While both tags are popular, I think we should merge and since you can't send a real mail in ubuntu and most questions using are often problems in sending or receiving email.

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Agreed. Theoretically there might be questions about how to order Ubuntu installation media by postal mail, but since most questions about are about , I think should be made a synonym of .


Mail tag can be used, but now it's widely used wrong.

Perhaps a better description to the mail tag will do the trick.

How do you make the tag code?

  • You can edit the mail tag wiki here. Jul 10, 2012 at 1:30
  • Thanks, I have added a tag wiki for mail. It's awaiting approval.
    – user66987
    Jul 10, 2012 at 1:45
  • @user66987 You can make insert a reference to a tag using [tag:mail] which will print mail (looks different in question/answer posts)
    – Lekensteyn
    Jul 12, 2012 at 10:36

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