This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 108435 known packages to tag. Of these, 16621 are trivially tagged, 18989 were tagged by humans, and 89446 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 89446 / 108435
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 61105 / 108435
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13313 / 108435
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 8352 / 108435
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 7694 / 108435
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3098 / 108435
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 370 / 108435
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 65 / 108435

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