Stats alt.os.linux (last 7 days)

From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: 11/07/05


Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 00:04:49 +0100

Stats alt.os.linux (last 7 days)

Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
   1 18 29.9 Sybren Stuvel sybrenUSE@YOURthirdtower.
   2 14 38.3 Moe Trin ibuprofin@painkiller.exam
   3 14 32.5 Enkidu enkidu.com@com.cliffp.com
   4 13 30.3 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
   5 10 15.3 Charles, Auriance me@privacy.net
   6 8 17.8 StvyLife spamdistrial13@hotmail.co
   7 8 13.8 ray ray@zianet.com
   8 7 11.8 Mark Hobley markhobley@hotpop.deletet
   9 7 11.5 Amarok amarok.wolf.despiste@netc
  10 7 10.1 Darklight nglen702@netscape.net
       --- -----
       106 211.3 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
  118 posters
  288 articles
  602.9 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
  8.5% of the posters
 36.8% of the articles
 35.0% of the bytes

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

57 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 98 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
   48.3% of the posters
   34.0% of the articles
   32.9% of the bytes

Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
 40 80.4 rootkit question
 36 86.6 Daylight saving time changes
 26 44.6 A few equivalent apps for Unix
 16 32.0 Directory size, used, available, and percent-used?
 12 28.5 need to sync my Ipaq pda
 12 24.8 OK Vector Linux installed
 10 17.4 Smallest distribution to connect to a MS VPN server
 10 16.1 kmenu
  8 26.3 KDE freezes after login
  8 9.2 What's your favorite multimedia media player?

288 articles on 57 subjects
  239 were followups (83.0%)
  39 were crossposts (13.5%)

602.4 kbytes total
  headers: 305.0kb 50.6%
  quoted text: 112.7kb 18.7%
  original text: 166.2kb 27.6%
  signatures: 18.5kb 3.1%

Averages:
  5.1 articles / subject
  2.1 kbytes / article
  10.6 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
  Monday 32 ***
  Tuesday 48 ****
  Wednesday 39 ***
  Thursday 59 *****
  Friday 44 ****
  Saturday 35 ***
  Sunday 31 ***
                 (*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
  62 (21.5%) mozilla 31 26.3%
  52 (18.1%) slrn 11 9.3%
  38 (13.2%) knode 12 10.2%
  25 (8.7%) g2 13 11.0%
  24 (8.3%) tin 5 4.2%
  24 (8.3%) pan 15 12.7%
   9 (3.1%) thunderbird 25 21.2%
   8 (2.8%) forte 5 4.2%
   7 (2.4%) opera 2 1.7%
   6 (2.1%) microsoft 6 5.1%

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...



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