This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 101882 known packages to tag. Of these, 15332 are trivially tagged, 17526 were tagged by humans, and 84356 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 84356 / 101882
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 56704 / 101882
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 12611 / 101882
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7652 / 101882
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5693 / 101882
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3099 / 101882
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 373 / 101882
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 65 / 101882

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