This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 107000 known packages to tag. Of these, 17071 are trivially tagged, 18870 were tagged by humans, and 88130 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 88130 / 107000
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 59046 / 107000
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13433 / 107000
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 8120 / 107000
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5464 / 107000
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3157 / 107000
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 471 / 107000
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 107000

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