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Here are a few stats that I computed from the lists.gnu.org server archives.
I concatenated the archives into one single mbox file, then I used a small utility called gnus-stat.el.
Total number of posts: 30810 Average bytes/post: -1.000000 Total number of posters: 1402 Average posts/poster: 21.975749
|474||Eric S Fraga|
Total number of subjects: 10085 Average posts/subject: 3.055032
|71||[Orgmode] Re: Sourceforge community award|
|56||[Orgmode] Re: [ANN] Org-babel integrated into Org-mode|
|51||[Orgmode] Re: Behavior of Gnus when called from an hyperlink|
|46||[Orgmode] Re: IMPORTANT: (possibly) incompatible Change|
|45||[Orgmode] depending TODOs, scheduling following TODOs automatically|
|43||[Orgmode] Beamer support in Org-mode|
|39||[Orgmode] Re: keys and command name info|
|38||[Orgmode] POLL: the 40 variables project|
|35||[Orgmode] Re: Org now fontifies code blocks|
|34||[Orgmode] Re: New beamer support|
|33||[Orgmode] Re: POLL: Change of keys to move agenda through time|
|33||[Orgmode] Re: org-mode on sloooow computer|
|32||[Orgmode] iPhone ----> org-mode|
|30||[Orgmode] Re: Support (or not) for Emacs 21, and XEmacs|
|30||[Orgmode] Re: DocBook exporter for Org-mode|
|29||[Orgmode] Poll: Who is using these commands|
|29||[Orgmode] Re: log on state change|
|28||[Orgmode] Re: contact management in org-mode?|
|28||[Orgmode] property searches for #+CATEGORY|
|28||[Orgmode] XHTML export - etc.|