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Subject: RFD: remove
From: Steve Bonine <>
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 05:54:21 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <nan.20070310055421$>

                      REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)

This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) to remove the unmoderated


The newsgroup has not had any on-topic messages
since November 2005, at which point there was a two-article thread.

The FAQ was last updated 24-Aug-1998 and last posted to the group

Discussion of ANU news is appropriate in the comp.os.vms newsgroup and
the two on-topic messages mentioned above were crossposted to that
group, so it may be that the answer came from there rather than  ANU News is mentioned in an October 2006 thread
in comp.os.vms that is not crossposted to

HISTORY: was created in July, 1989
<> to discuss a news server package from
Australian University.  It was active until the late 1990s, at which
point year-2000 issues were discovered in the software.  A year-2000
compliant version was made available in February 2000 but by then almost
all use of the software had ceased.


Newsgroup line:  VMS Usenet software from Australian National Univ.

No formal charter is available.


The full group removal procedure is documented here:

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 

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.


This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:



Steve Bonine <>


2007-03-09     1st RFD