Nan:2006-06-19-amiga-sources

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From: Jim Riley <jimrtex@pipeline.com>
Subject: RFD: remove comp.sources.amiga
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups, news.groups, comp.sources.amiga,
 comp.sys.amiga.misc, comp.sys.amiga.programmer
Followup-To: news.groups
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 18:35:43 -0700

                       REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
                        remove comp.sources.amiga

This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) to remove the moderated
newsgroup comp.sources.amiga.


RATIONALE: Remove comp.sources.amiga

The last approved message was in July 1998.

There are other more suitable means of distributing program sources,
so comp.sources.amiga is not a suitable candidate for conversion to an
unmoderated newsgroup.


HISTORY:

The newsgroup comp.sources.amiga was created in January 1987 to replace
the moderated newsgroup mod.amiga.sources.  I could locate no charter for
the newsgroup.  The newsgroup line was:

comp.sources.amiga      Source code-only postings for the Amiga.  (Moderated)


PROCEDURE:

The full (draft) group removal procedure is documented here:

  http://www.big-8.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=policies:rmgroup

Those who wish to comment on this request to remove this newsgroup should
subscribe to news.groups and participate in the relevant threads in that
newsgroup.

To this end, the followup header of this RFD has been set to news.groups.

All discussion of active proposals should be posted to news.groups.

If desired by the readership of closely affected groups, the discussion
may be crossposted to those groups, but care must be taken to ensure that
all discussion appears in news.groups as well.


DISTRIBUTION:

This RFD has been posted to the following newsgroups:

   news.announce.newgroups
   news.groups
   comp.sources.amiga
   comp.sys.amiga.misc
   comp.sys.amiga.programmer


PROPONENT:

Jim Riley <jimrtex@pipeline.com>


CHANGE HISTORY:

2006-06-19      Slightly reformatted and posted to NAN
2006-06-16      Original RFD.
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