I've added to two questions tagged , then I realized there is no clear question which addresses "anti-cheat" without being also more in general related to "security".

I'd like us to either produce some guidelines about when to use these tags, or to remove altogether if it is a duplicate or a subset of .


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In my opinion is a subset of - in the same way that, say, is a subset of . Using hyperbole: if we removed subset tags we would ultimately land up with exactly one tag (). Security could further be broken down into things such as: authentication, in-game-purchases, encryption, privacy and, yes, anti-cheat - all of these help an answerer discriminate between questions where her expertise might lie. So I would say: update the wiki of to include other tags like .

  • \$\begingroup\$ +1 Anticheat is a specific topic worth having a tag for, and you provided an undefeatable case for subset tags. c(: \$\endgroup\$ Commented Feb 17, 2012 at 3:46
  • \$\begingroup\$ I agree. Every anti-cheat tagged question is security related, but not every security tagged question is anti-cheat related! \$\endgroup\$
    – jcora
    Commented Feb 19, 2012 at 12:43

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