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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: 202 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Apr 13 21:25:08 2007
Latest article: Fri Apr 20 19:25:03 2007
Original articles: 34, replies: 168
Total size of posts: 442,021 bytes (431K) (0.42M)
Average 28 articles per day, 0.06 MB per day, 2,188 bytes per article
Total headers: 234 KB bodies: 197 KB
Body text - quoted: 86 KB, original: 100 KB = 53.89%, sigs: 9 KB
Total number of posters: 78, average 5,666 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 44, average 10,045 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 ...................... : 15
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 11
3: foo .................................................. : 8
4: Whiskers ............................ : 8
5: Baldeagle ............................. : 8
6: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 7
7: lordy ............................... : 7
8: Daniel ............................... : 6
9: chris gareau ........................................ : 6
10: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 6
11: "Scott B." ............................ : 5
12: "Peter D." ............................. : 5
13: donald tees ............................. : 5
14: "Joel" ......................................... : 5
15: Dan Espen ................... : 4
16: Spheric .................................... : 4
17: shedied@gmail.com.............................................. : 4
18: Robert Marshall ............ : 3
19: Andyman ......................................... : 3
20: patrick_darcy ..................... : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 24
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 23
3: Whiskers ............................ : 20
4: foo .................................................. : 18
5: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 17
6: Daniel ............................... : 15
7: Baldeagle ............................. : 15
8: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
9: chris gareau ........................................ : 13
10: lordy ............................... : 13
11: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 12
12: donald tees ............................. : 11
13: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 11
14: "Peter D." ............................. : 10
15: shedied@gmail.com.............................................. : 10
16: Mac .......................................... : 8
17: Dan Espen ................... : 8
18: "Scott B." ............................ : 7
19: Spheric .................................... : 7
20: Adam ................................. : 7

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Top 13 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "Scott B." ............................ : 77.15%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.32%
3: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 62.59%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.74%
5: "Joel" ......................................... : 54.84%
6: lordy ............................... : 53.65%
7: "Peter D." ............................. : 50.12%
8: Whiskers ............................ : 47.18%
9: Baldeagle ............................. : 41.26%
10: foo .................................................. : 38.99%
11: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 31.42%
12: donald tees ............................. : 23.67%
13: chris gareau ........................................ : 23.01%

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Bottom 13 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Daniel ............................... : 20.13%
2: chris gareau ........................................ : 23.01%
3: donald tees ............................. : 23.67%
4: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 31.42%
5: foo .................................................. : 38.99%
6: Baldeagle ............................. : 41.26%
7: Whiskers ............................ : 47.18%
8: "Peter D." ............................. : 50.12%
9: lordy ............................... : 53.65%
10: "Joel" ......................................... : 54.84%
11: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.74%
12: "James D. Beard" ....................... : 62.59%
13: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.32%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Lost Drakconf, Harddrak etc.................................... : 15
2: Konq - Ignores Home Page Setting............................... : 13
3: update mirrors not up to date?................................. : 10
4: Hard drives unmounting when not in use?........................ : 10
5: Cannot get Java working........................................ : 10
6: mcc 'libgtk-linux-fb' wants to pull in 203 packages............ : 10
7: question.......................................... ............. : 8
8: weird bug in 2007 install causes freeze-up..................... : 7
9: Lame Q:................................................ ........ : 7
10: Spring 2007 download version available......................... : 7
11: Acer al1706 LCD monitor doesn't_work........................... : 6
12: 2007 and compiz............................................ .... : 6
13: Backing up possibly copy right cd.............................. : 6
14: bizarre gdm behaviour after upgrade............................ : 6
15: Arg! XMMS doesn't work!........................................ : 5
16: VNC server/client that does file sharing....................... : 5
17: Re-installing Open office...................................... : 5
18: Conroe core2duo....i586 or x64................................. : 5
19: What is the best Mandriva forum?............................... : 5
20: Looking for karamba theme similar to: Kroller.................. : 5

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Konq - Ignores Home Page Setting............................... : 30
2: Lost Drakconf, Harddrak etc.................................... : 30
3: Cannot get Java working........................................ : 23
4: mcc 'libgtk-linux-fb' wants to pull in 203 packages............ : 21
5: Hard drives unmounting when not in use?........................ : 20
6: weird bug in 2007 install causes freeze-up..................... : 18
7: update mirrors not up to date?................................. : 16
8: VNC server/client that does file sharing....................... : 15
9: bizarre gdm behaviour after upgrade............................ : 14
10: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
11: Spring 2007 download version available......................... : 13
12: Acer al1706 LCD monitor doesn't_work........................... : 12
13: Lame Q:................................................ ........ : 12
14: question.......................................... ............. : 12
15: [OT] Dropped Dialup Connection................................. : 11
16: 2007 and compiz............................................ .... : 11
17: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 11
18: Backing up possibly copy right cd.............................. : 10
19: No floppy install in 7.1....................................... : 9
20: Conroe core2duo....i586 or x64................................. : 9

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Top 2 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 12
2: 24hoursupport.helpdesk............................ ............. : 6

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 11
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 9
3: Thunderbird 1.5.0.10 (X11...................................... : 9
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 9
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 7
6: pan............................................... ............. : 7
7: G2................................................ ............. : 6
8: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
9: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: slrn.............................................. ........ : 46 (23%)
2: Thunderbird 1.5.0.10 (X11................................. : 23 (11%)
3: KNode............................................. ........ : 23 (11%)
4: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 22 (11%)
5: pan............................................... ........ : 16 ( 8%)
6: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 12 ( 6%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 11 ( 5%)
8: Pan............................................... ........ : 10 ( 5%)
9: Thunderbird 1.5.0.8 (X11.................................. : 8 ( 4%)
10: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 7 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 83
2: -0700.............................................. ............ : 27
3: -0400.............................................. ............ : 27
4: +1000............................................. ............. : 27
5: +0100............................................. ............. : 19
6: -0500.............................................. ............ : 11
7: -0600.............................................. ............ : 4
8: +0200............................................. ............. : 4

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