From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
From: (The Big-8 Management Board)
Subject: RESULT: will be removed
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups, news.groups,
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Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2006 14:50:31 -0700

         will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 31 Aug 2006 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following the comment period, the Big-8
Management board has decided by consensus to remove the newsgroup

This group will be removed on 12 Sep 2006.

RATIONALE: remove was abandoned by its moderator in October 1999. In
October 2001 we took it over and tried to get it going again.
Unfortunately there wasn't much interest so it's time for the group to be


Traffic Analysis:

  October 2001:  4 reviews
  November 2001: 6 reviews
  December 2001: 4 reviews
  February 2002: 1 review
  April 2002:    1 review
  May 2002:      1 review
  November 2002: 1 review
  December 2002: 1 review
  March 2003:    3 reviews
  July 2003:     3 reviews
  August 2003:   1 review
  February 2004: 1 review
  June 2004:     1 review
  June 2006:     1 review

I have only listed approved reviews, not the FAQ, posted twice a month,
or forge approvals.


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Existing Moderators of


2006-09-17     Results
2006-08-30     2nd RFD (Last Call for Comments)
2006-06-12     1st RFD