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From: D. Finnigan <email@example.com> Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups.proposals,comp.sys.apple2,comp.sys.apple2.comm Subject: RFD: Remove comp.sys.apple2.comm Followup-To: news.groups.proposals Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 17:18:36 EDT Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove the unmoderated newsgroup comp.sys.apple2. Newsgroups Line: Apple II data communications. Distribution: news.announce.newgroups news.groups.proposals comp.sys.apple2 comp.sys.apple2.comm Proponent: D. Finnigan <email@example.com> Charter: csa2.comm Discussions related to Apple II data communications Rationale for removal: Posting volume had dropped to little more than two FAQ posts per month since 2007. FAQ posting ceased in December 2010 and the group had 2 posts in all of 2011 one of which was off-topic, and 2 posts so far for this year, both of which were off-topic. Discussions of Apple II systems and software can take place in the main comp.sys.apple2 newsgroup, which has a far wider readership and posting volume. As the catch-all newsgroup for the Apple II, all on-topic posts in csa2.comm would also be on-topic for comp.sys.apple2. Whereas the rise of broadband Internet has all but extinguished the use of modems and telehpone-based communications, and being that the Apple II computer system is obsolete, it is improbable that the volume of on-topic discussions will ever increase in comp.sys.apple2.comm. History of the Group: comp.sys.apple2.comm is an unmoderated newsgroup which passed its vote for creation by 259:38 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 28 May 1993. For your newsgroups file: comp.sys.apple2.comm Apple II data communications. The charter, culled from the call for votes: csa2.comm Discussions related to Apple II data communications Procedure: Those who wish to comment on this request to remove this newsgroup should subscribe to news: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. All discussion of active proposals should be posted to news.groups.proposals. If desired by the readership of closely affected groups, the discussion may be crossposted to those groups, but care must be taken to ensure that all discussion appears in news.groups.proposals as well. For more information on the newsgroup removal process, please see http://www.big-8.org/wiki/Removing_newsgroups History of this RFD: 2012-10-16: Initial proposal