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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: 212 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Aug 10 21:25:05 2007
Latest article: Fri Aug 17 19:25:03 2007
Original articles: 34, replies: 178
Total size of posts: 527,663 bytes (515K) (0.50M)
Average 30 articles per day, 0.07 MB per day, 2,488 bytes per article
Total headers: 269 KB bodies: 245 KB
Body text - quoted: 99 KB, original: 132 KB = 57.12%, sigs: 13 KB
Total number of posters: 66, average 7,994 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 46, average 11,470 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 33

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 40
2: "Peter D." ............................. : 15
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 10
4: David Mathog .............................. : 8
5: Iordani .................................. : 7
6: Evil Bastard .......................... : 6
7: Jim Whitby ....................... : 6
8: Dave Farrance ........ : 6
9: Warren Post ................................ : 6
10: Alan Secker ............................... : 6
11: Robert Marshall ............ : 5
12: Maurice Batey .................. : 5
13: Jim Beard .............................. : 5
14: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 4
15: Highland Ham ................ : 3
16: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 3
17: Keith Lee ......................... : 3
18: Alan Secker .............. : 3
19: Wes Newell ....................... : 3
20: ERACC ..................................... : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 89
2: "Peter D." ............................. : 56
3: Jim Whitby ....................... : 32
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 20
5: David Mathog .............................. : 16
6: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
7: Evil Bastard .......................... : 13
8: Dave Farrance ........ : 13
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 13
10: Jim Beard .............................. : 11
11: Iordani .................................. : 11
12: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 11
13: Flip Wilson ................................ : 11
14: Maurice Batey .................. : 10
15: Robert Marshall ............ : 10
16: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 8
17: Warren Post ................................ : 8
18: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 7
19: Highland Ham ................ : 7
20: ERACC ..................................... : 7

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Top 12 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 90.12%
2: David Mathog .............................. : 83.44%
3: Warren Post ................................ : 75.98%
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 75.73%
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.94%
6: Dave Farrance ........ : 64.83%
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.61%
8: Iordani .................................. : 52.95%
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 45.88%
10: Robert Marshall ............ : 45.16%
11: "Peter D." ............................. : 33.32%
12: Jim Whitby ....................... : 31.87%

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Bottom 12 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Evil Bastard .......................... : 27.25%
2: Jim Whitby ....................... : 31.87%
3: "Peter D." ............................. : 33.32%
4: Robert Marshall ............ : 45.16%
5: Alan Secker ............................... : 45.88%
6: Iordani .................................. : 52.95%
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.61%
8: Dave Farrance ........ : 64.83%
9: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.94%
10: Jim Beard .............................. : 75.73%
11: Warren Post ................................ : 75.98%
12: David Mathog .............................. : 83.44%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: host names, network names and IP addresses..................... : 20
2: Font server problems (I think)................................. : 14
3: Graphics In Terminal Window.................................... : 12
4: Graphic driver problem?........................................ : 11
5: OT: Recommended CPU and motherboard............................ : 10
6: sntp versus Network Time Protocol.............................. : 9
7: glxgears et al crashing X...................................... : 9
8: Mirrors not getting updates.................................... : 9
9: More issues with initd start order in 2007.1................... : 9
10: knode problem........................................... ....... : 8
11: Java plugin for Firefox........................................ : 7
12: xsane doesn't find Mustek scanner.............................. : 6
13: Disable CD-player autostarting................................. : 6
14: web-cam support........................................... ..... : 6
15: Recommended P2P filesharing app................................ : 5
16: Webcam............................................ ............. : 5
17: Azureus........................................... ............. : 4
18: usb drives?........................................... ......... : 4
19: New Readers: Posting FAQ for a.o.l.mandrake/mandriva........... : 4
20: Thunderbird 2.0 prefs.js question.............................. : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: host names, network names and IP addresses..................... : 86
2: Font server problems (I think)................................. : 32
3: Graphics In Terminal Window.................................... : 29
4: sntp versus Network Time Protocol.............................. : 25
5: OT: Recommended CPU and motherboard............................ : 22
6: glxgears et al crashing X...................................... : 20
7: Graphic driver problem?........................................ : 19
8: More issues with initd start order in 2007.1................... : 18
9: xsane doesn't find Mustek scanner.............................. : 17
10: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 16
11: Java plugin for Firefox........................................ : 15
12: Mirrors not getting updates.................................... : 15
13: web-cam support........................................... ..... : 15
14: knode problem........................................... ....... : 15
15: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 11
16: Disable CD-player autostarting................................. : 11
17: New Readers: Posting FAQ for a.o.l.mandrake/mandriva........... : 9
18: Recommended P2P filesharing app................................ : 9
19: usb drives?........................................... ......... : 8
20: pinging DNSs.............................................. ..... : 8

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Top 2 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 8
2: alt.os.linux.suse................................. ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: Pan............................................... ............. : 13
2: KNode............................................. ............. : 13
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11....................................... : 6
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
5: G2................................................ ............. : 5
6: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
7: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
8: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 2
10: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 44 (21%)
2: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 40 (19%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 32 (15%)
4: slrn.............................................. ........ : 21 (10%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11.................................. : 14 ( 7%)
6: G2................................................ ........ : 11 ( 5%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 10 ( 5%)
8: pan............................................... ........ : 9 ( 4%)
9: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 7 ( 3%)
10: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 6 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 67
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 46
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 26
4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 20
5: +1000............................................. ............. : 19
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 15
7: +0200............................................. ............. : 12
8: -0600.............................................. ............ : 4
9: -0300.............................................. ............ : 2
10: +1200............................................. ............. : 1

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