Nan:2010-03-23-result-comp.mobile.iPad

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.mobile.ipad will be created (consensus)
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 15:14:49 EDT
Message-ID: <C8ydnStAkoQsbjXWnZ2dnUVZ_umdnZ2d@supernews.com>

                          RESULT
                      comp.mobile.ipad

The Last Call for Comments on 17 March 2010 initiated a five-day period
for final comments.  Following this comment period, the Big-8 Management
Board has agreed by consensus to create the newsgroup comp.mobile.ipad.

The request to create this group will be made shortly.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:
comp.mobile.ipad	Mobile tablet PC running iPhone OS.

CHARTER:

comp.mobile.ipad is an unmoderated group for the users of Apple's iPad.
Discussions about any issue relating to the iPad, including but not
limited to, installation problems, configuration problems, or
discussions on different applications available for the iPad are
welcome.

Posters are expected to abide by normal Usenet standards of decorum, and
to ignore articles intended to disrupt the group.  The usual suspects
are prohibited (spam, binaries, direct advertising, etc.).

DISTRIBUTION:

This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups
  news.groups.proposals
  comp.sys.mac.comm
  comp.sys.mac.system
  misc.phone.mobile.iphone


PROPONENT:

Michelle Steiner  michelle@michelle.org


CHANGE HISTORY:

CHANGE HISTORY:
2010-03-12: 1st RFD.
2010-03-16: 2nd RFD.  Proposed name changed from comp.mobile.apple.ipad
to comp.mobile.ipad.  Newsgroups line refined.  Quantitative analysis of
discussion of the iPad included in rationale.  Minor wording, spelling
and grammatical changes.  
2010-03-17: Last Call for Comments.
2010-03-23: This Result notice.

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Kathy Morgan and Martin Moleski, co-chairs of the Big 8 Management Board
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