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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 9 25.7 Bin Chen binary.chen@gmail.com
2 5 9.8 David M NOSPAM@nospam.com
3 4 9.9 =?iso-8859-1?B?UnVpIFZ blue.american@gmail.com
4 4 9.0 David david.goodyear@gmail.com
5 3 10.2 Patrick Klos pklos@osmium.mv.net
6 3 9.1 David Schwartz davids@webmaster.com
7 3 7.8 lucren3@gmail.com lucren3@gmail.com
8 3 6.1 Snoopy :-)) genius@acme.ca
9 3 5.9 Robert Harris robert.f.harris@blueyonde
10 3 4.8 Chris Davies chris-usenet@roaima.co.uk
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40 98.3 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
66 posters
115 articles
291.6 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
15.2% of the posters
34.8% of the articles
33.7% of the bytes

Averages:
1.7 articles / poster
2.5 kbytes / article
4.4 kbytes / poster

2 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 2 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
3.0% of the posters
1.7% of the articles
0.8% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
19 54.1 tcpdump/ethereal and HTTPS
7 14.6 Fedora Core 6 cannot ping WinXP LAN
7 11.4 FTP server behind a router
6 13.5 Iptables, adsl, some protocols not working
5 10.1 finding ethernet cards with bad performance
5 8.0 Broadcast packets in C
4 8.8 Want to send traffic between two NICs
4 8.5 REQ: Help Needed with "RealVNC SC" TIA
4 7.6 openvpn does not forward
3 10.2 "Transmit timeout, status ff ffff ffff media ff"

115 articles on 42 subjects
78 were followups (67.8%)
26 were crossposts (22.6%)

291.5 kbytes total
headers: 131.7kb 45.2%
quoted text: 58.9kb 20.2%
original text: 98.7kb 33.8%
signatures: 2.3kb 0.8%

Averages:
2.7 articles / subject
2.5 kbytes / article
6.9 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 7
Tuesday 11 *
Wednesday 22 **
Thursday 12 *
Friday 35 ***
Saturday 11 *
Sunday 16 *
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
56 (48.7%) g2 30 45.5%
11 (9.6%) thunderbird 7 10.6%
11 (9.6%) pan 6 9.1%
7 (6.1%) tin 4 6.1%
6 (5.2%) slrn 4 6.1%
5 (4.3%) microsoft 3 4.5%
5 (4.3%) forte 3 4.5%
3 (2.6%) knode 2 3.0%
2 (1.7%) gnus 1 1.5%
1 (0.9%) xnews 1 1.5%

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...