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Is tagging questions by domain allowed? For example the tag has a good number of topics.

I would like to propose a or for several of the questions here. It seems like applications in medicine will have different design goals than something like . Before creating the tag, I wanted to check to see if this would be permitted.

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  • Could you edit this to include links to the "several questions" you're looking at? – Ryan Jun 15 '15 at 13:11
  • Are you talking general design in medical context, e.g. "logo for a pharma company", or some specific output, e.g. "medical illustration"? I'd say no to the former, yes to the latter. – user56reinstatemonica8 Jun 17 '15 at 12:12
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I think this is a slippery slope.

In all probability the and tags should be removed if they don't drop off due to no usage by themselves.

It would be a mess to have a tag for every possible area where graphic design is used. You may was well just propose every noun have a tag.

Of course there are different design considerations based upon industry. But citing every industry in a tag is exceptional overkill. It would be akin to having a tag for every spot color one could use in printing -- needless minutia.

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  • Maybe, but don't you think that there are different design considerations for a GIS/Mapping app than for a financial app than for a game. – sixtyfootersdude Jun 12 '15 at 13:12
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    That was my point @sixtyfootersdude the maps and games tags are just bad tags. We shouldn't create more bad tags just because a couple exist. – Scott Jun 12 '15 at 19:00
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In addition to Scott's sentiments which I agree with, we only get 5 tag choices for a question.

I would often have to prioritise between tags when editing because too many were applicable already.

Adding another dimension of tag categories like this would essentially reserve a tag space on every question, leaving less space for more meaningful tags.

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