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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: 186 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Sep 26 21:25:07 2008
Latest article: Fri Oct 3 21:02:04 2008
Original articles: 25, replies: 161
Total size of posts: 493,268 bytes (481K) (0.47M)
Average 26 articles per day, 0.07 MB per day, 2,651 bytes per article
Total headers: 233 KB bodies: 247 KB
Body text - quoted: 103 KB, original: 127 KB = 55.24%, sigs: 16 KB
Total number of posters: 46, average 10,723 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 36, average 13,701 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 11

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 15
2: Eric .................................. : 14
3: Jim Beard ................................ : 14
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 13
5: Aragorn .......................... : 12
6: santo ................................. : 10
7: Mark Madsen ..................... : 10
8: Alan Secker ............................... : 9
9: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 7
10: Rob .......................... : 6
11: js@cs.tu-berlin.de (Joerg Schilling)........................... : 6
12: Sindhu ................................. : 6
13: Maurice Batey ...................... : 5
14: Adam .................................. : 5
15: Christopher Hunter ...................... : 5
16: edward ................................ : 5
17: wisdomkiller & pain .... : 4
18: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 4
19: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 4
20: "Mike Easter" ............................. : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Eric .................................. : 45
2: Jim Beard ................................ : 43
3: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 37
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 33
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 27
6: Aragorn .......................... : 26
7: Adam .................................. : 26
8: Mark Madsen ..................... : 23
9: Alan Secker ............................... : 19
10: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 18
11: santo ................................. : 17
12: Rob .......................... : 15
13: Sindhu ................................. : 14
14: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
15: js@cs.tu-berlin.de (Joerg Schilling)........................... : 13
16: edward ................................ : 10
17: Christopher Hunter ...................... : 9
18: Maurice Batey ...................... : 9
19: wisdomkiller & pain .... : 8
20: "Mike Easter" ............................. : 7

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Top 15 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: edward ................................ : 78.73%
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 74.09%
3: Maurice Batey ...................... : 72.48%
4: Alan Secker ............................... : 65.93%
5: js@cs.tu-berlin.de (Joerg Schilling)........................... : 62.38%
6: Aragorn .......................... : 62.31%
7: Christopher Hunter ...................... : 59.42%
8: Adam .................................. : 56.55%
9: Bit Twister ...................... : 56.53%
10: santo ................................. : 53.29%
11: Rob .......................... : 49.19%
12: Eric .................................. : 46.36%
13: Jim Beard ................................ : 45.13%
14: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 36.57%
15: Mark Madsen ..................... : 32.83%

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Bottom 15 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Sindhu ................................. : 24.90%
2: Mark Madsen ..................... : 32.83%
3: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 36.57%
4: Jim Beard ................................ : 45.13%
5: Eric .................................. : 46.36%
6: Rob .......................... : 49.19%
7: santo ................................. : 53.29%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 56.53%
9: Adam .................................. : 56.55%
10: Christopher Hunter ...................... : 59.42%
11: Aragorn .......................... : 62.31%
12: js@cs.tu-berlin.de (Joerg Schilling)........................... : 62.38%
13: Alan Secker ............................... : 65.93%
14: Maurice Batey ...................... : 72.48%
15: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 74.09%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: urpmi vs mandriva update....................................... : 22
2: K3B as CD burner............................................ ... : 18
3: help.............................................. ............. : 15
4: problem accessing Cds through console.......................... : 15
5: Gmail addresses......................................... ....... : 10
6: Asus Motherboard....................................... ........ : 10
7: my remaining problems with 2009.0 rc2 are:..................... : 9
8: creating audiobooks........................................ .... : 9
9: Does 2008.1 support SATA hotplug?.............................. : 6
10: exit from kde to console and system hangs...................... : 6
11: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 5
12: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 5
13: Heads up...troll alert......................................... : 5
14: kde update............................................ ......... : 4
15: Vmware under 2009.0 rc2........................................ : 4
16: Open office view problem....................................... : 4
17: Linux printer and scanner drivers for HP J4580?................ : 4
18: konqueror startup behavior..................................... : 3
19: udev rules for logitech usb mice............................... : 3
20: Default Browser?.......................................... ..... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: urpmi vs mandriva update....................................... : 62
2: K3B as CD burner............................................ ... : 39
3: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 37
4: problem accessing Cds through console.......................... : 31
5: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 29
6: help.............................................. ............. : 27
7: Does 2008.1 support SATA hotplug?.............................. : 23
8: creating audiobooks........................................ .... : 22
9: my remaining problems with 2009.0 rc2 are:..................... : 22
10: Asus Motherboard....................................... ........ : 20
11: Gmail addresses......................................... ....... : 19
12: exit from kde to console and system hangs...................... : 17
13: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
14: Vmware under 2009.0 rc2........................................ : 10
15: Heads up...troll alert......................................... : 9
16: kde update............................................ ......... : 9
17: Linux printer and scanner drivers for HP J4580?................ : 7
18: Open office view problem....................................... : 7
19: udev rules for logitech usb mice............................... : 6
20: konqueror startup behavior..................................... : 6

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

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 19
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 7
3: G2................................................ ............. : 4
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 4
5: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 2
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11...................................... : 2
8: Unknown........................................... ............. : 2
9: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1
10: Microsoft Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606.......................... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 86 (46%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 20 (11%)
3: slrn.............................................. ........ : 20 (11%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11................................. : 15 ( 8%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 15 ( 8%)
6: G2................................................ ........ : 10 ( 5%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 7 ( 4%)
8: unknown........................................... ........ : 7 ( 4%)
9: Outlook Express........................................... : 3 ( 2%)
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 2 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: -0400.............................................. ............ : 38
2: +0200............................................. ............. : 35
3: UTC............................................... ............. : 30
4: +0100............................................. ............. : 22
5: -0700.............................................. ............ : 19
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 14
7: +0530............................................. ............. : 10
8: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 10
9: -0500.............................................. ............ : 8

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