Stats comp.lang.ruby (last 7 days)


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes  name <address>
   1    83  184.0  Ilias Lazaridis <ilias / lazaridis.com>
   2    43  105.0  David A. Black <dblack / wobblini.net>
   3    36   57.3  Trans <transfire / gmail.com>
   4    24   45.0  Lyndon Samson <lyndon.samson / gmail.com>
   5    21   49.9  Peter Suk <peter.kwangjun.suk / mac.com>
   6    20   40.5  Florian Gro<florgro / gmail.com>
   7    19   42.5  Christian Neukirchen <chneukirchen / gmail.com>
   8    18   41.1  James Edward Gray II <james / grayproductions.net>
   9    18   39.0  Jon A. Lambert <jlsysinc / alltel.net>
  10    18   31.4  James Britt <james_b / neurogami.com>
     ----- ------
       300  635.6  Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
 238 posters
 1044 articles
 2163.5 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
   4.20% of the posters
  28.74% of the articles
  29.38% of the bytes

Averages:
   4.39 articles / poster
   2.07 kbytes / article
   9.09 kbytes / poster

221 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 742 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
  92.86% of the posters
  71.07% of the articles
  70.23% of the bytes

Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes  subject
   71  156.9  [EVALUATION] - E03e - The Ruby Object Model (Summary)
   70  189.3  [ANN] Article: Seeing Metaclasses Clearly
   42   72.9  Facets 0.6.3
   40   82.6  - E03c - The Ruby Object Model (Revised Documentation)
   25   56.0  [EVALUATION] - E03c - The Ruby Object Model (Revised   D
   25   54.0  [EVALUATION] - E03d - The Ruby Object Model (End Game)
   21   45.2  [EVALUATION] - E03c - The Ruby Object Model (Revised Doc
   21   44.6  Article: Seeing Metaclasses Clearly
   21   38.5  [ADVOC] - Tag for Ruby Advocacy Related Topics
   20   45.6  [QUIZ] HighLine (#29)

1044 articles on 176 subjects
 932 were followups (89.27%)
 22 were crossposts (2.11%)

2163.5 kbytes total
 headers:        1160.9kb   53.66%
 quoted text:     280.5kb   12.97%
 original text:   627.0kb   28.98%
 signatures:       30.4kb    1.41%

Averages:
   5.93 articles / subjetc
   2.07 kbytes / article
  12.29 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day          posts
 Monday       152  ***************
 Tuesday      149  ***************
 Wednesday    191  *******************
 Thursday     147  ***************
 Friday       180  ******************
 Saturday     115  ************
 Sunday       110  ***********
                 (*=10 posts)

Top 10 newsreader agents used (accumulated):

posts           newsreader        users
  710 (68.01%)  ruby-talk          155 65.13%
  134 (12.84%)  thunderbird         18  7.56%
   98 ( 9.39%)  g2                  28 11.76%
   37 ( 3.54%)  outlook              7  2.94%
   13 ( 1.25%)  knode                7  2.94%
    9 ( 0.86%)  mozilla              4  1.68%
    7 ( 0.67%)  tin                  2  0.84%
    7 ( 0.67%)  noaa                 1  0.42%
    5 ( 0.48%)  pan                  2  0.84%
    4 ( 0.38%)  slrn                 3  1.26%

19 different agents have been used (versions unaccounted).

DISCLAIMER
Please, take these stats with a dash of salt, quantity might not always
imply any quality.

Have a lot ..., lots of fun!