This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 104050 known packages to tag. Of these, 16602 are trivially tagged, 18309 were tagged by humans, and 85741 were only tagged by robots so far.

This is a graph with the history of package tags. The peak in 2011 is when cleaning up of obsolete packages was implemented:

This is a list of consistency checks that are regularly run on the database, with a list of packages that trigger them:

Check nameDescriptionNumber of matching packages
Unreviewed Package tags should be reviewed by humans 85741 / 104050
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 56973 / 104050
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13186 / 104050
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7895 / 104050
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5403 / 104050
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3157 / 104050
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 470 / 104050
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 104050

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