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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: 239 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Aug 8 21:25:08 2008
Latest article: Fri Aug 15 21:02:04 2008
Original articles: 26, replies: 213
Total size of posts: 737,546 bytes (720K) (0.70M)
Average 34 articles per day, 0.10 MB per day, 3,085 bytes per article
Total headers: 319 KB bodies: 401 KB
Body text - quoted: 170 KB, original: 196 KB = 53.45%, sigs: 33 KB
Total number of posters: 47, average 15,692 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 45, average 16,389 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 15

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 37
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 27
3: Unruh .............................. : 20
4: Eric .......................................... : 19
5: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 18
6: Aragorn .......................... : 14
7: Roger ........................... : 8
8: Chris Taylor ............. : 8
9: Sindhu ................................. : 7
10: Maurice Batey .................. : 7
11: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 6
12: Highland Ham ................ : 5
13: Adam .................................. : 5
14: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 4
15: WeetHetNiet ................................... : 3
16: Ken Rogers ........................... : 3
17: chris gareau ........................................ : 3
18: none <""Mark\"@(none)">........................................ : 3
19: Jim Beard ................................ : 3
20: Keith ......................................... : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 116
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 64
3: Eric .......................................... : 60
4: Unruh .............................. : 53
5: Aragorn .......................... : 48
6: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 42
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 42
8: Roger ........................... : 31
9: Adam .................................. : 30
10: Chris Taylor ............. : 25
11: Sindhu ................................. : 18
12: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
13: Maurice Batey .................. : 12
14: Highland Ham ................ : 12
15: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 10
16: Jim Beard ................................ : 9
17: Ken Rogers ........................... : 8
18: Robert Riches ......................... : 8
19: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 7
20: none <""Mark\"@(none)">........................................ : 7

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Top 12 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Roger ........................... : 85.59%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 80.26%
3: Aragorn .......................... : 75.77%
4: Maurice Batey .................. : 71.57%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 63.88%
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 63.59%
7: Adam .................................. : 52.54%
8: Eric .......................................... : 42.96%
9: Highland Ham ................ : 39.06%
10: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 34.44%
11: Unruh .............................. : 27.07%
12: Sindhu ................................. : 25.64%

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Bottom 12 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Chris Taylor ............. : 7.63%
2: Sindhu ................................. : 25.64%
3: Unruh .............................. : 27.07%
4: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 34.44%
5: Highland Ham ................ : 39.06%
6: Eric .......................................... : 42.96%
7: Adam .................................. : 52.54%
8: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 63.59%
9: Bit Twister ...................... : 63.88%
10: Maurice Batey .................. : 71.57%
11: Aragorn .......................... : 75.77%
12: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 80.26%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: mail problems.......................................... ........ : 30
2: Mandriva fail to start......................................... : 26
3: Is this possible? Ad Hoc and Wifi?............................. : 20
4: A good FTP client?........................................... .. : 17
5: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 15
6: [OT] Is this possible? Ad Hoc and Wifi?........................ : 14
7: Temp/fan monioring on Intel DG33BU motherboard?................ : 9
8: games on floppy............................................ .... : 6
9: can't see networked printer.................................... : 6
10: Filesystems Mini-HowTo......................................... : 6
11: kde4 problem - ldconfig can't stat new libraries............... : 5
12: Outgoing mail problem, only on 1 user account, occurs with Kmai : 5
13: msec running rpmv -V turns forces startup service jexec to be.. : 5
14: bluetooth services.......................................... ... : 5
15: Processor type.............................................. ... : 5
16: More ACPI woes?............................................. ... : 4
17: (sat-nav) TomTom Home 2.3 under WInXP under VirtualBox under Li : 4
18: Tables are not printed properly................................ : 4
19: Error booting 2008 Spring mini-CD.............................. : 3
20: Audio conumdrum......................................... ....... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 98
2: mail problems.......................................... ........ : 93
3: Is this possible? Ad Hoc and Wifi?............................. : 86
4: Mandriva fail to start......................................... : 61
5: [OT] Is this possible? Ad Hoc and Wifi?........................ : 38
6: A good FTP client?........................................... .. : 36
7: Filesystems Mini-HowTo......................................... : 28
8: Temp/fan monioring on Intel DG33BU motherboard?................ : 24
9: msec running rpmv -V turns forces startup service jexec to be.. : 16
10: games on floppy............................................ .... : 16
11: Tables are not printed properly................................ : 15
12: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
13: Filesystems Mini-HowTo (was: "Mandriva fail to start")......... : 14
14: can't see networked printer.................................... : 12
15: Outgoing mail problem, only on 1 user account, occurs with Kmai : 12
16: More ACPI woes?............................................. ... : 9
17: bluetooth services.......................................... ... : 9
18: kde4 problem - ldconfig can't stat new libraries............... : 8
19: Error booting 2008 Spring mini-CD.............................. : 8
20: (sat-nav) TomTom Home 2.3 under WInXP under VirtualBox under Li : 8

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Top 5 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.on-the-desktop-bwahahahahaa....................... : 1
2: alt.os.linux.oops................................. ............. : 1
3: alt.os.linux.mandrake.fr.......................... ............. : 1
4: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 1
5: alt.os.linux.pclinuxos............................ ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 11
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 7
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 6
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 5
5: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 3
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 2
8: G2................................................ ............. : 2
9: Unknown........................................... ............. : 2
10: nn................................................ ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 64 (27%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 48 (20%)
3: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 27 (11%)
4: nn................................................ ........ : 20 ( 8%)
5: Pan............................................... ........ : 17 ( 7%)
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 14 ( 6%)
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 13 ( 5%)
8: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 9 ( 4%)
9: G2................................................ ........ : 8 ( 3%)
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (Windows............................. : 8 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 67
2: +0200............................................. ............. : 52
3: -0400.............................................. ............ : 40
4: -0700.............................................. ............ : 23
5: +0100............................................. ............. : 22
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 13
7: -0500.............................................. ............ : 13
8: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 8
9: +0930............................................. ............. : 1

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