I'd like to request that be made a synonym of . Or the other way.

While I know these are not synonymous in terms of functionality (a patch by definition will alter, rewrite, or remove files during the patching process), and update is a more fluid meaning (it could be a patch or just a new file to read from); In the end they both mean the same thing: Your game gets a shiny new version number and hopefully your head doesn't explode when you push jump (unless of course you are playing Eternal Darkness).

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I found that was a really weak tag at only ~8 questions, 3 or 4 of which were already closed.

I just edited away that tag, and we can go with the for now.

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