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Hynek Kobelka 2.Jun.03 04:17 AM a Web browser
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Hi,

I was just curious about the usage of the Notes forums here on Notes.net and therefore
I created some statistics and a ranking of users according to the number of their posts.


1) Overall statistic of posts by month through all the years since 1999 can be found here: http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllPostsByMonth.jpg
2) The same statistic but each year gets its own line is here: http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllPostsByMonthYear.jpg
3) The statistic for created posts during the first five months (January-May) of each year is here: http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/5MonthPostsByYear.jpg
4) All posts the weekday and hour of its posting can be found here: http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllPostsByWeekday.jpg (Central European Time)

Comments: These are the posts combined from the forums "Notes/Domino 4 and 5 Forum" and "Notes/Domino 6 Forum".
Every document ("Main topic","Response" or "ResponseToResponse") has been sorted into the proper month/year by its Created-Property.

My conclusions:
-We had a growing tendency of posts in the forums untill November 2002.
-During the last 6 months we had significantly fewer posts then the year before.
-In the 5th month of 2003 however there is again an improvement as it had nearly as many posts as the year before.

I for myself am not posting any reasons for this development nor making any evaluation, but before you do, please consider:
The development of posts to the discussions can not be easily compared to the amount of users using this product.

The values can be distorted by many factors like:
- the creation (and closing) of new discussion-forums (especially Beta-Discussions) as posts to them are not included
- during times when a new release comes out there is increased "traffic" of postings
or the new versions of Notes have so few bugs that users just dont have any problems to post :-)))


5) Here is a ranking of users by the number of their posts.

Ranking for all the years
Top 100 http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/Top100_AllYears.txt
Full ranking http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllUsers_AllYears.txt

Ranking for 1999
Top 100 http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/Top100_1999.txt
Full ranking http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllUsers_1999.txt

Ranking for 2000
Top 100 http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/Top100_2000.txt
Full ranking http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllUsers_2000.txt

Ranking for 2001
Top 100 http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/Top100_2001.txt
Full ranking http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllUsers_2001.txt

Ranking for 2002
Top 100 http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/Top100_2002.txt
Full ranking http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllUsers_2002.txt

Ranking for 2003
Top 100 http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/Top100_2003.txt
Full ranking http://www.pylonware.com/NotesNetStats/AllUsers_2003.txt

Comments: These are the posts combined from the forums "Notes/Domino 4 and 5 Forum" and "Notes/Domino 6 Forum".
The documents for the ranking have been sorted by the content of the field "From" and the Created-Property of each document.
(I hope that this shows the correct authors :-)).

Congratulations and a BIG thanks to all of you for your help and contribution. Keep up the good work !!!
Thats all.

Hynek

PS:
- This is not an official statistics and I am not working for IBM,Lotus or Iris.
- If anybody wants the numbers then just ask for them.(*.wk4 files)
- Please apologize any mistakes in my english.
- At last please remember that I may be wrong. In the numbers as well as the conclusions :-))






Notes.net - Statistics and ranking (Hynek Kobelka 2.Jun.03)
. . Good stuff - A real tribute to some... (Ben Langhinrich... 2.Jun.03)
. . Out of curiosity (Ben Langhinrich... 2.Jun.03)
. . . . RE: Out of curiosity (Hynek Kobelka 2.Jun.03)
. . . . . . RE: Out of curiosity (Andre Guirard 4.Jun.03)
. . . . . . . . *LOL. We could make one up. Once we... (Ben Langhinrich... 4.Jun.03)
. . . . . . *Thanks! eom> (Ben Langhinrich... 2.Jun.03)
. . . . Likelihood of recieving a response ... (Hynek Kobelka 9.Jun.03)
. . . . . . *Wow. Thanks! That is a better resp... (Ben Langhinrich... 9.Jun.03)





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