Nan:2010-08-17-result-misc.business.product-dev

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: misc.business.product-dev will be removed
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 10:37:43 EDT
Message-ID: <i4e40d$pqr$1@news.albasani.net>

                               RESULT
              misc.business.product-dev 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
misc.business.product-dev.

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

RATIONALE:

According to Google's archive the last regular post was approved on
2009-01-22. Probe messages showed no result.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

misc.business.product-dev	New product development and management. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
misc.business.product-dev

CHARTER OF MISC.BUSINESS.PRODUCT-DEV

Articles suitable for posting to misc.business.product-dev are those
pertaining to topics related to the process of developing new products
and services.

Expected topics of discussion include (but are not limited to):

  * Strategies of product development
  * Organizational issues
  * Metrics
  * Best Practices
  * Case Histories
  * R@CHARTER@D
  * Manufacturing
  * Marketing
  * Global product development
  * Benchmarking
  * Trends in product development
  * Market and customer research
  * Brainstorming and ideation
  * Academic research

Inappropriate posts would include:

  * Advertising.  This newsgroup allows those involved in product
    development to help those individuals who share questions or concerns
    with the group.  This is NOT a forum for advertising and commercial
    interests and such posts will not be welcome.  If you have a product
    or service to sell, please post your message in other, more appropriate
    locations.
  * Inappropriate behavior.  Inappropriate posts, spamming, advertisements
    foul language, or innuendoes that are disrespectful of the other users
    or groups of people are not welcome.

Moderation policies:

The moderator will abide by the following policies:

  * The moderator will be unbiased in his/her approval and rejection of
    postings.
  * The moderator will work to insure that the quality of discussions is
    kept high and free of unsolicited advertising.
  * The moderator will reject articles that do not conform to this charter.

Gateway:

This newsgroup will have a gateway to a dedicated mailing list so that
people who do not have access to Usenet newsgroups will be able to read
and post messages to the newsgroup via e-mail.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

misc.business.product-dev is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 129:16 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 5 Apr 1999.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

CHANGE HISTORY:

2010-02-21	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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