Nan:2010-05-26-result-comp.sys.newton.announce

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.sys.newton.announce will be removed
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 17:50:23 EDT
Message-ID: <htk0q5$c6r$1@news.albasani.net>

                               RESULT
              comp.sys.newton.announce will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2010-05-17 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following this comment period, the Big-8
Management Board has decided by vote to remove moderated group
comp.sys.newton.announce.

Vote results (yes-no-abstain): 10-0-0

RATIONALE:

Probe posts showed no result. According to Google's archive the last
regular post was approved on 2006-01-11.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.sys.newton.announce	Newton information posts. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.sys.newton.announce
comp.sys.newton.misc

CHARTER OF COMP.SYS.NEWTON.ANNOUNCE

  To provide a moderated forum for announcements,
  frequently-asked-question (FAQ) information, or other important
  information related to Newton products, services, and technologies.
  Discussions concerning articles in this group would be followed up to
  the appropriate Newton newsgroup by the moderator.

  This group will be initially moderated by Michael Nowak
  <mnowak@umich.edu>.  The submission address will be
  newton-announce@umich.edu.  The moderator may name a backup moderator
  if necessary. The moderator is free to name a new moderator if
  necessary.  Discussions related to the moderation of this group are
  encouraged in comp.sys.newton.misc.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.sys.newton.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 448:42 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 9 Sep 1993.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-11-24	First probe post
2010-04-04	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-04-19	1st RFD
2010-05-03	2nd RFD
2010-05-17	LCC
2010-05-26	RESULT
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