December 2002 comp.lang.* stats

Skip Montanaro skip at
Sat Jan 25 14:41:47 CET 2003

    >> What you see below are pure and simple the number of unique posters
    >> to each comp.lang.whatever hierarchy in December 2002.

    Erik> So they're to the whole hierarchy?  Several of these groups have
    Erik> large hierarchies, some don't; some of those subgroups are
    Erik> moderated.

One might argue that more active discussion groups need more complex
hierarchies to properly group the messages.

Can you avoid the cross-post problem by simply counting unique message-ids?


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