Nan:2010-02-22-rfd-comp.lang.tcl.announce

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RFD: comp.lang.tcl.announce moderated (remove) LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 13:36:40 EST
Message-ID: <hls7c5$p0o$1@news.albasani.net>


              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group comp.lang.tcl.announce

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup comp.lang.tcl.announce.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

  <comp-lang-tcl-announce@moderators.isc.org>: host
      moderators.individual.net[130.133.4.7] said: 451 host lookup did
      not complete (in reply to RCPT TO command)

  <comp-lang-tcl-announce@moderators.isc.org>: host
      moderators.switch.ch[130.59.10.10] said: 451 Temporary local problem -
      please try later (in reply to RCPT TO command)

  Michael Schumacher, Larry W. Virden, Alexandre Ferrieux, and Pat Thoyts
  favor removal.
  Message-ID: <1571194.pJY0Dk2SVa@misc.albasani.net>
  Message-ID: <56c2548b-6f25-477b-ad47-02a98ec0bb61@b2g2000yqi.googlegroups.com>
  Message-ID: <8688fc43-18ad-4073-b484-c99eedae2b11@k17g2000yqh.googlegroups.com>
  Message-ID: <87r5prdq7o.fsf@users.sourceforge.net>

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.lang.tcl.announce	Announcements about Tcl. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

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

CHARTER OF COMP.LANG.TCL.ANNOUNCE

Comp.lang.tcl.announce is a moderated newsgroup for announcing new
developments about Tcl and related software and extensions such as the
Tk toolkit, including new software releases, periodic postings related
to Tcl, and other items of general interest to the Tcl community.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.lang.tcl.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 321:23 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 4 Jan 1996.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

PROCEDURE:

Those who wish to comment on this request to remove this newsgroup should
subscribe to news.groups.proposals and participate in the relevant threads
in that newsgroup.

To this end, the followup header of this RFD has been set to
news.groups.proposals.

In the course of the removal process four formal announcements are posted
(MVI, 1st RFD, 2nd RFD, and LCC), each taking two weeks. At the end of the
process the B8MB will vote on the issue.

Available options for comp.lang.tcl.announce are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group

For more information on the MVI process, please see 

http://www.big-8.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=policies:mvi

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-10-29	First probe post
2010-01-10	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-01-24	1st RFD
2010-02-06	2nd RFD
2010-02-21	LCC
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