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From: The Big-8 Management Board <>
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,comp.lang.c++,news.groups.proposals
Subject: RESULT: comp.lang.c++.misc will be created
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 10:47:17 -0700

                   comp.lang.c++.misc will be created

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 12 May 2008 initiated a five-day period
for final comments.  Following this comment period, the Big-8 Management
Board has decided by consensus to create the unmoderated group

This group will be created on 08 Jun 2008.

NEWSGROUPS LINE: comp.lang.c++.misc

comp.lang.c++.misc	Development in C++, libraries, cross and single targets


comp.lang.c++.misc is an unmoderated newsgroup which will serve as a
forum for discussing C++ related issues not a part of the language
standard.  This includes development, libraries and single-platform or
cross-platform C++ programming techniques. Topics that may be discussed

  - Idiom for acheiving specific tasks.
  - Discussion of portability issues in C++.
  - Inquiries as to whether a particular library exists, or a list
    of suitable libraries for a given task.
  - Discussions of whether a particular library is any good, or if
    it should be avoided in favour of a different library.
  - Cross-platform programming techniques in general.
  - Particular libraries, how to work with them and how they
    work internally.

Posting of advertising and/or promotional material of any kind to
comp.lang.c++.misc is explicitly prohibited.  Posting of binaries is
not permitted, with the exception of small binary components in
otherwise non-binary postings, such as PGP signatures or X-Face
headers.  Posts must be readable as plain text. HTML, RTF and
similarly formatted messages are prohibited.


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Gary L. Burnore <>


2008-03-31     1st RFD
2008-05-01     2nd RFD
2008-05-12     3rd RFD/LCC
2008-06-11     Results (passed)
2008-06-08     Control message