On Oct 14, 11:52 am, James Edward Gray II <ja... / grayproductions.net>
wrote:
> On Oct 13, 2007, at 11:40 PM, Brian Adkins wrote:
> > Do you have any stats for the percentage of mailing list posts that
> > don't make it to comp.lang.ruby?
>
> I just did a simple grep of the logs for a period of a little over
> the last month.  It looks like we average about eight rejected
> messages a day (for an "HTML post" reason).
>
> > Also, do you have stats for the percent of messages originating from
> > usenet vs. from the mailing list?
>
> Over the same time period, the gateway saw 1,071 posts from Usenet
> and 5,126 from the mailing list.

8 msgs/day * ~30 days / 5,126 is ~5%; that's a little higher than I
was hoping :( I'm also surprised by the mailing list : usenet ratio.