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    Summary of articles over a 7 day period.
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    Analysis of posts to comp.os.linux.advocacy
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    (stats compiled with a script by Garry Knight)


    Total posts considered: 3,189 over 7 days
    Earliest article: Sun Jun 29 03:00:05 2008
    Latest article: Sun Jul 6 02:40:06 2008
    Original articles: 407, replies: 2,782
    Total size of posts: 11,216,966 bytes (10,954K) (10.70M)
    Average 455 articles per day, 1.53 MB per day, 3,517 bytes per article
    Total headers: 4,727 KB bodies: 6,226 KB
    Body text - quoted: 2,426 KB, original: 2,285 KB = 48.50%, sigs: 1,498 KB
    Total number of posters: 174, average 64,465 bytes per poster
    Total number of threads: 547, average 20,506 bytes per thread
    Total number of User-Agents: 39

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    Top 20 posters by number of articles
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    1: Snit ............................ : 387
    2: Roy Schestowitz ................... : 298
    3: Rick ......................................... : 232
    4: "Moshe Goldfarb." .................... : 229
    5: Hadron ............................ : 175
    6: thufir ................................ : 110
    7: "DFS" ........................................ : 109
    8: Linonut ................................ : 106
    9: JEDIDIAH .................................. : 100
    10: "Phil Da Lick!" .. : 89
    11: High Plains Thumper ........ : 84
    12: The Ghost In The Machine ....... : 79
    13: Homer ...................................... : 78
    14: William Poaster ......................... : 73
    15: "Ezekiel" ............................................ : 73
    16: Steve Carroll ............................. : 71
    17: Psyc Geek ................................ : 53
    18: Peter =?UTF-8?B?S8O2aGxtYW5u?= ...... : 48
    19: Tim Smith .................... : 47
    20: chrisv ................................. : 43

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    Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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    1: Roy Schestowitz ................... : 1358
    2: Mark Kent .............................. : 1215
    3: Snit ............................ : 1171
    4: Rick ......................................... : 840
    5: "Moshe Goldfarb." .................... : 636
    6: Hadron ............................ : 582
    7: Steve Carroll ............................. : 324
    8: JEDIDIAH .................................. : 313
    9: High Plains Thumper ........ : 265
    10: Linonut ................................ : 260
    11: "Phil Da Lick!" .. : 257
    12: The Ghost In The Machine ....... : 245
    13: William Poaster ......................... : 244
    14: "DFS" ........................................ : 241
    15: Homer ...................................... : 228
    16: "Ezekiel" ............................................ : 221
    17: thufir ................................ : 221
    18: Peter =?UTF-8?B?S8O2aGxtYW5u?= ...... : 187
    19: Tim Smith .................... : 141
    20: Erik Funkenbusch ................. : 121

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    Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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    1: Roy Schestowitz ................... : 96.16%
    2: Alexander Terekhov ........................... : 78.44%
    3: "High Plains Thumper" ...... : 77.83%
    4: Mark Kent .............................. : 77.80%
    5: "Edward Stanfield" <127.0.0.1@rot.com>......................... : 71.84%
    6: Homer ...................................... : 71.50%
    7: Tim Smith .................... : 70.62%
    8: psycgeeks@yahoo.com............................................ : 68.99%
    9: Hyman Rosen ................................. : 66.16%
    10: High Plains Thumper ........ : 63.96%
    11: 7 ..................... : 62.86%
    12: raylopez99 .............................. : 62.74%
    13: Psyc Geek ................................ : 59.69%
    14: "Psyc Geek (TAB)" ........................ : 56.39%
    15: Benjamin Gawert ............................... : 55.82%
    16: bbgruff .................................. : 51.94%
    17: core dump ............................ : 51.66%
    18: Tattoo Vampire ......................... : 51.37%
    19: Sinister Midget ........................ : 49.13%
    20: Steve Carroll ............................. : 47.97%

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    Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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    1: Matt ............................ : 14.61%
    2: Rick ......................................... : 18.82%
    3: Hadron ............................ : 18.82%
    4: Tim Adams ...................... : 20.01%
    5: "Edwin" .................................... : 21.33%
    6: ray ........................................... : 21.35%
    7: William Poaster ......................... : 23.39%
    8: "relic" ................................. : 23.39%
    9: JEDIDIAH .................................. : 25.04%
    10: "Moshe Goldfarb." .................... : 27.16%
    11: "Houston Starterpad" ............... : 27.19%
    12: "Subway steel" ................................... : 27.49%
    13: Alan Baker .............................. : 27.75%
    14: Edwin ...................................... : 28.03%
    15: "amicus_curious" ................................ : 28.36%
    16: cc ..................................... : 30.95%
    17: Peter =?UTF-8?B?S8O2aGxtYW5u?= ...... : 32.03%
    18: "Phil Da Lick!" .. : 32.36%
    19: "Phil Da Lick!" . : 32.45%
    20: Richard Rasker ........................... : 32.95%

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    Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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    1: Please don't pick on the students.............................. : 245
    2: Single Request to Peter K...................................... : 122
    3: Linux market share jumps from 0.6% to 0.8% in June............. : 101
    4: More HIGHLY CRITICAL security vulnerabilities found in Firefox : 88
    5: Michael Dell interview on CSPAN................................ : 76
    6: How's this for market share?................................... : 63
    7: More MS slopware.......................................... ..... : 55
    8: Why people "choose" Windows.................................... : 55
    9: [News] Windows Malware mess now causes skewed Web stats too.... : 53
    10: The "right" to "own" knowledge................................. : 46
    11: Market Share............................................. ...... : 45
    12: Linux: impossible to use in ANY professional situation......... : 44
    13: [News] KDE4 Gets a Lot More Robust in Latest Beta.............. : 43
    14: OT: Registering a business with a Schedule C................... : 42
    15: Hadron: impossible to use in ANY professional situation........ : 37
    16: another warped thread.......................................... : 37
    17: What Linux distro to use for old Intel machine, that fits on CD : 37
    18: [News] Microsoft Employee Speaks Against Software Patents...... : 35
    19: More HIGHLY CRITICAL security vulnerabilities found in Firefox. : 33
    20: Ubuntu gripe No. 2 - gnome-pilot............................... : 32

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    Top 20 threads by size in KB
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    1: Please don't pick on the students.............................. : 619
    2: Single Request to Peter K...................................... : 452
    3: More HIGHLY CRITICAL security vulnerabilities found in Firefox : 317
    4: Michael Dell interview on CSPAN................................ : 313
    5: Linux market share jumps from 0.6% to 0.8% in June............. : 305
    6: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 02 : 199
    7: How's this for market share?................................... : 194
    8: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 28 : 187
    9: Why people "choose" Windows.................................... : 165
    10: More MS slopware.......................................... ..... : 165
    11: OT: Registering a business with a Schedule C................... : 161
    12: [News] Windows Malware mess now causes skewed Web stats too.... : 151
    13: The "right" to "own" knowledge................................. : 148
    14: [News] KDE4 Gets a Lot More Robust in Latest Beta.............. : 143
    15: Hadron: impossible to use in ANY professional situation........ : 142
    16: another warped thread.......................................... : 137
    17: Linux: impossible to use in ANY professional situation......... : 136
    18: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 01 : 135
    19: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 29 : 134
    20: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 03 : 129

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    Top 20 cross-posted groups
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    1: comp.sys.mac.advocacy............................. ............. : 332
    2: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 69
    3: alt.os.windows-xp.............................................. : 65
    4: 24hoursupport.helpdesk............................ ............. : 65
    5: k12.chat.teacher.................................. ............. : 62
    6: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt................................. : 48
    7: microsoft.public.windows.vista.general............ ............. : 38
    8: alt.os.linux.ubuntu............................... ............. : 36
    9: alt.support.anxiety-panic...................................... : 32
    10: comp.dcom.sys.cisco............................... ............. : 26
    11: alt.windows-xp................................................ . : 20
    12: gnu.misc.discuss.................................. ............. : 12
    13: misc.int-property.......................................... .... : 12
    14: misc.invest.stocks................................ ............. : 10
    15: uk.media.tv.sf.drwho.............................. ............. : 9
    16: alt.guitar........................................ ............. : 3
    17: comp.lang.c++..................................... ............. : 3
    18: nl.taal........................................... ............. : 3
    19: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general................ ............. : 3
    20: microsoft.public.windows.vista.installation_setup. ............. : 3

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    Top 20 User Agents by poster
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    1: G2................................................ ............. : 35
    2: Unknown........................................... ............. : 24
    3: Pan............................................... ............. : 16
    4: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 15
    5: KNode............................................. ............. : 14
    6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Windows.................................. : 11
    7: slrn.............................................. ............. : 11
    8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (X11...................................... : 7
    9: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 6
    10: MT-NewsWatcher....................................... .......... : 6
    11: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6001.18000.......................... : 4
    12: 40tude_Dialog..................................... ............. : 3
    13: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
    14: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 2
    15: MicroPlanet-Gravity........................................... . : 2
    16: tin............................................... ............. : 2
    17: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Macintosh................................ : 2
    18: trn 4.0-test76 (Apr 2, 2001)................................... : 2
    19: TkNews 2.0............................................... ...... : 1
    20: Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 (X11....................................... : 1

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    Top 20 User Agents by number of posts
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    1: Pan............................................... ........ : 464 (15%)
    2: KNode............................................. ........ : 415 (13%)
    3: Microsoft Entourage....................................... : 387 (12%)
    4: 40tude_Dialog..................................... ........ : 303 (10%)
    5: slrn.............................................. ........ : 291 ( 9%)
    6: Outlook Express........................................... : 280 ( 9%)
    7: G2................................................ ........ : 144 ( 5%)
    8: MT-NewsWatcher....................................... ..... : 138 ( 4%)
    9: unknown........................................... ........ : 121 ( 4%)
    10: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 116 ( 4%)
    11: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Windows............................. : 115 ( 4%)
    12: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 100 ( 3%)
    13: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (X11................................. : 98 ( 3%)
    14: emacs 23.0.0............................................ .. : 60 ( 2%)
    15: tin............................................... ........ : 44 ( 1%)
    16: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 34 ( 1%)
    17: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6001.18000..................... : 29 ( 1%)
    18: Tandy Colour Computer 2................................... : 11 ( 0%)
    19: Xerox 820-II, Digital Research CP......................... : 11 ( 0%)
    20: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 7 ( 0%)

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    Top 10 time zones
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    1: -0400.............................................. ............ : 684
    2: +0100............................................. ............. : 668
    3: -0700.............................................. ............ : 557
    4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 478
    5: +0200............................................. ............. : 295
    6: UTC............................................... ............. : 184
    7: -0600.............................................. ............ : 167
    8: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 144
    9: -1200.............................................. ............ : 5
    10: +0200 (CEST)............................................ ....... : 4

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    Summary of articles over a 30 day period.
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    Turquoise SuperStat 2.2 * Message area statistics
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    (c) Copyright 1998-2005 Peter Karlsson

    This report covers 11404 messages written between 06/06/08 00:01:51 and 07/06/08 08:08:51

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    Blacklist of quoters (of people who have written at least three messages)

    Place Name Msgs Ratio
    1. weedhopper 8 94.85%
    2. Farmer Giles 8 92.50%
    3. Truth Hurts 3 91.62%
    4. Rubee Murree 10 86.49%
    5. bluefin 15 86.08%
    6. Tom Shelton 6 85.10%
    7. Spanky deMonkey 3 84.42%
    8. Rick 834 83.68%
    9. Steve de Mena 13 82.16%
    10. AqD 7 82.14%
    11. mariposas rand mair fheal 5 81.65%
    12. Bob I 3 80.54%
    13. MuahMan 15 80.32%
    14. tiny dancer 8 80.24%
    15. cc 47 80.05%
    16. Cork Soaker 63 79.72%
    17. OK 11 79.68%
    18. relic 8 79.05%
    19. leebossa 5 78.88%
    20. mike3 3 78.83%
    21. ray 35 77.98%
    22. Edwin 29 77.38%
    23. Tim Adams 5 75.68%
    24. segment fault 3 75.47%
    25. DS 4 75.00%
    26. Phil Da Lick! 27. Hadron 822 73.46%
    28. PA Bear [MS MVP] 6 72.27%
    29. Houston Starterpad 15 71.24%
    30. Linux7come11 <7@come11.com> 20 70.78%
    31. William Poaster 177 70.62%
    32. hardon quack 4 70.45%
    33. trufe Hirts 14 70.39%
    34. Sandman 24 70.26%
    35. Jimserac 16 70.11%
    36. Ruby Murray 48 69.75%
    37. Moshe Goldfarb. 1088 69.45%
    38. owl 13 69.38%
    39. Andrew Halliwell 207 69.38%
    40. Subway steel 26 68.63%
    41. Michael Snyder 4 68.59%
    42. Gregory Shearman 89 68.09%
    43. ed 4 67.57%
    44. dave 3 67.08%
    45. Roy Schestowitz 1376 66.96%
    46. Jerry McBride 24 66.56%
    47. Linux 6 65.26%
    48. Peter Köhlmann 127 65.01%
    49. PC Guy 3 64.18%
    50. Chance Furlong 14 64.16%

    A total of 23644700 bytes were written (message bodies only), of which 14340550, or 60.65%, were quotes.

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    Toplist of writers

    Place Name Msgs Bytes Quoted
    1. Roy Schestowitz 1376 4168055 5.1%
    2. Moshe Goldfarb. 1088 1508398 12.5%
    3. Rick 834 1554086 0.8%
    4. Hadron 822 1260838 5.3%
    5. Snit 719 1331769 25.7%
    6. chrisv 510 613050 41.2%
    7. The Ghost In The Machine 8. Linonut 392 446297 46.8%
    9. Ezekiel 390 673981 58.1%
    10. DFS 369 350710 50.3%
    11. Homer 304 448771 29.4%
    12. High Plains Thumper 13. JEDIDIAH 241 450167 61.6%
    14. Mark Kent 228 4541712 5.5%
    15. Andrew Halliwell 207 202812 69.4%
    16. Phil Da Lick! 17. William Poaster 177 264763 70.6%
    18. Peter Köhlmann 127 243046 65.0%
    19. thufir 127 55479 57.2%
    20. 7 123 131204 40.1%
    21. Tim Smith 117 149421 34.1%
    22. Steve Carroll 108 356285 46.5%
    23. Gregory Shearman 89 110414 68.1%
    24. Erik Funkenbusch 84 106299 59.9%
    25. amicus_curious 74 145526 62.0%
    26. Sinister Midget 71 99294 48.5%
    27. Cork Soaker 63 25280 79.7%
    28. raylopez99 61 86440 31.7%
    29. Tattoo Vampire 56 17100 27.8%
    30. Psyc Geek 53 25588 40.4%
    31. Clogwog 52 74670 61.8%
    32. AZ Nomad 51 40560 61.7%
    33. Matt 50 68864 62.4%
    34. Ramon F Herrera 50 44055 44.1%
    35. Lurky 49 56872 61.1%
    36. Ruby Murray 48 57635 69.7%
    37. cc 47 90499 80.1%
    38. Richard Rasker 46 150570 30.7%
    39. Alexander Terekhov 40 74836 25.7%
    40. RonB 38 20993 49.0%
    41. SomeBloke 37 39938 58.1%
    42. ray 35 34798 78.0%
    43. nessuno@wigner.berkeley.edu 33 38830 33.2%
    44. bbgruff 32 47278 51.1%
    45. Alan Baker 30 86854 61.0%
    46. Edwin 29 59311 77.4%
    47. Subway steel 26 75035 68.6%
    48. ml2mst 24 29303 62.5%
    49. Jerry McBride 24 25846 66.6%
    50. Canuck57 24 25674 54.4%

    A total of 335 people were identified.

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    Toplist of original content per message (of people who have written at least three messages)

    Place Name Orig. / Msgs = PrMsg Quoted
    1. Mark Kent 1716349 / 228 = 7527 5.5%
    2. secretary@lxny.org 28217 / 6 = 4702 N/A
    3. Anonymous Sender 4. Rex Ballard 48059 / 15 = 3203 18.6%
    5. Htnakirs 8464 / 3 = 2821 9.4%
    6. George Orwell 29195 / 11 = 2654 0.6%
    7. Nomen Nescio 25511 / 10 = 2551 30.1%
    8. Richard Rasker 104307 / 46 = 2267 30.7%
    9. High Plains Thumper 10. Steve Carroll 190509 / 108 = 1763 46.5%
    11. Robert Heller 4587 / 3 = 1529 52.1%
    12. Hans 19440 / 13 = 1495 33.8%
    13. Alexander Terekhov 55625 / 40 = 1390 25.7%
    14. rjack 18746 / 14 = 1339 42.5%
    15. yxs066@gmail.com 3862 / 3 = 1287 N/A
    16. Alan Baker 33842 / 30 = 1128 61.0%
    17. Homer 316841 / 304 = 1042 29.4%
    18. Borked Pseudo Mailed 19. Charlie Tame 8147 / 8 = 1018 38.9%
    20. The Ghost In The Machine 21. Roy Schestowitz 22. raylopez99 59036 / 61 = 967 31.7%
    23. Johan Lindquist 22003 / 23 = 956 44.3%
    24. John Slade 5556 / 6 = 926 53.8%
    25. Subway steel 23542 / 26 = 905 68.6%
    26. Darth Chaos 5948 / 7 = 849 40.4%
    27. Tim Smith 98404 / 117 = 841 34.1%
    28. sgam@hotmail.com 2512 / 3 = 837 52.7%
    29. nessuno@wigner.berkeley.edu 25946 / 33 = 786 33.2%
    30. LEE Sau Dan 31. Snit 559438 / 719 = 778 25.7%
    32. Tim Adams 3759 / 5 = 751 75.7%
    33. amicus_curious 55243 / 74 = 746 62.0%
    34. Ezekiel 282446 / 390 = 724 58.1%
    35. bbgruff 23105 / 32 = 722 51.1%
    36. Sinister Midget 51133 / 71 = 720 48.5%
    37. JEDIDIAH 172646 / 241 = 716 61.6%
    38. KUTLOZE SCHEEFGEPOEPTE 16454 / 23 = 715 59.0%
    39. chrisv 360735 / 510 = 707 41.2%
    40. Martha Adams 3485 / 5 = 697 57.8%
    41. none 2086 / 3 = 695 55.8%
    42. Dr.Hal0nf1r£$ 43. Kelsey Bjarnason 2025 / 3 = 675 43.0%
    44. Peter Köhlmann 85036 / 127 = 669 65.0%
    45. 7 78593 / 123 = 638 40.1%
    46. Jimserac 10045 / 16 = 627 70.1%
    47. Jeremy Fisher 7523 / 12 = 626 47.9%
    48. Linonut 237472 / 392 = 605 46.8%
    49. Trooth Herts 4203 / 7 = 600 60.8%
    50. Bo Raxo 4717 / 8 = 589 58.5%

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    Toplist of subjects

    Place Subject Msgs Bytes
    1. Please don't pick on the students 274 267460
    2. Pundit: Bill Gates = Thomas Edison = a good man 150 282849
    3. Single Request to Peter K. 134 231608
    4. Typical Linux user 119 220295
    5. Linux: impossible to use in ANY professional situation 115 134960
    6. Linux market share jumps from 0.6% to 0.8% in June 101 119249
    7. Hans Reiser Offers To Lead Cops to Nina's Body 99 175561
    8. Linux advocacy for a change 94 149621
    9. More HIGHLY CRITICAL security vulnerabilities found in Fi 88 170214
    10. A web page from MS Word. Must be an excellent teacher! 79 364734
    11. Here's a place to leave your opinions about BG's legacy 78 117525
    12. linux - real world example of failure 77 142234
    13. Michael Dell interview on CSPAN 76 208983
    14. A typical Windows eXPerience 73 103144
    15. Is Micoshaft Marketing Causing Retardation of IT Admins? 68 66031
    16. Hans Reiser Offers To Lead Cops to Nina's Body - Troll Al 66 68712
    17. Tux Outs Gates 65 98514
    18. How's this for market share? 63 108406
    19. MD5 Collisions Made Easy 61 108828
    20. Linux app MythTV: not recommended for the faint of heart 57 142569
    21. [News] Amazing Progress for Compiz Fusion on GNU/Linux (V 57 94396
    22. The resemblance between Linux and Vista 56 115485
    23. Why people "choose" Windows 55 94542
    24. KDE - not so good ... 54 123649
    25. So help save Windows XP 54 91248
    26. IBM says *NO* to open sourcing DB2 54 86726
    27. [Rival] Microsoft Goes Hunting Down Its Valued Sellers (W 53 135674
    28. [News] Windows Malware mess now causes skewed Web stats t 53 71716
    29. [Rival] Microsoft Goes Hunting Down Its Valued Sellers (W 52 134683
    30. The death of the desktop computer 51 94645
    31. More MS slopware 49 74985
    32. another warped thread 47 75617
    33. XP Death Watch 47 72255
    34. [News] Delphi for Linux Might Make Comeback 47 63138
    35. [Rival] Microsoft Goes Hunting Down Its Valued Sellers (W 46 113360
    36. [News] KDE4 Gets a Lot More Robust in Latest Beta 46 81807
    37. The "right" to "own" knowledge 46 80488
    38. Does every cola Linux "advocate" make a living with Windo 46 72620
    39. What Linux distro to use for old Intel machine, that fits 45 61283
    40. Happy 4th cola anniversary, DFS! 45 43923
    41. Market Share 45 43660
    42. COLA Charter Movie 43 40177
    43. OT: Registering a business with a Schedule C 42 76050
    44. Don't buy Seagate 42 60276
    45. How a game is made. 41 75615
    46. How many "advocates" have me killfiled? 39 85656
    47. why 3G of memory for vista desktop? 39 74155
    48. [News] aTunes: iTunes-like Linux Application (GPL) Based 39 61577
    49. too many linux versions 39 38689
    50. [Rival] Microsoft Goes Hunting Down Its Valued Sellers (W 38 107468

    A total of 2233 subjects were identified.

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    Toplist of programs

    Place Program Msgs
    1. KNode 1830
    2. 40tude_Dialog 1228
    3. Pan 1139
    4. slrn 1135
    5. Microsoft Outlook Express 995
    6. Microsoft-Entourage 719
    7. emacs 706
    8. Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 693
    9. G2 469
    10. Mozilla 319
    11. MT-NewsWatcher 311
    12. tin 209
    13. Forte Agent 197
    14. Pan-0.14.2-1mdk 128
    15. Gnus 123
    16. Microsoft Windows Mail 88
    17. Pan-0.14.2.91mdk 48
    18. RadioShack Colour Computer 2, Micke 28
    19. Tandy Colour Computer 2/MickeyTerm 22
    20. Xerox 820-II, Digital Research CP/M 11
    21. Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 11
    22. trn 4.0-test76 10
    23. Thoth 8
    24. Microsoft Windows Live Mail 8
    25. Icedove 1.5.0.14eol 7
    26. Hogwasher 7
    27. Xnews 6
    28. COLA Stats 5
    29. TkNews 3
    30. MicroPlanet-Gravity 2
    31. Forte Agent 1.93/32.576 English 2
    32. nn 2
    33. Microhard Lookout Expresstrain 2
    34. MacSOUP/2.8.2 Da (Mac OS X 2
    35. Unison 2
    36. Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 1
    37. Pine 1
    38. pan 0.119 1
    39. Thunderbird 1.5.0.14ubu 1
    40. RadioShack Colour Computer ][, Mick 1

    A total of 40 different programs (not counting different versions) were identified.

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    Tuesday 1531 ************************************************
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    Saturday 1693 ************************************************** ***
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  2. Re: COLA Statistics, 06 Jul 2008

    On Sun, 6 Jul 2008 06:53:30 +0000 (UTC), colastats wrote:

    > Notes:
    >
    > - This posting occurs weekly on Sunday.
    >
    > - The subject line will always be formatted as follows:
    > "COLA Statistics, 01 Jan 1970"
    > substituting the date the statistics are posted.
    > Add it to your kill filter if you are uninterested.
    >
    >
    >
    > Summary of articles over a 7 day period.
    > ----------------------------------------
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Analysis of posts to comp.os.linux.advocacy
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > (stats compiled with a script by Garry Knight)
    >
    >
    > Total posts considered: 3,189 over 7 days
    > Earliest article: Sun Jun 29 03:00:05 2008
    > Latest article: Sun Jul 6 02:40:06 2008
    > Original articles: 407, replies: 2,782
    > Total size of posts: 11,216,966 bytes (10,954K) (10.70M)
    > Average 455 articles per day, 1.53 MB per day, 3,517 bytes per article
    > Total headers: 4,727 KB bodies: 6,226 KB
    > Body text - quoted: 2,426 KB, original: 2,285 KB = 48.50%, sigs: 1,498 KB
    > Total number of posters: 174, average 64,465 bytes per poster
    > Total number of threads: 547, average 20,506 bytes per thread
    > Total number of User-Agents: 39
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 20 posters by number of articles
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: Snit ............................ : 387
    > 2: Roy Schestowitz ................... : 298
    > 3: Rick ......................................... : 232
    > 4: "Moshe Goldfarb." .................... : 229
    > 5: Hadron ............................ : 175
    > 6: thufir ................................ : 110
    > 7: "DFS" ........................................ : 109
    > 8: Linonut ................................ : 106
    > 9: JEDIDIAH .................................. : 100
    > 10: "Phil Da Lick!" .. : 89
    > 11: High Plains Thumper ........ : 84
    > 12: The Ghost In The Machine ....... : 79
    > 13: Homer ...................................... : 78
    > 14: William Poaster ......................... : 73
    > 15: "Ezekiel" ............................................ : 73
    > 16: Steve Carroll ............................. : 71
    > 17: Psyc Geek ................................ : 53
    > 18: Peter =?UTF-8?B?S8O2aGxtYW5u?= ...... : 48
    > 19: Tim Smith .................... : 47
    > 20: chrisv ................................. : 43
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: Roy Schestowitz ................... : 1358
    > 2: Mark Kent .............................. : 1215
    > 3: Snit ............................ : 1171
    > 4: Rick ......................................... : 840
    > 5: "Moshe Goldfarb." .................... : 636
    > 6: Hadron ............................ : 582
    > 7: Steve Carroll ............................. : 324
    > 8: JEDIDIAH .................................. : 313
    > 9: High Plains Thumper ........ : 265
    > 10: Linonut ................................ : 260
    > 11: "Phil Da Lick!" .. : 257
    > 12: The Ghost In The Machine ....... : 245
    > 13: William Poaster ......................... : 244
    > 14: "DFS" ........................................ : 241
    > 15: Homer ...................................... : 228
    > 16: "Ezekiel" ............................................ : 221
    > 17: thufir ................................ : 221
    > 18: Peter =?UTF-8?B?S8O2aGxtYW5u?= ...... : 187
    > 19: Tim Smith .................... : 141
    > 20: Erik Funkenbusch ................. : 121
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: Roy Schestowitz ................... : 96.16%
    > 2: Alexander Terekhov ........................... : 78.44%
    > 3: "High Plains Thumper" ...... : 77.83%
    > 4: Mark Kent .............................. : 77.80%
    > 5: "Edward Stanfield" <127.0.0.1@rot.com>......................... : 71.84%
    > 6: Homer ...................................... : 71.50%
    > 7: Tim Smith .................... : 70.62%
    > 8: psycgeeks@yahoo.com............................................ : 68.99%
    > 9: Hyman Rosen ................................. : 66.16%
    > 10: High Plains Thumper ........ : 63.96%
    > 11: 7 ..................... : 62.86%
    > 12: raylopez99 .............................. : 62.74%
    > 13: Psyc Geek ................................ : 59.69%
    > 14: "Psyc Geek (TAB)" ........................ : 56.39%
    > 15: Benjamin Gawert ............................... : 55.82%
    > 16: bbgruff .................................. : 51.94%
    > 17: core dump ............................ : 51.66%
    > 18: Tattoo Vampire ......................... : 51.37%
    > 19: Sinister Midget ........................ : 49.13%
    > 20: Steve Carroll ............................. : 47.97%
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: Matt ............................ : 14.61%
    > 2: Rick ......................................... : 18.82%
    > 3: Hadron ............................ : 18.82%
    > 4: Tim Adams ...................... : 20.01%
    > 5: "Edwin" .................................... : 21.33%
    > 6: ray ........................................... : 21.35%
    > 7: William Poaster ......................... : 23.39%
    > 8: "relic" ................................. : 23.39%
    > 9: JEDIDIAH .................................. : 25.04%
    > 10: "Moshe Goldfarb." .................... : 27.16%
    > 11: "Houston Starterpad" ............... : 27.19%
    > 12: "Subway steel" ................................... : 27.49%
    > 13: Alan Baker .............................. : 27.75%
    > 14: Edwin ...................................... : 28.03%
    > 15: "amicus_curious" ................................ : 28.36%
    > 16: cc ..................................... : 30.95%
    > 17: Peter =?UTF-8?B?S8O2aGxtYW5u?= ...... : 32.03%
    > 18: "Phil Da Lick!" .. : 32.36%
    > 19: "Phil Da Lick!" . : 32.45%
    > 20: Richard Rasker ........................... : 32.95%
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 20 threads by no. of articles
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: Please don't pick on the students.............................. : 245
    > 2: Single Request to Peter K...................................... : 122
    > 3: Linux market share jumps from 0.6% to 0.8% in June............. : 101
    > 4: More HIGHLY CRITICAL security vulnerabilities found in Firefox : 88
    > 5: Michael Dell interview on CSPAN................................ : 76
    > 6: How's this for market share?................................... : 63
    > 7: More MS slopware.......................................... ..... : 55
    > 8: Why people "choose" Windows.................................... : 55
    > 9: [News] Windows Malware mess now causes skewed Web stats too.... : 53
    > 10: The "right" to "own" knowledge................................. : 46
    > 11: Market Share............................................. ...... : 45
    > 12: Linux: impossible to use in ANY professional situation......... : 44
    > 13: [News] KDE4 Gets a Lot More Robust in Latest Beta.............. : 43
    > 14: OT: Registering a business with a Schedule C................... : 42
    > 15: Hadron: impossible to use in ANY professional situation........ : 37
    > 16: another warped thread.......................................... : 37
    > 17: What Linux distro to use for old Intel machine, that fits on CD : 37
    > 18: [News] Microsoft Employee Speaks Against Software Patents...... : 35
    > 19: More HIGHLY CRITICAL security vulnerabilities found in Firefox. : 33
    > 20: Ubuntu gripe No. 2 - gnome-pilot............................... : 32
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 20 threads by size in KB
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: Please don't pick on the students.............................. : 619
    > 2: Single Request to Peter K...................................... : 452
    > 3: More HIGHLY CRITICAL security vulnerabilities found in Firefox : 317
    > 4: Michael Dell interview on CSPAN................................ : 313
    > 5: Linux market share jumps from 0.6% to 0.8% in June............. : 305
    > 6: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 02 : 199
    > 7: How's this for market share?................................... : 194
    > 8: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 28 : 187
    > 9: Why people "choose" Windows.................................... : 165
    > 10: More MS slopware.......................................... ..... : 165
    > 11: OT: Registering a business with a Schedule C................... : 161
    > 12: [News] Windows Malware mess now causes skewed Web stats too.... : 151
    > 13: The "right" to "own" knowledge................................. : 148
    > 14: [News] KDE4 Gets a Lot More Robust in Latest Beta.............. : 143
    > 15: Hadron: impossible to use in ANY professional situation........ : 142
    > 16: another warped thread.......................................... : 137
    > 17: Linux: impossible to use in ANY professional situation......... : 136
    > 18: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 01 : 135
    > 19: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 29 : 134
    > 20: LONG [News Digest] Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 03 : 129
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 20 cross-posted groups
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: comp.sys.mac.advocacy............................. ............. : 332
    > 2: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 69
    > 3: alt.os.windows-xp.............................................. : 65
    > 4: 24hoursupport.helpdesk............................ ............. : 65
    > 5: k12.chat.teacher.................................. ............. : 62
    > 6: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt................................. : 48
    > 7: microsoft.public.windows.vista.general............ ............. : 38
    > 8: alt.os.linux.ubuntu............................... ............. : 36
    > 9: alt.support.anxiety-panic...................................... : 32
    > 10: comp.dcom.sys.cisco............................... ............. : 26
    > 11: alt.windows-xp................................................ . : 20
    > 12: gnu.misc.discuss.................................. ............. : 12
    > 13: misc.int-property.......................................... .... : 12
    > 14: misc.invest.stocks................................ ............. : 10
    > 15: uk.media.tv.sf.drwho.............................. ............. : 9
    > 16: alt.guitar........................................ ............. : 3
    > 17: comp.lang.c++..................................... ............. : 3
    > 18: nl.taal........................................... ............. : 3
    > 19: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general................ ............. : 3
    > 20: microsoft.public.windows.vista.installation_setup. ............. : 3
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 20 User Agents by poster
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: G2................................................ ............. : 35
    > 2: Unknown........................................... ............. : 24
    > 3: Pan............................................... ............. : 16
    > 4: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 15
    > 5: KNode............................................. ............. : 14
    > 6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Windows.................................. : 11
    > 7: slrn.............................................. ............. : 11
    > 8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (X11...................................... : 7
    > 9: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 6
    > 10: MT-NewsWatcher....................................... .......... : 6
    > 11: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6001.18000.......................... : 4
    > 12: 40tude_Dialog..................................... ............. : 3
    > 13: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
    > 14: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 2
    > 15: MicroPlanet-Gravity........................................... . : 2
    > 16: tin............................................... ............. : 2
    > 17: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Macintosh................................ : 2
    > 18: trn 4.0-test76 (Apr 2, 2001)................................... : 2
    > 19: TkNews 2.0............................................... ...... : 1
    > 20: Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 (X11....................................... : 1
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 20 User Agents by number of posts
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: Pan............................................... ........ : 464 (15%)
    > 2: KNode............................................. ........ : 415 (13%)
    > 3: Microsoft Entourage....................................... : 387 (12%)
    > 4: 40tude_Dialog..................................... ........ : 303 (10%)
    > 5: slrn.............................................. ........ : 291 ( 9%)
    > 6: Outlook Express........................................... : 280 ( 9%)
    > 7: G2................................................ ........ : 144 ( 5%)
    > 8: MT-NewsWatcher....................................... ..... : 138 ( 4%)
    > 9: unknown........................................... ........ : 121 ( 4%)
    > 10: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 116 ( 4%)
    > 11: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Windows............................. : 115 ( 4%)
    > 12: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 100 ( 3%)
    > 13: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (X11................................. : 98 ( 3%)
    > 14: emacs 23.0.0............................................ .. : 60 ( 2%)
    > 15: tin............................................... ........ : 44 ( 1%)
    > 16: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 34 ( 1%)
    > 17: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6001.18000..................... : 29 ( 1%)
    > 18: Tandy Colour Computer 2................................... : 11 ( 0%)
    > 19: Xerox 820-II, Digital Research CP......................... : 11 ( 0%)
    > 20: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 7 ( 0%)
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > Top 10 time zones
    > ================================================== ==========================
    > 1: -0400.............................................. ............ : 684
    > 2: +0100............................................. ............. : 668
    > 3: -0700.............................................. ............ : 557
    > 4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 478
    > 5: +0200............................................. ............. : 295
    > 6: UTC............................................... ............. : 184
    > 7: -0600.............................................. ............ : 167
    > 8: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 144
    > 9: -1200.............................................. ............ : 5
    > 10: +0200 (CEST)............................................ ....... : 4
    >
    > ================================================== ==========================
    >
    > Summary of articles over a 30 day period.
    > -----------------------------------------
    >
    > Turquoise SuperStat 2.2 * Message area statistics
    > =================================================
    >
    > (c) Copyright 1998-2005 Peter Karlsson
    >
    > This report covers 11404 messages written between 06/06/08 00:01:51 and 07/06/08 08:08:51
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > Blacklist of quoters (of people who have written at least three messages)
    >
    > Place Name Msgs Ratio
    > 1. weedhopper 8 94.85%
    > 2. Farmer Giles 8 92.50%
    > 3. Truth Hurts 3 91.62%
    > 4. Rubee Murree 10 86.49%
    > 5. bluefin 15 86.08%
    > 6. Tom Shelton 6 85.10%
    > 7. Spanky deMonkey 3 84.42%
    > 8. Rick 834 83.68%
    > 9. Steve de Mena 13 82.16%
    > 10. AqD 7 82.14%
    > 11. mariposas rand mair fheal 5 81.65%
    > 12. Bob I 3 80.54%
    > 13. MuahMan 15 80.32%
    > 14. tiny dancer 8 80.24%
    > 15. cc 47 80.05%
    > 16. Cork Soaker 63 79.72%
    > 17. OK 11 79.68%
    > 18. relic 8 79.05%
    > 19. leebossa 5 78.88%
    > 20. mike3 3 78.83%
    > 21. ray 35 77.98%
    > 22. Edwin 29 77.38%
    > 23. Tim Adams 5 75.68%
    > 24. segment fault 3 75.47%
    > 25. DS 4 75.00%
    > 26. Phil Da Lick! > 27. Hadron 822 73.46%
    > 28. PA Bear [MS MVP] 6 72.27%
    > 29. Houston Starterpad 15 71.24%
    > 30. Linux7come11 <7@come11.com> 20 70.78%
    > 31. William Poaster 177 70.62%
    > 32. hardon quack 4 70.45%
    > 33. trufe Hirts 14 70.39%
    > 34. Sandman 24 70.26%
    > 35. Jimserac 16 70.11%
    > 36. Ruby Murray 48 69.75%
    > 37. Moshe Goldfarb. 1088 69.45%
    > 38. owl 13 69.38%
    > 39. Andrew Halliwell 207 69.38%
    > 40. Subway steel 26 68.63%
    > 41. Michael Snyder 4 68.59%
    > 42. Gregory Shearman 89 68.09%
    > 43. ed 4 67.57%
    > 44. dave 3 67.08%
    > 45. Roy Schestowitz 1376 66.96%
    > 46. Jerry McBride 24 66.56%
    > 47. Linux 6 65.26%
    > 48. Peter Köhlmann 127 65.01%
    > 49. PC Guy 3 64.18%
    > 50. Chance Furlong 14 64.16%
    >
    > A total of 23644700 bytes were written (message bodies only), of which 14340550, or 60.65%, were quotes.
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > Toplist of writers
    >
    > Place Name Msgs Bytes Quoted
    > 1. Roy Schestowitz 1376 4168055 5.1%
    > 2. Moshe Goldfarb. 1088 1508398 12.5%
    > 3. Rick 834 1554086 0.8%
    > 4. Hadron 822 1260838 5.3%
    > 5. Snit 719 1331769 25.7%
    > 6. chrisv 510 613050 41.2%
    > 7. The Ghost In The Machine > 8. Linonut 392 446297 46.8%
    > 9. Ezekiel 390 673981 58.1%
    > 10. DFS 369 350710 50.3%
    > 11. Homer 304 448771 29.4%
    > 12. High Plains Thumper > 13. JEDIDIAH 241 450167 61.6%
    > 14. Mark Kent 228 4541712 5.5%
    > 15. Andrew Halliwell 207 202812 69.4%
    > 16. Phil Da Lick! > 17. William Poaster 177 264763 70.6%
    > 18. Peter Köhlmann 127 243046 65.0%
    > 19. thufir 127 55479 57.2%
    > 20. 7 123 131204 40.1%
    > 21. Tim Smith 117 149421 34.1%
    > 22. Steve Carroll 108 356285 46.5%
    > 23. Gregory Shearman 89 110414 68.1%
    > 24. Erik Funkenbusch 84 106299 59.9%
    > 25. amicus_curious 74 145526 62.0%
    > 26. Sinister Midget 71 99294 48.5%
    > 27. Cork Soaker 63 25280 79.7%
    > 28. raylopez99 61 86440 31.7%
    > 29. Tattoo Vampire 56 17100 27.8%
    > 30. Psyc Geek 53 25588 40.4%
    > 31. Clogwog 52 74670 61.8%
    > 32. AZ Nomad 51 40560 61.7%
    > 33. Matt 50 68864 62.4%
    > 34. Ramon F Herrera 50 44055 44.1%
    > 35. Lurky 49 56872 61.1%
    > 36. Ruby Murray 48 57635 69.7%
    > 37. cc 47 90499 80.1%
    > 38. Richard Rasker 46 150570 30.7%
    > 39. Alexander Terekhov 40 74836 25.7%
    > 40. RonB 38 20993 49.0%
    > 41. SomeBloke 37 39938 58.1%
    > 42. ray 35 34798 78.0%
    > 43. nessuno@wigner.berkeley.edu 33 38830 33.2%
    > 44. bbgruff 32 47278 51.1%
    > 45. Alan Baker 30 86854 61.0%
    > 46. Edwin 29 59311 77.4%
    > 47. Subway steel 26 75035 68.6%
    > 48. ml2mst 24 29303 62.5%
    > 49. Jerry McBride 24 25846 66.6%
    > 50. Canuck57 24 25674 54.4%
    >
    > A total of 335 people were identified.
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > Toplist of original content per message (of people who have written at least three messages)
    >
    > Place Name Orig. / Msgs = PrMsg Quoted
    > 1. Mark Kent 1716349 / 228 = 7527 5.5%
    > 2. secretary@lxny.org 28217 / 6 = 4702 N/A
    > 3. Anonymous Sender > 4. Rex Ballard 48059 / 15 = 3203 18.6%
    > 5. Htnakirs 8464 / 3 = 2821 9.4%
    > 6. George Orwell 29195 / 11 = 2654 0.6%
    > 7. Nomen Nescio 25511 / 10 = 2551 30.1%
    > 8. Richard Rasker 104307 / 46 = 2267 30.7%
    > 9. High Plains Thumper > 10. Steve Carroll 190509 / 108 = 1763 46.5%
    > 11. Robert Heller 4587 / 3 = 1529 52.1%
    > 12. Hans 19440 / 13 = 1495 33.8%
    > 13. Alexander Terekhov 55625 / 40 = 1390 25.7%
    > 14. rjack 18746 / 14 = 1339 42.5%
    > 15. yxs066@gmail.com 3862 / 3 = 1287 N/A
    > 16. Alan Baker 33842 / 30 = 1128 61.0%
    > 17. Homer 316841 / 304 = 1042 29.4%
    > 18. Borked Pseudo Mailed > 19. Charlie Tame 8147 / 8 = 1018 38.9%
    > 20. The Ghost In The Machine > 21. Roy Schestowitz > 22. raylopez99 59036 / 61 = 967 31.7%
    > 23. Johan Lindquist 22003 / 23 = 956 44.3%
    > 24. John Slade 5556 / 6 = 926 53.8%
    > 25. Subway steel 23542 / 26 = 905 68.6%
    > 26. Darth Chaos 5948 / 7 = 849 40.4%
    > 27. Tim Smith 98404 / 117 = 841 34.1%
    > 28. sgam@hotmail.com 2512 / 3 = 837 52.7%
    > 29. nessuno@wigner.berkeley.edu 25946 / 33 = 786 33.2%
    > 30. LEE Sau Dan > 31. Snit 559438 / 719 = 778 25.7%
    > 32. Tim Adams 3759 / 5 = 751 75.7%
    > 33. amicus_curious 55243 / 74 = 746 62.0%
    > 34. Ezekiel 282446 / 390 = 724 58.1%
    > 35. bbgruff 23105 / 32 = 722 51.1%
    > 36. Sinister Midget 51133 / 71 = 720 48.5%
    > 37. JEDIDIAH 172646 / 241 = 716 61.6%
    > 38. KUTLOZE SCHEEFGEPOEPTE 16454 / 23 = 715 59.0%
    > 39. chrisv 360735 / 510 = 707 41.2%
    > 40. Martha Adams 3485 / 5 = 697 57.8%
    > 41. none 2086 / 3 = 695 55.8%
    > 42. Dr.Hal0nf1r£$ > 43. Kelsey Bjarnason 2025 / 3 = 675 43.0%
    > 44. Peter Köhlmann 85036 / 127 = 669 65.0%
    > 45. 7 78593 / 123 = 638 40.1%
    > 46. Jimserac 10045 / 16 = 627 70.1%
    > 47. Jeremy Fisher 7523 / 12 = 626 47.9%
    > 48. Linonut 237472 / 392 = 605 46.8%
    > 49. Trooth Herts 4203 / 7 = 600 60.8%
    > 50. Bo Raxo 4717 / 8 = 589 58.5%
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > Toplist of subjects
    >
    > Place Subject Msgs Bytes
    > 1. Please don't pick on the students 274 267460
    > 2. Pundit: Bill Gates = Thomas Edison = a good man 150 282849
    > 3. Single Request to Peter K. 134 231608
    > 4. Typical Linux user 119 220295
    > 5. Linux: impossible to use in ANY professional situation 115 134960
    > 6. Linux market share jumps from 0.6% to 0.8% in June 101 119249
    > 7. Hans Reiser Offers To Lead Cops to Nina's Body 99 175561
    > 8. Linux advocacy for a change 94 149621
    > 9. More HIGHLY CRITICAL security vulnerabilities found in Fi 88 170214
    > 10. A web page from MS Word. Must be an excellent teacher! 79 364734
    > 11. Here's a place to leave your opinions about BG's legacy 78 117525
    > 12. linux - real world example of failure 77 142234
    > 13. Michael Dell interview on CSPAN 76 208983
    > 14. A typical Windows eXPerience 73 103144
    > 15. Is Micoshaft Marketing Causing Retardation of IT Admins? 68 66031
    > 16. Hans Reiser Offers To Lead Cops to Nina's Body - Troll Al 66 68712
    > 17. Tux Outs Gates 65 98514
    > 18. How's this for market share? 63 108406
    > 19. MD5 Collisions Made Easy 61 108828
    > 20. Linux app MythTV: not recommended for the faint of heart 57 142569
    > 21. [News] Amazing Progress for Compiz Fusion on GNU/Linux (V 57 94396
    > 22. The resemblance between Linux and Vista 56 115485
    > 23. Why people "choose" Windows 55 94542
    > 24. KDE - not so good ... 54 123649
    > 25. So help save Windows XP 54 91248
    > 26. IBM says *NO* to open sourcing DB2 54 86726
    > 27. [Rival] Microsoft Goes Hunting Down Its Valued Sellers (W 53 135674
    > 28. [News] Windows Malware mess now causes skewed Web stats t 53 71716
    > 29. [Rival] Microsoft Goes Hunting Down Its Valued Sellers (W 52 134683
    > 30. The death of the desktop computer 51 94645
    > 31. More MS slopware 49 74985
    > 32. another warped thread 47 75617
    > 33. XP Death Watch 47 72255
    > 34. [News] Delphi for Linux Might Make Comeback 47 63138
    > 35. [Rival] Microsoft Goes Hunting Down Its Valued Sellers (W 46 113360
    > 36. [News] KDE4 Gets a Lot More Robust in Latest Beta 46 81807
    > 37. The "right" to "own" knowledge 46 80488
    > 38. Does every cola Linux "advocate" make a living with Windo 46 72620
    > 39. What Linux distro to use for old Intel machine, that fits 45 61283
    > 40. Happy 4th cola anniversary, DFS! 45 43923
    > 41. Market Share 45 43660
    > 42. COLA Charter Movie 43 40177
    > 43. OT: Registering a business with a Schedule C 42 76050
    > 44. Don't buy Seagate 42 60276
    > 45. How a game is made. 41 75615
    > 46. How many "advocates" have me killfiled? 39 85656
    > 47. why 3G of memory for vista desktop? 39 74155
    > 48. [News] aTunes: iTunes-like Linux Application (GPL) Based 39 61577
    > 49. too many linux versions 39 38689
    > 50. [Rival] Microsoft Goes Hunting Down Its Valued Sellers (W 38 107468
    >
    > A total of 2233 subjects were identified.
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > Toplist of programs
    >
    > Place Program Msgs
    > 1. KNode 1830
    > 2. 40tude_Dialog 1228
    > 3. Pan 1139
    > 4. slrn 1135
    > 5. Microsoft Outlook Express 995
    > 6. Microsoft-Entourage 719
    > 7. emacs 706
    > 8. Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 693
    > 9. G2 469
    > 10. Mozilla 319
    > 11. MT-NewsWatcher 311
    > 12. tin 209
    > 13. Forte Agent 197
    > 14. Pan-0.14.2-1mdk 128
    > 15. Gnus 123
    > 16. Microsoft Windows Mail 88
    > 17. Pan-0.14.2.91mdk 48
    > 18. RadioShack Colour Computer 2, Micke 28
    > 19. Tandy Colour Computer 2/MickeyTerm 22
    > 20. Xerox 820-II, Digital Research CP/M 11
    > 21. Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 11
    > 22. trn 4.0-test76 10
    > 23. Thoth 8
    > 24. Microsoft Windows Live Mail 8
    > 25. Icedove 1.5.0.14eol 7
    > 26. Hogwasher 7
    > 27. Xnews 6
    > 28. COLA Stats 5
    > 29. TkNews 3
    > 30. MicroPlanet-Gravity 2
    > 31. Forte Agent 1.93/32.576 English 2
    > 32. nn 2
    > 33. Microhard Lookout Expresstrain 2
    > 34. MacSOUP/2.8.2 Da (Mac OS X 2
    > 35. Unison 2
    > 36. Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 1
    > 37. Pine 1
    > 38. pan 0.119 1
    > 39. Thunderbird 1.5.0.14ubu 1
    > 40. RadioShack Colour Computer ][, Mick 1
    >
    > A total of 40 different programs (not counting different versions) were identified.
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > Postings per weekday
    >
    > Day Msgs
    > Monday 1818 ************************************************** *******
    > Tuesday 1531 ************************************************
    > Wednesday 1713 ************************************************** ****
    > Thursday 1549 ************************************************
    > Friday 1898 ************************************************** **********
    > Saturday 1693 ************************************************** ***
    > Sunday 1202 *************************************
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > Postings per hour
    >
    > Hour Msgs
    > 0000-0059 267 ********************
    > 0100-0159 215 ****************
    > 0200-0259 116 *********
    > 0300-0359 87 ******
    > 0400-0459 137 **********
    > 0500-0559 157 ************
    > 0600-0659 141 **********
    > 0700-0759 471 ************************************
    > 0800-0859 618 ************************************************
    > 0900-0959 635 *************************************************
    > 1000-1059 753 ************************************************** ********
    > 1100-1159 767 ************************************************** *********
    > 1200-1259 650 **************************************************
    > 1300-1359 638 *************************************************
    > 1400-1459 691 ************************************************** ***
    > 1500-1559 772 ************************************************** **********
    > 1600-1659 658 ************************************************** *
    > 1700-1759 581 *********************************************
    > 1800-1859 582 *********************************************
    > 1900-1959 528 *****************************************
    > 2000-2059 508 ***************************************
    > 2100-2159 541 ******************************************
    > 2200-2259 533 *****************************************
    > 2300-2359 358 ***************************
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Why doesn't this post, or the other stats post agree with the posts from
    [Homer]?


    --
    Moshe Goldfarb
    Collector of soaps from around the globe.
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    http://linuxidiots.blogspot.com/

  3. Re: COLA Statistics, 06 Jul 2008

    On 2008-07-06, colastats claimed:

    > 1: Snit ............................ : 387
    > 5: Hadron ............................ : 175


    Are those clowns still here? I never see or hear from them any more.

    > 5: "Edward Stanfield" <127.0.0.1@rot.com>......................... : 71.84%
    > 9: Hyman Rosen ................................. : 66.16%
    > 15: Benjamin Gawert ............................... : 55.82%
    > 8: "relic" ................................. : 23.39%
    > 11: "Houston Starterpad" ............... : 27.19%
    > 1. weedhopper 8 94.85%
    > 2. Farmer Giles 8 92.50%
    > 4. Rubee Murree 10 86.49%
    > 5. bluefin 15 86.08%
    > 7. Spanky deMonkey 3 84.42%
    > 9. Steve de Mena 13 82.16%
    > 10. AqD 7 82.14%
    > 11. mariposas rand mair fheal 5 81.65%
    > 12. Bob I 3 80.54%
    > 13. MuahMan 15 80.32%
    > 14. tiny dancer 8 80.24%
    > 16. Cork Soaker 63 79.72%
    > 19. leebossa 5 78.88%
    > 20. mike3 3 78.83%
    > 23. Tim Adams 5 75.68%
    > 24. segment fault 3 75.47%
    > 25. DS 4 75.00%
    > 28. PA Bear [MS MVP] 6 72.27%
    > 29. Houston Starterpad 15 71.24%
    > 34. Sandman 24 70.26%
    > 35. Jimserac 16 70.11%


    Who?

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