[Tagging] Mismatched tag status

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Jun 11 07:31:26 UTC 2019

sent from a phone

> On 11. Jun 2019, at 01:41, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd be inclined to leave "in use" as
> a German synonym for "de facto" unless people who have German as a first language say that
> "de facto" would be acceptable. 

maybe there are nuances between “de facto” and “in use”, the former describing a fairly undisputed situation of an established yet unapproved (via voting) tag with no notable alternatives, while “in use” may also be disputed, not yet used in high numbers or might be just one of several alternative tagging methods.

Cheers, Martin 

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