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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: 216 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Mar 30 21:25:05 2007
Latest article: Fri Apr 6 20:25:01 2007
Original articles: 33, replies: 183
Total size of posts: 537,088 bytes (524K) (0.51M)
Average 30 articles per day, 0.07 MB per day, 2,486 bytes per article
Total headers: 251 KB bodies: 272 KB
Body text - quoted: 112 KB, original: 136 KB = 54.76%, sigs: 22 KB
Total number of posters: 71, average 7,564 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 43, average 12,490 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 35

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 26
2: Big Yellow Hats 3: Unruh .............................. : 11
4: chris gareau ........................................ : 11
5: Aardvark ............................ : 9
6: Mark Adams ........................... : 9
7: "Scott B." ............................ : 8
8: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 7
9: Whiskers ............................ : 7
10: foo .................................................. : 6
11: Dan Espen ................... : 5
12: Blue ...................................... : 5
13: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 5
14: Jens Averbeck ...................... : 5
15: "Christian Drewing" ......... : 4
16: "Andy J." ..................................... : 4
17: "Peter D." ............................. : 4
18: shedied@gmail.com.............................................. : 4
19: =?UTF-8?B?TWljaGHFgg==?= Zielaskowski 20: Frank Peelo ............................ : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 49
2: Mark Adams ........................... : 43
3: Big Yellow Hats 4: Unruh .............................. : 23
5: chris gareau ........................................ : 22
6: Aardvark ............................ : 20
7: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 19
8: Whiskers ............................ : 18
9: foo .................................................. : 17
10: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 16
11: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
12: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 12
13: "Scott B." ............................ : 12
14: Dan Espen ................... : 12
15: shedied@gmail.com.............................................. : 10
16: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 10
17: JimR ............................. : 10
18: "Andy J." ..................................... : 9
19: Adam ................................. : 9
20: Blue ...................................... : 8

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Top 13 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 86.22%
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 74.51%
3: "Scott B." ............................ : 66.49%
4: Aardvark ............................ : 63.77%
5: Whiskers ............................ : 60.50%
6: Mark Adams ........................... : 56.07%
7: Big Yellow Hats 8: Jens Averbeck ...................... : 36.60%
9: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 36.58%
10: Dan Espen ................... : 34.58%
11: chris gareau ........................................ : 33.79%
12: Blue ...................................... : 25.55%
13: Unruh .............................. : 25.32%

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Bottom 13 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: foo .................................................. : 23.65%
2: Unruh .............................. : 25.32%
3: Blue ...................................... : 25.55%
4: chris gareau ........................................ : 33.79%
5: Dan Espen ................... : 34.58%
6: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 36.58%
7: Jens Averbeck ...................... : 36.60%
8: Big Yellow Hats 9: Mark Adams ........................... : 56.07%
10: Whiskers ............................ : 60.50%
11: Aardvark ............................ : 63.77%
12: "Scott B." ............................ : 66.49%
13: Bit Twister ...................... : 74.51%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Setting cron job using vi...................................... : 18
2: Mdv 2007: Processor running at 100%............................ : 15
3: Another good thing about Linux................................. : 14
4: Squid has gone kaput........................................... : 14
5: Cron Job not running........................................... : 14
6: sorry............................................. ............. : 13
7: urpmi source(s) for ........................................... : 11
8: How to set up telnet........................................... : 9
9: Looped my home! HELP........................................... : 8
10: network name resolution not reliable........................... : 7
11: What can play/convert DRM encripted WMAs under Linux?.......... : 7
12: [OT] Dropped Dialup Connection................................. : 6
13: Fwd: Re: Opera segfault with latest x11 updates................ : 6
14: OpenOffice 2.1............................................... .. : 5
15: Lost root password Mandriva 2007............................... : 5
16: Pet peeve: /dev/dsp not available to everyone.................. : 4
17: Bizzarre email attachment from France.......................... : 4
18: Repeated boot failure after re-installations................... : 4
19: postfix: file too large error message-- what does it mean?..... : 4
20: kmix problem - volume control.................................. : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Squid has gone kaput........................................... : 57
2: Setting cron job using vi...................................... : 38
3: Mdv 2007: Processor running at 100%............................ : 37
4: Cron Job not running........................................... : 30
5: [OT] Dropped Dialup Connection................................. : 28
6: Another good thing about Linux................................. : 27
7: How to set up telnet........................................... : 24
8: sorry............................................. ............. : 20
9: What can play/convert DRM encripted WMAs under Linux?.......... : 18
10: urpmi source(s) for ........................................... : 18
11: Looped my home! HELP........................................... : 18
12: network name resolution not reliable........................... : 15
13: Fwd: Re: Opera segfault with latest x11 updates................ : 14
14: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
15: Can new Mandriva install co-exist in GRUB with Suse?........... : 13
16: Repeated boot failure after re-installations................... : 11
17: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 10
18: Encrypting a partition with the control centre (was: Re: Looped : 9
19: kmix problem - volume control.................................. : 8
20: Lost root password Mandriva 2007............................... : 8

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Top 5 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 14
2: alt.comp.mail.postfix............................. ............. : 4
3: comp.os.linux.setup............................... ............. : 3
4: alt.os.linux.suse................................. ............. : 3
5: opera.linux....................................... ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 13
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 9
3: Thunderbird 1.5.0.10 (X11...................................... : 9
4: pan............................................... ............. : 7
5: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
6: G2................................................ ............. : 4
7: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 4
8: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
9: Thunderbird 1.5.0.10 (Windows.................................. : 2
10: Thunderbird 1.5.0.7 (X11....................................... : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: slrn.............................................. ........ : 51 (24%)
2: KNode............................................. ........ : 31 (14%)
3: Thunderbird 1.5.0.10 (X11................................. : 24 (11%)
4: pan............................................... ........ : 20 ( 9%)
5: Pan............................................... ........ : 19 ( 9%)
6: nn................................................ ........ : 11 ( 5%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 10 ( 5%)
8: Thunderbird 1.5.0.2 (X11.................................. : 9 ( 4%)
9: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 7 ( 3%)
10: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 7 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 97
2: -0700.............................................. ............ : 23
3: -0400.............................................. ............ : 21
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 19
5: +0200............................................. ............. : 15
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 15
7: -0500.............................................. ............ : 15
8: -0600.............................................. ............ : 11

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