Nan:2010-05-18-mvi-comp.theory.info-retrieval

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From: Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>
Subject: Moderator Vacancy Investigation: comp.theory.info-retrieval
Message-ID: <hstn93$qkv$1@news.albasani.net>

              MODERATOR VACANCY INVESTIGATION (MVI)
              moderated group comp.theory.info-retrieval

This is a formal Moderator Vacancy Investigation (MVI), begun because
moderated newsgroup comp.theory.info-retrieval is not functioning,
and may have been abandoned by its moderator(s).

This investigation will attempt to verify the reasons for non-function,
and may result in the removal of the group or the selection and instal-
lation of a new moderator.  In practice, the Big-8 Management Board
considers the third alternative--changing the status of the group from
moderated to unmoderated--as likely to cause more harm than good.

RATIONALE:

According to Google's archive the last regular, non-crossposted message
was approved on 2007-04-03. Probe messages showed no result.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.theory.info-retrieval	Information Retrieval topics. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.theory.info-retrieval
comp.theory

CHARTER OF COMP.THEORY.INFO-RETRIEVAL

n/a

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

The first recorded newgroup control is dated 1991-05-23.
It contained a tagline but no charter.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

PROCEDURE:

Those who wish to comment on this moderator vacancy investigation should
subscribe to news.groups.proposals and participate in the relevant
threads in that newsgroup.  

To this end, the followup header of this MVI has been set to 
news.groups.proposals.

For more information on the MVI process, please see 

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

CHANGE HISTORY:

2010-01-19	First probe post
2010-05-18	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
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