This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 95552 known packages to tag. Of these, 15789 are trivially tagged, 17077 were tagged by humans, and 78475 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 78475 / 95552
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 50601 / 95552
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 12304 / 95552
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7126 / 95552
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5256 / 95552
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3214 / 95552
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 479 / 95552
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 95552

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