Nan:2010-05-03-rfd-comp.os.netware.announce

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From: Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>
Subject: 2nd RFD: comp.os.netware.announce moderated (remove)
Date: Mon, 3 May 2010 19:29:12 EDT
Message-ID: <hrnfsn$jq4$1@news.albasani.net>

              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group comp.os.netware.announce

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

RATIONALE:

Probe posts showed no result. According to Google's archive the last
regular post was approved on 2003-08-05.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.os.netware.announce	Netware announcements. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.os.netware.announce
comp.os.netware.misc

CHARTER OF COMP.OS.NETWARE.ANNOUNCE

  Moderated news group for announcements. This includes new products, press
  releases and announcements of conferences and trade shows.
  FAQs and other NetWare related periodic postings should be posted here.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.os.netware.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 149:15 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 8 Mar 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.netware.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:

2009-11-24	First probe post
2010-04-04	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-04-19	1st RFD
2010-05-03	2nd RFD
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