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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: 364 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Aug 15 21:25:08 2008
Latest article: Fri Aug 22 21:02:03 2008
Original articles: 38, replies: 326
Total size of posts: 1,073,401 bytes (1,048K) (1.02M)
Average 52 articles per day, 0.15 MB per day, 2,948 bytes per article
Total headers: 546 KB bodies: 501 KB
Body text - quoted: 208 KB, original: 264 KB = 55.85%, sigs: 28 KB
Total number of posters: 56, average 19,167 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 55, average 19,516 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 ...................... : 68
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 33
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 27
4: Aragorn .......................... : 21
5: Sindhu ................................. : 15
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 15
7: Maurice Batey .................. : 13
8: Jim Beard ................................ : 13
9: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 10
10: Bill Mullen ................................ : 9
11: David Mathog .............................. : 9
12: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 8
13: Adam .................................. : 8
14: Alan Secker ............................... : 6
15: "Peter D." ................................. : 6
16: Eric .......................................... : 5
17: James Kerr .............................. : 5
18: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Marc_Par=E9?= ............... : 5
19: Unruh .............................. : 5
20: Eric .................................. : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 190
2: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 87
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 77
4: Maurice Batey .................. : 74
5: Aragorn .......................... : 51
6: Jim Beard ................................ : 45
7: Sindhu ................................. : 41
8: Bill Mullen ................................ : 39
9: Adam .................................. : 37
10: Maurice Batey .................. : 34
11: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 30
12: David Powell ........................ : 19
13: David Mathog .............................. : 18
14: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 18
15: "Peter D." ................................. : 16
16: James Kerr .............................. : 14
17: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
18: Frank Peelo ............................ : 13
19: none <""lionel\"@(none)">...................................... : 13
20: Alan Secker ............................... : 13

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Top 18 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: David Mathog .............................. : 88.24%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.62%
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 73.54%
4: Maurice Batey .................. : 69.69%
5: Bill Mullen ................................ : 67.26%
6: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Marc_Par=E9?= ............... : 61.24%
7: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.10%
8: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 58.94%
9: Jim Beard ................................ : 51.53%
10: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 50.25%
11: Adam .................................. : 46.87%
12: Unruh .............................. : 45.15%
13: Aragorn .......................... : 44.98%
14: Eric .......................................... : 42.45%
15: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 34.27%
16: Alan Secker ............................... : 32.03%
17: "Peter D." ................................. : 30.63%
18: Sindhu ................................. : 20.13%

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Bottom 18 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: James Kerr .............................. : 11.31%
2: Sindhu ................................. : 20.13%
3: "Peter D." ................................. : 30.63%
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 32.03%
5: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 34.27%
6: Eric .......................................... : 42.45%
7: Aragorn .......................... : 44.98%
8: Unruh .............................. : 45.15%
9: Adam .................................. : 46.87%
10: Chris Roy-Smith .............. : 50.25%
11: Jim Beard ................................ : 51.53%
12: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 58.94%
13: Bit Twister ...................... : 61.10%
14: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Marc_Par=E9?= ............... : 61.24%
15: Bill Mullen ................................ : 67.26%
16: Maurice Batey .................. : 69.69%
17: Maurice Batey .................. : 73.54%
18: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 73.62%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: connect to host 192.168.0.7 port 22: Connection refused........ : 96
2: network issue............................................. ..... : 26
3: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 16
4: hardrake modifies my inittab................................... : 14
5: Ambiguous redirect in shell script............................. : 13
6: HIGH mem on laptop kernel...................................... : 13
7: soft links across directoruies................................. : 10
8: print dialog firefox3.......................................... : 8
9: urpmi, migrate media?.......................................... : 8
10: "restore windows bootloader"...:-(............................. : 8
11: /var full.............................................. ........ : 8
12: Start up messages.......................................... .... : 7
13: USB speakers question.......................................... : 7
14: Latest kernel update killed nvidia 3d driver................... : 6
15: Update error............................................. ...... : 6
16: text-to-speech mandriva 2008................................... : 6
17: Xforms and Nvidia seem highly incompatible..................... : 6
18: Beagled for MS installed ???................................... : 6
19: Mandriva 8000.0 Powerpack and NFS share problem................ : 5
20: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 5

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: connect to host 192.168.0.7 port 22: Connection refused........ : 300
2: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 67
3: network issue............................................. ..... : 65
4: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 45
5: HIGH mem on laptop kernel...................................... : 40
6: Ambiguous redirect in shell script............................. : 33
7: hardrake modifies my inittab................................... : 28
8: soft links across directoruies................................. : 25
9: [OT] network issue............................................. : 23
10: print dialog firefox3.......................................... : 20
11: Latest kernel update killed nvidia 3d driver................... : 20
12: "restore windows bootloader"...:-(............................. : 19
13: /var full.............................................. ........ : 18
14: Beagled for MS installed ???................................... : 17
15: Mandriva 8000.0 Powerpack and NFS share problem................ : 16
16: urpmi, migrate media?.......................................... : 15
17: USB speakers question.......................................... : 14
18: [O/T] Re: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc........................ : 14
19: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
20: Mandriva 2008.1 with printer -- need to share with WinXP....... : 14

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Top 2 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux...................................... ............. : 6
2: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 19
2: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 8
3: Pan............................................... ............. : 8
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 4
5: G2................................................ ............. : 3
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
7: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 2
8: Unknown........................................... ............. : 2
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 1
10: nn................................................ ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 89 (24%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 88 (24%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 51 (14%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 33 ( 9%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 32 ( 9%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 20 ( 5%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 20 ( 5%)
8: Claws Mail 3.3.1 (GTK+ 2.12.9; i586-mandriva-linux-gnu)... : 9 ( 2%)
9: nn................................................ ........ : 5 ( 1%)
10: Forte Agent............................................. .. : 5 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 105
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 71
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 63
4: +0200............................................. ............. : 35
5: +1000............................................. ............. : 31
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 21
7: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 20
8: -0500.............................................. ............ : 18

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