Nan:2010-03-02-result-comp.protocols.kermit.announce

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.protocols.kermit.announce will be removed
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 00:13:33 EST
Message-ID: <hmi5vf$kmb$1@news.albasani.net>

                                  RESULT
              comp.protocols.kermit.announce will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2010-02-21 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.protocols.kermit.announce.

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

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

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

The moderator, Frank da Cruz, says that Columbia University stopped participating
in Usenet some years ago. He favors removal of the group.
>Message-ID: <slrnhkn6aj.gve.fdc@panix2.panix.com>

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.protocols.kermit.announce	Kermit announcements. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.protocols.kermit.announce
comp.protocols.kermit.misc

CHARTER OF COMP.PROTOCOLS.KERMIT.ANNOUNCE

  comp.protocols.kermit.announce will be used for announcements, primarily in
  the form of the Kermit Digest, just as comp.protocols.kermit was used in
  the past.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.protocols.kermit.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote
for creation by 239:24 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 7 Sep 1994.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

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
2010-03-02	RESULT
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