Stats comp.lang.ruby (last 7 days)


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes  name <address>
   1    17   28.4  gabriele renzi <surrender_it / remove-yahoo.it>
   2    14   38.3  Ara.T.Howard <Ara.T.Howard / noaa.gov>
   3    14   34.9  Lothar Scholz <mailinglists / scriptolutions.com>
   4    14   33.2  Brian Schr?der <ruby.brian / gmail.com>
   5    11   27.5  Jim Weirich <jim / weirichhouse.org>
   6    11   25.2  James Britt <james_b / neurogami.com>
   7    11   24.0  Nikolai Weibull <mailing-lists.ruby-talk / rawuncut.elitemail.org>
   8    10   25.4  ES <ruby-ml / magical-cat.org>
   9    10   22.4  Markus <markus / reality.com>
  10     9   27.6  James Edward Gray II <james / grayproductions.net>
     ----- ------
       121  286.8  Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
 217 posters
 582 articles
 1288.6 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
   4.61% of the posters
  20.79% of the articles
  22.25% of the bytes

Averages:
   2.68 articles / poster
   2.21 kbytes / article
   5.94 kbytes / poster

54 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 85 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
  24.88% of the posters
  14.60% of the articles
  13.46% of the bytes

Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes  subject
   33   67.9  A different perspective on Ruby.
   23   54.0  Intellisense and the psychology of typing
   20   37.4  if __FILE_ == $0 executed twice
   19   42.1  [FYKA] Plz comment
   15   33.0  Vim's Ruby indenting
   14   32.2  new article
   14   24.2  Zerofy
   14   22.8  Ruby on Rails interest in comp.lang.python
   13   29.0  Tk read-only text box
   13   25.7  ADV: Rail Beta Book now available

582 articles on 142 subjects
 499 were followups (85.74%)
 11 were crossposts (1.89%)

1288.6 kbytes total
 headers:         667.5kb   51.80%
 quoted text:     181.4kb   14.08%
 original text:   380.2kb   29.50%
 signatures:       22.2kb    1.72%

Averages:
   4.10 articles / subjetc
   2.21 kbytes / article
   9.07 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day          posts
 Monday       107  ***********
 Tuesday      105  ***********
 Wednesday     62  ******
 Thursday      99  **********
 Friday        91  *********
 Saturday      60  ******
 Sunday        58  ******
                 (*=10 posts)

Top 10 newsreader agents used (accumulated):

posts           newsreader        users
  410 (70.45%)  ruby-talk          137 63.13%
   86 (14.78%)  g2                  43 19.82%
   30 ( 5.15%)  thunderbird         12  5.53%
   19 ( 3.26%)  outlook              6  2.76%
    5 ( 0.86%)  mozilla              2  0.92%
    5 ( 0.86%)  noaa                 1  0.46%
    4 ( 0.69%)  knode                3  1.38%
    4 ( 0.69%)  tin                  1  0.46%
    3 ( 0.52%)  pan                  2  0.92%
    3 ( 0.52%)  turnpike             1  0.46%

20 different agents have been used (versions unaccounted).

DISCLAIMER
Please, take these stats with a grain of salt, quantity might not always
denote any quality; on Usenet a poster is better known by the content he
and, or she posts.

Have a lot ..., lots of fun!