From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
From: Big-8 Management Board <>
Subject: RESULT: will be removed
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 15:26:27 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
2003-01-22. A probe message resulted in a bounce.

<>: host[] said: 550 all relevant MX records
  point to non-existent hosts (in reply to RCPT TO command)

Richard Crowley says that the newsgroup went through more than one
round of setting up new moderation, but ultimately failed each time.
>Message-ID: <>

NEWSGROUPS LINE:	Professional video, technical and artistic. (Moderated)




This would be a general newsgroup dealing with specific technical and
artistic issues in professional video, television and broadcasting.
Topics would include:
+ policy (eg. federal regulations passed down from the Federal
  Communications Commission) and operation (eg. day-to-day physical
  plant) of broadcast, production and post production facilities.
+ announcements of events of interest to the video, television and
  broadcasting community such as conferences and conventions.
+ ENG (Electronic News Gathering) equipment specifications.
+ New ENG (Electronic News Gathering) technology such as disk-based
  (as opposed to tape-based cameras).
+ ENG (Electronic News Gathering) videotape formats.
+ Linear and nonlinear editing.
+ Special Effect design and creation.
+ Problem solving and Trouble Shooting.
+ Production artistry.
+ Single camera productions.
+ Multiple camera productions.
+ In-Studio productions.
+ Remote (out of studio) productions.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP: is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by 201:14 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 14 Aug 1995.


Alexander Bartolich <>


2010-05-20	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