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I have seen several posts recently looking to add or remove a tag. Specifically:

The about page says this about adding or removing tags:

Creating new tags and retiring old tags is done by the community by voting on and discussing meta-tagged requests about them.

My question is this: what criteria are actually used to determine whether one of these threads is successful in its attempt to create or destroy a tag? Is it number of up votes? If so, what constitutes a strong enough feeling in the community for the desired action? Are comments taken into account? If so, how is it determined when there has been enough discussion of high enough caliber that a decision has been reached?

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    I think it’s just that @jcs needs to see it and agree that it’s useful. (And I’d still like a transcript tag.)

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      I missed the transcript tag thread - I’d definitely have voted for that. “Video” tells me I shouldn’t waste time clicking a story; “transcript” would reverse that, at least for me.

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        I think it’s just that @jcs needs to see it and agree that it’s useful.

        If there seems to be a general consensus in the thread, I’ll usually follow what people agree on. When it seems to be split, I usually just wait until it gets brought up again.