Nan:2010-03-21-rfd-comp.os.ms-windows.nt.announce

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From: Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>ewsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups.proposals,comp.os.ms-
Subject: 1st RFD: comp.os.ms-windows.nt.announce moderated (remove)
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 17:17:08 EDT
Message-ID: <ho6104$ofh$1@news.albasani.net>

              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group comp.os.ms-windows.nt.announce

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup comp.os.ms-windows.nt.announce.

RATIONALE:

Oliver Uhrig replied to a probe post by mail. He says the group was
active until the later 90's and would like to hand-over moderation to
someone else.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.os.ms-windows.nt.announce	Windows NT announcements. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.os.ms-windows.nt.announce
comp.os.ms-windows.nt.misc  

CHARTER OF COMP.OS.MS-WINDOWS.NT.ANNOUNCE

Announcements about applications, systems software, news, conferences
specific to Windows NT. 

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.os.ms-windows.nt.announce is an moderated newsgroup which passed
its vote for creation by 472:42 as reported in news.announce.newgroups
on 14 Aug 1995.

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.os.ms-windows.nt.announce are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group

For more information on the MVA process, please see 

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

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-10-29	First probe post
2010-02-23	Moderator replies with resignation
2010-03-07	Moderator Vacancy Announcement
2010-03-21	1st RFD
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