Nan:2010-10-02-lcc-rec.travel.bed+breakfast

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RFD: rec.travel.bed+breakfast moderated (remove) LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS
Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2010 08:28:17 EDT
Message-ID: <i86v1r$a51$1@news.albasani.net>

              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group rec.travel.bed+breakfast

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup rec.travel.bed+breakfast.

RATIONALE:

According to Google's archive the last regular post was approved on
2006-02-17. A probe message resulted in a bounce.

  bnb-list@innsite.com
    (generated from rec-travel-bed+breakfast@moderators.isc.org)
    SMTP error from remote mail server after
    RCPT TO:<bnb-list@innsite.com>: host smtp.secureserver.net
    [72.167.238.201]: 550 #5.1.0 Address rejected bnb-list@innsite.com

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

rec.travel.bed+breakfast	A forum for bed and breakfast guests. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
rec.travel.bed+breakfast
rec.travel.misc

CHARTER OF REC.TRAVEL.BED+BREAKFAST

Articles suitable for posting to rec.travel.bed+breakfast are those
pertaining to any topic related to lodging in B&Bs.

Expected topics of discussion include (but are not limited to):
* past and current B&B guest experiences
* referrals and recommendations
* suggestions to guests and innkeepers
* reviews of guidebooks and other B&B travel resources
* discussions on food, amenities, locations, recreation, pricing,
   licenses, certifications, and discounts of B&B inns
* and just general collaboration and comradery.

Inappropriate posts would include:
* Advertising.  This newsgroup allows those involved and/or interested
   in the B&B industry to help B&B travelers.  This is NOT a forum for
   advertising and commercial interests and such posts will NOT be
   welcome.  If you have a product or a tour, please post your message
   in rec.travel.marketplace or other locations.
* Inappropriate behavior.  Inappropriate posts, spamming, advertisement,
   foul language, or innuendos that are disrespectful of the other users
   or groups of people.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

rec.travel.bed+breakfast is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 194:17 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 17 Jun 1996.

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.travel.bed+breakfast are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group

For more information on the removal process, please see 

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

CHANGE HISTORY:

2010-05-20	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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