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Merge “file-encryption” tag with “encryption”?

I think it is useful to have (a) tag(s) for "encrypting data at rest", in contrast to encryption in a real-time protocol. Whether file-encryption is the right one, I'm less certain, but I don't think ...
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Should keys-size be renamed to key-size?

I've simply gone ahead and merged it with key-size, without creating a synonym. I don't think it warrants one because it is just a misspelling of sorts (probably some questions took this tag because ...
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Should we merge [hybrid] and [hybrid-encryption]?

Yes, merging hybrid into hybrid-encryption is adequate. I suggest a definition: Hybrid encryption combines secret-key and public-key cryptography into an encryption scheme. It is kept the distinctive ...
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Password hashing tags?

Let me start with a summary of the current situation as I see it. As far as I'm aware of, we currently have the following password-related tags (listed with their tag wiki excerpts): passwords (236 ...
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Should we have a "rotor-machines" tag?

Yes Having a tag entitled rotor-machines will be beneficial. It will help users find information that relates to this important subject. Supporting Information 1. ...
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About the tags SHA-3 and Keccak?

Keccak is an algorithm (a public permutation). SHA-3 is a set of standardizations for Keccak parameters and determines how it can form a sponge function which makes the core of SHA-3.
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How can delet a bad-tag from Tags list or inform the moderators?

What is the procedure for a case like this, that there is a "bad tag" and should be deleted, or should inform the moderators to investigate it? It depends. Asking on Meta about it as you ...
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About the tags hardness-assumption and hard-problem

I just merged the tags, in accordance to this earlier Q/A and an internal consensus among the moderators, so there is no more difference between the two tags.
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Should hard-problem be made a synonym of hardness-assumption?

hard-problem has been merged into hardness-assumptions.
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Attack tag names?

Since 1. and 3. are already taken care of by @e-sushi, that only leaves 2., i.e.the tags distinguisher/distinguishing-attack. Having taken a look at the tag wikis and questions, I think the latter ...
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Synonym request: [pkcs7] -> [cms]

It's not actually "around half" -- sorting the questions by "Activity" yielded a very biased sample! Digging deeper: Of the 70 questions mentioning "pkcs7" or "PKCS#...
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Should we have a "rotor-machines" tag?

No We already have a tag for cryptographic-hardware. Rotor machines are adequately labeled under the current tags of ...
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The "hash-based-cryptography" tag same as the "hash-signature"?

hash-based-cryptography is now a synomyn of hash-signature.
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