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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 7 13.9 Matt Giwer jull43@tampabay.REMover.r
2 5 10.3 Angelocracy.com gmail987654321@yahoo.com
3 4 4.9 flyer flyer@there.net
4 3 7.0 Jim adirondackmtn@yahoo.com
5 3 6.1 VA gth780x@mail.gatech.edu
6 3 5.4 zouz elsiddik@gmail.com
7 3 4.7 Mark Hobley markhobley@hotpop.deletet
8 2 27.0 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
9 2 5.6 AJackson anders.jackson@gmail.com
10 2 5.1 A Watcher stocksami@earthlink.net
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34 89.9 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
58 posters
90 articles
197.8 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
17.2% of the posters
37.8% of the articles
45.4% of the bytes

Averages:
1.6 articles / poster
2.2 kbytes / article
3.4 kbytes / poster

37 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 54 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
63.8% of the posters
60.0% of the articles
51.5% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
16 31.8 gateway solo 9100
6 12.0 Installing Mandrake Linux 10.1 Official
5 8.6 Install Fedora (FC6) on PII system??
5 7.8 missing man pages after new install
5 6.4 Which Distros Have Left Handed Mouse Settings Please?
4 9.0 Any recovery from "mkfs -t ext3 /dev/hda1" command -- Pls help!
4 8.2 Problem Running Adobe Reader on FC6
4 6.1 modprobe at boot time
3 7.8 Problems with 915resolution package?
3 6.3 Skinny install

90 articles on 32 subjects
68 were followups (75.6%)
44 were crossposts (48.9%)

197.5 kbytes total
headers: 97.3kb 49.2%
quoted text: 32.7kb 16.6%
original text: 63.3kb 32.0%
signatures: 4.2kb 2.2%

Averages:
2.8 articles / subject
2.2 kbytes / article
6.2 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 14 *
Tuesday 11 *
Wednesday 7
Thursday 15 *
Friday 16 *
Saturday 18 *
Sunday 9
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
26 (28.9%) g2 15 25.9%
21 (23.3%) thunderbird 11 19.0%
6 (6.7%) slrn 6 10.3%
5 (5.6%) knode 4 6.9%
4 (4.4%) pan 3 5.2%
4 (4.4%) microsoft 4 6.9%
4 (4.4%) microplanet-gravity 1 1.7%
3 (3.3%) tin 1 1.7%
3 (3.3%) icedove 3 5.2%
2 (2.2%) trn 1 1.7%

19 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...