Stats comp.os.linux.networking (last 7 days)


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 6 11.5 ponga ponga@picturewell.com
2 4 12.4 Menno Willemse flexor@wanadoo.nl
3 4 7.0 Jonathan Ross binnie2@googlemail.com
4 3 6.2 Allen McIntosh nospam@mouse-potato.com
5 3 5.7 horvatj johann.horvat@gmail.com
6 3 5.5 Manuel Garcia garcm(@)bfh.ch
7 3 5.3 David M NOSPAM@nospam.com
8 3 5.2 Ross nospam@ross.com
9 3 5.2 bob opster81@hotmail.com
10 3 5.1 Bill Marcum marcumbill@bellsouth.net
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35 69.2 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
78 posters
119 articles
255.2 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
12.8% of the posters
29.4% of the articles
27.1% of the bytes

Averages:
1.5 articles / poster
2.1 kbytes / article
3.3 kbytes / poster

47 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 72 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
60.3% of the posters
60.5% of the articles
56.7% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
7 13.0 Two subnets on one interface with no VLANs
6 17.9 NFS from Linux PXE client to AIX 5.3 server?
6 13.4 WinModem in 2.6.8 (Mandrake)
6 12.7 Apache virtual hosts not resolving correctly
6 11.0 vsftpd not working
6 10.0 Proxy with Authentication
5 10.6 ip_forwarding / gateway
5 7.9 trasparent proxy.
4 12.5 newbie networking problem
4 9.0 Building a wireless router...

119 articles on 44 subjects
83 were followups (69.7%)
20 were crossposts (16.8%)

255.0 kbytes total
headers: 130.7kb 51.2%
quoted text: 43.7kb 17.1%
original text: 77.9kb 30.6%
signatures: 2.7kb 1.1%

Averages:
2.7 articles / subject
2.1 kbytes / article
5.8 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 18 *
Tuesday 16 *
Wednesday 19 *
Thursday 26 **
Friday 19 *
Saturday 11 *
Sunday 10 *
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
48 (40.3%) g2 29 37.2%
13 (10.9%) microsoft 8 10.3%
12 (10.1%) slrn 6 7.7%
11 (9.2%) thunderbird 8 10.3%
9 (7.6%) mozilla 7 9.0%
7 (5.9%) knode 6 7.7%
5 (4.2%) tin 4 5.1%
5 (4.2%) pan 3 3.8%
2 (1.7%) xnews 2 2.6%
1 (0.8%) postdirect 1 1.3%

13 different newsreader have been used (versions unaccounted).

DISCLAIMER
Please, take the stats with a dash of salt,
quantity might not always imply quality.

Have a lot of fun...