This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 107721 known packages to tag. Of these, 16520 are trivially tagged, 18888 were tagged by humans, and 88833 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 88833 / 107721
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 60585 / 107721
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13224 / 107721
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 8267 / 107721
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 7684 / 107721
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3097 / 107721
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 370 / 107721
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 65 / 107721

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