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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 5 15.2 Matt Giwer jull43@tampabay.REMover.r
2 5 14.3 Douglas Mayne doug@slack-1a.localnet
3 4 11.9 Jim adirondackmtn@yahoo.com
4 4 5.4 jean bouvier jeanbouvier@libero.it
5 3 12.0 JimR kd1yv8@notreallymyemail.c
6 3 11.4 imotgm imotgmREM@notreally.yahoo
7 3 10.2 David Bolt blacklist-me@davjam.org
8 3 7.3 Keith Keller kkeller-usenet@wombat.san
9 3 5.6 Marcin Balcerzak konto38@op.pl
10 2 27.0 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
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35 120.2 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
48 posters
85 articles
218.2 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
20.8% of the posters
41.2% of the articles
55.1% of the bytes

Averages:
1.8 articles / poster
2.6 kbytes / article
4.5 kbytes / poster

27 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 50 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
56.2% of the posters
58.8% of the articles
53.3% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
19 43.8 unsatisfied Linux lover
10 35.4 Can new Mandriva install co-exist in GRUB with Suse?
9 18.5 HOWTO: turn one linux PC into multple stations for kiosk
5 14.6 lirc 0.8.1 won't configure
5 12.0 bootable floppy for Debian-on-USB
5 9.9 How to copy the root partition?
4 5.3 Fedora Core 7 Test 3 failure to Boot
3 5.8 Boot log
3 5.6 probably untypical problem with ALSA
2 27.0 A new reader? Welcome to comp.os.linux.setup, read this first i

85 articles on 24 subjects
70 were followups (82.4%)
18 were crossposts (21.2%)

217.9 kbytes total
headers: 91.6kb 42.0%
quoted text: 46.8kb 21.5%
original text: 75.3kb 34.5%
signatures: 4.3kb 2.0%

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

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 18 *
Tuesday 4
Wednesday 10 *
Thursday 19 *
Friday 13 *
Saturday 6
Sunday 15 *
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
17 (20.0%) thunderbird 9 18.8%
17 (20.0%) g2 11 22.9%
13 (15.3%) pan 5 10.4%
7 (8.2%) knode 3 6.2%
4 (4.7%) slrn 4 8.3%
3 (3.5%) turnpike 1 2.1%
3 (3.5%) mozilla 2 4.2%
3 (3.5%) 40tude_dialog 1 2.1%
2 (2.4%) tin 2 4.2%
2 (2.4%) post-direct 1 2.1%

17 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...