Mangle

Statistics: July 2003

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.

General
Number of searches through July 17512
Number of times the archive search was used 351
Total number of words used in searches 48865
Number of times safemode was used 1542
Number of times Frames was used 14655
Number of times the query failed 491
Number of times no URL was found 112
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.geocities.com 122
www.amazon.com 119
english.pravda.ru 116
www.netnews.org 108
wortschatz.uni-leipzig.de 88
news.bbc.co.uk 57
www.cnn.com 45
psychoflubber.com 45
beaskund.helloyou.ws 37
www.epa.gov 36
www.guardian.co.uk 32
members.aol.com 31
www.pbs.org 30
www.nap.edu 29
www.microsoft.com 27
www.angelfire.com 27
citeseer.nj.nec.com 27
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk 25
www.nature.com 24
groups.yahoo.com 24
www.cdc.gov 23
news.com.com 23
biz.yahoo.com 23
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov 22
www.bizjournals.com 21
www.w3.org 19
www.epinions.com 18
www.house.gov 16
www.fas.org 16
www.cisco.com 16
enquirer.com 16
Other Notables:
www.tribuneindia.com 15
www.businessweek.com 15
members.tripod.com 15
abcnews.go.com 15
www.wired.com 14
www.washingtonpost.com 14
www.bbc.co.uk 14
www.theage.com.au 13
www.usatoday.com 12
www.stanford.edu 12
www.msnbc.com 12
www.law.emory.edu 12
espn.go.com 11
home.earthlink.net 10
www.time.com 8
www.space.com 7
www.apple.com 7
msdn.microsoft.com 7
www.whitehouse.gov 6
www.theregister.co.uk 6

** 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 5779
.org 2007
.edu 998
.uk 793
.net 553
.gov 352
.au 241
.ca 237
.us 223
.de 123
.jp 65
.mil 59
.it 41
.se 40
.nl 40
.za 37
.ru 37
.dk 37
.nz 36
.fi 35


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 6334
.htm 4332
Root URL 2556
.asp 910
.shtml 491
.php 344
.cfm 289
.txt 112
.stm 48
.jsp 45
.php3 43
.cgi 26


Word Frequencies
Although there is an equal probability of any word being picked out of the 7111 words in the database, some words came up more often than others. These are the words that were most often picked.

Words used 26 times: cache
Words used 21 times: branch, circles, evaluated
Words used 20 times: governing, imaging, offensive, proliferation, serving, supporter
Words used 19 times: completion, idle, known, removable, replaces, roughly, taste
Words used 18 times: too many !
Only 25 words were never used.


Frequency of option 'Number of words'
Number of times 1 word was used in search 2221 12.7%
Number of times 2 words were used in search 1454 8.3%
Number of times 3 words were used in search (default) 12608 72.0%
Number of times 4 words were used in search 233 1.3%
Number of times 5 words were used in search 996 5.7%


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

Option: Country Number of times used
United States 1356
United Kingdom 377
Canada 85
Germany 75
Great Britain 64
Denmark 30


'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 2820
Italian 29
French 21
Swedish 19
Spanish 14

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