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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: 172 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Feb 1 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Feb 8 20:25:03 2008
Original articles: 23, replies: 149
Total size of posts: 416,831 bytes (407K) (0.40M)
Average 24 articles per day, 0.06 MB per day, 2,423 bytes per article
Total headers: 213 KB bodies: 193 KB
Body text - quoted: 73 KB, original: 103 KB = 58.37%, sigs: 15 KB
Total number of posters: 50, average 8,336 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 36, average 11,578 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 13

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 31
2: TJ ........................................ : 11
3: Mark South ........................... : 11
4: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 11
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 10
6: Alan Secker ............................... : 9
7: Baldeagle ............................. : 8
8: "Carlie J. Coats" ..................... : 7
9: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 6
10: Wes Newell ....................... : 5
11: "Peter D." ............................. : 5
12: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 4
13: Bit Twister ...................... : 3
14: JTJersey ...................................... : 3
15: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 3
16: Patrick Phillips ........................ : 2
17: chris gareau ........................................ : 2
18: Dan C ............................ : 2
19: "Les B. Labbauf" ......................... : 2
20: CharlieB ................................... : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 70
2: Jim Beard .............................. : 29
3: TJ ........................................ : 28
4: Mark South ........................... : 26
5: Alan Secker ............................... : 21
6: Baldeagle ............................. : 20
7: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 19
8: "Carlie J. Coats" ..................... : 18
9: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 14
10: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
11: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 11
12: Wes Newell ....................... : 10
13: "Peter D." ............................. : 10
14: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 7
15: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 6
16: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 6
17: Bit Twister ...................... : 6
18: watcher@moog.netaxs.com........................................ : 5
19: JTJersey ...................................... : 5
20: chris gareau ........................................ : 5

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Top 10 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 88.38%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.66%
3: Wes Newell ....................... : 56.41%
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 52.79%
5: "Peter D." ............................. : 50.39%
6: "Carlie J. Coats" ..................... : 49.44%
7: Mark South ........................... : 46.45%
8: TJ ........................................ : 44.54%
9: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 43.21%
10: Jim Beard .............................. : 40.08%

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Bottom 10 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Baldeagle ............................. : 34.98%
2: Jim Beard .............................. : 40.08%
3: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 43.21%
4: TJ ........................................ : 44.54%
5: Mark South ........................... : 46.45%
6: "Carlie J. Coats" ..................... : 49.44%
7: "Peter D." ............................. : 50.39%
8: Alan Secker ............................... : 52.79%
9: Wes Newell ....................... : 56.41%
10: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 71.66%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: KDE "window list menu" -- disable "unclutter" and "cascade"?... : 21
2: how a 3Com internal?......................................... .. : 11
3: Adobe Reader 8 and IRA Tax Forms............................... : 11
4: Compiling ivtiv-1.0.3 in 2008.................................. : 11
5: X-Windows has side slipped..................................... : 10
6: Raid - getting started......................................... : 8
7: Copy files in /sys?............................................ : 8
8: X-Windows has side-slipped..................................... : 7
9: Verifying update downloads..................................... : 7
10: file browser........................................... ........ : 7
11: How to boot from raid device?.................................. : 6
12: Get your 2008.1 beta_1 while their hot......................... : 6
13: Compiz Fusion Transparent Cube On Mandriva 2008.0.............. : 6
14: Default HP printer........................................... .. : 6
15: ftp problem........................................... ......... : 5
16: Deskjet 5650 Gutenprint driver................................. : 5
17: Saving email attachments to the server......................... : 5
18: vncserver - corrupt keyboard................................... : 3
19: [ OT ] Deskjet 5650 Gutenprint driver.......................... : 3
20: No K-Mail?............................................. ........ : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: KDE "window list menu" -- disable "unclutter" and "cascade"?... : 54
2: how a 3Com internal?......................................... .. : 32
3: Compiling ivtiv-1.0.3 in 2008.................................. : 28
4: Adobe Reader 8 and IRA Tax Forms............................... : 26
5: X-Windows has side slipped..................................... : 22
6: Copy files in /sys?............................................ : 15
7: Raid - getting started......................................... : 15
8: Verifying update downloads..................................... : 14
9: New Readers: Posting FAQ for a.o.l.mandrake/mandriva........... : 14
10: X-Windows has side-slipped..................................... : 14
11: Default HP printer........................................... .. : 13
12: ftp problem........................................... ......... : 13
13: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 13
14: Compiz Fusion Transparent Cube On Mandriva 2008.0.............. : 12
15: file browser........................................... ........ : 12
16: Get your 2008.1 beta_1 while their hot......................... : 11
17: How to boot from raid device?.................................. : 11
18: Deskjet 5650 Gutenprint driver................................. : 10
19: Saving email attachments to the server......................... : 10
20: [ OT ] Deskjet 5650 Gutenprint driver.......................... : 6

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

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: Pan............................................... ............. : 13
2: KNode............................................. ............. : 11
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 5
5: G2................................................ ............. : 3
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11....................................... : 2
8: Unknown........................................... ............. : 2
9: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 34 (20%)
2: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 31 (18%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 29 (17%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 25 (15%)
5: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 16 ( 9%)
6: slrn.............................................. ........ : 13 ( 8%)
7: Xnews............................................. ........ : 11 ( 6%)
8: unknown........................................... ........ : 4 ( 2%)
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11.................................. : 3 ( 2%)
10: G2................................................ ........ : 3 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 77
2: -0500.............................................. ............ : 46
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 21
4: +1100............................................. ............. : 12
5: -0600.............................................. ............ : 10
6: -0800.............................................. ............ : 3
7: -0800 (PST)............................................. ....... : 3

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