On meta.english.SE, both the tags are used. is used in three questions, while is used in more questions.
The first should be merged with the second, and made a synonym.

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I would vote for keeping them separate.

  • is a very specific tag for requests of the form "Retag X as Y" or "Get rid of tag Z".
  • is much more broad, for all kinds of questions about retagging.

Look at these two questions:

They are clearly about , but they aren't s.

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