List stats redone

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Feb 12 21:51:45 UTC 2008

On 12/02/2008, Thomas Cameron <thomas.cameron at> wrote:
> Someone used to do list stats every month.  I found it more interesting
>  than really "useful."  I missed it, asked about it, and Rahul suggested
>  I do it.  Just trying to do something which people might appreciate.
>  It's not really anything that will change the list or how it works, I
>  just thought it might be fun.
>  And it was a good excuse to brush the cobwebs off of my scripting
>  skills.  There were a lot of cobwebs.  :-(

The PHP-general and some other lists that I subscribe to do this. It
seems popular, and makes for a nice, recurring OT topic once per
period. With the volume this list gets, I don't see this being a

Dotan Cohen

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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