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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: 167 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Oct 3 21:25:07 2008
Latest article: Fri Oct 10 19:25:03 2008
Original articles: 28, replies: 139
Total size of posts: 395,421 bytes (386K) (0.38M)
Average 23 articles per day, 0.05 MB per day, 2,367 bytes per article
Total headers: 205 KB bodies: 180 KB
Body text - quoted: 76 KB, original: 92 KB = 54.68%, sigs: 10 KB
Total number of posters: 52, average 7,604 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 38, average 10,405 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: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 21
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 16
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 11
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 8
5: Adam .................................. : 6
6: Roger ........................... : 6
7: Keith Lee ................................ : 6
8: Mark Madsen ..................... : 6
9: santo ................................. : 4
10: nospamgc ............................... : 4
11: Jim Beard ................................ : 4
12: Peaceful Bill ............... : 4
13: "Peter D." ............................. : 4
14: Aragorn .......................... : 4
15: Eric .................................. : 3
16: Fabien ....................................... : 3
17: Iordani .................................. : 3
18: James Kerr .............................. : 3
19: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 3
20: Wayne .................................... : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 46
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 31
3: Adam .................................. : 29
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 20
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 20
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 14
7: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
8: Roger ........................... : 13
9: Mark Madsen ..................... : 11
10: Jim Beard ................................ : 9
11: Keith Lee ................................ : 9
12: Aragorn .......................... : 8
13: santo ................................. : 8
14: Eric .................................. : 7
15: nospamgc ............................... : 7
16: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 7
17: "Peter D." ............................. : 7
18: Peaceful Bill ............... : 6
19: James Kerr .............................. : 6
20: Wayne .................................... : 6

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Top 7 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Roger ........................... : 90.93%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 77.97%
3: Keith Lee ................................ : 77.22%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 58.61%
5: Mark Madsen ..................... : 57.50%
6: Adam .................................. : 53.13%
7: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 46.80%

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Bottom 7 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Alan Secker ............................... : 31.51%
2: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 46.80%
3: Adam .................................. : 53.13%
4: Mark Madsen ..................... : 57.50%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 58.61%
6: Keith Lee ................................ : 77.22%
7: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 77.97%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Equivalent of rc.local but for shutdown?....................... : 11
2: xsane............................................. ............. : 11
3: Maxtor Basics desktop storage 500GB............................ : 10
4: Mandriva Linux 2009 official date?............................. : 9
5: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 8
6: Pan shows unread messages as read after update................. : 8
7: OT-Firefox crash............................................. .. : 7
8: problem accessing Cds through console.......................... : 7
9: Password protection ???........................................ : 7
10: USB flash memory automounted but access denied................. : 6
11: Early Seeders - Mandriva 2009.................................. : 6
12: Updae from 2007.1 to 2008.1.................................... : 6
13: Just installed Manny 2009...................................... : 6
14: No updates for rc1............................................. : 5
15: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 5
16: Watch your Cooker settings..................................... : 4
17: Never Again! (Upgrading 2008.1 to 2009 rc2).................... : 4
18: Mandiva 2009 vs encrypted partitions........................... : 4
19: exit from kde to console and system hangs...................... : 4
20: Mandriva 2009 questions........................................ : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 32
2: xsane............................................. ............. : 27
3: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 25
4: Equivalent of rc.local but for shutdown?....................... : 22
5: Maxtor Basics desktop storage 500GB............................ : 21
6: Pan shows unread messages as read after update................. : 17
7: Password protection ???........................................ : 16
8: Mandriva Linux 2009 official date?............................. : 15
9: USB flash memory automounted but access denied................. : 15
10: problem accessing Cds through console.......................... : 15
11: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
12: Early Seeders - Mandriva 2009.................................. : 11
13: OT-Firefox crash............................................. .. : 11
14: No updates for rc1............................................. : 11
15: Just installed Manny 2009...................................... : 10
16: Updae from 2007.1 to 2008.1.................................... : 10
17: exit from kde to console and system hangs...................... : 9
18: Never Again! (Upgrading 2008.1 to 2009 rc2).................... : 8
19: Watch your Cooker settings..................................... : 8
20: Mandiva 2009 vs encrypted partitions........................... : 7

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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............................................. ............. : 14
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 10
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11...................................... : 6
4: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
5: slrn.............................................. ............. : 3
6: G2................................................ ............. : 2
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 2
8: Microsoft Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606.......................... : 2
9: newsSync 16618728.......................................... .... : 1
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 58 (35%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 26 (16%)
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11................................. : 18 (11%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 16 (10%)
5: slrn.............................................. ........ : 15 ( 9%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 8 ( 5%)
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (Windows............................. : 4 ( 2%)
8: unknown........................................... ........ : 4 ( 2%)
9: Microsoft Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606..................... : 3 ( 2%)
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 2 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: +0200............................................. ............. : 32
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 30
3: UTC............................................... ............. : 30
4: +1100............................................. ............. : 24
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 17
6: +0100............................................. ............. : 13
7: -0700.............................................. ............ : 10
8: +0530............................................. ............. : 4
9: +1000............................................. ............. : 2
10: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 2

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