Nan:2008-12-21-news.admin.peering-result

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups
Subject: RESULT: news.admin.peering will be created
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2008 17:39:56 EST
Message-ID: <ofCdndN8-7daWdPUnZ2dnUVZ_rmdnZ2d@supernews.com>


                          RESULT
                    news.admin.peering
                    
The Last Call for Comments on December 13, 2008, initiated a five-day period
for final comments.  Following this comment period, the Big-8 Management
Board has voted to create the newsgroup news.admin.peering.  The vote
was 6 in favor and 1 against.

This group will be created on December 22, 2008.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:
news.admin.peering	Article flow, server peering requests, & offers.

CHARTER:

News.admin.peering is an unmoderated group where news server
administrators may request or offer peering with other news servers.
Queries regarding connectivity problems and server closing
announcements are also permitted.  Discussions on how to best pick
peers (at random or via some plan) is also on-topic.  Discussions
regarding hierarchy propagation may be permitted (however, also see
"news.admin.hierarchies").

Issues regarding spam or network abuse are better posted to the
"news.admin.net-abuse.*" groups.

Posters are expected to abide by normal Usenet standards of decorum,
and to ignore articles intended to disrupt the group.  The usual
suspects are prohibited (spam, binaries, direct advertising, etc.).


DISTRIBUTION:

This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups
  news.groups.proposals
  news.software.nntp
  news.admin.misc
  alt.usenet.peering  

PROPONENT:

D. Stussy, replies@newsgroups.kd6lvw.ampr.org


CHANGE HISTORY:

2008-12-02     1st RFD (informal)
2008-12-10     2nd RFD
2008-12-13     Last Call for Comments

-- 
Kathy Morgan and Martin Moleski, co-chairs of the Big 8 Management Board
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