From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
From: Big-8 Management Board <>
Subject: RESULT: will be removed
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 00:12:57 EST
Message-ID: <hmi5vg$kml$>

     will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2010-02-21 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following this comment period, the Big-8
Management Board has decided by vote to remove moderated group

Vote results (yes-no-abstain): 10-0-0


Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

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NEWSGROUPS LINE:	X Window System announcements. (Moderated)




This group will be moderated by the staff of X Consortium, Inc.
Traffic will be limited to major X announcements, such as the

  Public Review of a proposed X Consortium standard
  Adoption of a new X Consortium standard
  Upcoming public X conferences, exhibitions, or meetings
  A new release of a major public system, toolkit, or application
  A major patch or modification to X software

The moderator will reject messages on these subjects:

  Advertisements for commercial products
  Questions about anything

There is a two-way gateway between and the
mailing list  Messages appearing here will also
appear on the mailing list (but NOT on the newsgroup

It is intended that traffic will be low enough that everyone with any
interest in X will subscribe.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP: is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 602:18 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 22 Jun 1994.


Alexander Bartolich <>


2009-10-29	First probe post
2010-01-10	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-01-24	1st RFD
2010-02-06	2nd RFD
2010-02-21	LCC
2010-03-02	RESULT