Six years ago, our venerable overlords at Stack Exchange had a hissy fit about what it calls "meta tags":

The Death of Meta Tags

We have also discussed them at least once, four and a half years back:

Meta tags - time to eradicate? (Though the tags we actually discuss are bad for other reasons and are not meta tags as Stack Exchange defines them.)

Anyway, I've just noticed we have a meta tag with in the vicinity of 100 questions.

What shall we do with it?

What shall we do in regard to the Stack Exchange policy against meta tags?

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    I'm not a big fan of "rationale" questions in general, but there was some earlier discussion in The tag 'rationale' has no rationale
    – choster
    Aug 15, 2016 at 17:24
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    What is meta about this tag?
    – Belle
    Aug 15, 2016 at 23:59
  • This question is a dupe but there is no resolution on the other one. Let's actually do something about it. Aug 16, 2016 at 3:41
  • @hippietrail, I'm in, why not proceed from here with your proposal?
    – Gayot Fow
    Aug 16, 2016 at 16:16
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    Picking up the discussion on the other question Aug 16, 2016 at 21:28


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