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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 5 8.8 Bill Marcum bmarcum@iglou.com
2 4 12.3 ***** charles someone@out-there.com
3 4 9.2 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
4 3 16.0 Gremnebulin peterdjones@yahoo.com
5 3 7.9 Moe Trin ibuprofin@painkiller.exam
6 3 4.5 Unruh unruh-spam@physics.ubc.ca
7 2 27.0 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
8 2 4.2 Ray whatdoineed2do@yahoo.co.u
9 2 4.2 linuxlover992000@yahoo. linuxlover992000@yahoo.co
10 2 4.0 Matt Giwer jull43@tampabay.REMover.r
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30 98.2 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
53 posters
79 articles
184.9 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
18.9% of the posters
38.0% of the articles
53.1% of the bytes

Averages:
1.5 articles / poster
2.3 kbytes / article
3.5 kbytes / poster

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

The new posters accounted for:
58.5% of the posters
48.1% of the articles
42.2% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
9 14.2 Download FC
7 10.8 What current Linux will work on an Pentium 1 processor?
6 12.4 liveCD (w/server capabilities)
6 11.4 Please help
5 20.8 Dual boot problem
5 11.8 [Linux][c.o.l.s] Newb, rpm, Failed dependencies ...
5 9.2 How do I modify cupsd.conf permanently?
4 6.9 KDE INSTALLATION
4 6.9 Chaos on a Linux box!
4 6.5 vlc installation

79 articles on 25 subjects
58 were followups (73.4%)
10 were crossposts (12.7%)

184.6 kbytes total
headers: 83.9kb 45.4%
quoted text: 27.6kb 14.9%
original text: 68.5kb 37.1%
signatures: 4.7kb 2.5%

Averages:
3.2 articles / subject
2.3 kbytes / article
7.4 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 14 *
Tuesday 9
Wednesday 12 *
Thursday 6
Friday 15 *
Saturday 14 *
Sunday 9
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
23 (29.1%) g2 16 30.2%
11 (13.9%) thunderbird 10 18.9%
11 (13.9%) slrn 4 7.5%
7 (8.9%) microsoft 4 7.5%
6 (7.6%) tin 3 5.7%
4 (5.1%) knode 4 7.5%
3 (3.8%) nn 1 1.9%
3 (3.8%) mozilla 3 5.7%
2 (2.5%) post-direct 1 1.9%
2 (2.5%) pan 2 3.8%

16 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...