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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: 170 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Jul 6 21:25:13 2007
Latest article: Fri Jul 13 20:25:03 2007
Original articles: 25, replies: 145
Total size of posts: 423,088 bytes (413K) (0.40M)
Average 24 articles per day, 0.06 MB per day, 2,488 bytes per article
Total headers: 204 KB bodies: 209 KB
Body text - quoted: 89 KB, original: 104 KB = 53.81%, sigs: 14 KB
Total number of posters: 69, average 6,131 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 33, average 12,820 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: Wes Newell ....................... : 11
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 10
3: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 9
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 6
5: Gordon .................................... : 6
6: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 6
7: Doug Laidlaw ....................... : 6
8: Adam ................................. : 6
9: Mark Adams ........................... : 6
10: "Scott B." ............................ : 5
11: Christopher Hunter ....... : 4
12: JTJersey ............................... : 4
13: Jim Beard .............................. : 4
14: "MikE Campbell" ............................. : 3
15: TJ ........................................ : 3
16: James Kerr .............................. : 3
17: ray ........................................... : 3
18: David Mathog .............................. : 3
19: "Peter D." ............................. : 3
20: Whiskers ............................ : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Doug Laidlaw ....................... : 28
2: Wes Newell ....................... : 24
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 21
4: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 19
5: Adam ................................. : 15
6: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 15
7: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
8: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 14
9: Mark Adams ........................... : 14
10: alt.os.linux.mandrake Stats ............ : 10
11: David Mathog .............................. : 9
12: Jim Beard .............................. : 9
13: Christopher Hunter ....... : 8
14: Gordon .................................... : 8
15: "Scott B." ............................ : 8
16: JTJersey ............................... : 8
17: "MikE Campbell" ............................. : 8
18: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 7
19: "Peter D." ............................. : 7
20: Whiskers ............................ : 7

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Top 9 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 77.39%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 70.60%
3: "Scott B." ............................ : 56.45%
4: Gordon .................................... : 52.94%
5: Adam ................................. : 50.06%
6: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 48.82%
7: Mark Adams ........................... : 44.40%
8: Wes Newell ....................... : 40.62%
9: Doug Laidlaw ....................... : 18.70%

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Bottom 9 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 15.95%
2: Doug Laidlaw ....................... : 18.70%
3: Wes Newell ....................... : 40.62%
4: Mark Adams ........................... : 44.40%
5: nobody@tek.com (Kevin the Drummer)............................. : 48.82%
6: Adam ................................. : 50.06%
7: Gordon .................................... : 52.94%
8: "Scott B." ............................ : 56.45%
9: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 70.60%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Scanner?.......................................... ............. : 32
2: File manager for ICEWM?........................................ : 19
3: Downloading Music to my P.C.................................... : 17
4: Time for a Clean Slate?........................................ : 8
5: Broadband Security.......................................... ... : 7
6: no gui with mandriva 2007...................................... : 7
7: MySQL will not star............................................ : 6
8: unable to traceroute........................................ ... : 6
9: Mandriva 2007 Spring Free on CDs............................... : 6
10: Updates Missing Due to Repository Naming?...................... : 5
11: Apache and DST............................................... .. : 5
12: Compaq Presario 1200US asking for ide driver................... : 5
13: Firefox/rpm problem........................................... . : 4
14: Two Mandrivas in two hard drives............................... : 4
15: Releases/Mandriva/2008.0/What's New............................ : 4
16: Disregard Re: Renting a vehicle................................ : 3
17: root seems to use a lot of cpu cycles?......................... : 3
18: Programs compiled on Mandriva 2007.1 won't start on 2007.0..... : 3
19: Steam how to unblock ports..................................... : 3
20: Irony of Linux Friendly Wireless Devices....................... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Scanner?.......................................... ............. : 75
2: Downloading Music to my P.C.................................... : 42
3: File manager for ICEWM?........................................ : 35
4: Time for a Clean Slate?........................................ : 25
5: Broadband Security.......................................... ... : 21
6: Mandriva Spring: Realtek Sound: Module loaded but no output.... : 16
7: MySQL will not star............................................ : 15
8: no gui with mandriva 2007...................................... : 14
9: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
10: Updates Missing Due to Repository Naming?...................... : 11
11: Mandriva 2007 Spring Free on CDs............................... : 11
12: Compaq Presario 1200US asking for ide driver................... : 11
13: Two Mandrivas in two hard drives............................... : 11
14: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandrake........................... : 10
15: Programs compiled on Mandriva 2007.1 won't start on 2007.0..... : 9
16: Apache and DST............................................... .. : 9
17: unable to traceroute........................................ ... : 9
18: Releases/Mandriva/2008.0/What's New............................ : 8
19: Disregard Re: Renting a vehicle................................ : 6
20: Firefox/rpm problem........................................... . : 6

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Top 2 cross-posted groups
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1: comp.os.linux.hardware............................ ............. : 18
2: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 18
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 11
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 8
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11....................................... : 6
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 5
6: G2................................................ ............. : 4
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 4
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.0 (X11....................................... : 2
9: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 37 (22%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 36 (21%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 30 (18%)
4: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 13 ( 8%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.4 (X11.................................. : 12 ( 7%)
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.0 (X11.................................. : 9 ( 5%)
7: unknown........................................... ........ : 6 ( 4%)
8: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 6 ( 4%)
9: G2................................................ ........ : 5 ( 3%)
10: Outlook Express........................................... : 3 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 73
2: +0100............................................. ............. : 27
3: +1000............................................. ............. : 16
4: -0700.............................................. ............ : 15
5: -0400.............................................. ............ : 14
6: -0500.............................................. ............ : 10
7: -0600.............................................. ............ : 9
8: +0200............................................. ............. : 4
9: +1200............................................. ............. : 1
10: +0930............................................. ............. : 1

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