Nan:2010-05-03-rfd-comp.os.os2.announce

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From: Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>
Subject: 2nd RFD: comp.os.os2.announce moderated (change moderator or remove)
Date: Mon, 3 May 2010 19:29:13 EDT
Message-ID: <hrnfso$jqa$1@news.albasani.net>

              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group comp.os.os2.announce

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to change moderators of
newsgroup comp.os.os2.announce, or to remove this group.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts showed no result. According to Google's archive the last
regular post was approved on 2007-03-15.

Mark Dodel volunteered to moderate the group, using the existing TYPO3
installation at http://www.os2voice.org/.

  Message-ID: <cLdq6jdb1N4Q-pn2-vIbJIB8n3C3f@localhost>

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.os.os2.announce	Notable news and announcements related to OS/2. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.os.os2.announce
comp.os.os2.misc

CHARTER OF COMP.OS.OS2.ANNOUNCE

	comp.os.os2.announce (moderated by Dave Tholen, e-mail address of
	tholen@galileo.IFA.Hawaii.Edu) will carry news and announcements
	related to OS/2:
	(1)  FAQ Lists
	(2)  new applications
	(3)  new releases of OS/2 and accessories, including beta
	(4)  CSD announcements
	(5)  summaries of APARs opened
	(6)  OS/2 Worldwide BBS List
	(7)  Miscellaneous material

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.os.os2.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 428:18 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 26 Mar 93.

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.os2.announce are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group
- appoint Mark Dodel as new moderator

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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