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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: 155 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Sep 19 21:25:10 2008
Latest article: Fri Sep 26 20:25:02 2008
Original articles: 21, replies: 134
Total size of posts: 392,602 bytes (383K) (0.37M)
Average 22 articles per day, 0.05 MB per day, 2,532 bytes per article
Total headers: 202 KB bodies: 180 KB
Body text - quoted: 79 KB, original: 93 KB = 54.20%, sigs: 7 KB
Total number of posters: 43, average 9,130 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 38, average 10,331 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 12

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 17
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 13
3: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 10
4: Dave Farrance ........ : 9
5: Alan Secker ............................... : 8
6: Unruh .............................. : 6
7: Maurice Batey ...................... : 5
8: Patrick Phillips ........................ : 5
9: Adam .................................. : 5
10: Jim Beard ................................ : 5
11: F8BOE ...................................... : 5
12: Aragorn .......................... : 5
13: Eric .................................. : 4
14: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 4
15: ray ........................................... : 4
16: Mark Madsen ..................... : 4
17: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 4
18: CharlieB ................................... : 3
19: James Kerr .............................. : 3
20: leegold ............................... : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 53
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 30
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 25
4: Adam .................................. : 22
5: Dave Farrance ........ : 20
6: Alan Secker ............................... : 19
7: Jim Beard ................................ : 17
8: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
9: Unruh .............................. : 13
10: Aragorn .......................... : 12
11: bobbie sellers .......................... : 11
12: Maurice Batey ...................... : 9
13: Mark Madsen ..................... : 9
14: Patrick Phillips ........................ : 8
15: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 8
16: F8BOE ...................................... : 8
17: Eric .................................. : 8
18: ray ........................................... : 7
19: "Chris F.A. Johnson" .................... : 6
20: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 5

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Top 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey ...................... : 89.24%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.14%
3: Patrick Phillips ........................ : 71.59%
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 66.82%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 59.53%
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 59.44%
7: Aragorn .......................... : 53.93%
8: Adam .................................. : 47.87%
9: Jim Beard ................................ : 45.87%
10: Unruh .............................. : 45.51%
11: Dave Farrance ........ : 36.92%

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Bottom 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: F8BOE ...................................... : 30.50%
2: Dave Farrance ........ : 36.92%
3: Unruh .............................. : 45.51%
4: Jim Beard ................................ : 45.87%
5: Adam .................................. : 47.87%
6: Aragorn .......................... : 53.93%
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 59.44%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 59.53%
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 66.82%
10: Patrick Phillips ........................ : 71.59%
11: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.14%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: GIMP does not compress GIF files............................... : 20
2: Mandriva 2009.0 and KDE 4...................................... : 12
3: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 10
4: Run out of space............................................. .. : 9
5: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 8
6: Configure the menu ?........................................... : 8
7: konqueror question.......................................... ... : 8
8: Looking for QtGui/QPlainTextEdit............................... : 8
9: Just a FYI VirtualBox update/release........................... : 7
10: Trying to install vmware-server on 2009.0...................... : 7
11: Problem in 2007.1 with urpmi and removable media............... : 7
12: swap file.............................................. ........ : 6
13: Fonts not working........................................... ... : 5
14: 2009.0 RC2 is ready for download/test.......................... : 5
15: 2009 pre-release "major bug"................................... : 3
16: w1_bus_master query............................................ : 3
17: x11vnc wont start............................................. . : 2
18: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 2
19: HP all in one drivers for Linux?............................... : 2
20: [OT] konqueror question........................................ : 2

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 45
2: GIMP does not compress GIF files............................... : 44
3: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 44
4: Mandriva 2009.0 and KDE 4...................................... : 21
5: Run out of space............................................. .. : 21
6: Trying to install vmware-server on 2009.0...................... : 18
7: Looking for QtGui/QPlainTextEdit............................... : 16
8: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
9: konqueror question.......................................... ... : 14
10: Configure the menu ?........................................... : 14
11: Fonts not working........................................... ... : 14
12: Just a FYI VirtualBox update/release........................... : 13
13: swap file.............................................. ........ : 12
14: Problem in 2007.1 with urpmi and removable media............... : 12
15: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 8
16: 2009.0 RC2 is ready for download/test.......................... : 6
17: w1_bus_master query............................................ : 6
18: LaCie120GB external HD freeze system........................... : 5
19: x11vnc wont start............................................. . : 4
20: 2009 pre-release "major bug"................................... : 4

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

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 16
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 8
3: G2................................................ ............. : 4
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 4
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 3
6: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 2
7: Claws Mail 3.5.0 (GTK+ 2.14.3; i586-mandriva-linux-gnu)........ : 1
8: nn................................................ ............. : 1
9: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1
10: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 50 (32%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 31 (20%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 20 (13%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 13 ( 8%)
5: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 10 ( 6%)
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 9 ( 6%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 6 ( 4%)
8: nn................................................ ........ : 6 ( 4%)
9: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 5 ( 3%)
10: Claws Mail 3.5.0 (GTK+ 2.14.3; i586-mandriva-linux-gnu)... : 2 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 43
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 31
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 22
4: +0200............................................. ............. : 20
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 15
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 7
7: +1000............................................. ............. : 7
8: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 6
9: -0600.............................................. ............ : 2
10: +0530............................................. ............. : 2

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