This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 106990 known packages to tag. Of these, 16544 are trivially tagged, 18904 were tagged by humans, and 88086 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 88086 / 106990
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 59891 / 106990
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13175 / 106990
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 8220 / 106990
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 7677 / 106990
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3097 / 106990
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 370 / 106990
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 65 / 106990

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