Nan:2009-12-20-result-comp-internet-net-happenings

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.internet.net-happenings will be removed
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 18:15:09 EST
Message-ID: <hgm4d5$b5o$1@news.albasani.net>


                                 RESULT
              comp.internet.net-happenings 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.internet.net-happenings.

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

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.internet.net-happenings	Announcements of network happenings. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.internet.net-happenings

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

CHARTER OF COMP.INTERNET.NET-HAPPENINGS

  The purpose of comp.internet.net-happenings is to distribute to the 
  community announcements of interest to network staffers and end users. 
  This includes conference announcements, call for papers, publications, 
  newsletters, network tools updates, and network resources.  Net-happenings 
  is currently a moderated, announcements-only mailing list which 
  gathers announcements from many Internet sources and concentrates 
  them onto one list.  Traffic is around 15-20 messages per day.  The
  mailing list net-happenings@is.internic.net will be bidirectionally 
  gatewayed with the newsgroup comp.internet.net-happenings.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

<comp-internet-net-happenings@moderators.isc.org>: host
    moderators.switch.ch[130.59.10.10] said: 550 Unrouteable address
    (in reply to RCPT TO command)

Host name is.internic.net does not exist.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.internet.net-happenings is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by RESULT as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 30 Aug 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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