Mangle

Statistics: December 2004

A log is kept of the options and results for each random search. I wrote a small program to analyse everything based on the data from the past month.

Custom word searches were exluded from this analysis, as they would greatly influence the results.

General
TOTAL Number of searches through december 17062
Number of custom word searches 1197
Usable number of searches (minus custom word) 15865
Number of times the archive search was used 16227
Number of times the homepage search was used 6547
Total number of words used in searches 45798
Number of times safemode was used 531
Number of times the query failed 79
Number of times no URL was found 89
Number of words in the database 7111


Website URL hits
The root URL was counted for each site visited. For example, If a web site address 'www.news.com/paper/june/00232.html' was hit, only 'www.news.com' was counted.

Web site root URL Hits
www.amazon.com 168
www.findarticles.com 122
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov 70
news.bbc.co.uk 61
www.cnn.com 58
english.pravda.ru 55
www.tribuneindia.com 34
www.geocities.com 32
laluni.helloyou.ws 32
wortschatz.uni-leipzig.de 30
www.publications.parliament.uk 29
www.bizjournals.com 29
www.guardian.co.uk 28
news.com.com 28
biz.yahoo.com 28
www.washingtonpost.com 27
www.pbs.org 26
www.epinions.com 26
www.smh.com.au 25
www.epa.gov 24
thomas.loc.gov 24
www.usatoday.com 23
www.microsoft.com 23
www.sptimes.com 21
www.dailytimes.com.pk 21
www.w3.org 20
users.ev1.net 20
english.people.com.cn 20
publib.boulder.ibm.com 19
www.theage.com.au 17
www.commondreams.org 17
www.cbsnews.com 17
www.wired.com 16
www.reviewjournal.com 16
www.detnews.com 16
en.wikipedia.org 16
books.nap.edu 16
www.wsws.org 15
www.iop.org 15
www.globalsecurity.org 15
www.fas.org 15
seattlepi.nwsource.com 15
news.thomasnet.com 15
www.sciencedaily.com 14
www.prweb.com 14
www.nature.com 14
www.forbes.com 14
www.nap.edu 13
www.jsonline.com 13
www.imdb.com 13
www.freerepublic.com 13
slate.msn.com 13
www.un.org 12
www.sfgate.com 12
www.nrc.gov 12
www.latimes.com 12
www.house.gov 12
www.hindu.com 12
www.cisco.com 12
www.cdc.gov 12
www.blonnet.com 12
www.angelfire.com 12
lists.gnu.org 12
www.scoop.co.nz 11
www.scienceblog.com 11
www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov 11
www.infoworld.com 11
www.fool.com 11
www.fao.org 11
www.census.gov 11
www.britannica.com 11
newsfromrussia.com 11
citeseer.ist.psu.edu 11
arxiv.org 11
www.taipeitimes.com 10
www.samizdata.net 10
www.msnbc.msn.com 10
strategis.ic.gc.ca 10
static.highbeam.com 10
lists.debian.org 10
europa.eu.int 10
edition.cnn.com 10
asia.news.yahoo.com 10
www.theregister.co.uk 9
www.reliefweb.int 9
www.nwfusion.com 9
www.nps.gov 9
www.locusmag.com 9
www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk 9
www.japantoday.com 9
www.hri.org 9
www.csmonitor.com 9
www.canoe.ca 9
www.boston.com 9
www.bbc.co.uk 9
www.abc.net.au 9
portal.acm.org 9
patdb.ffii.org 9
link.aps.org 9
arjournals.annualreviews.org 9
ao.osa.org 9
www.zmag.org 8
www.usdoj.gov 8
www.thehindubusinessline.com 8
www.sec.gov 8
www.searchspaniel.com 8
www.scielo.br 8

** Note that the site wortschatz.uni-leipzig.de contains a 10000+ word list of the english language, and so this page is generally found if an odd combination of rarely used words are used in the search.


Top-level domain hits
The top-level domains (.com, .edu, .org, etc) in the web URLs were counted. The top few never seem to change.

Top-level Domain Hits
.com 5157
.org 1895
.edu 877
.uk 541
.net 477
.gov 334
.ca 269
.au 223
.us 191
.de 114
.nz 111
.nl 55
.jp 45
.za 41
.mil 41
.ru 37
.ch 37
.ie 35
.fr 33
.sk 32


Domain File Extension Names
The filetypes that were used in the URL were counted. The order doesn't change from month to month, however I expect to see a slight shift over a longer time period.

File Extension Hits
.html 5226
.htm 3461
Root URL 1708
.asp 1072
.php 724
.shtml 485
.cfm 391
.txt 137
.aspx 117
.jsp 96
.fcgi 79
.stm 70
.cgi 63
.pl 58
.ps 43
.php3 38
.jhtml 38
.xml 25


'Country' options used:
The number of times the search was restricted to specific countries.

Option: Country Number of times used
United States 724
Canada 119
New Zealand 112
United Kingdom 72
Germany 64
Slovakia 61


'Language' options used:
The number of times the search was restricted to specific languages If you want English pages, there really is no need to select English when you are using Mangle since the majority of the pages on the internet are in English, and you are using and English database of words.

Option: Language Number of times used
English 1785
German 87
Slovak 61

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