This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 106388 known packages to tag. Of these, 15920 are trivially tagged, 18361 were tagged by humans, and 88027 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 88027 / 106388
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 60052 / 106388
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13582 / 106388
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 8576 / 106388
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 7677 / 106388
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3095 / 106388
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 371 / 106388
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 65 / 106388

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