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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: 277 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Mar 14 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Mar 21 20:02:03 2008
Original articles: 22, replies: 255
Total size of posts: 715,955 bytes (699K) (0.68M)
Average 39 articles per day, 0.10 MB per day, 2,584 bytes per article
Total headers: 367 KB bodies: 331 KB
Body text - quoted: 148 KB, original: 151 KB = 50.48%, sigs: 29 KB
Total number of posters: 54, average 13,258 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 30, average 23,865 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 14

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 45
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 30
3: Daniel ............................. : 24
4: Wes Newell ....................... : 23
5: Gordon Darling ................................ : 19
6: TJ ........................................ : 15
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 12
8: Roger <""roger\"@the linuxmachine.invalid">.................... : 9
9: "Scott B." ............................ : 7
10: Reg ....................................... : 7
11: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 6
12: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 5
13: Dan Espen ................... : 4
14: Unruh .............................. : 4
15: Jim Beard .............................. : 4
16: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 4
17: dmathog@sbcglobal.net.......................................... : 4
18: David ................................ : 3
19: Nyssa ................................... : 3
20: Snowbat ................................ : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 82
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 74
3: Daniel ............................. : 73
4: Wes Newell ....................... : 67
5: TJ ........................................ : 53
6: Gordon Darling ................................ : 51
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 26
8: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 26
9: Roger <""roger\"@the linuxmachine.invalid">.................... : 18
10: "Scott B." ............................ : 14
11: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
12: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 13
13: Jim Beard .............................. : 13
14: Reg ....................................... : 13
15: Nyssa ................................... : 12
16: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 11
17: dmathog@sbcglobal.net.......................................... : 10
18: Dan Espen ................... : 8
19: David ................................ : 8
20: Unruh .............................. : 7

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Top 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 79.73%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.33%
3: "Scott B." ............................ : 69.46%
4: Roger <""roger\"@the linuxmachine.invalid">.................... : 68.11%
5: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 59.68%
6: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 54.72%
7: Wes Newell ....................... : 51.06%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 49.73%
9: TJ ........................................ : 41.94%
10: Gordon Darling ................................ : 36.37%
11: Reg ....................................... : 33.33%

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Bottom 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Daniel ............................. : 33.18%
2: Reg ....................................... : 33.33%
3: Gordon Darling ................................ : 36.37%
4: TJ ........................................ : 41.94%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 49.73%
6: Wes Newell ....................... : 51.06%
7: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 54.72%
8: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 59.68%
9: Roger <""roger\"@the linuxmachine.invalid">.................... : 68.11%
10: "Scott B." ............................ : 69.46%
11: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.33%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Virtualbox........................................ ............. : 79
2: Part two was Re: Setting CD & DVD drive mount points........... : 33
3: DTV capture........................................... ......... : 32
4: Day Four was Re: Getting my speed back......................... : 22
5: Spamassassin and spam.......................................... : 20
6: Mandriva 2008 on mac mini...................................... : 13
7: a bit O.T.: Cinelerra and Kino problems........................ : 8
8: Viewsonic VP191s LCD monitor: Picture squashed down on laptop.. : 7
9: ATI dual monitor........................................... .... : 7
10: Setting CD & DVD drive mount points............................ : 7
11: 2008.0 "ONE".................................................. . : 5
12: Sound from TV card and saa7134-alsa............................ : 5
13: Q................................................. ............. : 4
14: Spamassassin and spam (a little more info)..................... : 4
15: Questions about 32 and 64 bit processor and Mandriva........... : 4
16: Toutch Pad and "Ctrl + Alt + Back Space"....................... : 4
17: Getting around dependency problems............................. : 3
18: any way to use Reason Refills on Linux?........................ : 2
19: More Plasmoids on KDE4? vote my bug!!.......................... : 2
20: Mandriva Q................................................. .... : 2

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Virtualbox........................................ ............. : 171
2: DTV capture........................................... ......... : 107
3: Part two was Re: Setting CD & DVD drive mount points........... : 94
4: Day Four was Re: Getting my speed back......................... : 72
5: Spamassassin and spam.......................................... : 42
6: Mandriva 2008 on mac mini...................................... : 25
7: a bit O.T.: Cinelerra and Kino problems........................ : 22
8: Setting CD & DVD drive mount points............................ : 17
9: Q................................................. ............. : 16
10: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
11: ATI dual monitor........................................... .... : 13
12: Viewsonic VP191s LCD monitor: Picture squashed down on laptop.. : 12
13: Sound from TV card and saa7134-alsa............................ : 11
14: Questions about 32 and 64 bit processor and Mandriva........... : 10
15: Getting around dependency problems............................. : 8
16: Spamassassin and spam (a little more info)..................... : 7
17: 2008.0 "ONE".................................................. . : 7
18: Toutch Pad and "Ctrl + Alt + Back Space"....................... : 7
19: integrate wl drivers into Mandriva One live CD iso............. : 4
20: Mandriva Q................................................. .... : 3

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Top 1 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 3

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 15
2: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 7
3: Pan............................................... ............. : 7
4: Unknown........................................... ............. : 5
5: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
6: G2................................................ ............. : 4
7: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 2
9: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 2
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11....................................... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 94 (34%)
2: KNode............................................. ........ : 35 (13%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 32 (12%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 30 (11%)
5: slrn.............................................. ........ : 29 (10%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 25 ( 9%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 8 ( 3%)
8: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 5 ( 2%)
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11.................................. : 4 ( 1%)
10: nn................................................ ........ : 4 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 116
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 49
3: +1100............................................. ............. : 31
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 29
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 28
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 11
7: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 8
8: -0300.............................................. ............ : 3
9: +1030............................................. ............. : 2

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