This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 96227 known packages to tag. Of these, 15211 are trivially tagged, 16792 were tagged by humans, and 79435 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 79435 / 96227
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 51558 / 96227
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 12445 / 96227
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7169 / 96227
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5406 / 96227
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3162 / 96227
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 471 / 96227
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 96227

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