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

From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: 09/21/03


Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 23:56:27 +0200

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

Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
   1 60 164.8 Alan Connor alanconnor@earthlink.net
   2 47 88.8 mjt mjtobler@removethis_consu
   3 41 84.6 Ed Murphy emurphy42@socal.rr.com
   4 23 60.0 Jean-David Beyer jdbeyer@exit109.com
   5 18 31.6 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
   6 17 28.9 Jeroen Geilman nospam@notadaptr.nl
   7 15 34.7 Rod Smith rodsmith@nessus.rodsbooks
   8 14 32.5 Rich Piotrowski abuse@wi.rr.com
   9 12 34.2 Christopher Browne cbbrowne@acm.org
  10 12 25.2 Dances With Crows danceswithcrows@usa.net
       --- -----
       259 585.3 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
  265 posters
  763 articles
  1833.7 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
  3.8% of the posters
 33.9% of the articles
 31.9% of the bytes

Averages:
  2.9 articles / poster
  2.4 kbytes / article
  6.9 kbytes / poster

139 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 242 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
   52.5% of the posters
   31.7% of the articles
   25.8% of the bytes

Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
120 269.8 Is it just me that is being picked on?
 48 124.0 FYI: Fetchmail saves the day!
 40 107.6 Does Microsoft lie about the Linux features?
 38 87.8 Windows vs Linux Security
 24 52.3 I am getting hammered by the MS Security Patch Spam.
 23 50.9 Text search to pull paragraphs from file
 19 42.8 [Q] C -> C++ Converter
 19 33.3 What happens if you "upgrade" one distribution of Linux with an
 11 20.8 how to let new touched file have executable attribute without u
 11 19.5 Removing mandrake from my disk.

763 articles on 150 subjects
  644 were followups (84.4%)
  97 were crossposts (12.7%)

1830.9 kbytes total
  headers: 769.3kb 42.0%
  quoted text: 347.6kb 19.0%
  original text: 648.7kb 35.4%
  signatures: 65.3kb 3.6%

Averages:
  5.1 articles / subject
  2.4 kbytes / article
  12.2 kbytes / subject

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
 136 (17.8%) slrn 33 12.5%
 113 (14.8%) knode 29 10.9%
 107 (14.0%) pan 34 12.8%
  77 (10.1%) mozilla 32 12.1%
  54 (7.1%) microsoft 32 12.1%
  51 (6.7%) tin 14 5.3%
  26 (3.4%) forte 7 2.6%
  20 (2.6%) gnus 10 3.8%
  15 (2.0%) knews 2 0.8%
   9 (1.2%) tknews 1 0.4%

29 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...