Top 10 posters to comp.lang.c 
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 Top 10 posters to comp.lang.c

Top 10 posters for the 10 day period ending Friday February 19, 1999.

posts kbytes  name                         address










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432    847.5  Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
  358 posters
  1125 articles
  2146.3 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
  2.79% of the posters
  38.40% of the articles
  39.49% of the bytes

Averages:
  3.14 articles / poster
  1.91 kbytes / article
  6.00 kbytes / poster

216 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 602 articles altogether.



Fri, 10 Aug 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 posters to comp.lang.c
Top 10 subjects for the 10 day period ending Friday February 19, 1999.

posts kbytes   subject
 26    51.58   Question on style                                              
 24    49.19   enum - results undefined                                        
 23    40.41   prime numbers                                                  
 17    27.46   redirecting stdin/ stdout to use files                          
 16    26.97   NEWBIE QUESTION                                                
 14    24.17   fgets() EOF trouble                                            
 14    23.49   HELP: C code beautifier                                        
 12    43.95   strtok()- what does "stored elsewhere" mean?                    
 12    41.57   Link list problem!!                                            
 12    23.83   Why does C/C++ use const & static so many times?                

1125 articles on 282 subjects
  924 were followups (82.13%)
  226 were crossposts (20.09%)

2146.3 kbytes total
  headers:        848.5kb  39.53%
  quoted text:    464.3kb  21.63%
  original text:  726.3kb  33.84%
  signatures:     107.2kb   5.00%

Averages:
  3.99 articles / subject
  1.91 kbytes / article
  7.61 kbytes / subject



Fri, 10 Aug 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 posters to comp.lang.c
: Top 10 subjects for the 10 day period ending Friday February 19, 1999.

: posts kbytes   subject
:  26    51.58   Question on style
:  24    49.19   enum - results undefined
:  23    40.41   prime numbers
:  17    27.46   redirecting stdin/ stdout to use files
:  16    26.97   NEWBIE QUESTION
:  14    24.17   fgets() EOF trouble
:  14    23.49   HELP: C code beautifier
:  12    43.95   strtok()- what does "stored elsewhere" mean?
:  12    41.57   Link list problem!!
:  12    23.83   Why does C/C++ use const & static so many times?

: 1125 articles on 282 subjects
:   924 were followups (82.13%)
:   226 were crossposts (20.09%)

: 2146.3 kbytes total
:   headers:        848.5kb  39.53%
:   quoted text:    464.3kb  21.63%
:   original text:  726.3kb  33.84%
:   signatures:     107.2kb   5.00%

: Averages:
:   3.99 articles / subject
:   1.91 kbytes / article
:   7.61 kbytes / subject

Thanks for the stats: from the followups it looks as if most questions
get answered one way or the other, but the level of cross-posting seems
a bit high.  I suppose it's mostly with comp.lang.c++; do you have any
stats on 'common groups for cross-posting'?

Will



Sat, 11 Aug 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 posters to comp.lang.c
Top 10 posters for the 7 day period ending Friday February 26, 1999.

posts kbytes  name                         address










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464    885.6  Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
  440 posters
  1446 articles
  2882.5 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
  2.27% of the posters
  32.09% of the articles
  30.72% of the bytes

Averages:
  3.29 articles / poster
  1.99 kbytes / article
  6.55 kbytes / poster

344 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 936 articles altogether.



Fri, 17 Aug 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 posters to comp.lang.c
Top 10 subjects for the 7 day period ending Friday February 26, 1999.

posts kbytes   subject
 32    71.89   a++ or ++a (what is more efficient?)                            
 27    47.51   newby help                                                      
 24    35.02   beginner                                                        
 19    37.59   Unlearning 'C for Dummies' (for dos)                            
 18    34.84   Why use pointers?                                              
 14    34.44   reading from a file to a binary tree, crashing towards the end.
 14    26.46   Little to big                                                  
 13    32.20   ...and what if malloc() fails?                                  
 13    26.72   which is faster? pointer or array?                              
 13    22.41   What is this thing? -> (the arrow)                              

1446 articles on 328 subjects
  1202 were followups (83.13%)
  287 were crossposts (19.85%)

2882.5 kbytes total
  headers:       1100.6kb  38.18%
  quoted text:    571.5kb  19.83%
  original text:  995.4kb  34.53%
  signatures:     214.9kb   7.46%

Averages:
  4.41 articles / subject
  1.99 kbytes / article
  8.79 kbytes / subject



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