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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: 241 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri May 23 21:25:19 2008
Latest article: Fri May 30 21:02:03 2008
Original articles: 29, replies: 212
Total size of posts: 652,898 bytes (637K) (0.62M)
Average 34 articles per day, 0.09 MB per day, 2,709 bytes per article
Total headers: 292 KB bodies: 345 KB
Body text - quoted: 122 KB, original: 189 KB = 60.80%, sigs: 32 KB
Total number of posters: 59, average 11,066 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 45, average 14,508 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 15

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 31
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 27
3: Aragorn .......................... : 26
4: stef ..................................... : 19
5: Mitchell ................................ : 16
6: Unruh .............................. : 11
7: Maurice Batey .................. : 10
8: Alan Secker ............................... : 9
9: Jim Beard .............................. : 7
10: Keith ......................................... : 6
11: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 4
12: santo ................................. : 4
13: Bob H ...................................... : 4
14: Darren Salt ............ : 4
15: Gringo ........................................ : 4
16: George .................................... : 3
17: David Mathog .............................. : 3
18: Mark Madsen ..................... : 3
19: Patrick Phillips ........................ : 2
20: n .................................................. .. : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Aragorn .......................... : 94
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 89
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 81
4: stef ..................................... : 42
5: Mitchell ................................ : 38
6: Unruh .............................. : 26
7: Alan Secker ............................... : 24
8: Jim Beard .............................. : 21
9: Maurice Batey .................. : 17
10: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
11: Keith ......................................... : 12
12: Darren Salt ............ : 12
13: Gringo ........................................ : 11
14: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 9
15: Bob H ...................................... : 9
16: santo ................................. : 9
17: George .................................... : 8
18: Mark Madsen ..................... : 6
19: David Mathog .............................. : 5
20: Ar .............................................. : 5

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Top 9 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 82.46%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 79.29%
3: Aragorn .......................... : 71.50%
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 67.29%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 57.12%
6: Keith ......................................... : 56.82%
7: stef ..................................... : 50.44%
8: Mitchell ................................ : 35.75%
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 31.73%

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Bottom 9 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 26.54%
2: Alan Secker ............................... : 31.73%
3: Mitchell ................................ : 35.75%
4: stef ..................................... : 50.44%
5: Keith ......................................... : 56.82%
6: Bit Twister ...................... : 57.12%
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 67.29%
8: Aragorn .......................... : 71.50%
9: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 79.29%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: System Time.............................................. ...... : 41
2: simple script to automount external HDD........................ : 25
3: Slight X problem (maybe)....................................... : 16
4: Random power-off under 2008.0.................................. : 14
5: How to delete article from Knode?.............................. : 9
6: Logitech wirless keyboard doesn't work now..................... : 8
7: Latest kernel screws up virtualbox............................. : 8
8: Formatting a flash drive....................................... : 7
9: Problem copying kmail 'mail' directory to flash drive.......... : 7
10: Bad dhclient or bad hardware?.................................. : 7
11: please do not kill this message! pan gives 441 banlist! message : 6
12: Using Mozilla.com's Firefox package instead of Firefox Mandriva : 6
13: Running a character based program.............................. : 6
14: lost start menu.............................................. .. : 6
15: [OT] Bad dhclient or bad hardware?............................. : 6
16: Multiple IP addresses on single nic............................ : 5
17: KDE dies when is run................................... : 5
18: Using RSYNC to maintain backup copy of a partition............. : 5
19: error message when starting MCC................................ : 5
20: [OT] System Time.............................................. . : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: System Time.............................................. ...... : 106
2: simple script to automount external HDD........................ : 79
3: Slight X problem (maybe)....................................... : 44
4: Random power-off under 2008.0.................................. : 29
5: Bad dhclient or bad hardware?.................................. : 24
6: Formatting a flash drive....................................... : 24
7: [OT] Bad dhclient or bad hardware?............................. : 22
8: Logitech wirless keyboard doesn't work now..................... : 18
9: lost start menu.............................................. .. : 18
10: Mandriva 2008 does not allow access to 2 nics with the same.... : 18
11: How to delete article from Knode?.............................. : 17
12: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
13: Latest kernel screws up virtualbox............................. : 14
14: Using Mozilla.com's Firefox package instead of Firefox Mandriva : 12
15: simple script to automount external HDD - note, some very long. : 12
16: Xfce4 window manager unknown................................... : 12
17: Running a character based program.............................. : 12
18: please do not kill this message! pan gives 441 banlist! message : 12
19: Problem copying kmail 'mail' directory to flash drive.......... : 12
20: Multiple IP addresses on single nic............................ : 11

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Top 6 cross-posted groups
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1: uk.comp.os.linux.................................. ............. : 8
2: alt.os.linux...................................... ............. : 2
3: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 2
4: uk.comp.os.linux.................................. ............ : 2
5: alt.os.linux.ubuntu............................... ............. : 2
6: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 16
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 12
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 7
4: G2................................................ ............. : 4
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Windows.................................. : 3
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
8: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 2
9: slrn.............................................. ............. : 2
10: Claws Mail 3.2.0 (GTK+ 2.10.11; i586-mandriva-linux-gnu)....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 71 (29%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 45 (19%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 31 (13%)
4: slrn.............................................. ........ : 28 (12%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 21 ( 9%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 11 ( 5%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 8 ( 3%)
8: G2................................................ ........ : 7 ( 3%)
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Windows............................. : 5 ( 2%)
10: Gemini............................................ ........ : 4 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 79
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 48
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 41
4: +0200............................................. ............. : 37
5: +1000............................................. ............. : 10
6: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 7
7: -0500.............................................. ............ : 7
8: -0700.............................................. ............ : 5
9: +0530............................................. ............. : 3
10: +0930............................................. ............. : 2

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