Nan:2010-10-02-lcc-rec.arts.drwho.info

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RFD: rec.arts.drwho.info moderated (remove) LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS
Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2010 08:27:29 EDT
Message-ID: <i86ub2$910$1@news.albasani.net>

              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group rec.arts.drwho.info

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup rec.arts.drwho.info.

RATIONALE:

According to Google's archive the last regular post was approved on
2006-02-02. A probe message resulted in a bounce.

<console@tardis.uchicago.edu> (expanded from
    <rec-arts-drwho-info@moderators.isc.org): Host or domain name not
    found. Name service error for name=tardis.uchicago.edu type=AAAA:
    Host not found

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

rec.arts.drwho.info	Information about Doctor Who. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
rec.arts.drwho.info
rec.arts.drwho

CHARTER OF REC.ARTS.DRWHO.INFO

The purpose of rec.arts.drwho.info shall be to allow people quick and
easy access to informational postings about Doctor Who.  These shall
include, but not be limited to:

1) Release information regarding New Adventures, Missing Adventures, and
   videos.
2) Listings of Fan Clubs, TV Stations that carry Doctor Who, upcoming
   conventions, etc.
3) FAQs regarding Doctor Who.
4) Information regarding upcoming conventions.
5) Information regarding new Doctor Who TV serials, specials,
   documentaries.

As rec.arts.drwho.info is not for the discussion of the information,
follow-ups will be set to the appropriate group.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

rec.arts.drwho.info is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 190:26 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 30 Sep 1995.

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 rec.arts.drwho.info are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group

For more information on the process, please see 

http://www.big-8.org/wiki/Group_Removal_FAQ

CHANGE HISTORY:

2010-04-05	First probe post
2010-08-09	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-08-23	1st RFD
2010-09-06	2nd RFD
2010-10-02	LCC
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