This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 105702 known packages to tag. Of these, 16784 are trivially tagged, 18520 were tagged by humans, and 87182 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 87182 / 105702
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 58230 / 105702
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 13309 / 105702
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 8007 / 105702
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5406 / 105702
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3157 / 105702
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 470 / 105702
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 105702

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