This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 102320 known packages to tag. Of these, 16299 are trivially tagged, 17989 were tagged by humans, and 84331 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 84331 / 102320
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 55727 / 102320
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13060 / 102320
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7768 / 102320
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5440 / 102320
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3160 / 102320
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 471 / 102320
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 102320

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