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   * '''Tag data''': http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tags/ and the Debian Packages file    * '''Tag data''': https://debtags.debian.org/exports/ and the Debian Packages file

Infrastructure

Interacting with the team

  • Read the FAQ first: http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/faq.html

  • Email contact: <debtags-devel AT lists DOT alioth DOT debian DOT org>

  • Request tracker: You can report bugs to the debtags package in the Debian BTS

  • Public IRC channel: #ekhis on irc.freenode.net (Freenode)

Usual roles

  • Enrico Zini (IRC nick enrico) keeps things running and experiments with new ideas

  • Erich Schubert (IRC nick erich) experiments with tag clouds and AI engines

  • Justin B. Rye is the vocabulary expert

  • Arnaud Fontaine (IRC nick arnau) helps with packaging

Task description

debtags provides a system to download a database of package tags and keep it up to date. A package tag is a small label that gets attached to a Debian package to represent one of its qualities.

A package tag database in the system can enable advanced package search techniques, and advanced package browsing functions in programs that support it.