Answer to: "How many readers rec.kites has?"

Answer to: "How many readers rec.kites has?"

Post by Simo Salan » Fri, 09 Apr 1993 02:43:37

Would you believe rec.kites had

          11000 READERS!

in March. That's an estimate, but still, I am amazed!

The following (edited) report gives the answer
to this question you allways wanted to ask but
never did.

Smooth Winds to all 11000 kiters over there!
Simo Salanne

From news.lists Wed Apr  7 17:15:34 1993

Newsgroups: news.lists
Subject: USENET Readership report for Mar 93

This is just a piece of data from the USENET readership report for Mar 93.
Explanations of the figures are in a companion posting.

        +-- Estimated total number of people who read the group, worldwide.
        |     +-- Actual number of readers in sampled population
        |     |     +-- Propagation: how many sites receive this group at all
        |     |     |      +-- Recent traffic (messages per month)
        |     |     |      |      +-- Recent traffic (kilobytes per month)
        |     |     |      |      |      +-- Crossposting percentage
        |     |     |      |      |      |    +-- Cost ratio: $US/month/rdr
        |     |     |      |      |      |    |      +-- Share: % of newsrders
        |     |     |      |      |      |    |      |   who read this group.
        V     V     V      V      V      V    V      V
   1 280000  6721   91%    12   170.2   100%  0.00  12.9%  news.announce.newusers
   2 250000  5981   83%  2418  2922.0    25%  0.02  11.4%  misc.forsale
   3 240000  5841   85%  1348  2663.8    21%  0.02  11.2%  misc.jobs.offered
   4 220000  5188   87%     4   203.3   100%  0.00   9.9%  news.answers
   5 180000  4335   67%  1492  4118.0    18%  0.03   8.3%  alt.sex
   6 160000  3882   82%    81   139.6     0%  0.00   7.4%  rec.humor.funny
   7 150000  3638   73%    88  1407.8     4%  0.01   7.0%  rec.arts.***a
   8 130000  3223   90%  1147  2237.4    24%  0.03   6.2%  news.groups
   9 130000  3209   81%  1744  5079.8     9%  0.06   6.1%  rec.humor
  10 130000  3040   90%    96   858.3   100%  0.01   5.8%  news.announce.newgroups
...
1334  11000   258   65%   334   751.1     0%  0.08   0.5%  rec.kites
...