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I have just created a new tag. However, I'm not allowed to edit the tag description, it will need to be peer reviewed.

If I have the permission to create a tag, wouldn't it make sense to also have permission to create the tag's description?

This way, there will be less tags without description and less reviewing for moderators.


Edit

Shouldn't it even be mandatory to include a description when creating a tag?

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    While I understand your reasoning and desire for efficiency, I can't help but ask: why is having your description reviewed a problem? After all, if you haven't done it before on health SE, wouldn't you like someone more experienced to verify if you are going in the right direction?
    – Lucky
    Mar 22 '17 at 0:07
  • @Lucky I actually haven't thought of that. Mainly I was worried because moderators seem to have quite a lot to do...
    – Narusan
    Mar 22 '17 at 6:01
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    All users that have passed a certain rep threshold (I think it's 1500 if I read the help centre page correctly) can review tag wiki edits, it should pop-up under "suggested edits" reviews once you create it. Similarly to other reviews (edits by users below 1000 rep, closing questions etc.) it requires a certain amount of community votes to be approved. We don't have too many high-rep users, but I still think voting on an edit will be resolved more quickly than changing a policy all across SE (although I support your initiative) :-). We are a slow-developing beta, arm yourself with patience ;-)
    – Lucky
    Mar 22 '17 at 7:37
  • Yeah, that threshold is 1500. There are not many high-rep users indeed....
    – Narusan
    Mar 22 '17 at 12:55
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It might make more sense, but that is not something that we control on a site to site basis. That is an overall stack exchange policy, you would need to look on meta to see if there is a reason for it, or if it warrants discussion for changing how that is handled.

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  • I just created this question on meta, following your guidance. Good idea!
    – Narusan
    Mar 20 '17 at 21:09

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