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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 9 18.1 Yves Bellefeuille yan@storm.ca
2 8 14.6 voipfc voipfc@googlemail.com
3 4 14.1 imotgm imotgmREM@notreally.yahoo
4 4 8.6 Mr. N. Marshall mr_n_mashall@hotmail.NOSP
5 4 7.6 Mr. N. Marsall mr_n_marshall@hotmailNOSP
6 3 7.6 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
7 3 6.7 Michael michaelleungcw@yahoo.com
8 3 6.4 Bill Marcum marcumbill@bellsouth.net
9 3 6.2 Matt Giwer jull43@tampabay.REMover.r
10 3 5.6 The Natural Philosopher a@b.c
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44 95.5 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
39 posters
80 articles
198.6 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
25.6% of the posters
55.0% of the articles
48.1% of the bytes

Averages:
2.1 articles / poster
2.5 kbytes / article
5.1 kbytes / poster

4 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 4 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
10.3% of the posters
5.0% of the articles
3.8% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
13 23.2 Is there a nifty way of adding or inserting text into a line
9 23.2 Adding a second distro..how to in simple terms
9 21.9 And away we go
7 14.8 Anyone know how to play shockwave file in Fedora 7 (FC 7)?
5 13.3 Starting from scratch
3 8.8 Slackware: switching to libata
3 7.3 Setting up Linux dual boot with dos
3 6.9 Installing Linux on a Computer Running XP on 2nd Partition of E
3 5.8 A funny thing happened on the way to an installation
3 5.0 Regarding sudo

80 articles on 24 subjects
63 were followups (78.8%)
3 were crossposts (3.8%)

198.3 kbytes total
headers: 90.9kb 45.9%
quoted text: 38.7kb 19.5%
original text: 63.6kb 32.1%
signatures: 5.1kb 2.6%

Averages:
3.3 articles / subject
2.5 kbytes / article
8.3 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 14 *
Tuesday 26 **
Wednesday 18 *
Thursday 9
Friday 5
Saturday 5
Sunday 3
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
21 (26.2%) g2 11 28.2%
17 (21.2%) thunderbird 6 15.4%
17 (21.2%) pan 6 15.4%
9 (11.2%) slrn 5 12.8%
4 (5.0%) knode 4 10.3%
2 (2.5%) trn 1 2.6%
2 (2.5%) tin 1 2.6%
2 (2.5%) post-direct 1 2.6%
1 (1.2%) postdirect 1 2.6%
1 (1.2%) microsoft 1 2.6%

12 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...