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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: 224 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Aug 29 21:25:08 2008
Latest article: Fri Sep 5 21:02:02 2008
Original articles: 22, replies: 202
Total size of posts: 645,122 bytes (630K) (0.62M)
Average 32 articles per day, 0.09 MB per day, 2,880 bytes per article
Total headers: 308 KB bodies: 321 KB
Body text - quoted: 155 KB, original: 151 KB = 49.37%, sigs: 14 KB
Total number of posters: 46, average 14,024 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 47, average 13,726 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: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 29
2: Jim Beard ................................ : 14
3: Peter Bradley ........................ : 12
4: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 11
5: Sindhu ................................. : 11
6: Aragorn .......................... : 11
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 10
8: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 10
9: Teilhard Knight ........................... : 9
10: Maurice Batey .................. : 8
11: "Chris F.A. Johnson" .................... : 8
12: Mark Madsen ..................... : 8
13: Adam .................................. : 7
14: Alan Secker ............................... : 7
15: wwallick@tampabay.rr.com....................................... : 7
16: Eric .................................. : 6
17: Bit Twister ...................... : 6
18: Warren Post ................................ : 5
19: santo ................................. : 4
20: Unruh .............................. : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 68
2: Jim Beard ................................ : 51
3: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 46
4: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 35
5: Peter Bradley ........................ : 35
6: Aragorn .......................... : 32
7: Sindhu ................................. : 31
8: Adam .................................. : 27
9: Teilhard Knight ........................... : 25
10: wwallick@tampabay.rr.com....................................... : 25
11: "Chris F.A. Johnson" .................... : 23
12: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 19
13: Unruh .............................. : 18
14: Mark Madsen ..................... : 16
15: Alan Secker ............................... : 16
16: Eric .................................. : 16
17: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 15
18: Maurice Batey .................. : 14
19: Bit Twister ...................... : 13
20: Highland Ham ............................ : 10

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Top 17 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey .................. : 77.43%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.00%
3: Peter Bradley ........................ : 69.15%
4: Warren Post ................................ : 67.47%
5: Aragorn .......................... : 62.40%
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 59.94%
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 57.15%
8: Teilhard Knight ........................... : 53.76%
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 48.40%
10: Jim Beard ................................ : 47.60%
11: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 43.63%
12: Adam .................................. : 43.19%
13: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 41.03%
14: Mark Madsen ..................... : 38.90%
15: Sindhu ................................. : 32.70%
16: "Chris F.A. Johnson" .................... : 24.37%
17: Eric .................................. : 19.98%

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Bottom 17 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: wwallick@tampabay.rr.com....................................... : 13.97%
2: Eric .................................. : 19.98%
3: "Chris F.A. Johnson" .................... : 24.37%
4: Sindhu ................................. : 32.70%
5: Mark Madsen ..................... : 38.90%
6: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 41.03%
7: Adam .................................. : 43.19%
8: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 43.63%
9: Jim Beard ................................ : 47.60%
10: Alan Secker ............................... : 48.40%
11: Teilhard Knight ........................... : 53.76%
12: Bit Twister ...................... : 57.15%
13: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 59.94%
14: Aragorn .......................... : 62.40%
15: Warren Post ................................ : 67.47%
16: Peter Bradley ........................ : 69.15%
17: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.00%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Mandriva won't start or install................................ : 25
2: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 19
3: Credit where it's due.......................................... : 12
4: what is dead.letter?...................................... ..... : 12
5: firefox upgrade........................................... ..... : 10
6: Restoring a backup made with rsnapshot......................... : 10
7: Lost two filesystems....................................... .... : 9
8: java applications have small font.............................. : 8
9: cant install flash player for firefox.......................... : 8
10: USB flash drice causes popup in both sessions.................. : 7
11: Knode way back to the '60s..................................... : 7
12: Latest Mandriva kernel......................................... : 6
13: Thunar crashes on mdv2008.0.................................... : 6
14: PowerPack......................................... ............. : 6
15: foxpro on linux?............................................ ... : 6
16: Toshiba Satellite L300/C02..................................... : 6
17: firefox crashes........................................... ..... : 5
18: Bootup problem........................................... ...... : 5
19: gparted not recognising partitions............................. : 4
20: Mandriva requirements...................................... .... : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Mandriva won't start or install................................ : 81
2: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 73
3: Restoring a backup made with rsnapshot......................... : 38
4: Credit where it's due.......................................... : 32
5: java applications have small font.............................. : 29
6: Lost two filesystems....................................... .... : 28
7: firefox upgrade........................................... ..... : 28
8: what is dead.letter?...................................... ..... : 25
9: Bootup problem........................................... ...... : 17
10: Toshiba Satellite L300/C02..................................... : 17
11: PowerPack......................................... ............. : 16
12: cant install flash player for firefox.......................... : 15
13: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 15
14: [O/T] Fluorescent Lamps........................................ : 15
15: Knode way back to the '60s..................................... : 14
16: Latest Mandriva kernel......................................... : 13
17: USB flash drice causes popup in both sessions.................. : 12
18: Thunar crashes on mdv2008.0.................................... : 12
19: firefox crashes........................................... ..... : 10
20: gparted not recognising partitions............................. : 10

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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............................................. ............. : 12
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 7
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
4: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 5
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 3
6: G2................................................ ............. : 3
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 1
8: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1
9: nn................................................ ............. : 1
10: Claws Mail 3.5.0 (GTK+ 2.13.7; i586-mandriva-linux-gnu)........ : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 59 (26%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 35 (16%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 29 (13%)
4: slrn.............................................. ........ : 28 (12%)
5: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 23 (10%)
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 16 ( 7%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 13 ( 6%)
8: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 7 ( 3%)
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 4 ( 2%)
10: nn................................................ ........ : 4 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: -0400.............................................. ............ : 59
2: UTC............................................... ............. : 38
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 37
4: +0200............................................. ............. : 31
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 18
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 14
7: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 13
8: -0700.............................................. ............ : 8
9: +0530............................................. ............. : 4
10: +1200............................................. ............. : 1

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