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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 9 24.0 1001 Webs 1001webs@gmail.com
2 3 4.6 Mark South mark.south@null.invalid
3 2 27.7 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
4 2 6.0 xubunt6 xubunt6@none-mail.nl
5 2 3.2 Bill Marcum marcumbill@bellsouth.net
6 1 5.9 Tony Houghton h@realh.co.uk
7 1 3.7 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
8 1 2.8 SINNER arcade.master@gmail.com
9 1 2.8 Moe Trin ibuprofin@painkiller.exam
10 1 2.6 Sir Robin robsku@NO-SPAM-REMOVE-THI
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23 83.4 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
29 posters
42 articles
115.2 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
34.5% of the posters
54.8% of the articles
72.4% of the bytes

Averages:
1.4 articles / poster
2.7 kbytes / article
4.0 kbytes / poster

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

The new posters accounted for:
10.3% of the posters
7.1% of the articles
3.2% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
17 43.2 Dump Ubuntu and get Xubuntu
4 5.8 last known good configuration
2 27.7 A new reader? Welcome to comp.os.linux.setup, read this first i
2 3.9 pattern matching in hosts.deny
2 3.6 monitor and screen resolution in fedora 6
2 3.5 Allowing Web Services
2 3.4 Wanted Linux Sys Admin in San Francisco
2 2.9 graveman on Xubuntu
1 5.9 Processor type kernel option for Core Duo (not Core 2)
1 3.7 Stats comp.os.linux.setup (last 7 days)

42 articles on 17 subjects
29 were followups (69.0%)
19 were crossposts (45.2%)

115.1 kbytes total
headers: 47.1kb 40.9%
quoted text: 23.3kb 20.2%
original text: 43.1kb 37.4%
signatures: 1.7kb 1.5%

Averages:
2.5 articles / subject
2.7 kbytes / article
6.8 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 6
Tuesday 2
Wednesday 14 *
Thursday 11 *
Friday 7
Saturday 1
Sunday 1
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
16 (38.1%) g2 8 27.6%
6 (14.3%) slrn 5 17.2%
4 (9.5%) pan 2 6.9%
3 (7.1%) thunderbird 2 6.9%
2 (4.8%) post-direct 1 3.4%
1 (2.4%) xnews 1 3.4%
1 (2.4%) postdirect 1 3.4%
1 (2.4%) mozilla-thunderbird 1 3.4%
1 (2.4%) mozilla 2 6.9%
1 (2.4%) microsoft 1 3.4%

14 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...