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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: 282 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Feb 16 21:25:06 2007
Latest article: Fri Feb 23 20:25:02 2007
Original articles: 40, replies: 242
Total size of posts: 701,646 bytes (685K) (0.67M)
Average 40 articles per day, 0.10 MB per day, 2,488 bytes per article
Total headers: 366 KB bodies: 319 KB
Body text - quoted: 117 KB, original: 167 KB = 58.61%, sigs: 32 KB
Total number of posters: 77, average 9,112 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 52, average 13,493 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 26

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 19
2: Walter Mautner ......... : 18
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 17
4: Unruh .............................. : 13
5: Dave ................................... : 11
6: Whiskers ............................ : 11
7: "Santo" ............................... : 11
8: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 9
9: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 8
10: chris gareau ........................................ : 7
11: imotgm ......................... : 7
12: Dan Espen ................... : 6
13: "Scott B." ............................ : 6
14: Dan C ............................ : 6
15: Adam ................................. : 6
16: "Gary G. Taylor" .................... : 6
17: Alan Secker ............................... : 6
18: "Peter D." ............................. : 5
19: "mr.b" ............................................ : 4
20: RaMRod ........................................ : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Walter Mautner ......... : 46
2: Maurice Batey .................. : 43
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 38
4: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 35
5: Whiskers ............................ : 32
6: Unruh .............................. : 32
7: "Santo" ............................... : 30
8: imotgm ......................... : 28
9: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 21
10: Dave ................................... : 21
11: Adam ................................. : 20
12: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 19
13: Dan Espen ................... : 14
14: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
15: Alan Secker ............................... : 13
16: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 12
17: chris gareau ........................................ : 11
18: "Gary G. Taylor" .................... : 11
19: "Scott B." ............................ : 11
20: "Peter D." ............................. : 10

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Top 17 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 79.78%
2: "Scott B." ............................ : 77.07%
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 76.96%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 70.72%
5: imotgm ......................... : 64.74%
6: Adam ................................. : 61.13%
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 60.17%
8: chris gareau ........................................ : 60.15%
9: Whiskers ............................ : 59.37%
10: Alan Secker ............................... : 56.11%
11: "Peter D." ............................. : 51.95%
12: Walter Mautner ......... : 47.93%
13: Dave ................................... : 45.58%
14: Dan Espen ................... : 41.33%
15: "Gary G. Taylor" .................... : 38.44%
16: Dan C ............................ : 37.94%
17: "Santo" ............................... : 35.98%

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Bottom 17 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 28.91%
2: "Santo" ............................... : 35.98%
3: Dan C ............................ : 37.94%
4: "Gary G. Taylor" .................... : 38.44%
5: Dan Espen ................... : 41.33%
6: Dave ................................... : 45.58%
7: Walter Mautner ......... : 47.93%
8: "Peter D." ............................. : 51.95%
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 56.11%
10: Whiskers ............................ : 59.37%
11: chris gareau ........................................ : 60.15%
12: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 60.17%
13: Adam ................................. : 61.13%
14: imotgm ......................... : 64.74%
15: Bit Twister ...................... : 70.72%
16: Maurice Batey .................. : 76.96%
17: "Scott B." ............................ : 77.07%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: newbieOT?..)watching copied/pirated DVD movies............... : 40
2: Mandriva RPM for Pan 0.14.x ?.................................. : 27
3: My short life as a Linux user.................................. : 18
4: Un-requested action on dail-up................................. : 15
5: Question about VMWare.......................................... : 14
6: Solaris vs Linux............................................. .. : 11
7: Mouse very jerky............................................. .. : 10
8: Dropped Dialup Connection...................................... : 10
9: Thunderbird....................................... ............. : 10
10: linux cds??............................................. ....... : 7
11: Error message on Mandriva Linux Control startup................ : 7
12: How do you stop Modem from auto redialling Repost.............. : 7
13: Webmin configuration missing................................... : 7
14: Booting from USB device........................................ : 6
15: postfix stops disk spinning down............................... : 6
16: New Xfce install unable to shut down........................... : 6
17: can't get mandriva installed................................... : 6
18: flac and k3b............................................... .... : 6
19: Daylight Savings Time, PHP/Mandrake Linux, March 2007. Options? : 5
20: trouble logging in graphicaly.................................. : 5

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: newbieOT?..)watching copied/pirated DVD movies............... : 96
2: Mandriva RPM for Pan 0.14.x ?.................................. : 85
3: Dropped Dialup Connection...................................... : 46
4: Un-requested action on dail-up................................. : 41
5: My short life as a Linux user.................................. : 38
6: Question about VMWare.......................................... : 31
7: Mouse very jerky............................................. .. : 24
8: Solaris vs Linux............................................. .. : 22
9: Thunderbird....................................... ............. : 16
10: Daylight Savings Time, PHP/Mandrake Linux, March 2007. Options? : 14
11: New Readers: Posting FAQ for a.o.l.mandrake/mandriva........... : 14
12: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 13
13: How do you stop Modem from auto redialling Repost.............. : 13
14: Booting from USB device........................................ : 13
15: postfix stops disk spinning down............................... : 13
16: Webmin configuration missing................................... : 13
17: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 12
18: Error message on Mandriva Linux Control startup................ : 12
19: New Xfce install unable to shut down........................... : 12
20: flac and k3b............................................... .... : 12

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Top 2 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 6
2: comp.lang.php..................................... ............. : 3

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: .................................................. ............. : 67
2: Unknown........................................... ............. : 6
3: Pan............................................... ............. : 1
4: kipinator500...................................... ............. : 1
5: 6milliondollar-loan............................................ : 1
6: Agent-Orange............................................ ....... : 1
7: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 0
8: News Rover............................................. ........ : 0
9: MacSOUP........................................... ............. : 0
10: WebTV............................................. ............. : 0

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 56 (20%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 56 (20%)
3: KNode............................................. ........ : 49 (17%)
4: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 18 ( 6%)
5: Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 (X11.................................. : 17 ( 6%)
6: pan............................................... ........ : 16 ( 6%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 14 ( 5%)
8: nn................................................ ........ : 13 ( 5%)
9: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 9 ( 3%)
10: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 6 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 117
2: -0600.............................................. ............ : 43
3: -0500.............................................. ............ : 36
4: -0800.............................................. ............ : 29
5: +0100............................................. ............. : 23
6: +0100 (CET)............................................. ....... : 13
7: +1100............................................. ............. : 10
8: -1000.............................................. ............ : 5
9: -0700.............................................. ............ : 3
10: -0200.............................................. ............ : 2

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