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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: 250 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Mar 28 20:25:02 2008
Latest article: Fri Apr 4 21:02:04 2008
Original articles: 22, replies: 228
Total size of posts: 667,249 bytes (651K) (0.64M)
Average 35 articles per day, 0.09 MB per day, 2,668 bytes per article
Total headers: 374 KB bodies: 276 KB
Body text - quoted: 88 KB, original: 154 KB = 63.56%, sigs: 32 KB
Total number of posters: 47, average 14,196 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 29, average 23,008 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 16

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 63
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 39
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 31
4: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 13
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 12
6: Unruh .............................. : 9
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 7
8: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 7
9: Eric .................................. : 7
10: Alan Secker ............................... : 5
11: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 5
12: Rich ...................................... : 3
13: mister b .......................................... : 3
14: Wes Newell ....................... : 3
15: Jim Whitby ....................... : 2
16: Dan Espen ................... : 2
17: Al ................................. : 2
18: Keith Lee .............................. : 2
19: Roger ............................ : 2
20: Grimble .............................. : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 164
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 98
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 87
4: Eric .................................. : 31
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 29
6: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 28
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 26
8: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 25
9: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 17
10: Unruh .............................. : 17
11: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
12: Alan Secker ............................... : 11
13: Wes Newell ....................... : 7
14: mister b .......................................... : 5
15: ERACC ..................................... : 5
16: birre .................................. : 5
17: Keith Lee .............................. : 4
18: Grimble .............................. : 4
19: Mark Allread .......................... : 4
20: Dan Espen ................... : 4

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Top 10 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 80.27%
2: Maurice Batey .................. : 79.94%
3: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 78.98%
4: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 78.20%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 68.86%
6: Alan Secker ............................... : 54.86%
7: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 50.68%
8: Jim Beard .............................. : 49.28%
9: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 48.57%
10: Unruh .............................. : 38.44%

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Bottom 10 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Eric .................................. : 16.15%
2: Unruh .............................. : 38.44%
3: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 48.57%
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 49.28%
5: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 50.68%
6: Alan Secker ............................... : 54.86%
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 68.86%
8: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 78.20%
9: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 78.98%
10: Maurice Batey .................. : 79.94%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Virtualbox........................................ ............. : 90
2: PPP/KPPP route problem with Winmodem........................... : 26
3: problems with new SATA DVD drive............................... : 17
4: Restore /home after clean install.............................. : 11
5: KDE flickering icons........................................... : 9
6: wine-tools............................................. ........ : 9
7: New Readers: Posting FAQ for a.o.l.mandrake/mandriva........... : 9
8: I think I broke my KDE......................................... : 7
9: Kmail links to Firefox Question................................ : 7
10: OpenOffice initiation commands in KDE.......................... : 6
11: Finding what is running a download............................. : 6
12: drakroam and channel number.................................... : 5
13: Is your computer safe and secure!.............................. : 5
14: Problem compiling perl module Device::SerialPort............... : 5
15: stuff in ~/.kde/Autostart not executed......................... : 5
16: IBM R51 1836-XXU --> no vga out................................ : 4
17: USB "pendrive"................................................. : 4
18: 2006.0 File Server gone wonky.................................. : 4
19: A Review - Adobe Photoshop Express on Linux.................... : 4
20: Best Video Card.............................................. .. : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Virtualbox........................................ ............. : 260
2: PPP/KPPP route problem with Winmodem........................... : 67
3: problems with new SATA DVD drive............................... : 56
4: New Readers: Posting FAQ for a.o.l.mandrake/mandriva........... : 30
5: Restore /home after clean install.............................. : 29
6: wine-tools............................................. ........ : 16
7: I think I broke my KDE......................................... : 15
8: KDE flickering icons........................................... : 14
9: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
10: A Review - Adobe Photoshop Express on Linux.................... : 12
11: Finding what is running a download............................. : 12
12: OpenOffice initiation commands in KDE.......................... : 11
13: stuff in ~/.kde/Autostart not executed......................... : 10
14: Kmail links to Firefox Question................................ : 10
15: Problem compiling perl module Device::SerialPort............... : 10
16: 2006.0 File Server gone wonky.................................. : 10
17: drakroam and channel number.................................... : 8
18: Is your computer safe and secure!.............................. : 8
19: USB "pendrive"................................................. : 7
20: Best Video Card.............................................. .. : 7

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Top 5 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux...................................... ............. : 9
2: alt.os.linux.ubuntu............................... ............. : 9
3: comp.lang.perl.................................... ............. : 5
4: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 5
5: mozilla.support.firefox........................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: Pan............................................... ............. : 11
2: KNode............................................. ............. : 8
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 4
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
6: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
7: G2................................................ ............. : 2
8: nn................................................ ............. : 2
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (Windows.................................. : 1
10: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 86 (34%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 46 (18%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 39 (16%)
4: KNode............................................. ........ : 33 (13%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 17 ( 7%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 10 ( 4%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 4 ( 2%)
8: unknown........................................... ........ : 3 ( 1%)
9: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 2 ( 1%)
10: G2................................................ ........ : 2 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 88
2: +0100............................................. ............. : 64
3: -0400.............................................. ............ : 41
4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 17
5: +1100............................................. ............. : 13
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 11
7: -0800.............................................. ............ : 7
8: +0200............................................. ............. : 4
9: +1000............................................. ............. : 2
10: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 2

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