reflected in the questions that have been tagged with ...
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Tag suggestion/inquiry

Are there tags to specify that a language is for fiction the asker is writing as opposed to an "official" language (esperanto for example)?
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Tag Proposals: “geolinguistics” and “biolinguistics”

I was wondering if it may be appropriate for this site to have tags for biolinguistics and geolinguistics, having to do with the effects of the biology and the physical environment, respectively, on ...
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Do we want list-of-languages questions?

Identifying languages with some specified language feature is a frequent activity, both for natural languages and conlangs. WALS and CALS are popular resources for seeing how common various options ...
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Proposal: tag for questions regarding the “europeanness” of features/conlangs

Questions about the "europeanness" or "englishness" of a feature, structure or conlang in my experience relatively often come up in conlanging, particularly in the context of such features or ...
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“Language change” and “diachronics” tags

In linguistics, diachrony refers to the description of a language as it changes through time, as opposed to synchrony, which only looks at one moment in time. One could consider diachrony the study of ...
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Tag proposal 'Script'

I am proposing the use of a script or writing or anything similar to tag questions that are mainly focused on the script of a language or the analysis thereof. The need for such a tag formed in my ...
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Some tag proposals

Open questions I think a general principle to follow is that most tags shouldn't have "language" or "conlang" in them. Exceptions would be when it's explicitly distinguishing conlang and natlangs, or ...
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How to tag different worlds/languages with the same race name?

Different worlds share the same races, but use different languages. For example Elves. Everybody who wants Elves in their world might create his own language, no matter if someone did it already. ...
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Do we need both the [klingon] and [klingon-language] tags?

I just got a suggested edit that added the klingon tag to a question where I had included the klingon-language tag. As of right now, klingon has one question in it and klingon-language has two. These ...