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Are full tag names or abbreviations preferred?

There are situations in which it is desirable to have a tag exist under both the full name and an abbreviation. I believe it we have consensus that in such cases one should be a synonym for the other....
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Merge [notebook] into [laptop]

I propose merging notebook into laptop and making an appropriate synonym. There are currently 3 notebook questions and 5 laptop questions. All are referring to the same type of hardware.
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What is the difference between "wireless" and "wifi"?

We currently have wireless and wifi. Is is appropriate to merge and make the two synonyms? The majority of the questions in both tags are dealing with wireless networking. If it is not appropriate ...
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Merge [hdd] into [hard-disk]

I noticed my first question which I had tagged hard-disk got retagged as hdd. I prefer the full name rather than the abbreviation. But most of all, I think one of those two tags should definitely be a ...
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Merge [monitor] into [display]

I have been looking at tags to clean up, and I came across the tags displays (6 questions) and monitors (8 questions). Most of the questions are asking for the same hardware. One monitor question is ...
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Merge [headset] into [headphone]

I've retracted this request. enderland has explained the difference between the two pieces of hardware in his answer and why they shouldn't be merged. Now that I know the difference, I agree with his ...
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