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

From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: 09/05/05


Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2005 00:04:16 +0200

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

Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
   1 35 86.2 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
   2 18 48.4 Roy Schestowitz newsgroups@schestowitz.co
   3 14 33.7 Jean-David Beyer jdbeyer@exit109.com
   4 13 41.2 CWO4 Dave Mann misterfixit@loveable.com
   5 13 28.8 Peter T. Breuer ptb@oboe.it.uc3m.es
   6 10 37.4 Dances With Crows danSPANceswitTRAPhcrows@g
   7 8 17.2 Stan Goodman SPAM_FOILER@hashkedim.com
   8 8 14.2 Grant Edwards grante@visi.com
   9 7 16.7 Chris F.A. Johnson cfajohnson@gmail.com
  10 7 16.6 Kenneth jjjkkklll@cox.net
       --- -----
       133 340.4 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
  182 posters
  484 articles
  1238.4 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
  5.5% of the posters
 27.5% of the articles
 27.5% of the bytes

Averages:
  2.7 articles / poster
  2.6 kbytes / article
  6.8 kbytes / poster

86 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 154 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
   47.3% of the posters
   31.8% of the articles
   27.1% of the bytes

Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
 28 59.4 linux command ps
 19 56.8 Failure to Mount
 19 40.8 What is it with linux dissing in this newsgroup?
 19 37.5 Which distro for pc with no CD Drive
 18 43.1 backup solution
 17 30.2 How to display the linux distribution name?
 15 49.5 Reinstalling Package modules on Madriva 10.2 after removing gtk
 15 29.1 crashing linux
 15 27.4 Has there been a big improvement in Xorg?
 14 33.4 Available news readers

484 articles on 98 subjects
  404 were followups (83.5%)
  37 were crossposts (7.6%)

1237.1 kbytes total
  headers: 523.4kb 42.3%
  quoted text: 206.0kb 16.7%
  original text: 474.2kb 38.3%
  signatures: 33.6kb 2.7%

Averages:
  4.9 articles / subject
  2.6 kbytes / article
  12.6 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
  Monday 75 *******
  Tuesday 78 *******
  Wednesday 96 *********
  Thursday 60 ******
  Friday 57 *****
  Saturday 56 *****
  Sunday 62 ******
                 (*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
  74 (15.3%) slrn 25 13.7%
  73 (15.1%) g2 33 18.1%
  65 (13.4%) pan 22 12.1%
  65 (13.4%) mozilla 32 17.6%
  57 (11.8%) tin 8 4.4%
  48 (9.9%) knode 17 9.3%
  18 (3.7%) gnus 9 4.9%
  14 (2.9%) microsoft 9 4.9%
  11 (2.3%) pronews 2 1.1%
   5 (1.0%) nn 2 1.1%

21 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...