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No, the documentation is Stackoverflow-only. However, we could try to set up documentation over there for solidity or ethereum tags.
This again, does not work (yet), because the tags are not active enough.
This tag is too new, or too low activity, for Documentation to be created for it.
There is an ongoing discussion on the criteria on meta ...
Additionally to removing it from all questions as Chenmunka suggested, a moderator can fix this directly:
The tag can be merged into one of the correct spelling. Let's say somebody created prove-of-stake, and obviously it should be proof-of-stake.
When the moderator merges prove-of-stake into proof-of-stake all questions with the former get retagged to ...
This sort of change isn't something that the moderators can do as it lies within the software driving the site.
There are existing facilities to save drafts. These are described in this post.
If you wish to ask for something better, you could try making a feature-request on the main meta.
The one you're looking at is Stack Overflow's privilege, which has graduated a site-specific design, and thus they have "designed" rep threshold. Moreover, the threshold for creating new tags on SO is customized to 1500 rep while normal sites only needs 300.
However, Ethereum, while it has graduated, it is still using public beta threshold because it hasn't ...
Here's my recommendation for y'all.
I don't think you actually need to blacklist this because it seems like this tag is pretty much a subset of the solidity tag. Most of the questions that have it also have solidity already. There are nine that don't which y'all can look through pretty easily.
Here's what I recommend:
Review those nine questions that don'...
I asked that very same question on another meta a while ago...
The answer seems to be that the number doesn't necessarily correspond to the number of reviews outstanding. It just indicates that there are reviews outstanding.
Splice Struct Entry by Index in Solidity was a good example of a question that should be flagged->"should be closed"->"unclear what your asking".
I suspect early commenters were not familiar with that feature, and if it had been done, moderator intervention would probably have happened earlier.
As an aside: the "should be closed" part is/sounds a little ...
No, it's not necessary. Thanks for escalating this to meta.
One good comment would have been sufficient. The issue with that comments in that specific thread is that any later comment added another snippet of information for the author. My last comment was the most complete one.
As a moderator I always feel a little bit guilty after closing questions. And ...
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To answer the 'remove' part of your question.
The system automatically deletes tags that have no questions. This is done by a task that checks every now and again. See this post on SE.Meta.
Just remove the tag from all questions and wait.
To answer the first part of your question, No, you wont be able to see who voted how on which post. Not even moderators can see who voted what.
And I think it's not important, It's clearly more important to encourage users to explain why they downvoted.
By adding it as custom reason.
The way to get the reason back, while preserving the custom reason, is to add the default reason (or something resembling it) as another custom reason too.
Why doesn't the default "off topic" close reason appear when you add a custom close reason?
I am the one who downvoted the first because i thought the other answer had better quality with figures notably, and because I think this shouldn't be the accepted answer, which is not up to you I know ;)
I even find the # of grains of sand more cleat than what you wrote.
I could have commented why i downvoted you, you're correct and apologies for that.
The "Not an Answer" flag is not for bad answers. A moderator should decline flags used this way.
The flag is intended to be used for posts in the answer field that don't address the question at all. There is a discussion on the main meta here
I would suggest that the flag be kept