This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 105162 known packages to tag. Of these, 16017 are trivially tagged, 18334 were tagged by humans, and 86828 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 86828 / 105162
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 58729 / 105162
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13067 / 105162
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 8114 / 105162
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 7642 / 105162
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3097 / 105162
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 372 / 105162
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 65 / 105162

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