Nan:2006-08-17-v-result

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From: board@big-8.org (The Big-8 Management Board)
Subject: RESULT: comp.os.v will be removed
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups, news.groups, comp.os.v, comp.os.misc,
 comp.windows.x
Followup-To: news.groups
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 15:06:29 -0700

                                 RESULT
                       comp.os.v will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 11 Aug 2006 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following the comment period, the Big-8
Management board has decided by consensus to remove the newsgroup comp.os.v.

This group will be removed on 21 Aug 2006.


RATIONALE: remove comp.os.v

comp.os.v has had no on-topic messages in the past 11 months.

This RFD is part of a proposal to remove 31 low-traffic former-INET
groups.  Please see article <1152814343.19576@isc.org>, available here:

    http://news.killfile.org/?group=news.announce.newgroups&number=1363

Note: the proposal to remove two of the 31 groups, comp.os.rsts and
comp.std.announce, has been withdrawn.


HISTORY: 

comp.os.v has existed as an INET group since at least 1987.  It was promoted to
the standard Big 8 distribution in October 2000.


DISTRIBUTION:

This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups
  news.groups
  comp.os.v
  comp.os.misc
  comp.windows.x


PROPONENT: 

Jim Riley <jimrtex@pipeline.com>


CHANGE HISTORY: 

2006-08-17     Results
2006-08-08     3rd RFD (Last call for Comments)
2006-07-13     2nd ("comprehensive") RFD
2006-07-06     1st RFD
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