Nan:2010-01-17-RESULT-comp-unix-bsd-netbsd-announce

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.unix.bsd.netbsd.announce will be removed
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 09:59:34 EST
Message-ID: <hiv6ug$g1u$1@news.albasani.net>


                                 RESULT
              comp.unix.bsd.netbsd.announce will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2010-01-09 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.unix.bsd.netbsd.announce.

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

RATIONALE:

Chris Demetriou replied to a probe post and took the issue to the board
of the NetBSD Foundation. Matthias Scheler, on behalf of the board of
directors, says that they are no longer using the group and suggests
that it is removed.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.unix.bsd.netbsd.announce	Announcements pertaining to NetBSD. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.unix.bsd.netbsd.announce

CHARTER OF COMP.UNIX.BSD.NETBSD.ANNOUNCE

        Moderated by Chris Demetriou <cgd@alpha.bostic.com>.

        This newsgroup is for announcements relating to the NetBSD
        operating system. Things appropriate for the .announce group
        would include announcements of new versions of NetBSD,
        announcements of major software releases (both commercial and
        freely redistributable) for NetBSD (e.g. new version of X11 for
        NetBSD), announcements of fixes for major bugs, and the like.
        FAQs relating to NetBSD should also be cross-posted to this group.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.unix.bsd.netbsd.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote
for creation by 332:70 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 22 Feb 1995.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-10-29	Probe post
2009-11-10	Matthias Scheler declares that the group is unused
2009-11-29	Moderator Vacancy Announcement
2009-12-13	1st RFD
2009-12-27	2nd RFD
2010-01-09	LCC
2010-01-17	RESULT
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