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Analysis of posts to alt.os.linux.mandriva by Robert Marshall
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(stats compiled with a script by Garry Knight)


Total posts considered: 339 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Nov 10 21:25:07 2006
Latest article: Fri Nov 17 20:25:18 2006
Original articles: 53, replies: 286
Total size of posts: 851,529 bytes (831K) (0.81M)
Average 48 articles per day, 0.12 MB per day, 2,511 bytes per article
Total headers: 409 KB bodies: 421 KB
Body text - quoted: 179 KB, original: 207 KB = 53.64%, sigs: 33 KB
Total number of posters: 102, average 8,348 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 69, average 12,341 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 34

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 32
2: "James J. Dines" ....................... : 26
3: Mark Adams ........................... : 21
4: Aragorn .............................. : 12
5: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 10
6: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 9
7: Doug Laidlaw ...................... : 8
8: "JTJersey" ..................................... : 8
9: Baldeagle ............................. : 8
10: RaMRod ...................................... : 7
11: Michael Fritz ........................... : 7
12: Alan Secker ............................... : 7
13: "Gary G. Taylor" ...................... : 6
14: "Franz FripplFrappl" ...... : 6
15: Wes Newell ....................... : 6
16: "Peter D." ............................. : 6
17: Dan Espen ................... : 5
18: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 5
19: Beowulf ....................... : 5
20: Pete <>.................................................. ...... : 5

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 77
2: "James J. Dines" ....................... : 64
3: Mark Adams ........................... : 58
4: Aragorn .............................. : 41
5: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 22
6: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 20
7: Baldeagle ............................. : 20
8: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 20
9: Doug Laidlaw ...................... : 19
10: Pete <>.................................................. ...... : 17
11: "JTJersey" ..................................... : 16
12: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 15
13: RaMRod ...................................... : 15
14: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 14
15: Michael Fritz ........................... : 13
16: dale's news stuff ...................... : 13
17: Walter Mautner ........ : 13
18: Eric ....................................... : 13
19: Alan Secker ............................... : 12
20: Wes Newell ....................... : 12

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Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "Gary G. Taylor" ...................... : 80.88%
2: Beowulf ....................... : 75.31%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.63%
4: "Franz FripplFrappl" ...... : 65.72%
5: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 62.43%
6: Bit Twister ...................... : 62.07%
7: Doug Laidlaw ...................... : 61.77%
8: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 60.51%
9: RaMRod ...................................... : 60.49%
10: Aragorn .............................. : 59.55%
11: "Peter D." ............................. : 54.37%
12: "JTJersey" ..................................... : 54.10%
13: Baldeagle ............................. : 46.06%
14: Michael Fritz ........................... : 46.05%
15: Wes Newell ....................... : 42.18%
16: Walter Mautner ........ : 41.45%
17: Mark Adams ........................... : 40.26%
18: Alan Secker ............................... : 33.91%
19: "James J. Dines" ....................... : 30.31%
20: Dan Espen ................... : 24.14%

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Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Pete <>.................................................. ...... : 22.30%
2: Dan Espen ................... : 24.14%
3: "James J. Dines" ....................... : 30.31%
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 33.91%
5: Mark Adams ........................... : 40.26%
6: Walter Mautner ........ : 41.45%
7: Wes Newell ....................... : 42.18%
8: Michael Fritz ........................... : 46.05%
9: Baldeagle ............................. : 46.06%
10: "JTJersey" ..................................... : 54.10%
11: "Peter D." ............................. : 54.37%
12: Aragorn .............................. : 59.55%
13: RaMRod ...................................... : 60.49%
14: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 60.51%
15: Doug Laidlaw ...................... : 61.77%
16: Bit Twister ...................... : 62.07%
17: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 62.43%
18: "Franz FripplFrappl" ...... : 65.72%
19: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.63%
20: Beowulf ....................... : 75.31%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Firefox 2.0 and Konqueror as root.............................. : 15
2: I'm pretty happy with Mandriva 2007 -- fanboy rant mostly about : 13
3: what makes mandriva better than the other distros ?............ : 13
4: Kernels........................................... ............. : 11
5: I'm pretty happy with Mandriva 2007 -- fanboy rant mostly about : 11
6: Too many (googleearth) progs can't read 'GLX' in desplay on 200 : 11
7: networking questions......................................... .. : 11
8: microphone problem 2007........................................ : 10
9: tripwire takes _massive_ time to generate key.................. : 10
10: Voice Dictation software....................................... : 10
11: Monitor supposed to go blank after 10 minutes?................. : 10
12: [OT] Hardware question......................................... : 9
13: kernal source problems......................................... : 9
14: mplayer dvd://1-dumpstream -dumpfile........................... : 9
15: Nvidia video puzzle............................................ : 8
16: urpmi database locked.......................................... : 8
17: Downloaded Wine.........................Where is it stored..... : 7
18: Compilation hiccup............................................ . : 7
19: ALT-Key Problem........................................... ..... : 7
20: Cannot connect to Hotwayd after an update...................... : 7

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Firefox 2.0 and Konqueror as root.............................. : 37
2: networking questions......................................... .. : 37
3: [OT] Hardware question......................................... : 34
4: I'm pretty happy with Mandriva 2007 -- fanboy rant mostly about : 33
5: microphone problem 2007........................................ : 32
6: Too many (googleearth) progs can't read 'GLX' in desplay on 200 : 28
7: Kernels........................................... ............. : 27
8: I'm pretty happy with Mandriva 2007 -- fanboy rant mostly about : 27
9: tripwire takes _massive_ time to generate key.................. : 24
10: kernal source problems......................................... : 24
11: what makes mandriva better than the other distros ?............ : 23
12: Monitor supposed to go blank after 10 minutes?................. : 22
13: Voice Dictation software....................................... : 19
14: Cannot connect to Hotwayd after an update...................... : 18
15: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 15
16: mplayer dvd://1-dumpstream -dumpfile........................... : 15
17: Compilation hiccup............................................ . : 15
18: Nvidia video puzzle............................................ : 15
19: ALT-Key Problem........................................... ..... : 14
20: urpmi database locked.......................................... : 14

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Top 8 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 15
2: alt.os.linux...................................... ............. : 9
3: alt.linux......................................... ............. : 9
4: alt.binaries.sounds.mp3.d......................... ............. : 2
5: alt.binaries.warez.ibm-pc.d.................................... : 2
6: alt.ipl.discussion................................ ............. : 2
7: alt.binaries.news-server-comparison............................ : 2
8: uk.comp.os.linux.................................. ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 27
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 14
3: pan............................................... ............. : 12
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 10
5: G2................................................ ............. : 6
6: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 6
7: Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 (X11....................................... : 5
8: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
9: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
10: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 3

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 75 (22%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 54 (16%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 37 (11%)
4: pan............................................... ........ : 37 (11%)
5: Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 (X11.................................. : 24 ( 7%)
6: Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 (X11.................................. : 23 ( 7%)
7: Thunderbird 1.5.0.2 (X11.................................. : 21 ( 6%)
8: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 14 ( 4%)
9: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 10 ( 3%)
10: G2................................................ ........ : 7 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 174
2: -0600.............................................. ............ : 54
3: -0700.............................................. ............ : 27
4: +1100............................................. ............. : 22
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 22
6: +0100............................................. ............. : 20
7: -0800.............................................. ............ : 15
8: -0200.............................................. ............ : 2
9: .................................................. ............. : 1
10: +1000............................................. ............. : 1

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