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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: 235 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Jun 13 21:25:06 2008
Latest article: Fri Jun 20 19:02:03 2008
Original articles: 31, replies: 204
Total size of posts: 559,631 bytes (546K) (0.53M)
Average 33 articles per day, 0.08 MB per day, 2,381 bytes per article
Total headers: 268 KB bodies: 277 KB
Body text - quoted: 116 KB, original: 145 KB = 55.57%, sigs: 14 KB
Total number of posters: 64, average 8,744 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 41, average 13,649 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 16

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 22
2: Aragorn .......................... : 15
3: Jim Beard .............................. : 15
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 11
5: Dave Farrance ........ : 10
6: don .................................. : 9
7: Mark Madsen ..................... : 8
8: phil ....................................... : 7
9: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 7
10: "Heiko Rompel" ....................... : 7
11: chris ................................ : 7
12: Unruh .............................. : 6
13: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 6
14: lordy ............................... : 6
15: TJ ........................................ : 5
16: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 5
17: santo ................................. : 5
18: JimR ................................... : 5
19: "Scott B." ............................ : 4
20: faeychild .............................. : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 45
2: Jim Beard .............................. : 44
3: Aragorn .......................... : 36
4: don .................................. : 29
5: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 26
6: Bit Twister ...................... : 25
7: Dave Farrance ........ : 23
8: phil ....................................... : 16
9: TJ ........................................ : 15
10: Mark Madsen ..................... : 15
11: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
12: JimR ................................... : 12
13: chris ................................ : 11
14: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 11
15: Unruh .............................. : 11
16: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 11
17: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 10
18: santo ................................. : 10
19: "Heiko Rompel" ....................... : 10
20: "Scott B." ............................ : 9

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Top 17 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Dave Farrance ........ : 77.08%
2: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 75.16%
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 71.24%
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.24%
5: lordy ............................... : 64.75%
6: JimR ................................... : 58.65%
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 56.44%
8: Aragorn .......................... : 51.58%
9: "Heiko Rompel" ....................... : 49.85%
10: santo ................................. : 46.78%
11: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 46.55%
12: Mark Madsen ..................... : 45.20%
13: phil ....................................... : 44.79%
14: chris ................................ : 43.53%
15: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 38.08%
16: Unruh .............................. : 37.68%
17: TJ ........................................ : 32.59%

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Bottom 17 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: don .................................. : 27.19%
2: TJ ........................................ : 32.59%
3: Unruh .............................. : 37.68%
4: "Robert M. Riches Jr." ................ : 38.08%
5: chris ................................ : 43.53%
6: phil ....................................... : 44.79%
7: Mark Madsen ..................... : 45.20%
8: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 46.55%
9: santo ................................. : 46.78%
10: "Heiko Rompel" ....................... : 49.85%
11: Aragorn .......................... : 51.58%
12: Jim Beard .............................. : 56.44%
13: JimR ................................... : 58.65%
14: lordy ............................... : 64.75%
15: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 69.24%
16: Bit Twister ...................... : 71.24%
17: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 75.16%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: USENET News Service Recommendations Sought..................... : 21
2: Confused about kernel update................................... : 16
3: MDV2008/1 wastes another MDV2008/1: buuuh!..................... : 15
4: md 2008.01 googleearth....................................... .. : 15
5: No Sound on IMB T23............................................ : 14
6: Freeze on logout............................................ ... : 13
7: ssh security questions......................................... : 11
8: Accessing Vista Desktop from Mandriva.......................... : 8
9: MP3 files and DRM.............................................. : 7
10: urpmi db always locked......................................... : 7
11: ATI graphics card conumdrum.................................... : 7
12: Running MS Office in Linux - Wine or VM?....................... : 6
13: Service Advisory - Important Changes to Your Verizon Newsgroup : 6
14: i do all things - Re: No Sound on IMB T23...................... : 5
15: Path or package problem........................................ : 5
16: Older grub won't boot 2008.1?.................................. : 5
17: mplayer OSD support gone in 2008.1?............................ : 5
18: Latest Skype - new feature..................................... : 5
19: following wpa_supplicant negotiations.......................... : 5
20: Nvidia splash screen: 2008.0/1................................. : 5

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Confused about kernel update................................... : 49
2: USENET News Service Recommendations Sought..................... : 44
3: MDV2008/1 wastes another MDV2008/1: buuuh!..................... : 38
4: Freeze on logout............................................ ... : 33
5: md 2008.01 googleearth....................................... .. : 32
6: ssh security questions......................................... : 27
7: No Sound on IMB T23............................................ : 25
8: Service Advisory - Important Changes to Your Verizon Newsgroup : 20
9: Accessing Vista Desktop from Mandriva.......................... : 17
10: Service Advisory - Important Changes to Your Verizon Newsgroup. : 15
11: ATI graphics card conumdrum.................................... : 14
12: New Readers: Posting FAQ for a.o.l.mandrake/mandriva........... : 14
13: urpmi db always locked......................................... : 14
14: MP3 files and DRM.............................................. : 13
15: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 13
16: Older grub won't boot 2008.1?.................................. : 12
17: Running MS Office in Linux - Wine or VM?....................... : 11
18: Nvidia splash screen: 2008.0/1................................. : 10
19: following wpa_supplicant negotiations.......................... : 10
20: A smooth video capture of Compiz Fusion? How?.................. : 9

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Top 4 cross-posted groups
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1: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 4
2: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2
3: comp.os.linux.networking.......................... ............. : 2
4: comp.os.linux.setup............................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 17
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 14
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 5
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Windows.................................. : 3
6: G2................................................ ............. : 3
7: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 3
8: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 2
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (X11...................................... : 2
10: Outlook Express........................................... ..... : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 55 (23%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 43 (18%)
3: slrn.............................................. ........ : 29 (12%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 25 (11%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 22 ( 9%)
6: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 12 ( 5%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 10 ( 4%)
8: Outlook Express........................................... : 8 ( 3%)
9: nn................................................ ........ : 6 ( 3%)
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11.................................. : 5 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 83
2: +0200............................................. ............. : 41
3: -0400.............................................. ............ : 35
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 17
5: +1000............................................. ............. : 14
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 12
7: -0500.............................................. ............ : 12
8: +0930............................................. ............. : 9
9: +0530............................................. ............. : 5
10: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 4

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