Mangle

Statistics: September 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 September 15815
Number of custom word searches 818
Usable number of searches (minus custom word) 16633
Number of times the archive search was used 1743
Number of times the homepage search was used 4259
Total number of words used in searches 46344
Number of times safemode was used 377
Number of times the query failed 101
Number of times no URL was found 131
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 132
www.findarticles.com 129
beaskund.helloyou.ws 91
www.ingenta.com 67
news.bbc.co.uk 65
www.cnn.com 61
english.pravda.ru 60
wortschatz.uni-leipzig.de 57
www.geocities.com 49
www.blackwell-synergy.com 43
www.guardian.co.uk 38
www.epinions.com 34
www.epa.gov 32
news.com.com 29
encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com 28
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov 27
thomas.loc.gov 26
portal.acm.org 24
www.sptimes.com 22
www.wsws.org 21
www.publications.parliament.uk 21
www.washingtonpost.com 20
www.tribuneindia.com 20
www.wired.com 19
www.sfgate.com 19
caselaw.lp.findlaw.com 19
biz.yahoo.com 19
www.pbs.org 17
www.forbes.com 17
www.cisco.com 17
www.abc.net.au 17
citeseer.ist.psu.edu 17
www.house.gov 16
www.fas.org 16
www.dailytimes.com.pk 16
members.aol.com 16
www.theage.com.au 15
www.smh.com.au 15
www.bbc.co.uk 15
www.reliefweb.int 14
www.prweb.com 14
www.globalsecurity.org 14
www.detnews.com 14
europa.eu.int 14
www.w3.org 13
www.jsonline.com 13
www.chron.com 13
www.cdc.gov 13
www.cbsnews.com 13
www.blonnet.com 13
www.bizjournals.com 13
www.bioone.org 13
www.angelfire.com 13
publib.boulder.ibm.com 13
english.people.com.cn 13
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk 12
www.infoworld.com 12
seattlepi.nwsource.com 12
newsfromrussia.com 12
msnbc.msn.com 12
www.sec.gov 11
www.nap.edu 11
www.mindfully.org 11
www.microsoft.com 11
www.ibiblio.org 11
www.csmonitor.com 11
www.commondreams.org 11
www.boston.com 11
www.azcentral.com 11
link.aip.org 11
www.zmag.org 10
www.usdoj.gov 10
www.suite101.com 10
www.rootsweb.com 10
www.prospect.org 10
www.iop.org 10
www.hrw.org 10
web.mit.edu 10
users.ev1.net 10
news.scotsman.com 10
content.karger.com 10
caselaw.findlaw.com 10
books.nap.edu 10
www.usatoday.com 9
www.un.org 9
www.signonsandiego.com 9
www.newsmax.com 9
www.fool.com 9
www.ecommercetimes.com 9
slate.msn.com 9
ideas.repec.org 9
citebase.eprints.org 9
arxiv.org 9
www.thehindubusinessline.com 8
www.sciencemag.org 8
www.sciencedirect.com 8
www.scienceblog.com 8
www.scielo.br 8
www.reviewjournal.com 8
www.rediff.com 8
www.post-gazette.com 8
www.locusmag.com 8
www.imdb.com 8
www.iht.com 8
www.hri.org 8
www.freerepublic.com 8
www.eweek.com 8
www.computerworld.com 8
www.cannabisnews.com 8
www.businessweek.com 8
www.ama-assn.org 8
weekly.ahram.org.eg 8
shop.store.yahoo.com 8
news.managingautomation.com 8
members.tripod.com 8
home.earthlink.net 8
archives.tcm.ie 8
archives.econ.utah.edu 8
www.whitehouse.gov 7
www.townhall.com 7
www.theregister.co.uk 7

** 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 5171
.org 1815
.edu 848
.uk 581
.net 483
.gov 343
.ca 290
.au 258
.us 177
.de 101
.it 86
.nz 76
.jp 56
.fr 51
.mil 50
.za 40
.nl 34
.se 31
.ie 31
.cn 28


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 5428
.htm 3621
Root URL 1347
.asp 1012
.php 696
.shtml 498
.cfm 383
.txt 159
.aspx 101
.jsp 81
.cgi 80
.stm 72
.pl 72
.fcgi 34
.ps 33
.php3 33
.xml 32


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

Option: Country Number of times used
USA 286
Canada 193
United Kingdom 117
France 99
Italy 94
Australia 56
Brazil 49


'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 835
Italian 86
French 68
Portuguese 64
German 50

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