comp.lang.tcl comp.lang.asm.x86 comp.lang.adaNumber of postings to comp.lang.* newsgroups.

The following is the number of postings (for all time) to the "top
twenty" groups in comp.lang.*. I don't believe there is any special
significance to this list, but believe it is as interesting as most
"top n" lists.

+------+-------+-----------------------------+
| rank | #posts| language in comp.lang.*     |
+------+-------+-----------------------------+  
    1.  133,135   comp.lang.c++
    2.  125,582   comp.lang.basic.visual.misc
    3.  105,277   comp.lang.c
    4.   73,312   comp.lang.pascal.delphi.misc
    5.   53,962   comp.lang.perl.misc
    6.   37,853   comp.lang.tcl
    7.   32,553   comp.lang.asm.x86
   8.   31,080   comp.lang.ada
    9.   31,055   comp.lang.pascal.delphi.databases
   10.   30,505   comp.lang.basic.visual.database
 +-----+--------+-----------------------------+
   11.   29,540   comp.lang.smalltalk
   12.   28,053   comp.lang.pascal.borland
   13.   25,400   comp.lang.basic.misc
   14.   24,925   comp.lang.clipper
   15.   22,224   comp.lang.fortran
   16.   20,590   comp.lang.javascript
   17.   19,770   comp.lang.java.programmer
   18.   18,968   comp.lang.postscript
   19.   18,089   comp.lang.basic.visual.3rdparty
   20.   14,074   comp.lang.cobol
 +-----+--------+-----------------------------+