Nan:2006-08-30-nextstep-lcc

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From: board@big-8.org (The Big-8 Management Board)
Subject: 3rd RFD: remove comp.soft-sys.nextstep (LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups, news.groups, comp.soft-sys.nextstep,
 comp.sys.next.misc, comp.sys.sun.misc, comp.sys.mac.misc
Followup-To: news.groups
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 10:54:23 -0700

                      REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
                     remove comp.soft-sys.nextstep

This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) to remove the 
newsgroup comp.soft-sys.nextstep.


PROCEDURE:

The B8MB plans to begin voting on this proposal after five days.  Please
offer any final discussion or comments before the end of this waiting
period.  Voting may take up to one week (7 days); a result will be posted
following the end of the voting period.

All discussion of this proposal should be posted to news.groups.

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

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



SUMMARY OF DISCUSSION:

No comments were received.  During the discussion period there was a
post to the group announcing an ebay auction of an Openstep 4.2 suite.


RATIONALE: remove comp.soft-sys.nextstep

comp.soft-sys.nextstep has had 1 on-topic messages in the past 11
months (though possibly more related to comp.sys.sun.misc).

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comp.std.announce, has been withdrawn.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.soft-sys.nextstep has created as an INET group in June 1992.  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.soft-sys.nextstep
  comp.sys.next.misc
  comp.sys.sun.misc
  comp.sys.mac.misc


CHARTER:

The newsgroup line is:

comp.soft-sys.nextstep  The NeXTstep computing environment.


PROPONENT: 

Jim Riley <jimrtex@pipeline.com>



CHANGE HISTORY: 

2006-08-30     3rd RFD (Last call for Comments)
2006-07-13     2nd ("comprehensive") RFD
2006-07-06     1st RFD
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