Nan:2007-03-15-comp.sys.net-computer.announce-rfd

From Big-8.org

Subject: RFD: remove comp.sys.net-computer.announce moderated
From: Jim Riley <jimrtex@pipeline.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 18:21:28 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <nan.20070315182127$1dba@killfile.org>

                      REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
                 remove comp.sys.net-computer.announce

This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) to remove the moderated
newsgroup comp.sys.net-computer.announce.


RATIONALE: remove comp.sys.net-computer.announce

The last approved message was in June 1999.  During its roughly 2
years of activity, the group had a total of less than 20 articles.
Announcements of interest to the Network Computer community may be
made in the unmoderated group comp.sys.net-computer.misc which has
very low traffic.


HISTORY:

The newsgroup comp.sys.net-computer.announce was created in June 1997
as part of a 3-group hierarchy including comp.sys.net-computer.*
(CSNC) hierarchy including CSNC.advocacy, CSNC.announce, and
CSNC.misc.

During its roughly 2 years of activity, less than 20 articles were
approved, and in about 1/2 the months no articles were approved.  The
last approval occured in June 1999.


CHARTER:

The newsgroup line is:

|comp.sys.net-computer.announce	Announcements relating to Network Computers.

The charter (extracted from the newsgroup FAQ):

The content of posts to comp.sys.net-computer.announce should be
current, textual, information, and must relate to the Network Computer
(NC). This includes press releases and news items, as well as any
other topical announcements relating to Network Computers. The group
will also be used to distribute information relating to the
comp.sys.net-computer.* newsgroups, for example a FAQ.


PROCEDURE: 

The full 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.proposals and participate in the relevant threads 
in that newsgroup.

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

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

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.proposals as well.


DISTRIBUTION:

This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups
  news.groups.proposals
  comp.sys.net-computer.announce
  comp.sys.net-computer.advocacy
  comp.sys.net-computer.misc


PROPONENT: 

Jim Riley <jimrtex@pipeline.com>


CHANGE HISTORY: 

2007-03-15     1st RFD
Toolbox
LANGUAGES