Mangle

Statistics: October 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 October 16677
Number of custom word searches 713
Usable number of searches (minus custom word) 15964
Number of times the archive search was used 3977
Number of times the homepage search was used 9607
Total number of words used in searches 45683
Number of times safemode was used 257
Number of times the query failed 141
Number of times no URL was found 129
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 201
www.findarticles.com 112
news.bbc.co.uk 76
beaskund.helloyou.ws 76
english.pravda.ru 74
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov 66
www.ingenta.com 59
www.cnn.com 54
www.blackwell-synergy.com 41
www.tribuneindia.com 39
www.epinions.com 36
www.geocities.com 35
thomas.loc.gov 30
www.guardian.co.uk 28
www.smh.com.au 27
www.publications.parliament.uk 26
www.theage.com.au 25
encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com 24
www.epa.gov 23
portal.acm.org 23
news.com.com 23
www.wired.com 20
www.washingtonpost.com 20
www.usatoday.com 19
www.businessweek.com 19
wortschatz.uni-leipzig.de 19
www.pbs.org 18
www.forbes.com 18
biz.yahoo.com 18
www.dailytimes.com.pk 17
users.ev1.net 17
slate.msn.com 17
english.people.com.cn 17
www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov 16
www.microsoft.com 16
www.hindu.com 16
www.globalsecurity.org 16
www.sptimes.com 15
www.sciencedaily.com 15
www.jsonline.com 15
www.commondreams.org 15
www.bizjournals.com 15
www.thehindubusinessline.com 14
www.house.gov 14
www.fool.com 14
www.bbc.co.uk 14
seattlepi.nwsource.com 14
etd.lib.nsysu.edu.tw 14
www.usdoj.gov 13
www.taipeitimes.com 13
www.prweb.com 13
www.amazon.fr 13
members.aol.com 13
europa.eu.int 13
citeseer.ist.psu.edu 13
www.signonsandiego.com 12
www.scienceblog.com 12
www.post-gazette.com 12
www.netsys.com 12
www.infoworld.com 12
www.detnews.com 12
static.highbeam.com 12
www.theregister.co.uk 11
www.locusmag.com 11
www.iop.org 11
www.cdc.gov 11
www.britannica.com 11
www.abc.net.au 11
ideas.repec.org 11
content.karger.com 11
www.wsws.org 10
www.scotland.gov.uk 10
www.reviewjournal.com 10
www.hrw.org 10
www.freerepublic.com 10
www.fas.org 10
www.computerworld.com 10
www.boston.com 10
starbulletin.com 10
news.zdnet.com 10
www.the-scientist.com 9
www.space.com 9
www.sfgate.com 9
www.salon.com 9
www.internetnews.com 9
www.ibiblio.org 9
www.fao.org 9
www.enquirer.com 9
www.eiro.eurofound.eu.int 9
support.microsoft.com 9
newstrove.com 9
lists.debian.org 9
books.nap.edu 9
arxiv.org 9
www.w3.org 8
www.scielo.br 8
www.rediff.com 8
www.oecd.org 8
www.nytimes.com 8
www.nature.com 8
www.nap.edu 8
www.msnbc.msn.com 8
www.keepmedia.com 8
www.imdb.com 8
www.globalpolicy.org 8
www.gao.gov 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 5033
.org 1824
.edu 868
.uk 630
.net 501
.gov 330
.ca 280
.au 227
.us 198
.fr 81
.dk 63
.de 63
.jp 54
.nz 50
.tw 48
.se 48
.ie 47
.ru 44
.nl 44
.mil 43


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 5217
.htm 3542
Root URL 1537
.asp 1058
.php 727
.shtml 451
.cfm 396
.txt 121
.aspx 105
.stm 89
.jsp 88
.cgi 80
.fcgi 78
.pl 58
.pdf 46
.php3 37
.ps 32


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

Option: Country Number of times used
United States 240
Canada 187
France 178
United Kingdom 129
Taiwan 108
Denmark 82


'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 1445
French 225
Chinese 138
Portuguese 46

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