Stats alt.os.linux (last 7 days)

From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: 03/21/05


Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 00:04:56 +0100

Stats alt.os.linux (last 7 days)

Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
   1 15 45.7 spodosaurus spodosaurus@_yahoo_.com
   2 11 23.3 Ivan Marsh annoyed@you.now
   3 10 19.1 MikeyD m_donaghy50@hotmail.com
   4 10 11.1 JS asd@asd.com
   5 9 12.8 ray ray@zianet.com
   6 7 16.0 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
   7 7 13.2 KT kt@yahoo.com
   8 7 12.6 Peter T. Breuer ptb@lab.it.uc3m.es
   9 7 10.6 Bit Twister BitTwister@mouse-potato.c
  10 6 14.9 noi noi@siam.com
       --- -----
        89 179.3 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
  101 posters
  244 articles
  481.7 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
  9.9% of the posters
 36.5% of the articles
 37.2% of the bytes

Averages:
  2.4 articles / poster
  2.0 kbytes / article
  4.8 kbytes / poster

60 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 100 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
   59.4% of the posters
   41.0% of the articles
   35.9% of the bytes

Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
 29 59.9 85 Hz refresh rate is the Max??
 16 38.5 Modem recommendations?
 11 37.6 FC3, samba, and xp not playing nice (help!?)
 10 14.7 Unlinking a hard-linked directory
 10 12.2 Can't find /etc!?
  9 21.3 mysterious suse 9.2 and web access
  9 13.4 KDE or gnome??
  8 22.2 file associations
  8 14.2 Anyone seen the Mplayer webpage lately?
  7 15.1 Anyone using Knoppix as Server?

244 articles on 67 subjects
  187 were followups (76.6%)
  33 were crossposts (13.5%)

481.2 kbytes total
  headers: 245.2kb 50.9%
  quoted text: 98.0kb 20.4%
  original text: 124.2kb 25.8%
  signatures: 13.8kb 2.9%

Averages:
  3.6 articles / subject
  2.0 kbytes / article
  7.2 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
  Monday 24 **
  Tuesday 27 **
  Wednesday 29 **
  Thursday 34 ***
  Friday 58 *****
  Saturday 26 **
  Sunday 46 ****
                 (*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
  53 (21.7%) pan 17 16.8%
  52 (21.3%) mozilla 26 25.7%
  27 (11.1%) knode 8 7.9%
  25 (10.2%) microsoft 12 11.9%
  23 (9.4%) slrn 10 9.9%
  13 (5.3%) tin 2 2.0%
  11 (4.5%) g2 4 4.0%
   7 (2.9%) nn 2 2.0%
   7 (2.9%) forte 4 4.0%
   5 (2.0%) gnus 2 2.0%

20 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...