Nan:2009-12-20-result-comp-lang-visual

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.lang.visual will be removed
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 18:19:17 EST
Message-ID: <hgm4dl$b67$1@news.albasani.net>


                           RESULT
              comp.lang.visual 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.lang.visual.

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

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.lang.visual	General discussion of visual programming languages. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.lang.visual

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

CHARTER OF COMP.LANG.VISUAL

    A forum for general discussion of visual programming languages.  A
working definition of visual programming languages is posted in the
regular comp.lang.visual FAQ.  Non-visual aspects of the Visual Basic and
Visual C++ environments, products of Microsoft, Inc., are not legal
discussion topics for comp.lang.visual.
    This is a moderation of the existing group comp.lang.visual.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

<comp-lang-visual@moderators.isc.org>: host
    moderators.individual.net[130.133.4.7] said: 550 all relevant MX records
    point to non-existent hosts (in reply to RCPT TO command)

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.lang.visual is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 359:24 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 14 Dec 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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