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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: 244 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Oct 26 22:25:06 2007
Latest article: Fri Nov 2 20:25:26 2007
Original articles: 45, replies: 199
Total size of posts: 536,265 bytes (523K) (0.51M)
Average 34 articles per day, 0.07 MB per day, 2,197 bytes per article
Total headers: 279 KB bodies: 244 KB
Body text - quoted: 103 KB, original: 124 KB = 54.59%, sigs: 14 KB
Total number of posters: 75, average 7,150 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 54, average 9,930 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 ...................... : 20
2: Wes Newell ....................... : 14
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 13
4: Unruh .............................. : 11
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 10
6: "Flip Wilson" .............................. : 10
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 10
8: lordy ............................... : 9
9: JTJersey ...................................... : 7
10: Marlene .............................. : 6
11: Ron Gibson .............................. : 6
12: santo ............................ : 6
13: foo .................................................. : 5
14: Bob H ...................................... : 5
15: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 5
16: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 5
17: ray ........................................... : 4
18: Dariusz .......................................... : 4
19: chris gareau ........................................ : 4
20: Tim .................................. : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 34
2: Wes Newell ....................... : 33
3: "Flip Wilson" .............................. : 31
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 27
5: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 23
6: Unruh .............................. : 21
7: Maurice Batey .................. : 21
8: Jim Beard .............................. : 21
9: JTJersey ...................................... : 15
10: lordy ............................... : 15
11: egh ....................................... : 14
12: Marlene .............................. : 13
13: Ron Gibson .............................. : 12
14: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 12
15: santo ............................ : 12
16: Bob H ...................................... : 12
17: foo .................................................. : 10
18: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 9
19: chris gareau ........................................ : 9
20: Dariusz .......................................... : 8

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Top 15 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 86.90%
2: lordy ............................... : 82.96%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 81.91%
4: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 69.55%
5: "Flip Wilson" .............................. : 68.77%
6: foo .................................................. : 66.26%
7: santo ............................ : 58.29%
8: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 57.70%
9: Bit Twister ...................... : 53.10%
10: Ron Gibson .............................. : 50.59%
11: Marlene .............................. : 48.17%
12: Wes Newell ....................... : 47.97%
13: Jim Beard .............................. : 43.75%
14: JTJersey ...................................... : 37.60%
15: Bob H ...................................... : 29.33%

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Bottom 15 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 27.88%
2: Bob H ...................................... : 29.33%
3: JTJersey ...................................... : 37.60%
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 43.75%
5: Wes Newell ....................... : 47.97%
6: Marlene .............................. : 48.17%
7: Ron Gibson .............................. : 50.59%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 53.10%
9: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 57.70%
10: santo ............................ : 58.29%
11: foo .................................................. : 66.26%
12: "Flip Wilson" .............................. : 68.77%
13: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 69.55%
14: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 81.91%
15: lordy ............................... : 82.96%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: IDE Controller Card not detected in 2007 Spring................ : 20
2: Where's csh?.............................................. ..... : 17
3: Can't connect to www.mandriva.com.............................. : 12
4: I need more space............................................. . : 11
5: unable to play audio CDs....................................... : 10
6: NEWBIE:added Ubuntu but it won't load.......................... : 10
7: 2008.0 PWP install media (removable)........................... : 9
8: kppp.............................................. ............. : 9
9: Problem mounting hard drive and file permissions............... : 8
10: Issue with Pan Newsreader...................................... : 7
11: [OT] Verizon DNS hijacking www............ : 7
12: email address ???.............................................. : 6
13: Update icon lost.............................................. . : 6
14: Mandriva 2008.0 PowerPack...................................... : 6
15: unknown codec 'aac' ?.......................................... : 6
16: e-mail clients........................................... ...... : 5
17: Mandriva One and Free Mandriva................................. : 5
18: help setting up vmware......................................... : 5
19: Favorite command-line solutions?............................... : 5
20: Starting Firefox in hidden mode................................ : 5

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: IDE Controller Card not detected in 2007 Spring................ : 59
2: Where's csh?.............................................. ..... : 34
3: kppp.............................................. ............. : 31
4: NEWBIE:added Ubuntu but it won't load.......................... : 28
5: I need more space............................................. . : 24
6: unable to play audio CDs....................................... : 22
7: 2008.0 PWP install media (removable)........................... : 20
8: Can't connect to www.mandriva.com.............................. : 18
9: [OT] Verizon DNS hijacking www............ : 17
10: Problem mounting hard drive and file permissions............... : 17
11: Issue with Pan Newsreader...................................... : 15
12: Mandriva One 2008 KDE, drifting slowly away.................... : 13
13: unknown codec 'aac' ?.......................................... : 11
14: Mandriva 2008.0 PowerPack...................................... : 10
15: help setting up vmware......................................... : 10
16: Software mgmt keeps asking for the installer disk when it's the : 10
17: Update icon lost.............................................. . : 10
18: e-mail clients........................................... ...... : 9
19: Starting Firefox in hidden mode................................ : 9
20: Mdv 2008 suspend pkg--NOT on a laptop.......................... : 8

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Top 3 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.religion.christianity......................... ............. : 1
2: alt.religion.scientology.......................... ............. : 1
3: alt.fan.landmark.................................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 21
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 13
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 7
4: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 7
5: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
6: pan............................................... ............. : 4
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
8: G2................................................ ............. : 2
9: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 2
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11....................................... : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 55 (23%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 42 (17%)
3: KNode............................................. ........ : 38 (16%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 19 ( 8%)
5: pan............................................... ........ : 16 ( 7%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 12 ( 5%)
7: nn................................................ ........ : 11 ( 5%)
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11.................................. : 11 ( 5%)
9: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 10 ( 4%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 7 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 139
2: -0500.............................................. ............ : 27
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 21
4: -0400.............................................. ............ : 18
5: +1100............................................. ............. : 10
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 8
7: -0300.............................................. ............ : 6
8: -0600.............................................. ............ : 4
9: +0500............................................. ............. : 4
10: +0200............................................. ............. : 4

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