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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: 150 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Mar 7 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Mar 14 21:02:03 2008
Original articles: 25, replies: 125
Total size of posts: 359,332 bytes (350K) (0.34M)
Average 21 articles per day, 0.05 MB per day, 2,395 bytes per article
Total headers: 172 KB bodies: 178 KB
Body text - quoted: 71 KB, original: 91 KB = 56.35%, sigs: 14 KB
Total number of posters: 45, average 7,985 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 35, average 10,266 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 12

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 22
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 13
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 11
4: Daniel ............................. : 9
5: Darius ...................................... : 8
6: chris gareau ........................................ : 6
7: Aardvark ............................ : 6
8: art .................................... : 6
9: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 5
10: Rich ...................................... : 5
11: Maurice Batey .................. : 5
12: Unruh .............................. : 5
13: tw ............................................. : 3
14: Eric .................................. : 3
15: "Peter D." ............................. : 3
16: "mr.b" ............................................ : 2
17: Walter Mautner ........ : 2
18: mister b .......................................... : 2
19: ray ........................................... : 2
20: Ar .............................................. : 2

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 48
2: Daniel ............................. : 33
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 27
4: Jim Beard .............................. : 26
5: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
6: Darius ...................................... : 13
7: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 13
8: chris gareau ........................................ : 13
9: Aardvark ............................ : 12
10: art .................................... : 10
11: Rich ...................................... : 10
12: Unruh .............................. : 10
13: "Peter D." ............................. : 8
14: Eric .................................. : 8
15: Maurice Batey .................. : 7
16: tw ............................................. : 7
17: Vivian ................................... : 6
18: Whiskers ............................ : 5
19: David Mathog .............................. : 4
20: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 4

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Top 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: art .................................... : 83.68%
2: Maurice Batey .................. : 80.89%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 79.63%
4: Darius ...................................... : 72.07%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 58.06%
6: Aardvark ............................ : 55.79%
7: Daniel ............................. : 55.12%
8: Jim Beard .............................. : 39.86%
9: Unruh .............................. : 30.45%
10: Rich ...................................... : 30.31%
11: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 16.31%

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Bottom 11 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: chris gareau ........................................ : 15.33%
2: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 16.31%
3: Rich ...................................... : 30.31%
4: Unruh .............................. : 30.45%
5: Jim Beard .............................. : 39.86%
6: Daniel ............................. : 55.12%
7: Aardvark ............................ : 55.79%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 58.06%
9: Darius ...................................... : 72.07%
10: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 79.63%
11: Maurice Batey .................. : 80.89%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Fetchmail: Problems with KMail configuration................... : 14
2: kblankscreen-- how to stop or adjust?.......................... : 12
3: Day Four was Re: Getting my speed back......................... : 9
4: sound working But????.......................................... : 9
5: firefox 3.0b3 qa.mandriva.com uses an invalid security certific : 9
6: Can't get new HP Pavilion notebook to boot!.................... : 8
7: Developing applications for Mandriva........................... : 7
8: firefox 3.0b3 qa.mandriva.com uses an invalid security......... : 6
9: Day Four Part Two was Re: Getting my speed back................ : 6
10: console mode video............................................. : 6
11: Progress bas / NFS / Resolution................................ : 5
12: Build ATI proprietary on Mandriva 2008.0?...................... : 5
13: lirc-gpio-kernel for 2.6.22.18?................................ : 4
14: Mandriva Q................................................. .... : 4
15: NZB - Usenet improvement or abonimation?....................... : 4
16: E_TECH USB ADSL Modem.......................................... : 4
17: vmware +mandriva2008 = solved.................................. : 3
18: Where does named search by default?............................ : 3
19: vmware...yet again !@#$%^&..................................... : 3
20: Lightning vs Thunderbird 2 64bit on Mandriva 2008.0............ : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Day Four was Re: Getting my speed back......................... : 35
2: Fetchmail: Problems with KMail configuration................... : 30
3: kblankscreen-- how to stop or adjust?.......................... : 25
4: sound working But????.......................................... : 19
5: firefox 3.0b3 qa.mandriva.com uses an invalid security certific : 16
6: NZB - Usenet improvement or abonimation?....................... : 14
7: Can't get new HP Pavilion notebook to boot!.................... : 14
8: Day Four Part Two was Re: Getting my speed back................ : 14
9: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 13
10: firefox 3.0b3 qa.mandriva.com uses an invalid security......... : 13
11: Progress bas / NFS / Resolution................................ : 13
12: Build ATI proprietary on Mandriva 2008.0?...................... : 12
13: console mode video............................................. : 12
14: Developing applications for Mandriva........................... : 11
15: E_TECH USB ADSL Modem.......................................... : 9
16: Where does named search by default?............................ : 9
17: Cooker Update Staggers X....................................... : 8
18: lirc-gpio-kernel for 2.6.22.18?................................ : 7
19: Mandriva Q................................................. .... : 6
20: Cooker 2008.1 and nspluginwrapper.............................. : 5

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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: Pan............................................... ............. : 11
2: KNode............................................. ............. : 9
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 7
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 4
5: G2................................................ ............. : 4
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
7: nn................................................ ............. : 2
8: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1
9: Opera M2................................................ ....... : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: Pan............................................... ........ : 34 (23%)
2: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 23 (15%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 22 (15%)
4: KNode............................................. ........ : 22 (15%)
5: slrn.............................................. ........ : 20 (13%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 12 ( 8%)
7: nn................................................ ........ : 6 ( 4%)
8: G2................................................ ........ : 4 ( 3%)
9: 40tude_Dialog..................................... ........ : 2 ( 1%)
10: Opera M2................................................ .. : 2 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 82
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 25
3: +1100............................................. ............. : 19
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 11
5: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 4
6: -0800.............................................. ............ : 3
7: -0500.............................................. ............ : 3
8: -0700.............................................. ............ : 2
9: -0600.............................................. ............ : 1

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