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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: 421 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Feb 23 21:25:06 2007
Latest article: Fri Mar 2 20:25:01 2007
Original articles: 69, replies: 352
Total size of posts: 1,015,542 bytes (991K) (0.97M)
Average 60 articles per day, 0.14 MB per day, 2,412 bytes per article
Total headers: 519 KB bodies: 472 KB
Body text - quoted: 173 KB, original: 269 KB = 60.84%, sigs: 26 KB
Total number of posters: 104, average 9,764 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 92, average 11,038 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: Bit Twister ...................... : 54
2: dnoyeB ........................................ : 22
3: foo .................................................. : 18
4: Aardvark ............................ : 18
5: Ron Gibson .............................. : 16
6: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 11
7: Dave ................................... : 10
8: Bacchus ......................... : 10
9: Maurice Batey .................. : 9
10: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 8
11: Wes Newell ....................... : 7
12: "Andy J." ..................................... : 7
13: "Flip Wilson" .............................. : 7
14: Dave Farrance ........ : 7
15: imotgm ......................... : 7
16: Baldeagle ............................. : 7
17: Sea Eagle .................. : 6
18: Frank Peelo ............................ : 6
19: Snowbat ................................ : 6
20: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 6

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 116
2: dnoyeB ........................................ : 67
3: Aardvark ............................ : 51
4: foo .................................................. : 50
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 35
6: Ron Gibson .............................. : 31
7: imotgm ......................... : 23
8: Grimble .............................. : 19
9: Snowbat ................................ : 19
10: Dave ................................... : 18
11: Bacchus ......................... : 17
12: "Andy J." ..................................... : 16
13: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 15
14: Maurice Batey .................. : 15
15: Baldeagle ............................. : 15
16: Dave Farrance ........ : 15
17: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
18: "Flip Wilson" .............................. : 14
19: Walter Mautner ......... : 14
20: Daniel ............................... : 13

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Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 91.95%
2: Bacchus ......................... : 91.69%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 83.00%
4: Maurice Batey .................. : 78.83%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 70.60%
6: Daniel ............................... : 66.91%
7: Snowbat ................................ : 66.82%
8: Ron Gibson .............................. : 65.03%
9: imotgm ......................... : 64.20%
10: "Santo" ............................... : 63.88%
11: Whiskers ............................ : 63.47%
12: "Flip Wilson" .............................. : 60.17%
13: foo .................................................. : 58.22%
14: Dave Farrance ........ : 56.95%
15: Sea Eagle .................. : 54.15%
16: Alan Secker ............................... : 49.85%
17: Aardvark ............................ : 48.16%
18: Dan C ............................ : 46.30%
19: Wes Newell ....................... : 46.11%
20: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 46.05%

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Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Dan Espen ................... : 24.66%
2: "Andy J." ..................................... : 36.51%
3: Donald Tees ....................... : 36.84%
4: Frank Peelo ............................ : 38.24%
5: "Gary G. Taylor" .................... : 39.39%
6: Walter Mautner ......... : 39.61%
7: Dave ................................... : 40.27%
8: dnoyeB ........................................ : 41.71%
9: Baldeagle ............................. : 42.00%
10: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 46.05%
11: Wes Newell ....................... : 46.11%
12: Dan C ............................ : 46.30%
13: Aardvark ............................ : 48.16%
14: Alan Secker ............................... : 49.85%
15: Sea Eagle .................. : 54.15%
16: Dave Farrance ........ : 56.95%
17: foo .................................................. : 58.22%
18: "Flip Wilson" .............................. : 60.17%
19: Whiskers ............................ : 63.47%
20: "Santo" ............................... : 63.88%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: graphical ftp prog in Mandriva 2007?........................... : 27
2: My short life as a Linux user.................................. : 26
3: Newbie:googleearth keeps crashing, and......................... : 20
4: Dual booting Mandriva 2007 and Ubuntu.......................... : 17
5: postfix vs procmail.......................................... .. : 13
6: Un-requested action on dail-up................................. : 13
7: Upgrading Mandriva.......................................... ... : 13
8: Finally got MDV installed...................................... : 11
9: vnc: no title bar.............................................. : 10
10: Evolution -2.8.0 upgrade hosed Mandriva 2006................... : 10
11: Help required with non-working installation.................... : 10
12: newbie:...how to restore X?.................................... : 10
13: SWATless.......................................... ............. : 9
14: Brahms............................................ ............. : 9
15: ImageMagick....................................... ............. : 9
16: progress file transfer box??................................... : 8
17: Problem Playing video off of a web site........................ : 8
18: Installing Amarok (unsuccessfully)............................. : 8
19: Installing Firefox 2.0 plugins don't seem to take.............. : 8
20: cp recursive force overwrite................................... : 6

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: My short life as a Linux user.................................. : 70
2: Newbie:googleearth keeps crashing, and......................... : 62
3: Dual booting Mandriva 2007 and Ubuntu.......................... : 50
4: graphical ftp prog in Mandriva 2007?........................... : 48
5: Evolution -2.8.0 upgrade hosed Mandriva 2006................... : 48
6: Help required with non-working installation.................... : 36
7: postfix vs procmail.......................................... .. : 34
8: Upgrading Mandriva.......................................... ... : 32
9: Un-requested action on dail-up................................. : 31
10: newbie:...how to restore X?.................................... : 23
11: SWATless.......................................... ............. : 20
12: Finally got MDV installed...................................... : 18
13: Problem Playing video off of a web site........................ : 18
14: ImageMagick....................................... ............. : 17
15: Dropped Dialup Connection...................................... : 17
16: Installing Amarok (unsuccessfully)............................. : 17
17: vnc: no title bar.............................................. : 16
18: Installing Firefox 2.0 plugins don't seem to take.............. : 15
19: Brahms............................................ ............. : 15
20: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14

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Top 6 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 13
2: microsoft.public.windows.embedded.pointofservice.. ............. : 3
3: it-alt.comp.os.win.vista............................. .......... : 3
4: alt.privacy.anon-server.stats.................................. : 3
5: it-alt.giochi.online.ogame........................... .......... : 3
6: uk.misc........................................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 23
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 13
3: pan............................................... ............. : 12
4: Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 (X11....................................... : 11
5: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 8
6: slrn.............................................. ............. : 8
7: G2................................................ ............. : 6
8: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 6
9: Unknown........................................... ............. : 6
10: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 3

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 85 (20%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 76 (18%)
3: KNode............................................. ........ : 58 (14%)
4: pan............................................... ........ : 49 (12%)
5: Thunderbird 1.5.0.9 (X11.................................. : 31 ( 7%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 26 ( 6%)
7: Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 (X11.................................. : 18 ( 4%)
8: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 15 ( 4%)
9: G2................................................ ........ : 12 ( 3%)
10: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 11 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 192
2: -0600.............................................. ............ : 67
3: -0500.............................................. ............ : 61
4: +1100............................................. ............. : 36
5: -0800.............................................. ............ : 23
6: +0100............................................. ............. : 22
7: +1000............................................. ............. : 5
8: -0300.............................................. ............ : 4
9: +0100 (CET)............................................. ....... : 4
10: +0900............................................. ............. : 3

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