What is the average comments length on Stack Overflow?
I'm working on my Thesis about Short Message Topic Detection (on Twitter, to be more specific) and I would like to know that for research purposes.
To get the precise value, one should use floating-point arithmetic. The query is:
This gives 145.98293005330171, or very close to 146. Beware of integer division when your result is not an integer!
Interesting features in the graph of the distribution include: