This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 95144 known packages to tag. Of these, 16073 are trivially tagged, 17330 were tagged by humans, and 77814 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 77814 / 95144
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 49905 / 95144
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 12384 / 95144
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7218 / 95144
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5230 / 95144
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3214 / 95144
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 479 / 95144
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 95144

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