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Re: OT: Newsgroup statistics howto?

From: Patrick Drechsler
Subject: Re: OT: Newsgroup statistics howto?
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2004 13:47:22 +0200
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Paul Johnson wrote on 06 Jul 2004 06:02:08 MET:

> This might be a little bit off-topic, however, I've been trying
> to find an easy way to get posting statistics for a newsgroup
> received via NNTP.  Basically, something like statnews or
> NGStatsistics but not on a local spool.  Is there a way?

Not shure if this is what you're looking for...:

;;; --- Statistics  --------------------------------------------------
;; Usage:
;; To use it, mark the region in the summary buffer you want
;; statistics for and execute `M-x stat'.
(defun stat (beg end)
  (interactive "r")
  (let (header from-list subject-list from subject (n 0) (chars 0))
      (goto-char beg)
      (while (< (point) end)
        (setq header (gnus-summary-article-header))
        (incf n)
        (incf chars (mail-header-chars header))
        (setq from (gnus-extract-address-components (mail-header-from header)))
        (setq from (or (car from) (cadr from)))
        (if (assoc from from-list)
            (incf (cdr (assoc from from-list)))
          (push (cons from 1) from-list))
        (setq subject (gnus-simplify-subject (mail-header-subject header)))
        (if (assoc subject subject-list)
            (incf (cdr (assoc subject subject-list)))
          (push (cons subject 1) subject-list))
    (setq from-list (sort from-list (lambda (a b) (> (cdr a) (cdr b)))))
    (setq subject-list (sort subject-list (lambda (a b) (> (cdr a) (cdr b)))))
    (switch-to-buffer-other-window (get-buffer-create "*stat*"))
    (insert (format "Total number of posts: %i\n" n))
    (insert (format "Average bytes/post: %f\n" (/ (float chars) n)))
    (insert (format "Total number of posters: %i\n" (length from-list)))
    (insert (format "Average posts/poster: %f\n\n" (stat-mean from-list)))
    (stat-top from-list 20)
    (insert (format "\nTotal number of subjects: %i\n" (length subject-list)))
    (insert (format "Average posts/subject: %f\n\n" (stat-mean subject-list)))  
    (stat-top subject-list 20)))

(defun stat-mean (alist)
  (let ((mean 0))
    (dolist (x alist)
      (incf mean (cdr x)))
    (/ (float mean) (length alist))))

(defun stat-top (alist &optional n)
  (dotimes (i (if (integerp n)
                  (min n (length alist))
                (length alist)))
    (insert (format "%4i %s\n" 
                    (cdr (nth i alist)) 
                    (car (nth i alist))))))


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          --R. Drabek

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