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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: 201 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Oct 17 21:25:10 2008
Latest article: Fri Oct 24 20:02:03 2008
Original articles: 22, replies: 179
Total size of posts: 491,591 bytes (480K) (0.47M)
Average 28 articles per day, 0.07 MB per day, 2,445 bytes per article
Total headers: 253 KB bodies: 226 KB
Body text - quoted: 88 KB, original: 126 KB = 58.75%, sigs: 11 KB
Total number of posters: 55, average 8,938 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 34, average 14,458 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 17

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 23
2: Aragorn .......................... : 16
3: Alan Secker ............................... : 15
4: Mark Madsen ..................... : 10
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 9
6: Jim Beard ................................ : 9
7: chris gareau ........................................ : 8
8: Unruh .............................. : 8
9: Peaceful Bill ............... : 8
10: Whiskers ............................ : 7
11: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 7
12: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 5
13: Adam .................................. : 4
14: Mark Draheim ..................... : 4
15: faeychild .............................. : 4
16: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 4
17: Eric .................................. : 3
18: Lanutic Fringe ................................ : 3
19: Bill Mullen ................................ : 3
20: Roger ........................... : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 46
2: Aragorn .......................... : 44
3: Alan Secker ............................... : 31
4: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 28
5: Jim Beard ................................ : 23
6: Whiskers ............................ : 20
7: Mark Madsen ..................... : 19
8: Adam .................................. : 18
9: Unruh .............................. : 18
10: Bit Twister ...................... : 17
11: Peaceful Bill ............... : 15
12: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 15
13: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 14
14: chris gareau ........................................ : 13
15: Bill Mullen ................................ : 10
16: Lanutic Fringe ................................ : 9
17: faeychild .............................. : 8
18: "Mike Easter" ............................. : 8
19: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 7
20: none <""Mark\"@(none)">........................................ : 7

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Top 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.72%
2: Jim Beard ................................ : 64.95%
3: Aragorn .......................... : 62.70%
4: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 62.13%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 60.43%
6: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 56.85%
7: Whiskers ............................ : 49.80%
8: Alan Secker ............................... : 43.82%
9: Mark Madsen ..................... : 41.06%
10: Peaceful Bill ............... : 34.28%
11: chris gareau ........................................ : 27.43%

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Bottom 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 24.61%
2: chris gareau ........................................ : 27.43%
3: Peaceful Bill ............... : 34.28%
4: Mark Madsen ..................... : 41.06%
5: Alan Secker ............................... : 43.82%
6: Whiskers ............................ : 49.80%
7: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 56.85%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 60.43%
9: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 62.13%
10: Aragorn .......................... : 62.70%
11: Jim Beard ................................ : 64.95%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: munging email............................................. ..... : 23
2: Wireless Problem on 2009.0..................................... : 20
3: Laptop with pre-installed Mandriva ?........................... : 16
4: question if I may.............................................. : 15
5: GRUB problems.......................................... ........ : 10
6: Suggestion........................................ ............. : 10
7: 'top' command 'hanging' (Mandrake)............................. : 10
8: Virtual Machine systems........................................ : 9
9: vim on 2008.1 and lack of cursor............................... : 9
10: what is vmware thinking........................................ : 9
11: Installing java as a Firefox 3.X plugin........................ : 7
12: how to enable server side jsp?................................. : 7
13: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 7
14: Mandriva 9 "One" and Conexant soft modem....................... : 6
15: flash doesnt work on 64 bit.................................... : 5
16: amarok and ipod.............................................. .. : 4
17: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 4
18: Downloading Mandriva.......................................... . : 4
19: Can't install 2009............................................. : 3
20: Kicker on KDE 4.1.............................................. : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: munging email............................................. ..... : 56
2: Wireless Problem on 2009.0..................................... : 41
3: question if I may.............................................. : 35
4: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 33
5: Laptop with pre-installed Mandriva ?........................... : 31
6: GRUB problems.......................................... ........ : 26
7: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 25
8: 'top' command 'hanging' (Mandrake)............................. : 24
9: Suggestion........................................ ............. : 20
10: what is vmware thinking........................................ : 19
11: Virtual Machine systems........................................ : 18
12: vim on 2008.1 and lack of cursor............................... : 16
13: Mandriva 9 "One" and Conexant soft modem....................... : 16
14: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 15
15: how to enable server side jsp?................................. : 14
16: Installing java as a Firefox 3.X plugin........................ : 12
17: flash doesnt work on 64 bit.................................... : 9
18: Downloading Mandriva.......................................... . : 8
19: amarok and ipod.............................................. .. : 6
20: Kicker on KDE 4.1.............................................. : 5

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Top 1 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 14
2: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11...................................... : 7
3: Pan............................................... ............. : 6
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
6: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (Windows.................................. : 2
8: nn................................................ ............. : 2
9: 40tude_Dialog..................................... ............. : 2
10: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 58 (29%)
2: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11................................. : 25 (12%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 23 (11%)
4: slrn.............................................. ........ : 23 (11%)
5: Pan............................................... ........ : 18 ( 9%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 10 ( 5%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 9 ( 4%)
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (Windows............................. : 9 ( 4%)
9: unknown........................................... ........ : 7 ( 3%)
10: Xnews............................................. ........ : 4 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: -0400.............................................. ............ : 44
2: +0200............................................. ............. : 37
3: UTC............................................... ............. : 37
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 27
5: -0500.............................................. ............ : 26
6: +1100............................................. ............. : 12
7: -0600.............................................. ............ : 8
8: -0700.............................................. ............ : 8
9: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 2

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