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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: 184 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Apr 4 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Apr 11 21:02:02 2008
Original articles: 20, replies: 164
Total size of posts: 442,540 bytes (432K) (0.42M)
Average 26 articles per day, 0.06 MB per day, 2,405 bytes per article
Total headers: 248 KB bodies: 184 KB
Body text - quoted: 77 KB, original: 94 KB = 54.87%, sigs: 11 KB
Total number of posters: 47, average 9,415 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 31, average 14,275 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 .................. : 26
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 19
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 19
4: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 12
5: Unruh .............................. : 11
6: Eric .................................. : 9
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 7
8: evodawg ................................... : 7
9: "Scott B." ............................ : 6
10: lisztnet@aliceadsl.fr.......................................... : 5
11: Wes Newell ....................... : 5
12: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 5
13: Luan Pham ............................... : 4
14: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 4
15: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 3
16: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 3
17: BW ....................................... : 3
18: Aragorn .......................... : 3
19: Highland Ham ................ : 2
20: Neil Ellwood ................. : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 57
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 44
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 40
4: Eric .................................. : 35
5: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 25
6: Unruh .............................. : 23
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 21
8: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 16
9: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
10: "Scott B." ............................ : 12
11: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 12
12: evodawg ................................... : 11
13: Wes Newell ....................... : 11
14: lisztnet@aliceadsl.fr.......................................... : 8
15: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 8
16: Highland Ham ................ : 6
17: Neil Ellwood ................. : 6
18: TJ ........................................ : 5
19: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 5
20: Luan Pham ............................... : 5

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Top 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "Scott B." ............................ : 86.01%
2: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 82.20%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 75.84%
4: Maurice Batey .................. : 71.46%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.65%
6: lisztnet@aliceadsl.fr.......................................... : 45.76%
7: Unruh .............................. : 38.72%
8: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 37.23%
9: Eric .................................. : 35.51%
10: Wes Newell ....................... : 31.99%
11: Jim Beard .............................. : 25.09%

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Bottom 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: evodawg ................................... : 24.48%
2: Jim Beard .............................. : 25.09%
3: Wes Newell ....................... : 31.99%
4: Eric .................................. : 35.51%
5: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 37.23%
6: Unruh .............................. : 38.72%
7: lisztnet@aliceadsl.fr.......................................... : 45.76%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.65%
9: Maurice Batey .................. : 71.46%
10: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 75.84%
11: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 82.20%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: PPP/KPPP route problem with Winmodem........................... : 42
2: how to flash bios?............................................. : 16
3: 2008.1 Spring Release 9 April 2008............................. : 14
4: Odd problem in Firefox......................................... : 14
5: Anybody heard of CDFS?......................................... : 10
6: Need firewall for dummies...................................... : 10
7: Mandriva 2008.1 bugs........................................... : 7
8: Hello ! (iso install).......................................... : 7
9: Downloading Mandriva via Bittorrent............................ : 7
10: problems with new SATA DVD drive............................... : 7
11: System time.............................................. ...... : 5
12: Transfer of Thunderbird files from 2007.1 to 2008.1............ : 5
13: Executing application from desktop icon, showing as a terminal : 5
14: Firefox Error............................................. ..... : 5
15: 2008.1 Official non-free question.............................. : 5
16: 2008.1............................................ ............. : 4
17: Virtualbox........................................ ............. : 3
18: urpmi updates, which way is better?............................ : 3
19: knode crashing.......................................... ....... : 2
20: Firefox Error - Solved......................................... : 2

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: PPP/KPPP route problem with Winmodem........................... : 105
2: how to flash bios?............................................. : 37
3: problems with new SATA DVD drive............................... : 30
4: Odd problem in Firefox......................................... : 26
5: 2008.1 Spring Release 9 April 2008............................. : 23
6: Anybody heard of CDFS?......................................... : 22
7: Need firewall for dummies...................................... : 21
8: Transfer of Thunderbird files from 2007.1 to 2008.1............ : 14
9: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
10: Downloading Mandriva via Bittorrent............................ : 13
11: Hello ! (iso install).......................................... : 12
12: knode crashing.......................................... ....... : 12
13: Mandriva 2008.1 bugs........................................... : 12
14: Firefox Error............................................. ..... : 12
15: 2008.1 Official non-free question.............................. : 8
16: System time.............................................. ...... : 8
17: Executing application from desktop icon, showing as a terminal : 8
18: Virtualbox........................................ ............. : 8
19: 2008.1............................................ ............. : 6
20: urpmi updates, which way is better?............................ : 5

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Top 5 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux...................................... ............. : 2
2: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2
3: alt.os.linux.ubuntu............................... ............. : 2
4: alt.os.linux.slackware............................ ............. : 1
5: alt.os.linux.redhat............................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 10
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 8
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 4
5: G2................................................ ............. : 4
6: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
7: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 3
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (Windows.................................. : 1
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 (X11....................................... : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 41 (22%)
2: KNode............................................. ........ : 39 (21%)
3: slrn.............................................. ........ : 35 (19%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 19 (10%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 12 ( 7%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 11 ( 6%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 9 ( 5%)
8: Xnews............................................. ........ : 5 ( 3%)
9: unknown........................................... ........ : 4 ( 2%)
10: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 3 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 70
2: +0100............................................. ............. : 30
3: -0400.............................................. ............ : 26
4: -0700.............................................. ............ : 16
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 12
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 11
7: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 9
8: +0200............................................. ............. : 5
9: +1100............................................. ............. : 2
10: .................................................. ............. : 1

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