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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: 141 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Jul 25 21:25:10 2008
Latest article: Fri Aug 1 21:02:03 2008
Original articles: 18, replies: 123
Total size of posts: 412,250 bytes (402K) (0.39M)
Average 20 articles per day, 0.06 MB per day, 2,923 bytes per article
Total headers: 181 KB bodies: 221 KB
Body text - quoted: 75 KB, original: 117 KB = 60.88%, sigs: 28 KB
Total number of posters: 39, average 10,570 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 25, average 16,490 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" ............... : 22
2: lordy ............................... : 13
3: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 10
4: Wes Newell .......................... : 8
5: Jim Beard ................................ : 8
6: Bit Twister ...................... : 7
7: Simone ................................ : 6
8: KarlD ..................................... : 6
9: Reg ........................................... : 5
10: DaveM ......................................... : 4
11: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 4
12: Whiskers ............................ : 3
13: Neil Ellwood ................. : 3
14: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 3
15: Craig ................................. : 3
16: David Mathog .............................. : 3
17: Aragorn .......................... : 3
18: Adam .................................. : 2
19: shedied@gmail.com.............................................. : 2
20: Bill Mullen ................................ : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 51
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 49
3: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 33
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 29
5: Jim Beard ................................ : 20
6: Wes Newell .......................... : 20
7: lordy ............................... : 18
8: Adam .................................. : 17
9: KarlD ..................................... : 15
10: Reg ........................................... : 14
11: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
12: DaveM ......................................... : 9
13: Simone ................................ : 8
14: Neil Ellwood ................. : 8
15: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 6
16: Bill Mullen ................................ : 6
17: Whiskers ............................ : 6
18: David Mathog .............................. : 6
19: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 6
20: Aragorn .......................... : 5

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Top 8 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.98%
2: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 68.47%
3: Simone ................................ : 67.23%
4: Wes Newell .......................... : 62.03%
5: Jim Beard ................................ : 61.61%
6: Bit Twister ...................... : 59.02%
7: lordy ............................... : 55.58%
8: Reg ........................................... : 55.52%

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Bottom 8 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: KarlD ..................................... : 51.34%
2: Reg ........................................... : 55.52%
3: lordy ............................... : 55.58%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 59.02%
5: Jim Beard ................................ : 61.61%
6: Wes Newell .......................... : 62.03%
7: Simone ................................ : 67.23%
8: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 68.47%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: PCI-E Leadtek Winfast PxDTV2300H............................... : 15
2: HAL, what is it for?........................................... : 14
3: DNS Configuration..................................... ......... : 13
4: Inverted Video............................................. .... : 11
5: PC goes to sleep and won't wake up............................. : 10
6: quickcam.......................................... ............. : 10
7: realplayer 11 error............................................ : 6
8: How to install SpamAssassin?................................... : 6
9: Get your 2009.0 Beta 2 while it hot............................ : 6
10: System unbootable after setting Grub to use label.............. : 6
11: Anyone installed Mandriva on Asus EeePC ?...................... : 5
12: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 5
13: Getting 64 bit Firefox 3 builds on Mandriva 2008............... : 5
14: TMB Kernel 2.6.25.11-2 Available............................... : 5
15: What happened to splash in 2007.0?............................. : 4
16: How To Remove TTY Splash Logo.................................. : 4
17: Impossible to read CD after an update of my 2008.0............. : 3
18: configuring LeadTek Winfast DTV2000H........................... : 3
19: dueling firefox sessions, probable security problem............ : 2
20: More clonding headaches, new with 2008.1....................... : 2

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: PCI-E Leadtek Winfast PxDTV2300H............................... : 63
2: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 46
3: HAL, what is it for?........................................... : 37
4: DNS Configuration..................................... ......... : 36
5: quickcam.......................................... ............. : 26
6: PC goes to sleep and won't wake up............................. : 23
7: Inverted Video............................................. .... : 17
8: How to install SpamAssassin?................................... : 15
9: Anyone installed Mandriva on Asus EeePC ?...................... : 14
10: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
11: System unbootable after setting Grub to use label.............. : 12
12: Get your 2009.0 Beta 2 while it hot............................ : 11
13: realplayer 11 error............................................ : 11
14: TMB Kernel 2.6.25.11-2 Available............................... : 11
15: Getting 64 bit Firefox 3 builds on Mandriva 2008............... : 9
16: configuring LeadTek Winfast DTV2000H........................... : 9
17: What happened to splash in 2007.0?............................. : 8
18: How To Remove TTY Splash Logo.................................. : 6
19: Impossible to read CD after an update of my 2008.0............. : 6
20: Clearing ARP, NetBIOS names etc................................ : 5

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

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 9
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 7
3: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 4
5: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 2
7: G2................................................ ............. : 2
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 1
9: nn................................................ ............. : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: slrn.............................................. ........ : 27 (19%)
2: KNode............................................. ........ : 26 (18%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 22 (16%)
4: Pan............................................... ........ : 20 (14%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 8 ( 6%)
6: G2................................................ ........ : 8 ( 6%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 7 ( 5%)
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (Windows............................. : 6 ( 4%)
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 4 ( 3%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 3 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 43
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 36
3: +0200............................................. ............. : 14
4: +1000............................................. ............. : 11
5: +0100............................................. ............. : 10
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 8
7: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 8
8: -0500.............................................. ............ : 8
9: +0200 (CEST)............................................ ....... : 2
10: +0930............................................. ............. : 1

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