This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 104661 known packages to tag. Of these, 16697 are trivially tagged, 18417 were tagged by humans, and 86244 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 86244 / 104661
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 57428 / 104661
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13202 / 104661
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7910 / 104661
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5403 / 104661
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3157 / 104661
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 470 / 104661
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 68 / 104661

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