Nan:2007-04-04-comp.sys.net-computer.announce-result

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From: The Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.sys.net-computer.announce will be removed
Newsgroups: comp.sys.net-computer.announce, comp.sys.net-computer.misc,
 comp.sys.net-computer.advocacy, news.announce.newgroups,
 news.groups.proposals
Followup-To: news.groups.proposals
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2007 09:42:00 -0500
Organization: http://www.big-8.org/

                                 RESULT
             comp.sys.net-computer.announce will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 28 Mar 2007 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following the comment period, the Big-8
Management Board has decided by consensus to remove the newsgroup
comp.sys.net-computer.announce.

This group will be removed on 09 Apr 2007.


RATIONALE: remove comp.sys.net-computer.announce

The last approved message was in June 1999.  During its roughly 2
years of activity, the group had a total of less than 20 articles.
Announcements of interest to the Network Computer community may be
made in the unmoderated group comp.sys.net-computer.misc which has
very low traffic.


HISTORY: 

The newsgroup comp.sys.net-computer.announce was created in June 1997
as part of a 3-group hierarchy including comp.sys.net-computer.*
(CSNC) hierarchy including CSNC.advocacy, CSNC.announce, and
CSNC.misc.

During its roughly 2 years of activity, less than 20 articles were
approved, and in about 1/2 the months no articles were approved.  The
last approval occured in June 1999.


DISTRIBUTION:

This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups
  news.groups.proposals
  comp.sys.net-computer.announce
  comp.sys.net-computer.advocacy
  comp.sys.net-computer.misc


PROPONENT: 

Jim Riley <jimrtex@pipeline.com>


CHANGE HISTORY: 

2007-03-15     1st RFD
2007-03-28     2nd RFD/LCC
2007-04-04     Results (passes)
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