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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 8 15.7 David Schwartz davids@webmaster.com
2 7 18.5 Tim Southerwood ts@dionic.net
3 6 13.4 Pascal Hambourg boite-a-spam@plouf.fr.eu.
4 6 11.3 Nicola Attico nicola.attico@gmail.com
5 6 9.5 ArameFarpado a-farpado.spam@netcabo.pt
6 5 8.2 Roger Blake rogblake10@iname10.com
7 4 17.4 Clifford Kite kite@not.available.tld
8 4 16.2 Allen Weiner alweiner7@hotmail.com
9 4 11.1 Mathias Gaunard loufoque@gmail.com
10 4 8.6 buck buck@private.mil
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54 129.9 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
55 posters
122 articles
314.1 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
18.2% of the posters
44.3% of the articles
41.4% of the bytes

Averages:
2.2 articles / poster
2.6 kbytes / article
5.7 kbytes / poster

7 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 8 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
12.7% of the posters
6.6% of the articles
3.9% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
18 33.1 ipv6 - 16 byte??
14 25.7 Very basic FTP question
8 27.4 Is my newly installed NIC DOA?
8 12.5 HOW2 see sizes of http://*.pdf before fetching ?
7 22.9 Problems with an NFS server
6 34.2 PPP connection from Pocket PC to Linux fails
6 13.6 ppp multilink not
5 11.4 Controlling rate of tcp/ip data transmission
5 8.7 opening ports for applications
4 7.7 Fedora core 6 routing issue

122 articles on 35 subjects
90 were followups (73.8%)
10 were crossposts (8.2%)

314.0 kbytes total
headers: 140.2kb 44.7%
quoted text: 74.4kb 23.7%
original text: 96.6kb 30.8%
signatures: 2.8kb 0.9%

Averages:
3.5 articles / subject
2.6 kbytes / article
9.0 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 36 ***
Tuesday 14 *
Wednesday 21 **
Thursday 14 *
Friday 23 **
Saturday 6
Sunday 8
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
42 (34.4%) g2 19 34.5%
13 (10.7%) thunderbird 8 14.5%
13 (10.7%) knode 2 3.6%
12 (9.8%) slrn 4 7.3%
10 (8.2%) microsoft 8 14.5%
8 (6.6%) tin 2 3.6%
6 (4.9%) pan 3 5.5%
6 (4.9%) mozilla 2 3.6%
4 (3.3%) forte 1 1.8%
2 (1.6%) oberon 1 1.8%

14 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...