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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 9 29.5 lalawawa usenet@ccjj.info
2 6 22.8 Roby roby@no-address.net
3 6 10.8 jayjwa jayjwa@news.vdrl.ath.cx
4 3 9.5 Matt Giwer jull43@tampabay.REMover.r
5 3 6.7 Bill Marcum marcumbill@bellsouth.net
6 3 6.6 Ercmz none@nowhere.cvb
7 2 26.7 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
8 2 6.7 zeno geoffrey.froner@gmail.com
9 2 4.6 stevewy@hotmail.com stevewy@hotmail.com
10 2 4.0 The Natural Philosopher a@b.c
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38 128.0 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
34 posters
65 articles
195.3 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
29.4% of the posters
58.5% of the articles
65.6% of the bytes

Averages:
1.9 articles / poster
3.0 kbytes / article
5.7 kbytes / poster

2 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 2 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
5.9% of the posters
3.1% of the articles
5.7% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
18 60.2 usb disk insists on being readonly
6 12.2 ufs-tools: compile on modern system
5 15.3 Partitioning problem
4 7.8 debian dependency problem
4 6.6 Windows installation over Linux
4 5.9 what is /dev/shm?
4 5.6 installing live linux onto disk???
3 4.7 Install Netscape 7.2 onto Fedora 7 ...failed
2 26.7 A new reader? Welcome to comp.os.linux.setup, read this first i
2 22.7 Problems with Limux software RAID after OS upgrade (long)

65 articles on 20 subjects
48 were followups (73.8%)
6 were crossposts (9.2%)

195.1 kbytes total
headers: 70.7kb 36.3%
quoted text: 51.9kb 26.6%
original text: 70.6kb 36.2%
signatures: 1.9kb 1.0%

Averages:
3.2 articles / subject
3.0 kbytes / article
9.8 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 8
Tuesday 9
Wednesday 6
Thursday 12 *
Friday 18 *
Saturday 4
Sunday 8
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
20 (30.8%) g2 10 29.4%
9 (13.8%) thunderbird 5 14.7%
9 (13.8%) pan 4 11.8%
8 (12.3%) microsoft 4 11.8%
6 (9.2%) knode 1 2.9%
4 (6.2%) slrn 2 5.9%
2 (3.1%) post-direct 1 2.9%
2 (3.1%) icedove 2 5.9%
1 (1.5%) turnpike 1 2.9%
1 (1.5%) tin 1 2.9%

13 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...