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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: 119 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Jan 25 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Feb 1 20:25:02 2008
Original articles: 21, replies: 98
Total size of posts: 266,026 bytes (259K) (0.25M)
Average 17 articles per day, 0.04 MB per day, 2,235 bytes per article
Total headers: 144 KB bodies: 115 KB
Body text - quoted: 44 KB, original: 65 KB = 59.80%, sigs: 5 KB
Total number of posters: 42, average 6,333 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 25, average 10,641 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 12

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 16
2: Mark South ........................... : 13
3: "Peter D." ............................. : 9
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 8
5: Dan C ............................ : 6
6: Carolyn Marenger ......................... : 6
7: Allodoxaphobia ......................... : 4
8: Frank Peelo ............................ : 4
9: Jim Beard .............................. : 4
10: nospamGC ............................... : 3
11: Mr H ........................................ : 3
12: Lionel van den Berg ........................ : 3
13: chris gareau ........................................ : 2
14: Evil Bastard .......................... : 2
15: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 2
16: James Kerr .............................. : 2
17: Zanman ....................................... : 2
18: Unruh .............................. : 2
19: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 2
20: Alan Secker ............................... : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 33
2: Mark South ........................... : 27
3: "Peter D." ............................. : 20
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 16
5: Carolyn Marenger ......................... : 15
6: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 11
8: Dan C ............................ : 10
9: Frank Peelo ............................ : 8
10: Allodoxaphobia ......................... : 8
11: Evil Bastard .......................... : 6
12: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 5
13: nospamGC ............................... : 5
14: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 5
15: Lionel van den Berg ........................ : 4
16: Mr H ........................................ : 4
17: chris gareau ........................................ : 4
18: don .................................. : 4
19: Alan Secker ............................... : 3
20: James Kerr .............................. : 3

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Top 5 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 74.40%
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 65.94%
3: Carolyn Marenger ......................... : 49.98%
4: "Peter D." ............................. : 42.15%
5: Mark South ........................... : 42.02%

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Bottom 5 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Dan C ............................ : 34.67%
2: Mark South ........................... : 42.02%
3: "Peter D." ............................. : 42.15%
4: Carolyn Marenger ......................... : 49.98%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 65.94%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Get your 2008.1 beta_1 while their hot......................... : 35
2: help installing software in Mandriva 2008.0.................... : 10
3: Needing Help.............................................. ..... : 9
4: 2008.1 Can't signal atd (permission denied).................... : 7
5: firewire not recognizing DV camera............................. : 5
6: Changing location to search for install dvd.................... : 5
7: wireless problem with ipw200/Panasonic W2 notebook............. : 5
8: where is mpeg3io ????.......................................... : 4
9: Find easy what you need for Linux.............................. : 4
10: SOLVED: help installing software in Mandriva 2008.0............ : 4
11: gDesklets Error............................................. ... : 3
12: ftp problem........................................... ......... : 3
13: Gtk-gnutella.......................................... ......... : 3
14: Want A Good Laugh?............................................ . : 3
15: wouldn't power up; now making 50% coasters..................... : 3
16: sound problem........................................... ....... : 3
17: Modem problems.......................................... ....... : 2
18: kmail no subject messages...................................... : 2
19: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 2
20: streamripper...................................... ............. : 2

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Get your 2008.1 beta_1 while their hot......................... : 73
2: help installing software in Mandriva 2008.0.................... : 26
3: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 15
4: Needing Help.............................................. ..... : 14
5: 2008.1 Can't signal atd (permission denied).................... : 13
6: firewire not recognizing DV camera............................. : 10
7: where is mpeg3io ????.......................................... : 9
8: SOLVED: help installing software in Mandriva 2008.0............ : 8
9: wireless problem with ipw200/Panasonic W2 notebook............. : 8
10: Want A Good Laugh?............................................ . : 8
11: wouldn't power up; now making 50% coasters..................... : 8
12: Changing location to search for install dvd.................... : 8
13: Gtk-gnutella.......................................... ......... : 7
14: sound problem........................................... ....... : 7
15: gDesklets Error............................................. ... : 7
16: ftp problem........................................... ......... : 6
17: Find easy what you need for Linux.............................. : 5
18: streamripper...................................... ............. : 3
19: kmail no subject messages...................................... : 3
20: Modem problems.......................................... ....... : 3

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

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: Pan............................................... ............. : 11
2: KNode............................................. ............. : 8
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 6
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 4
5: G2................................................ ............. : 3
6: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (Windows................................... : 2
8: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6001.17052.......................... : 1
9: nn................................................ ............. : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 32 (27%)
2: KNode............................................. ........ : 20 (17%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 16 (13%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 16 (13%)
5: slrn.............................................. ........ : 15 (13%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 4 ( 3%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 4 ( 3%)
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (Windows.............................. : 4 ( 3%)
9: unknown........................................... ........ : 3 ( 3%)
10: Xnews............................................. ........ : 2 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 45
2: -0500.............................................. ............ : 24
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 15
4: +1100............................................. ............. : 14
5: -0600.............................................. ............ : 10
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 4
7: -0800 (PST)............................................. ....... : 4
8: +1030............................................. ............. : 2
9: -0800.............................................. ............ : 1

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