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Individual JOs Statistics

Q1) Want to know how many topics Joel has posted on this board? (29)

Q2) How many words has Stephen Jones use in his comments? (146,422)

Q3) How many comments has Philo made? (1,043)

For answers to all these questions and much much more see the new individual Joel On Software Statistics.
http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_DNA.html

A1) 29
http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_CommentsFor_2772.html

A2) 146,422
http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_CommentsFor_5911.html

A3) 1,046
http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_CommentsFor_7514.html

Chris McEvoy
Friday, August 22, 2003

Mmmmmmmmm.....statistics

Someday I want to be just like Philo :)

shiggins
Friday, August 22, 2003

Also can anyone help me with an annoying 'feature' of this forum:

So how was the JOS Oslo dinner?
http://discuss.fogcreek.com/joelonsoftware/default.asp?cmd=show&ixPost=64256

Has 2 posted replies, whilst the number in brackets is (5).
Is this because items have been deleted and the number in brackets has not been recalculated?

I have coded around this 'feature', but it offends my sensibilities.

Chris McEvoy
Friday, August 22, 2003

Yes, this feature is because items have been deleted.  There was a discussion about this recently, FWIW.

Apparently, the number of posts to the thread is not updated because that number is used in the URL to mark when a thread has been updated.

The Pedant, Brent P. Newhall
Friday, August 22, 2003

There is a guy here that likes to post really, really long posts. In just 384 posts he managed to use 172,403 words. That's about 449 words per post. Four posts of this guy could make a full length article at any magazine :-)

(His posts are worth read, thought)

Leonardo Herrera
Friday, August 22, 2003

I'm devastated that I didn't make the top 50. I'll have to post more.

Zahid
Friday, August 22, 2003

I mean, it just makes me sick inside.

Zahid
Friday, August 22, 2003

One has to hope, in position #12, that none of my co-workers ever find out about this stats site. ;)

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Friday, August 22, 2003

I'm glad that I barely make an appearence in the stats.

I really wonder how some of you folk get work done. ;)

Flamebait Sr.
Friday, August 22, 2003

There are lies, damn lies and statistics.

Amour Tan
Friday, August 22, 2003

>"I really wonder how some of you folk get work done. ;)"

Some of us actually have computers at home!

T. Norman
Saturday, August 23, 2003

I seem to have fallen to fifth place, overtaken by such Johnny Come Latelies as Philo, however, I have left Ged Byrne in the dust so he must be working harder than I at the moment.

Being slightly ahead of the 'no name' party I've yet to come to a conclusion about, as to whether that's a good or a bad thing.

Simon Lucy
Saturday, August 23, 2003

Zahid
http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_CommentsFor_9046.html

flamebait sr.
http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_CommentsFor_7369.html

Amour Tan
http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_CommentsFor_4319.html

Would anyone like to see an "A to Z" of all topics posted?
It would be along the lines of this:
http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/ww/WW_AtoZ_Title_A.html

Chris McEvoy
Saturday, August 23, 2003

a healthy 8th position in almost 2 years time, ...now if I could only put this on my resume:-)

Prakash S
Saturday, August 23, 2003

nice job Chris, yeah I would like to see an A-Z posting of topics.

Prakash S
Saturday, August 23, 2003

Brad, you are the boss... why do you care ?

Damian
Saturday, August 23, 2003

For anyone who cares (and just to defend myself) - I work at home, don't play games, and for some reason I'm not on any mailing lists at the moment. So this is where I hang out to take a break.

I still spend too much time here, tho.

Philo

Philo
Saturday, August 23, 2003

Chris, neat feature. I always maintained Albert should be at the top. Can you tell us where the links are to find each person's individual stats?

Stephen Jones
Saturday, August 23, 2003

Stephen,

at the moment I have only generated individual stats for the 'top 50' posters. http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_DNA.html Although I can create pages for others on demand. http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_CommentsFor_7369.html

I will look at creating individual pages for a lot more people as well as creating a chart that can be sorted by Number Of Comments, Number Of Words and Number of Topics Posted. That should redress the balance for people who post more substantial replies.

This should take me about a week to complete and I would be gratefult for any other suggestions on how to improve these individual pages.

Chris McEvoy
Sunday, August 24, 2003

"Brad, you are the boss... why do you care ?"

I have a boss and peers. What made you think I was the head honcho?

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Sunday, August 24, 2003

A comment like :

"I added co-founder to my title"

Damian
Sunday, August 24, 2003

Ah, yes. Co-founder. Along with 3 others, one of whom is my boss (CEO), one of whom is my peer (VP Sales), and one of whom is my flock (senior software engineer).

Just because you help people start something new, doesn't mean you get to do whatever you want. :-D

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Sunday, August 24, 2003

Seems I've dropped to the #3 poster position. I'm just a converse now in a Nike / Reebok world.

www.marktaw.com
Monday, August 25, 2003

Maybe this is like the Dilbert cartoon where the PHB makes the announcement "All non-essential personnel may leave early today.", and then watches out the window with binoculars and says "This will be the easiest set of layoffs ever".

Rob VH
Monday, August 25, 2003

It would be so much fairer if the "ranking" was based on wordcount than on number of comments. ;-)

Just me (Sir to you)
Monday, August 25, 2003

I meant the default ranking , of course.

Hey, it is also fun to see what Google ads hooks up to your JOS persona.

Just me (Sir to you)
Monday, August 25, 2003

That would be interesting... what word do I use the most. Would I be the only one to use the word "supercalafragilisticexpialadocious" because of this post? How many times has Philo said "40 hours a week".

We could take bets on it ;).

www.marktaw.com
Monday, August 25, 2003

What I am interested in is which topics generated the the most responses - both in # of words and number of posts.

pdq
Monday, August 25, 2003

See http://www.usabilitymustdie.com/jos/WW_Top_Commented.html for the most commented on items (number of posts only)

Just me (Sir to you)
Monday, August 25, 2003

God, how depressing - "H1B" and "politics" each scored twice as many hits as "sex"

Not surprising, I guess...

[g,d,r]

Philo

Philo
Monday, August 25, 2003

Chris, how does the stats work ? Do you have something on that ? on the nitty gritty details ?

Sunish
Monday, August 25, 2003

The stats are wrong. If Linux is used proper I would have most posts

akira
Monday, August 25, 2003

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