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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: 397 over 7 days
Earliest article: Sat Oct 20 13:25:27 2007
Latest article: Fri Oct 26 20:16:48 2007
Original articles: 58, replies: 339
Total size of posts: 948,309 bytes (926K) (0.90M)
Average 56 articles per day, 0.13 MB per day, 2,388 bytes per article
Total headers: 459 KB bodies: 466 KB
Body text - quoted: 214 KB, original: 220 KB = 50.67%, sigs: 29 KB
Total number of posters: 95, average 9,982 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 79, average 12,003 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 ...................... : 36
2: Unruh .............................. : 21
3: Bob H ...................................... : 20
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 18
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 17
6: Rich ..................................... : 15
7: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 13
8: JTJersey ...................................... : 12
9: lordy ............................... : 11
10: Lionel van den Berg ....................... : 11
11: Evodawg ..................................... : 10
12: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 9
13: "Peter D." ............................. : 8
14: Rob .......................... : 6
15: Marlene .............................. : 6
16: Keith Lee ......................... : 6
17: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 6
18: Rob Kemp ................................. : 6
19: Mark South ........................... : 6
20: Gail Koontz ............................ : 5

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 75
2: Mr H ........................................ : 47
3: Unruh .............................. : 44
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 42
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 42
6: Bob H ...................................... : 40
7: Rich ..................................... : 32
8: lordy ............................... : 29
9: Evodawg ..................................... : 27
10: JTJersey ...................................... : 24
11: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 24
12: "Peter D." ............................. : 21
13: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 19
14: Lionel van den Berg ....................... : 18
15: Rob Kemp ................................. : 16
16: Marlene .............................. : 15
17: faeychild .............................. : 14
18: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 14
19: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
20: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 12

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Top 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Gail Koontz ............................ : 86.47%
2: lordy ............................... : 74.92%
3: Evodawg ..................................... : 73.03%
4: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 67.46%
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 66.39%
6: Keith Lee ......................... : 66.09%
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.75%
8: "Peter D." ............................. : 60.54%
9: rainer ........................................ : 55.33%
10: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 49.50%
11: Rob .......................... : 46.16%
12: Jim Beard .............................. : 45.93%
13: Rich ..................................... : 45.24%
14: Lionel van den Berg ....................... : 45.21%
15: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 44.71%
16: Mark South ........................... : 43.31%
17: JTJersey ...................................... : 42.23%
18: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 41.54%
19: none .................................. : 39.99%
20: Marlene .............................. : 34.48%

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Bottom 20 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: faeychild .............................. : 7.59%
2: Rob Kemp ................................. : 15.84%
3: Unruh .............................. : 22.64%
4: Bob H ...................................... : 27.50%
5: Marlene .............................. : 34.48%
6: none .................................. : 39.99%
7: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 41.54%
8: JTJersey ...................................... : 42.23%
9: Mark South ........................... : 43.31%
10: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 44.71%
11: Lionel van den Berg ....................... : 45.21%
12: Rich ..................................... : 45.24%
13: Jim Beard .............................. : 45.93%
14: Rob .......................... : 46.16%
15: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 49.50%
16: rainer ........................................ : 55.33%
17: "Peter D." ............................. : 60.54%
18: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.75%
19: Keith Lee ......................... : 66.09%
20: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 66.39%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Lost ability to play DVD's..................................... : 17
2: Issue with Pan Newsreader...................................... : 16
3: How do I play my PC Windows games on Cedega under Mandriva 2008 : 15
4: Can't get unrar to run......................................... : 14
5: su won't find all comands (mandriva one2008)................... : 13
6: Wildcard for directories?...................................... : 13
7: How to resize /home and / ?.................................... : 13
8: OT: Public Domain to GPL....................................... : 13
9: Help, I've lost mcc etc........................................ : 12
10: Mandriva Update weirdness...................................... : 12
11: Lost my Mandriva2007.0 partition............................... : 11
12: Please Help.............................................. ...... : 11
13: About YouTube videos:.......................................... : 10
14: Mandriva2008...................................... ............. : 10
15: Mandriva 2008 doesn't see Mandriva 2007........................ : 9
16: 2008 is pretty damn slick...................................... : 8
17: Mandriva 2008 KDE problem -- cannot change screen size......... : 8
18: Kernel Source ??............................................... : 8
19: Why can't I reply??........................................... . : 7
20: transcode installed but not found!1............................ : 7

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Please Help.............................................. ...... : 76
2: Lost ability to play DVD's..................................... : 37
3: How do I play my PC Windows games on Cedega under Mandriva 2008 : 32
4: Wildcard for directories?...................................... : 31
5: OT: Public Domain to GPL....................................... : 31
6: Lost my Mandriva2007.0 partition............................... : 30
7: Issue with Pan Newsreader...................................... : 30
8: su won't find all comands (mandriva one2008)................... : 27
9: How to resize /home and / ?.................................... : 26
10: Can't get unrar to run......................................... : 25
11: Mandriva Update weirdness...................................... : 25
12: Help, I've lost mcc etc........................................ : 25
13: Problem I can't figure out..................................... : 23
14: Kernel Source ??............................................... : 20
15: About YouTube videos:.......................................... : 19
16: Mandriva2008...................................... ............. : 18
17: Compiz-Fusion ? drak3d rejects me ........................... : 18
18: Mandriva 2008 doesn't see Mandriva 2007........................ : 18
19: Why can't I reply??........................................... . : 17
20: Mandriva 2008 KDE problem -- cannot change screen size......... : 16

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Top 1 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 20

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 25
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 17
3: G2................................................ ............. : 12
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 7
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 7
6: slrn.............................................. ............. : 7
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 5
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11....................................... : 3
9: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
10: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 94 (24%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 76 (19%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 38 (10%)
4: Pan............................................... ........ : 35 ( 9%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11.................................. : 24 ( 6%)
6: G2................................................ ........ : 23 ( 6%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 23 ( 6%)
8: nn................................................ ........ : 21 ( 5%)
9: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 18 ( 5%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 17 ( 4%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 175
2: +1000............................................. ............. : 50
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 41
4: -0700.............................................. ............ : 35
5: -0400.............................................. ............ : 35
6: -0500.............................................. ............ : 25
7: +0200............................................. ............. : 23
8: -0300.............................................. ............ : 6
9: -0200.............................................. ............ : 4
10: -0600.............................................. ............ : 2

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