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news.announce.newgroups (n.a.n) is a moderated announcement group.
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'''{{news|news.announce.newgroups}}''' (n.a.n) is a moderated announcement group.
It was created in August, 1989, as a special venue for circulation of new newsgroup proposals, calls for votes, and results of votes in the Big Seven newsgroup hierarchies.  
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It was [http://groups.google.com/group/news.groups/msg/e464008f22c5d615 created in August 1989] as a special venue for circulation of new newsgroup proposals, calls for votes, and results of votes in the Big 7 newsgroup hierarchies. In 1995, the Big 7 became the Big 8.
  
In 1995 the Big Seven became the Big Eight.
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Since 2006, the Big 8 are managed by a [[Main Page|Board]] and calls for votes have been replaced by [[Final RFD / Last Call for Comments|Last Calls for Comments]].
  
Since 2006 the Big Eight are managed by a board, and calls for votes were replaced by [[Final RFD / Last Call for Comments|Last Call for Comments]].
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As a general rule, posts made to n.a.n have followups set to {{news|news.groups.proposals}}, a moderated group [ftp://ftp.isc.org/usenet/news.announce.newgroups/news/news.groups.proposals created in November 2006].  
  
==See also==
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== Moderators ==
*The announcement of n.a.n, [http://groups.google.com/group/news.groups/msg/e464008f22c5d615 Message-ID: <3912@ncar.ucar.edu>]
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*[news:news.announce.newgroups Link to news:news.announce.newgroups,] if you have a properly configured [[newsreaders|newsreader]].
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n.a.n is moderated by members of the [[Main Page|Big-8 Management Board]].
*[http://groups.google.com/group/news.announce.newgroups/topics Access n.a.n via Google Groups.]
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* [[User:Tristan Miller|Tristan Miller]]
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* [[User:Jason Evans|Jason Evans]]
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* [[User:Rayner Lucas|Rayner Lucas]]
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* [http://www.panix.com/~pschleck/ Paul Schleck]
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== See also ==
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*[https://groups.google.com/group/news.announce.newgroups/topics Access n.a.n via Google Groups.]
  
 
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Revision as of 16:43, 9 November 2020

news.announce.newgroups news.announce.newgroups on Google Groups (n.a.n) is a moderated announcement group. It was created in August 1989 as a special venue for circulation of new newsgroup proposals, calls for votes, and results of votes in the Big 7 newsgroup hierarchies. In 1995, the Big 7 became the Big 8.

Since 2006, the Big 8 are managed by a Board and calls for votes have been replaced by Last Calls for Comments.

As a general rule, posts made to n.a.n have followups set to news.groups.proposals news.groups.proposals on Google Groups, a moderated group created in November 2006.

Moderators

n.a.n is moderated by members of the Big-8 Management Board.

See also