Stats alt.os.linux.suse (last 7 days)

From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: 08/23/04


Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 00:01:04 +0200

Stats alt.os.linux.suse (last 7 days)

Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
   1 76 139.0 Kevin Nathan knathan@project54.com
   2 69 119.3 houghi houghi@houghi.org.invalid
   3 57 125.1 David Wright david_c_wright@hotmail.co
   4 34 55.1 baskitcaise baskitcaise@hotmail.com
   5 33 71.7 Arthur Hagen art@broomstick.com
   6 32 53.8 filesiteguy abuse@127.0.0.1
   7 29 47.9 James Knott james.knott@rogers.com
   8 22 61.8 res suse.rtoledo@spamgourmet.
   9 18 35.0 TJ tj@getlostspammers.com
  10 18 28.5 Anund Rannestad anund@rannestad.net
       --- -----
       388 737.1 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
  384 posters
  1256 articles
  2265.5 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
  2.6% of the posters
 30.9% of the articles
 32.5% of the bytes

Averages:
  3.3 articles / poster
  1.8 kbytes / article
  5.9 kbytes / poster

226 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 424 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
   58.9% of the posters
   33.8% of the articles
   33.3% of the bytes

Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
 72 121.3 Linux keyboard by Cherry
 48 112.6 Suse 9.1 keeps corrupting MBR for Windows (need help with GRUB)
 37 60.9 KDE 3.3 final is out
 25 51.3 Good FTP program?
 24 42.8 Pan v Agent
 23 30.8 IBM protects against Windows crashes.
 21 41.2 Expanding down-loaded 9.1 iso file
 20 50.0 Things to watch out for during 9.0->9.1 upgrade?
 19 32.3 KMail 1.7 Annoyance
 18 41.2 An error on each rpm ??

1256 articles on 263 subjects
  1052 were followups (83.8%)
  5 were crossposts (0.4%)

2263.1 kbytes total
  headers: 1206.0kb 53.3%
  quoted text: 466.6kb 20.6%
  original text: 531.7kb 23.5%
  signatures: 58.9kb 2.6%

Averages:
  4.8 articles / subject
  1.8 kbytes / article
  8.6 kbytes / subject

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
 471 (37.5%) knode 125 32.6%
 189 (15.0%) pan 52 13.5%
  98 (7.8%) mozilla 48 12.5%
  89 (7.1%) microsoft 33 8.6%
  85 (6.8%) sylpheed 2 0.5%
  80 (6.4%) slrn 6 1.6%
  69 (5.5%) forte 18 4.7%
  68 (5.4%) trn 68 17.7%
  11 (0.9%) tin 3 0.8%
   9 (0.7%) newssync 2 0.5%

27 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...