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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: 249 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Oct 24 23:02:03 2008
Latest article: Fri Oct 31 19:25:05 2008
Original articles: 31, replies: 218
Total size of posts: 606,500 bytes (592K) (0.58M)
Average 35 articles per day, 0.08 MB per day, 2,435 bytes per article
Total headers: 322 KB bodies: 269 KB
Body text - quoted: 122 KB, original: 128 KB = 51.24%, sigs: 17 KB
Total number of posters: 71, average 8,542 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 46, average 13,184 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 21

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Maurice Batey ...................... : 20
2: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 18
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 16
4: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 14
5: Jim Beard ................................ : 14
6: Aragorn .......................... : 11
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 9
8: egh ....................................... : 8
9: JTJersey ........................................ : 8
10: Whiskers ............................ : 7
11: Unruh .............................. : 6
12: Roger ........................... : 6
13: Alan Secker ............................... : 6
14: Eric .................................. : 5
15: Mark Madsen ..................... : 5
16: Adam .................................. : 5
17: Robert Riches ......................... : 5
18: Sindhu ................................. : 4
19: James Kerr .............................. : 4
20: Paul Hanchett ........................... : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 46
2: Jim Beard ................................ : 41
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 40
4: Aragorn .......................... : 39
5: Maurice Batey ...................... : 36
6: Bit Twister ...................... : 32
7: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 27
8: Adam .................................. : 24
9: Eric .................................. : 20
10: Whiskers ............................ : 18
11: egh ....................................... : 16
12: Sindhu ................................. : 14
13: JTJersey ........................................ : 12
14: Alan Secker ............................... : 11
15: Unruh .............................. : 11
16: Robert Riches ......................... : 11
17: Roger ........................... : 10
18: "Mike Easter" ............................. : 10
19: Christopher Hunter ...................... : 10
20: Mark Madsen ..................... : 9

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Top 16 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Alan Secker ............................... : 88.16%
2: Maurice Batey ...................... : 75.96%
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 69.79%
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 67.60%
5: Adam .................................. : 67.31%
6: Mark Madsen ..................... : 59.28%
7: Roger ........................... : 57.14%
8: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 55.08%
9: Jim Beard ................................ : 53.25%
10: JTJersey ........................................ : 51.16%
11: egh ....................................... : 50.17%
12: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 50.02%
13: Eric .................................. : 47.54%
14: Aragorn .......................... : 45.56%
15: Whiskers ............................ : 39.22%
16: Robert Riches ......................... : 24.07%

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Bottom 16 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 19.11%
2: Robert Riches ......................... : 24.07%
3: Whiskers ............................ : 39.22%
4: Aragorn .......................... : 45.56%
5: Eric .................................. : 47.54%
6: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 50.02%
7: egh ....................................... : 50.17%
8: JTJersey ........................................ : 51.16%
9: Jim Beard ................................ : 53.25%
10: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 55.08%
11: Roger ........................... : 57.14%
12: Mark Madsen ..................... : 59.28%
13: Adam .................................. : 67.31%
14: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 67.60%
15: Bit Twister ...................... : 69.79%
16: Maurice Batey ...................... : 75.96%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: My Mandriva 2009 installation.................................. : 21
2: 2009 won't play movie DVDs..................................... : 16
3: what is vmware thinking........................................ : 15
4: Laptop with pre-installed Mandriva ?........................... : 11
5: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 11
6: Actualizing amoutn of RAM ?.................................... : 11
7: sound flv............................................... ....... : 10
8: munging email............................................. ..... : 10
9: vim on 2008.1 and lack of cursor............................... : 9
10: flash doesnt work on 64 bit.................................... : 8
11: Googleearth....................................... ............. : 8
12: OT: Comcast pulled the plug.................................... : 7
13: No sound in freshly installed Mandriva 2009.................... : 6
14: 2008.0 goes into sleep mode when portable is unplugged......... : 6
15: Odd thing in 1009.0 MCC Hardware............................... : 6
16: openoffice problem........................................... .. : 6
17: Just out of Interest (Flash Drive)............................. : 6
18: Can't install 2009............................................. : 5
19: make error............................................. ........ : 5
20: GTK Widget Set............................................... .. : 5

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 52
2: My Mandriva 2009 installation.................................. : 45
3: what is vmware thinking........................................ : 42
4: Laptop with pre-installed Mandriva ?........................... : 34
5: munging email............................................. ..... : 32
6: 2009 won't play movie DVDs..................................... : 27
7: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 26
8: vim on 2008.1 and lack of cursor............................... : 24
9: flash doesnt work on 64 bit.................................... : 23
10: make error............................................. ........ : 20
11: Actualizing amoutn of RAM ?.................................... : 20
12: sound flv............................................... ....... : 17
13: OT: Comcast pulled the plug.................................... : 17
14: Googleearth....................................... ............. : 14
15: apache message........................................... ...... : 11
16: GTK Widget Set............................................... .. : 11
17: Can't install 2009............................................. : 10
18: No sound in freshly installed Mandriva 2009.................... : 10
19: Heads up for Mac (and Linux) users: run XNews without 'Doze.... : 10
20: openoffice problem........................................... .. : 10

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Top 2 cross-posted groups
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1: comp.sys.mac.apps................................. ............. : 2
2: news.software.readers............................. ............. : 2

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 23
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 10
3: G2................................................ ............. : 6
4: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11...................................... : 5
6: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (Windows.................................. : 3
7: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
8: 40tude_Dialog..................................... ............. : 2
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 1
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 74 (30%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 40 (16%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 35 (14%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11................................. : 25 (10%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 18 ( 7%)
6: G2................................................ ........ : 10 ( 4%)
7: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 9 ( 4%)
8: unknown........................................... ........ : 8 ( 3%)
9: nn................................................ ........ : 6 ( 2%)
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (Windows............................. : 5 ( 2%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 94
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 43
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 33
4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 20
5: +1100............................................. ............. : 18
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 17
7: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 10
8: +0200............................................. ............. : 6
9: -0600.............................................. ............ : 3
10: +1300............................................. ............. : 2

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