This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 94717 known packages to tag. Of these, 15044 are trivially tagged, 16596 were tagged by humans, and 78121 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 78121 / 94717
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 50383 / 94717
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 12315 / 94717
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7053 / 94717
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5410 / 94717
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3162 / 94717
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 473 / 94717
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 94717

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