Nan:2009-12-20-result-comp-emulators-announce

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.emulators.announce will be removed
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 18:11:48 EST
Message-ID: <hgm4ck$b58$1@news.albasani.net>


                              RESULT
              comp.emulators.announce will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2009-12-13 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following this comment period, the Big-8
Management Board has decided by vote to remove moderated group
comp.emulators.announce.

Vote results (yes-no-abstain): 10-0-0

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.emulators.announce	Emulator news, FAQs, announcements. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.emulators.announce

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

CHARTER OF COMP.EMULATORS.ANNOUNCE

  This is a moderated group with announcements about emulators, emulator
  ftp sites, new emulator images, and emulator FAQs.  Emulator
  discussion seems to have a fairly high noise level, so this will be
  useful for important news and coordinating FAQs for newbies.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

<comp-emulators-announce@moderators.isc.org>: host
    moderators.individual.net[130.133.4.7] said: 550-Callout verification
    failed: 550-550-5.1.1 The email account that you tried to reach does not
    exist. Please 550-try 550-550-5.1.1 double-checking the recipient's email
    address for typos or 550-550-5.1.1 unnecessary spaces. Learn more at
    550-550 5.1.1 http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=6596 550
    21si3930726bwz.4 (in reply to RCPT TO command)

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.emulators.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 199:23 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 16 May 1994.

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-10-29	Probe post bounced
2009-11-01	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2009-11-15	1st RFD
2009-11-29	2nd RFD
2009-12-13	LCC
2009-12-20	RESULT
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