This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 100512 known packages to tag. Of these, 15109 are trivially tagged, 17230 were tagged by humans, and 83282 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 83282 / 100512
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 55695 / 100512
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 12523 / 100512
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7563 / 100512
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5707 / 100512
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3099 / 100512
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 373 / 100512
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 65 / 100512

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