Who are we?
starback at Minsk.DoCS.UU.SE
Fri Nov 26 05:01:23 CET 1993
me> Should I post some member statistics once in a while,
me> like the number of subscribers and how they are distributed
me> geographically once in a while
Harry> I agree.
me> (or even the whole list of subscribers?)
Harry> I think that would make a very long and mostly boring
Harry> message... But maybe you can send it when the *100th* member
Harry> arrives? BTW: Will we have a party celebrating that?
That may happen many times, as the membership sort of fluctuates. (So
we can have lots of parties!)
Anyway, here is finally the list membership summary:
Currently the list has 88 subscribers, with the following domain
distribution: (I list all top domains, and all subdomains with more
than one member.)
edu = USA, educational 24 (Boston University 2, jhuapl 2)
com = USA, commercial 14 (GE 3, AOL 2, Compuserve 2, Ingr 2)
gov = USA, government 3
mil = USA, military 1
USA, total: 42
ca = Canada 2
br = Brazil 1
cl = Chile 1
se = Sweden 17 (UU 5, Ericsson 3, LiU 2)
no = Norway 8 (UiO 2, UniT 2)
nl = Netherlands 4
fi = Finland 3 (UTa 2)
de = Germany 2
dk = Denmark 2
it = Italy 2
be = Belgium 1
es = Spain 1
Europe, total: 40
org = organizations 2
One of the Norwegian subscribers is an automatic address that puts the
messages in a local "Usenet Newsgroup" where several people can read it.
I have no idea how many readers that group have.
67 of the list members get the messages one and one, and 21 read the
When I said there are no UK subscribers, Mark wrote:
Mark> [...] but the one that you quoted me from was me replying to
Mark> someone with a UK email address who had sent out a unix question
Mark> to the disney-comics mailing list! So I assumed that he was a
Mark> subscriber to it as well...
Oops! That's one of the former subscribers I've deleted because mail
to him just bounced all the time. I try to get back to such addresses
after some time to see if their addresses seem to work again, but
lately I guess I haven't done such a good job about that. I guess
it's time to go through all those lost addresses again.
Apropos "who are we". What happened to you anthropology work on
Disney comics fans, David?
Per Starback, Uppsala, Sweden. email: starback at student.docs.uu.se
"Life is but a gamble! Let flipism chart your ramble!"
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