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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: 146 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Sep 14 21:25:06 2007
Latest article: Fri Sep 21 20:25:02 2007
Original articles: 28, replies: 118
Total size of posts: 339,896 bytes (331K) (0.32M)
Average 20 articles per day, 0.05 MB per day, 2,328 bytes per article
Total headers: 171 KB bodies: 160 KB
Body text - quoted: 59 KB, original: 92 KB = 60.99%, sigs: 8 KB
Total number of posters: 63, average 5,395 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 39, average 8,715 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 32

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 19
2: Aaron ............................ : 8
3: astroncer@yahoo.com............................................ : 7
4: Doug Laidlaw ....................... : 6
5: dale's news stuff ...................... : 5
6: ray ........................................... : 5
7: Wes Newell ....................... : 5
8: Roger ........................ : 5
9: Jim Beard .............................. : 5
10: chris gareau ........................................ : 4
11: keith@bytebrothers.co.uk....................................... : 4
12: Klaatu ......................... : 3
13: Rich ..................................... : 3
14: Christopher Hunter ....... : 3
15: Rob Kemp ............................. : 3
16: faeychild .............................. : 3
17: "Peter D." ............................. : 3
18: Stan ............................... : 2
19: "Charles J. van Doornewaard" : 2
20: Bacchus ......................... : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 34
2: Aaron ............................ : 20
3: astroncer@yahoo.com............................................ : 19
4: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
5: ray ........................................... : 12
6: Wes Newell ....................... : 12
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 12
8: Doug Laidlaw ....................... : 11
9: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 9
10: Roger ........................ : 9
11: dale's news stuff ...................... : 8
12: Christopher Hunter ....... : 8
13: keith@bytebrothers.co.uk....................................... : 8
14: chris gareau ........................................ : 7
15: Rich ..................................... : 6
16: faeychild .............................. : 6
17: "Peter D." ............................. : 6
18: Klaatu ......................... : 6
19: Stan ............................... : 5
20: Rob Kemp ............................. : 5

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Top 8 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Jim Beard .............................. : 65.65%
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 62.21%
3: Wes Newell ....................... : 57.51%
4: Roger ........................ : 55.83%
5: dale's news stuff ...................... : 52.49%
6: Doug Laidlaw ....................... : 51.02%
7: Aaron ............................ : 42.76%
8: astroncer@yahoo.com............................................ : 24.69%

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Bottom 8 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: ray ........................................... : 23.60%
2: astroncer@yahoo.com............................................ : 24.69%
3: Aaron ............................ : 42.76%
4: Doug Laidlaw ....................... : 51.02%
5: dale's news stuff ...................... : 52.49%
6: Roger ........................ : 55.83%
7: Wes Newell ....................... : 57.51%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 62.21%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Alternative Distribution...................................... . : 18
2: 2007 spring great release but some minor questions............. : 12
3: java startup and link.......................................... : 11
4: slow to adopt don't get it..................................... : 11
5: Slowly deleting of files....................................... : 10
6: linux publication for newbie................................... : 10
7: Scanner Support, Visioneer Question............................ : 6
8: network admin question......................................... : 5
9: 137 GB Large HD Limit.......................................... : 5
10: need advice on cleaning up my computer......................... : 5
11: Mandriva 2008 rc1 - No Virtual Desktops........................ : 4
12: Problem with libraries......................................... : 4
13: ADSL seems slow.............................................. .. : 3
14: / partition full.............................................. . : 3
15: Mandriva 2007 Spring - Problems changing graphical interface... : 3
16: Bit Twister a little late...................................... : 3
17: Firefox problems with eBay and Yahoo?.......................... : 3
18: upgrade damages 2007.1......................................... : 2
19: Mandriva 2008 uses /dev/sda for IDE drive...................... : 2
20: suspend to disk stoped working................................. : 2

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Alternative Distribution...................................... . : 45
2: slow to adopt don't get it..................................... : 30
3: 2007 spring great release but some minor questions............. : 28
4: java startup and link.......................................... : 19
5: Slowly deleting of files....................................... : 19
6: linux publication for newbie................................... : 18
7: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 13
8: need advice on cleaning up my computer......................... : 10
9: Scanner Support, Visioneer Question............................ : 10
10: 137 GB Large HD Limit.......................................... : 9
11: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 9
12: Problem with libraries......................................... : 9
13: network admin question......................................... : 9
14: Mandriva 2008 rc1 - No Virtual Desktops........................ : 8
15: Mandriva 2007 Spring - Problems changing graphical interface... : 7
16: / partition full.............................................. . : 6
17: Bit Twister a little late...................................... : 5
18: Firefox problems with eBay and Yahoo?.......................... : 5
19: wine weirdness......................................... ........ : 5
20: ADSL seems slow.............................................. .. : 5

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Top 3 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 6
2: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 4
3: alt.fan.mozilla................................... ............. : 3

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

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 34 (23%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 25 (17%)
3: G2................................................ ........ : 23 (16%)
4: Pan............................................... ........ : 19 (13%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 11 ( 8%)
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11.................................. : 11 ( 8%)
7: unknown........................................... ........ : 4 ( 3%)
8: pan............................................... ........ : 3 ( 2%)
9: Outlook Express........................................... : 3 ( 2%)
10: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 2 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 66
2: -0700.............................................. ............ : 25
3: +1000............................................. ............. : 16
4: +0200............................................. ............. : 9
5: -0400.............................................. ............ : 9
6: +0100............................................. ............. : 8
7: -0500.............................................. ............ : 6
8: -0600.............................................. ............ : 5
9: +0930............................................. ............. : 1
10: +0200 (CEST)............................................ ....... : 1

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