Nan:2010-02-22-rfd-misc.industry.safety.personal

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From: Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>
Subject: 2nd RFD: misc.industry.safety.personal moderated (remove)
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 13:36:19 EST
Message-ID: <hls7n8$pjv$1@news.albasani.net>


              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group misc.industry.safety.personal

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup misc.industry.safety.personal.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

<misc-industry-safety-personal@moderators.isc.org>: host
    moderators.individual.net[130.133.4.7] said: 550-Callout verification
    failed: 550 550 <mispng@usa.net>... User not known (in reply to RCPT TO
    command)

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

misc.industry.safety.personal	Personal protective equipment. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
misc.industry.safety.personal

CHARTER OF MISC.INDUSTRY.SAFETY.PERSONAL

For discussion of all aspects of personal protective equipment (ppe),
defined as any device(s) worn or held by the user in order to provide
him (her) protection whilst performing the given task.

It is open especially, but not exclusively, to manufacturers,
distributors, testing and certifying organisations, government
departments, safety officers and users of ppe, including professional
associations of the foregoing.

Advertising of products and services directly related to ppe is
allowed, but is limited to 50 words of text in any posting, plus
references to contact details, addresses, websites etc.

Binaries are not permitted.

The group will be moderated, in order to prevent articles not
conforming to the charter from being posted.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

misc.industry.safety.personal is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote
for creation by 241:16 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 12 Mar 1997.

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 misc.industry.safety.personal 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:

2010-01-17	Probe post
2010-01-24	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-02-06	1st RFD
2010-02-21	2nd RFD
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