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Random http-wg statistics

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 1997 18:57:56 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199703311657.SAA09552@wsooti08.win.tue.nl>
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Cc: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>

I made these statistics for fun when I was tired of reading internet
drafts.  I'm posting them because they provide some background info
for discussing the `WG status' in Memphis.

* http-wg mailing list traffic from Jan 4 to Mar 28:

  683 messages
  ~110 different message authors
  35% of all messages are about cookies

 Top 10 subjects:

  count
   68	Subject: Unverifiable Transactions / Cookie draft
   37	Subject: How to add new "protocols" ?
   23	Subject: Issues with the cookie draft
   21	Subject: new cookie draft
   19	Subject: Comments on the new cookie draft

   17	Subject: errata for cookie spec
   16	Subject: Comments on draft-ietf-http-negotiation-00.txt
   14	Subject: RFC2109 addition...
   14	Subject: Content encoding problem... 
   14	Subject: A broken browser

 Mailing list traffic size:
  1.6 Mb text if headers are removed
  1.0 Mb text if headers and quoted lines are removed

* compare: www-talk mailing list traffic from Jan 4 to Mar 28:

  169 messages
  0.3 Mb text if headers are removed
  0.2 Mb text if headers and quoted lines are removed

* http-wg RFCs: 

  4 documents
  0.57 Mb text
  244 (60-line) pages

* http-wg Memphis internet drafts

  12 documents 
  0.42 Mb text
  188 (60-line) pages


Koen.
Received on Monday, 31 March 1997 08:59:45 EST

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