This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 102323 known packages to tag. Of these, 16078 are trivially tagged, 18069 were tagged by humans, and 84254 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 84254 / 102323
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 56609 / 102323
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 12494 / 102323
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7582 / 102323
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5728 / 102323
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3102 / 102323
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 376 / 102323
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 65 / 102323

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