Nan:2010-08-17-result-comp.sys.sgi.announce

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.sys.sgi.announce will be removed
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 10:37:40 EDT
Message-ID: <i4e3or$pdu$1@news.albasani.net>

                             RESULT
              comp.sys.sgi.announce will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2010-08-04 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.sgi.announce.

Vote results (yes-no-abstain): 8-0-0

RATIONALE:

According to Google's archive the last regular post was published on
2009-11-14. The last regular non-periodical post, however, was approved
on 2008-04-10.

Dave Sill replied to a probe post on 2010-05-18. He says that the
group is dead and confirms that there were no on-topic submissions
since April '08.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.sys.sgi.announce	Announcements for the SGI community. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

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

CHARTER OF COMP.SYS.SGI.ANNOUNCE

  announce      general announcements (conferences, user groups, ftp
                archives, etc)

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.sys.sgi.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 181:29 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 4 Nov 1992.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-11-24	First probe post
2010-05-18	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-06-09	1st RFD
2010-08-04	LCC
2010-08-17	RESULT
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