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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 9 18.5 Doug Laidlaw laidlaws@doughost.invalid
2 7 23.2 Jean-David Beyer jeandavid8@verizon.net
3 3 9.3 sridhar sribang@yahoo.com
4 3 7.3 s. keeling keeling@spots.ab.ca
5 3 7.0 Douglas Mayne doug@slack-1a.localnet
6 3 6.3 Darren Salt news@youmustbejoking.demo
7 3 5.1 Davide Bianchi davideyeahsure@onlyforfun
8 3 4.9 saf ihnnsfbg@smtp2.trashmail.
9 2 27.0 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
10 2 5.8 Stefan Patric tootek2@yahoo.com
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38 114.6 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
39 posters
76 articles
203.5 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
25.6% of the posters
50.0% of the articles
56.3% of the bytes

Averages:
1.9 articles / poster
2.7 kbytes / article
5.2 kbytes / poster

3 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 3 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
7.7% of the posters
3.9% of the articles
6.1% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
7 20.4 Help me choose a Linux Distro
6 19.9 Is it Memory or processor?
6 13.9 How to Upgrade glibc???
6 12.8 Getting the list of members in a group.
6 11.9 How to install linux from floppy, without a bootable cdrom driv
6 11.1 Building kernel - a couple of quick questions
4 11.2 incomplete back-ups
4 7.9 thanks to the group
4 6.9 [SOLVED] GRUB won't boot with a ServerWorks H1000 controller (S
3 6.9 Can't login with xwindow

76 articles on 27 subjects
53 were followups (69.7%)
2 were crossposts (2.6%)

203.2 kbytes total
headers: 81.7kb 40.2%
quoted text: 37.8kb 18.6%
original text: 78.4kb 38.6%
signatures: 5.3kb 2.6%

Averages:
2.8 articles / subject
2.7 kbytes / article
7.5 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 8
Tuesday 15 *
Wednesday 13 *
Thursday 2
Friday 7
Saturday 14 *
Sunday 17 *
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
22 (28.9%) g2 14 35.9%
13 (17.1%) thunderbird 5 12.8%
12 (15.8%) knode 3 7.7%
8 (10.5%) slrn 4 10.3%
6 (7.9%) pan 3 7.7%
4 (5.3%) microsoft 3 7.7%
3 (3.9%) gemini 1 2.6%
2 (2.6%) post-direct 1 2.6%
1 (1.3%) tin 1 2.6%
1 (1.3%) mozilla 1 2.6%

11 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...