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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name

1 53 146.9 matt_left_coast
2 30 79.1 Jan Pompe
3 17 53.1 Greg Metcalfe
4 16 46.6 Unruh
5 13 58.9 Newsbox
6 10 46.9 Moe Trin
7 8 23.7 Stachu 'Dozzie' K.
8 8 17.6 Peter Pearson
9 7 12.1 Proteus
10 6 15.9 Menno Duursma
----- ------
168 500.9 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
60 posters
253 articles
662.7 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
16.67% of the posters
66.40% of the articles
75.58% of the bytes

Averages:
4.22 articles / poster
2.62 kbytes / article
11.05 kbytes / poster

38 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 86 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
63.33% of the posters
33.99% of the articles
29.11% of the bytes

smallest post was 0.872 kbytes by Julissa.leones
largest post was 10.900 kbytes by Newsbox *

Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
76 195.5 md5 collision
54 147.5 overcome NIS
35 146.5 Wish list
19 38.2 is this webpage secure?
9 15.0 where can i telnet or do insecure http form?
8 14.7 "bulk" create of 400 users
6 11.1 X
5 7.3 Zero-length .history file...
4 10.1 two simple questions from a newbie
4 7.2 Help on Fraud e-mail

253 articles on 28 subjects
233 were followups (92.09%)
25 were crossposts (9.88%)

662.7 kbytes total
headers: 293.4kb 44.28%
quoted text: 70.8kb 10.69%
original text: 274.7kb 41.44%
signatures: 7.8kb 1.18%

Averages:
9.04 articles / subjetc
2.62 kbytes / article
23.67 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 5 *
Tuesday 35 ****
Wednesday 28 ***
Thursday 51 *****
Friday 83 ********
Saturday 22 **
Sunday 29 ***
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 newsreader agents used (accumulated):

posts newsreader users
88 (34.78%) knode 7 11.67%
34 (13.44%) mozilla 4 6.67%
25 ( 9.88%) slrn 5 8.33%
18 ( 7.11%) pan 4 6.67%
16 ( 6.32%) nn 1 1.67%
13 ( 5.14%) unknown 1 1.67%
11 ( 4.35%) thunderbird 8 13.33%
10 ( 3.95%) outlook 7 11.67%
8 ( 3.16%) g2 4 6.67%
7 ( 2.77%) tin 2 3.33%

21 different agents have been used (versions unaccounted).

DISCLAIMER
Please, take these stats with a grain of salt, quantity might not always
denote any quality; people who are not among the top posters also often have
very important and interesting things to say, though they are not listed
here by name.

Have a lot ..., lots of fun!