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Tags "riemann-zeta-function" and "zeta-functions" are almost identical

There are many interesting zeta functions, and the Riemann zeta function is the most notable of them. It is natural to expect that people who ask questions about other zeta functions would want a ...
S. Carnahan's user avatar
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Is it ok to ask for explanation of content in question?

Please do not ask for clarification when the content of the question is clear to specialists. The person asking the question is looking for an answer, not a discussion about basic definitions. Of ...
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On convexity tags

To go forth, here's one single suggestion, namely an expanded version of (2) in my question, namely do the following three things: a) convex-geometry: its current tag guidance (which can be amended ...
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Should tag-wiki include a source where it is taken from?

One of the reasons to reject suggested edits to tag wikis (and tag wiki excerpts) is copied content This edit copies a significant amount of content from an external source. Generic ...
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Is it ok to ask for explanation of content in question?

As said by several users, comments to questions in the given field is not the best place for requests about the meaning of the field. Anyway, I think it is plausible that some given subfield of ...
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Should tag-wiki include a source where it is taken from?

If you copied content from other sources without attribution, you are violating their licenses and the copyright law. You should edit your tag wikis to add attribution, or delete them. As to how to ...
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Is it ok to ask for explanation of content in question?

Since your question is partly about tag-wikis, let me add a brief comment on this. The main purpose of the tag-info is to give guidance on how the tag should be used. In many cases people who are ...
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Tag info for deformation theory tag

I changed it to: Deformation theory is the study of how the properties of an object change as the parameters defining it are changed by a small, possibly infinitesimal amount. Is that reasonable?
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Recent suggested tag wiki edits

As pointed out in the question, the problematic tag-wikis came mostly from a single user. Since this user has deleted his account in the meantime, they can be no longer found through his profile page. ...

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