Nan:2010-06-08-rfd-comp.theory.info-retrieval

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From: Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>
Subject: 1st RFD: comp.theory.info-retrieval moderated (remove)
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 22:48:31 EDT
Message-ID: <humjdi$iba$1@news.albasani.net>

              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group comp.theory.info-retrieval

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup comp.theory.info-retrieval.

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 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.theory.info-retrieval 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:

2010-01-19	First probe post
2010-05-18	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-06-09	1st RFD
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