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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: 285 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Apr 25 21:25:05 2008
Latest article: Fri May 2 21:02:02 2008
Original articles: 26, replies: 259
Total size of posts: 1,021,126 bytes (997K) (0.97M)
Average 40 articles per day, 0.14 MB per day, 3,582 bytes per article
Total headers: 376 KB bodies: 620 KB
Body text - quoted: 283 KB, original: 304 KB = 51.74%, sigs: 31 KB
Total number of posters: 66, average 15,471 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 41, average 24,905 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 18

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Aragorn .......................... : 46
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 20
3: lisztnet@aliceadsl.fr.......................................... : 18
4: evodawg ................................... : 17
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 15
6: Dan C ............................ : 14
7: Highland Ham ................ : 10
8: stef ..................................... : 9
9: Jim Beard .............................. : 9
10: Eric .................................. : 8
11: "Jim" ................................. : 7
12: Jeanette ................................. : 6
13: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 6
14: marksouth .................................. : 6
15: Dave Farrance ........ : 5
16: santo ................................. : 5
17: Alan Secker ............................... : 5
18: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 4
19: lordy ............................... : 4
20: Iordani .................................. : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Aragorn .......................... : 298
2: evodawg ................................... : 128
3: lisztnet@aliceadsl.fr.......................................... : 61
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 58
5: Dan C ............................ : 54
6: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 31
7: Highland Ham ................ : 24
8: stef ..................................... : 22
9: Jim Beard .............................. : 22
10: Eric .................................. : 18
11: "Jim" ................................. : 14
12: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
13: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 13
14: Jeanette ................................. : 13
15: Dave Farrance ........ : 11
16: marksouth .................................. : 11
17: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 11
18: Alan Secker ............................... : 10
19: tedlane .............................. : 9
20: santo ................................. : 9

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Top 16 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 74.21%
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 68.27%
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 67.79%
4: Aragorn .......................... : 67.21%
5: santo ................................. : 60.75%
6: Alan Secker ............................... : 54.28%
7: marksouth .................................. : 44.08%
8: stef ..................................... : 43.41%
9: Dan C ............................ : 42.16%
10: Dave Farrance ........ : 40.29%
11: Highland Ham ................ : 40.08%
12: Jeanette ................................. : 36.22%
13: "Jim" ................................. : 34.34%
14: lisztnet@aliceadsl.fr.......................................... : 31.74%
15: Eric .................................. : 29.08%
16: evodawg ................................... : 23.62%

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Bottom 16 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 13.91%
2: evodawg ................................... : 23.62%
3: Eric .................................. : 29.08%
4: lisztnet@aliceadsl.fr.......................................... : 31.74%
5: "Jim" ................................. : 34.34%
6: Jeanette ................................. : 36.22%
7: Highland Ham ................ : 40.08%
8: Dave Farrance ........ : 40.29%
9: Dan C ............................ : 42.16%
10: stef ..................................... : 43.41%
11: marksouth .................................. : 44.08%
12: Alan Secker ............................... : 54.28%
13: santo ................................. : 60.75%
14: Aragorn .......................... : 67.21%
15: Jim Beard .............................. : 67.79%
16: Bit Twister ...................... : 68.27%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: [OT] Article - Does foxnews.com Hate Linux Users?.............. : 77
2: Asus spacelink WL-140 ?........................................ : 22
3: Mandriva Guide?............................................ .... : 18
4: determine memory type.......................................... : 17
5: Proper way to re-enable Pulse Audio............................ : 14
6: I give up................................................ ...... : 11
7: virtual box issues............................................ . : 10
8: concatenating pdf files........................................ : 9
9: icons and menu trembling....................................... : 9
10: Cannot play .wav sound files................................... : 7
11: Mandrivalinux VERSUS Ubuntu/Kubuntu............................ : 7
12: KDE 4 Knetworkmager cpu% at ~37.5.............................. : 6
13: knode shows all posting dates as year 2056..................... : 6
14: Error with "ls" command........................................ : 6
15: multiple X sessions, how?...................................... : 5
16: Companies House On-line Filing................................. : 5
17: Automount NTFS USB drives using ntfs-3g........................ : 4
18: Howto update urpmi database.................................... : 4
19: CD iso's for 2008.1............................................ : 4
20: Installed mandriva this evening................................ : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: [OT] Article - Does foxnews.com Hate Linux Users?.............. : 468
2: Asus spacelink WL-140 ?........................................ : 75
3: Mandriva Guide?............................................ .... : 51
4: determine memory type.......................................... : 37
5: Proper way to re-enable Pulse Audio............................ : 34
6: I give up................................................ ...... : 27
7: virtual box issues............................................ . : 22
8: Mandrivalinux VERSUS Ubuntu/Kubuntu............................ : 22
9: icons and menu trembling....................................... : 21
10: [OT] Verdict in Hans Reiser's murder trial reached............. : 20
11: concatenating pdf files........................................ : 17
12: Cannot play .wav sound files................................... : 15
13: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
14: KDE 4 Knetworkmager cpu% at ~37.5.............................. : 13
15: Companies House On-line Filing................................. : 12
16: Error with "ls" command........................................ : 12
17: knode shows all posting dates as year 2056..................... : 11
18: Installed mandriva this evening................................ : 8
19: Howto update urpmi database.................................... : 8
20: multiple X sessions, how?...................................... : 7

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Top 4 cross-posted groups
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1: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 19
2: alt.os.linux...................................... ............. : 3
3: alt.os.linux.ubuntu............................... ............. : 3
4: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 20
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 13
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 6
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
5: G2................................................ ............. : 5
6: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
7: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 2
8: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1
9: Claws Mail 3.2.0 (GTK+ 2.10.11; i586-mandriva-linux-gnu)....... : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 111 (39%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 47 (16%)
3: slrn.............................................. ........ : 29 (10%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 28 (10%)
5: G2................................................ ........ : 24 ( 8%)
6: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 15 ( 5%)
7: Outlook Express........................................... : 7 ( 2%)
8: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 5 ( 2%)
9: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 3 ( 1%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 3 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 83
2: +0200............................................. ............. : 70
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 26
4: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 24
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 23
6: -0400.............................................. ............ : 20
7: -0700.............................................. ............ : 19
8: +1000............................................. ............. : 11
9: +0200 (CEST)............................................ ....... : 6
10: .................................................. ............. : 2

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