Nan:2013-03-16-rfd-comp.sys.raspberry-pi

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Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups.proposals,comp.lang.forth,comp.lang.python,comp.os.linux.misc
Subject: 2nd RFD: comp.sys.raspberry-pi - LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS
Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:02:06 EDT
Message-ID: <ki1446$jin$1@reader1.panix.com>

               SECOND REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              unmoderated group comp.sys.raspberry-pi
                    LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) for the creation of the
unmoderated newsgroup comp.sys.raspberry-pi.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:
comp.sys.raspberry-pi	Raspberry Pi computers & related hardware and software

RATIONALE:

* Discussions on this topic have so far been widely and thinly spread on Usenet
- e.g. google site:groups.google.com/group/comp "raspberry pi"
* The RFD (published 9 March 2013) was well supported with positive responses

CHARTER:

Newsgroup comp.sys.raspberry-pi is for discussion of issues connected
with Raspberry Pi computer systems including set up, programming,
software, operating systems, interfacing, related hardware and
projects.

Posters are expected to abide by normal Usenet standards of decorum,
and to ignore articles intended to disrupt the group.  The usual
suspects are prohibited (spam, binaries, direct advertising, etc.)

PROCEDURE:

Please refer to the newsgroup creation policies listed here:

http://www.big-8.org/wiki/How_to_Create_a_New_Big-8_Newsgroup

All discussion of active proposals should be posted to news.groups.proposals.

To this end, the followup header of this RFD has been set to
news.groups.proposals.

The final comment period lasts for five (5) days from the time that
this RFD is posted.

DISTRIBUTION:

This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.lang.forth
comp.lang.python
comp.os.linux.misc

Pointers will also be posted to:

comp.arch.embedded
uk.comp.homebuilt
uk.comp.os.linux
comp.sys.apple2

PROPONENT:

James Harris james.harris.1Agmail.com (replace A with @)

CHANGE HISTORY:

2013-03-09  Initial RFD
2013-03-16  This LCC
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