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Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups.proposals,,
Subject: RFD: remove moderated (LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS)
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 01:50:56 EDT
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                          REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)

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


The B8MB plans to begin voting on this proposal after five days.  Please
offer any final discussion or comments before the end of this waiting
period.  Voting may take up to one week (7 days); a result will be
posted following the end of the voting period.

All discussion of this proposal should be posted to

The full group removal procedure is documented here:


There has been virtually no on-topic traffic in RTTM in the last five
years.  In the meantime, the unmoderated group that it was originally
meant to supplement ( has thrived.  Given that
there is no reason for the group to exist, the remaining technical
moderator suggests that it should be removed. 

HISTORY: was originally created in April 1998, as
part of the* hierarchy. 


This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups (moderated)
  news.groups.proposals (moderated) (moderated) 


Tim Skirvin <>

See also