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findTransaction not finding tag

I was experimenting with some transactions and I wonder why the node cant find a transaction when I search for it by its TAG, yet finds it when I search for it by its transaction hash. Example: ...
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What is a transactions obsoleteTag used for?

Why is there a tag and obsoleteTag in a transaction? In the code, I could find one usage (iota.lib.js) of the obsoleteTag being incremented if the normalized hash is considered insecure. This implies ...
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How do I use the "Optional Tag" field in the GUI light wallet?

What exactly is this field for? What format is the "tag" supposed to be in? Does the recipient see it? Does this info survive a snapshot?
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