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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: 572 over 7 days
Earliest article: Sat Nov 25 01:25:02 2006
Latest article: Fri Dec 1 22:25:03 2006
Original articles: 61, replies: 511
Total size of posts: 1,419,983 bytes (1,386K) (1.35M)
Average 81 articles per day, 0.19 MB per day, 2,482 bytes per article
Total headers: 753 KB bodies: 632 KB
Body text - quoted: 286 KB, original: 296 KB = 50.91%, sigs: 47 KB
Total number of posters: 108, average 13,147 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 98, average 14,489 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 31

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "James J. Dines" ....................... : 70
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 48
3: Aragorn .............................. : 32
4: left_coast ..................................... : 31
5: Ron Gibson .............................. : 22
6: "Edward" ............................ : 22
7: Donald Tees ....................... : 22
8: Big Yellow Hats 9: Dan C ............................ : 16
10: Whiskers ............................ : 13
11: MI5-Victim@mi5.gov.uk.......................................... : 12
12: Doug Laidlaw ...................... : 11
13: RaMRod ...................................... : 10
14: Daniel ............................. : 10
15: Lionel .................................... : 10
16: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 9
17: "GaryT" .......................... : 8
18: ray ........................................... : 7
19: "Neil Ellwood" ................ : 7
20: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 7

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "James J. Dines" ....................... : 184
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 127
3: Aragorn .............................. : 91
4: "Edward" ............................ : 74
5: left_coast ..................................... : 67
6: Donald Tees ....................... : 47
7: Ron Gibson .............................. : 44
8: Big Yellow Hats 9: Dan C ............................ : 31
10: MI5-Victim@mi5.gov.uk.......................................... : 30
11: RaMRod ...................................... : 30
12: Whiskers ............................ : 28
13: Daniel ............................. : 27
14: "GaryT" .......................... : 27
15: Doug Laidlaw ...................... : 27
16: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 26
17: "Michael E. Rentell" ........................ : 22
18: Lionel .................................... : 21
19: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 21
20: "Neil Ellwood" ................ : 18

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Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 80.03%
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 72.89%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.05%
4: Ron Gibson .............................. : 66.84%
5: Aragorn .............................. : 65.84%
6: Maurice Batey .................. : 62.71%
7: "Peter D." ............................. : 60.39%
8: Beowulf ....................... : 57.60%
9: BW ......................................... : 54.76%
10: Whiskers ............................ : 52.59%
11: RaMRod ...................................... : 48.85%
12: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 47.20%
13: Blue ...................................... : 46.46%
14: "GaryT" .......................... : 45.99%
15: "Edward" ............................ : 45.40%
16: Eric ....................................... : 44.75%
17: "James J. Dines" ....................... : 42.83%
18: Lionel .................................... : 42.04%
19: ray ........................................... : 40.45%
20: Dan C ............................ : 39.92%

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Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "Neil Ellwood" ................ : 23.72%
2: Donald Tees ....................... : 25.92%
3: Doug Laidlaw ...................... : 28.20%
4: Daniel ............................. : 31.70%
5: "Michael E. Rentell" ........................ : 34.50%
6: left_coast ..................................... : 34.92%
7: Big Yellow Hats 8: Dan C ............................ : 39.92%
9: ray ........................................... : 40.45%
10: Lionel .................................... : 42.04%
11: "James J. Dines" ....................... : 42.83%
12: Eric ....................................... : 44.75%
13: "Edward" ............................ : 45.40%
14: "GaryT" .......................... : 45.99%
15: Blue ...................................... : 46.46%
16: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 47.20%
17: RaMRod ...................................... : 48.85%
18: Whiskers ............................ : 52.59%
19: BW ......................................... : 54.76%
20: Beowulf ....................... : 57.60%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: [OT-ish] Proposal for an official A.O.L.M. Resolution.......... : 84
2: TCP/IP is slow to connect internally?.......................... : 42
3: FLash 9 plugin/player beta is out.............................. : 20
4: How to shutdown from GUI?...................................... : 19
5: Google Groups............................................ ...... : 18
6: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 17
7: alternate(?) os question....................................... : 14
8: Time ... ?................................................. .... : 12
9: Does anyone have a standalone scanner working on MDK2007....... : 11
10: Is Mandrive *The* FOSS Distributiion........................... : 10
11: Let me have another go!! was Re: And here I am back on 10.1 was : 10
12: disk being used up............................................. : 10
13: Menu gone.............................................. ........ : 9
14: Mandriva One - More............................................ : 9
15: Problem with DiskDrake......................................... : 9
16: 2007 updates lost my install disk.............................. : 9
17: KDE shutdown problem........................................... : 9
18: Mandriva 'Free 2007'........................................... : 9
19: Suddenly Mandriva 2007 will not power the PC off!.............. : 8
20: recovering data from Hard drive or dd image file............... : 8

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: [OT-ish] Proposal for an official A.O.L.M. Resolution.......... : 188
2: TCP/IP is slow to connect internally?.......................... : 141
3: How to shutdown from GUI?...................................... : 56
4: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 51
5: FLash 9 plugin/player beta is out.............................. : 39
6: Does anyone have a standalone scanner working on MDK2007....... : 35
7: Google Groups............................................ ...... : 34
8: Let me have another go!! was Re: And here I am back on 10.1 was : 30
9: Menu gone.............................................. ........ : 29
10: alternate(?) os question....................................... : 25
11: TCP/IP is slow to connect internally? - Elaboration............ : 25
12: Problem with DiskDrake......................................... : 22
13: Let me have another go!! was Re: And here I am back on 10.1.... : 22
14: Time ... ?................................................. .... : 21
15: nasty 2007 install........................................... .. : 21
16: Is Mandrive *The* FOSS Distributiion........................... : 20
17: recovering data from Hard drive or dd image file............... : 20
18: KDE shutdown problem........................................... : 20
19: Suddenly Mandriva 2007 will not power the PC off!.............. : 19
20: disk being used up............................................. : 18

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Top 7 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 28
2: alt.native........................................ ............. : 13
3: rec.sport.rugby.union............................. ............. : 13
4: nz.comp........................................... ............. : 13
5: aus.religion.christian............................ ............. : 13
6: uk.misc........................................... ............. : 1
7: comp.windows.x.kde................................ ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 26
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 19
3: G2................................................ ............. : 14
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 9
5: Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 (X11....................................... : 7
6: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 7
7: pan............................................... ............. : 5
8: Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 (X11....................................... : 4
9: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
10: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 140 (24%)
2: Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 (X11.................................. : 106 (19%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 96 (17%)
4: slrn.............................................. ........ : 81 (14%)
5: G2................................................ ........ : 41 ( 7%)
6: unknown........................................... ........ : 17 ( 3%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 17 ( 3%)
8: Outlook Express........................................... : 16 ( 3%)
9: pan............................................... ........ : 14 ( 2%)
10: Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 (X11.................................. : 12 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 281
2: -0800.............................................. ............ : 91
3: -0600.............................................. ............ : 88
4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 44
5: +1100............................................. ............. : 31
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 10
7: +0100............................................. ............. : 10
8: -0700.............................................. ............ : 7
9: +1300............................................. ............. : 6
10: +0800............................................. ............. : 2

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