From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
Subject: RFD: remove moderated
From: Jim Riley <>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 18:21:28 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <nan.20070315182127$>

                      REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)

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


The last approved message was in June 1999.  During its roughly 2
years of activity, the group had a total of less than 20 articles.
Announcements of interest to the Network Computer community may be
made in the unmoderated group which has
very low traffic.


The newsgroup was created in June 1997
as part of a 3-group hierarchy including*
(CSNC) hierarchy including CSNC.advocacy, CSNC.announce, and

During its roughly 2 years of activity, less than 20 articles were
approved, and in about 1/2 the months no articles were approved.  The
last approval occured in June 1999.


The newsgroup line is:

|	Announcements relating to Network Computers.

The charter (extracted from the newsgroup FAQ):

The content of posts to should be
current, textual, information, and must relate to the Network Computer
(NC). This includes press releases and news items, as well as any
other topical announcements relating to Network Computers. The group
will also be used to distribute information relating to the* newsgroups, for example a FAQ.


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:



Jim Riley <>


2007-03-15     1st RFD