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Subject: RESULT: will be removed
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 15:26:40 EDT
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     will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2010-10-02 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following this comment period, the Big-8
Management Board has decided by consensus to remove moderated group


According to Google's archive the last regular post was approved on
2004-02-16. A probe message resulted in a bounce.

<>: host[] said: 550 Unrouteable address
  (in reply to RCPT TO command)

Doug Freyburger posted four ping posts in four weeks. There were no
responses from anyone interested in reviving the group.
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NEWSGROUPS LINE:	Announcements about TV show _Babylon 5_. (Moderated)




The purpose of this group is to provide an uncluttered resource of
information and news pertaining to the television program _Babylon 5_. is a moderated newsgroup, which means
that all articles must be submitted to the moderator for approval
before they will be posted.  Articles appearing in this newsgroup
should generally fall into one of the following categories:

   1) Official press releases and notices pointing to coverage
      of _Babylon 5_ in the media (but copies of copyrighted
      material *only* with expressed permission), and announcements
      of B5-related events such as conventions and star appearances.

   2) Episode schedules, guides and summaries, and announcements of
      airing time changes.

   3) Announcements, commentary and background material on
      _Babylon 5_ from J. Michael Straczynski, the show's
      executive producer.  This will include compilations of
      his writings from online services such as GEnie and
      CompuServe and very selective repostings of substantial
      commentary from  The latter
      category will specifically *not* include his short answers
      about details of past episodes.

   4) Other material believed by the moderators to be of interest
      to a broad base of B5 fans.

Volume should not exceed a few messages a day.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP: is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote
for creation by 691:37 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 18 Nov 1995.


Alexander Bartolich <>


2010-05-20	First probe post
2010-08-09	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-08-23	1st RFD
2010-09-06	2nd RFD
2010-10-02	LCC
2010-10-09	RESULT