In the DIY.SE folksonomy, the electrical specialty's tags stand out as a cross-connected pile of confusion, and one of the chief culprits is . While not particularly rare (129 questions use it), a quick glance at the first few dozen questions using it reveals only a few that could be routed to an electrical expert by way of -- most of the time, it's used in a redundant fashion with , , or another tag in the electrical specialty.It's gone now.

Should we burninate this tag for how little value it provides? Synonymize it with say and migrate questions using it otherwise off of it? Or leave it alone for now and check back later to see if it's grown as a problem?

  • According to this query we have 11 questions who use [circuit] as their only tag, BTW. Nov 24, 2016 at 23:58

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I don't think is a very useful tag, as I can't think of any time you'd use it as the only tag on a post. I also don't think many folks would use it to find questions they might be interested in.

The tag should probably be removed.

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