RESULT: sci.med.diseases.lyme passes 131:13

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unmoderated group sci.med.diseases.lyme passes 131:13

There were 131 YES votes and 13 NO votes, for a total of 144 valid votes.
There were 4 abstains and 8 invalid ballots.

For group passage, YES votes must be at least 2/3 of all valid (YES and NO)
votes. There also must be at least 100 more YES votes than NO votes.

There is a five day discussion period after these results are posted. If no
serious allegations of voting irregularities are raised, the moderator of
news.announce.newgroups will create the group shortly thereafter.

sci.med.diseases.lyme passed on Tue Jul 4 15:29:53 1995

Newsgroups line:
sci.med.diseases.lyme Lyme Disease: patient support, research & information.

This vote was being conducted by a neutral third party. For voting
questions only contact Warren Lavallee <war...@Syra.NET>. For questions
about the proposed group contact Linda Palund <monk...@dircon.co.uk>.

CHARTER

The proposed newsgroup, sci.med.diseases.lyme, is intended
for discussion about the many different aspects of Lyme Disease as
experienced by patients, their caregivers, friends and family members,
doctors and other medical professionals, or anyone affected by or
involved with Lyme Disease, as well as those who wish to learn about its
symptoms, latest treatment options and its prevention.

Anyone with an interest in Lyme Disease is free to post,
including the medical and scientific community, as this newsgroup
is interested both in fostering communication between Lyme Disease
sufferers from all parts of the globe, as well as providing an open
forum for the exchange of medical and scientific information which
can be useful to all participants. Above all, we wish to encourage a
supportive and open atmosphere for the free exchange of opinions and
information.

The following are examples of possible posting topics:

- questions regarding any aspect of Lyme Disease
- symptoms and problems arising from the onset of new symptoms
- treatments and therapies, both conventional and alternative
- emotions, including fears and anxieties caused by this illness
- social issues regarding this illness
- problems in the medical community in regard to Lyme Disease
- new information and resources available about the disease
- related practical problems or solutions
- Lyme Disease research findings

Commercial advertisements may NOT be posted to this proposed group.

LymeNet Mailing List will be gatewayed to sci.med.diseases.lyme

[This collection of addresses is (C)1995 by Consultix Computer Services.
Permission is strictly NOT given to use this list or any part thereof to
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sci.med.diseases.lyme Final Vote Ack

Voted Yes
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ad...@scr.siemens.com Jonathan Adair
ah...@cs.uml.edu Andrew Hall
ai...@gov.nt.ca Aimee Phillpot
al...@yfn.ysu.edu Tina M. Wood
andrea...@gmd.de
arm...@tenebris.rutgers.edu George Armhold
AVI...@UNIVSCVM.CSD.SCAROLINA.EDU Amittai F. Aviram
bai...@hagar.ph.utexas.edu Ed Bailey
BK4...@aol.com
bk...@unm.edu beth kaimowitz
bn...@cleveland.Freenet.Edu Douglas P. Shannon
bott...@gnu.ai.mit.edu Carol J. Botteron
BOWL...@SNYDELAB.DELHI.EDU
bpa...@interaccess.com Ben Parker
br...@geog.ubc.ca Brian Klinkenberg
c...@vm.urz.uni-heidelberg.de
cd...@sunset.backbone.olemiss.edu Christine Gilmore Eubanks
chi...@ix.netcom.com Chicago
clst...@mailbox.syr.edu Chris Stamper
c...@icbdfcs3.fc.hp.com Catherine Nelson
cnew...@netix.demon.co.uk Chris Newport
col...@terraport.net Colman M. Jones
cr...@EMBL-Heidelberg.DE David Croft
csi...@uxh.cso.uiuc.edu
da...@mulberry.com Darek Iwanski
Darren_Abbana...@internetmail.pr.cyanamid.com
DCSK...@aol.com
djen...@midland.co.nz Dean Jenkins
dma...@eideti.com Dick Manley
dmu...@olac.Berkeley.EDU Doug Murphy
dpo...@solar.sky.net Donna Herrell
dra...@netcom.com Ryan
ef...@gti.net effie
eug...@pioneer.arc.nasa.gov Eugene N. Miya
gi...@dev.cdx.mot.com Bruce Giese
go...@ICSI.Berkeley.EDU Benedict A. Gomes
gonz...@maroon.tc.umn.edu Pat Gonzales
gra...@eng2.uconn.edu ZmG
gr...@world.std.com Dick Grady
gr...@netcom.com Kiran Wagle
g...@Glue.umd.edu George W. Baltz
ham...@csuvax1.murdoch.edu.au David Hampson
hbla...@iac.net Hal Blatman
her...@cats.ucsc.edu
HIRSCHBERG#m#_MAR...@lims-a1.lerc.nasa.gov Marvin Hirschberg (216)433-3206
HW1.J...@HW1.CAHWNET.GOV Jane Wong
ig...@pasteur.fr Dr Iain G. Old
IMMN...@aol.com
jan...@no2sun.cray.com Janet Kowalewski
jby...@primenet.com James M. Byers
ji...@ibeam.jf.intel.com
jkna...@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu Joyce A Knauerhase
JLE...@OPAL.TUFTS.EDU
jmcg...@uoguelph.ca
JMH...@aol.com
jml...@cogsci.uiuc.edu Mike Lake
j...@equator.com John Setel O'Donnell
jo...@rdz.stjohns.edu Joel Hornstein
jol...@mod.com Jim Olsen
jon...@io.org Jonboy
jos...@cis.ohio-state.edu Sudish Joseph
j...@nr-atp.cit.cornell.edu Joy Veronneau
jpe...@umich.edu
jrsh...@prairienet.org John R. Sherlock
jwle...@ucdavis.edu John Lester
Karl-He...@biologie.uni-regensburg.de Karl-Heinz Kuhn t2150
ka...@aztec.asu.edu KATHY L. BIRDWELL
k...@thor.ST.3Com.COM Ken Descoteaux
kim...@utu.fi Kimmo Ketolainen +358 40 500 2957
kna...@ibeam.jf.intel.com Rob Knauerhase
kun...@crl.com Trisha Benedict
lap...@ARL.MIL Claude Lapointe (ACISD)
list-...@dream.hb.north.de Martin Schr"oder
lth...@SIRIUS.COM Les Thomas
M.Dav...@isode.com Madelaine Davidson
ma...@po.CWRU.Edu Michael A. Chary
ma...@world.std.com Marc Dashevsky
mbro...@mhv.net
m...@graphics.cornell.edu Mitch Collinsworth
monk...@dircon.co.uk Linda Palund
mo...@easi.com Robert K. Moore
mo...@dorsai.dorsai.org Michael Ricci
msni...@olive.mscc.huji.ac.il Omer Nirhod
mst...@lindsay.Princeton.EDU Marlene J. Stern
nda...@io.org Nigel Allen
nel...@netcom.com Nelia Lyda
nha...@minerva.cis.yale.edu North Haven High School
ni...@inferno.fc.hp.com Nick Ingegneri
norman....@gs.com Norman Birkett
pa...@VFL.Paramax.COM
pde...@lds.loral.com Philip Decker
Peter.R...@gmd.de Peter Rohleder
pime...@roots.ultranet.com John Pimentel
pp00...@interramp.com Jim DePietro
PTY...@Gems.VCU.EDU
rad...@teleport.com
radr...@panix.com Rebecca Drayer
randolp...@att.com R.S.LITTLE
rcon...@sadis05.kelly.af.mil RALPH W. CONNELL - LGSPI
reb...@crocker.com Rebecca Otis
red...@VNET.IBM.COM
Reni...@aol.com
RGIN...@EAGLE.WESLEYAN.EDU Ruth Ginzberg
rgy...@aol.com RGyure
ri...@bcm.tmc.edu Richard H. Miller
rl...@lonestar.jpl.utsa.edu Robert M. Levy
rm...@netcom.com
ro...@marshall.manawatu.planet.co.nz Roger Marshall
r...@advanced.org R. S. Camm
rsm...@ham.island.net Robert Smits
ruf...@mbe.ece.wisc.edu Jeffrey Rufinus
sc...@cr41.staffs.ac.uk David Revitt
she...@netcom.com shells
shim...@cs.nps.navy.mil timothy shimeall
sho...@ic.sunysb.edu Schuyler W Horton
sin...@ortel.org Gil Singer
snow...@aa.net Linda W. White
son...@eskimo.com Boudicca
stonesifer#m#_phy...@msgw.vf.mmc.com Stonesifer, Phyllis
s...@crl.com Steve Roberts
s_r...@nocmsmgw.harvard.edu s rich
ta...@banks.iii.net Barnet Sherman
tc...@tccn.com Coralie J. Allen
tele...@derm.med.upenn.edu Patti Telegan
t...@netcom.com Thomas G. McWilliams
Tick...@aol.com
tsi...@u.washington.edu T. Singer
twpi...@midway.uchicago.edu Tim Pierce
UGM...@SOUTH-01.NOVELL.LEEDS.AC.UK Abdul W Abdul
ulf.g...@ng.hik.se Ulf Garpmo
wan...@kingkong.escape.de Ulf Bahrenfuss

Voted No
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a...@sashimi.wwa.com Andrew H. Marrinson
akil...@thinkage.on.ca Anita Kilgour
bal...@nexus.yorku.ca Balaji
csa...@urc.tue.nl Michiel Wijers
e...@crl.com Ed Anderson
e...@titipu.resun.com Edward Reid
e...@panix.com Emery Lapinski
hit...@primenet.com HiTech
j...@levin.MV.COM Joel B Levin
ksho...@wimsey.com Kam Shojania, MD
sma...@turing.toronto.edu Smarasderagd
stai...@bga.com Dwight Brown
wide...@cc.helsinki.fi Risto Widenius

Abstained
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crou...@flidh101.delcoelect.com Kenneth P Crouch
Edward_M...@exec.niaid.pc.niaid.nih.gov Edward McSweegan
huus...@cc.helsinki.fi Taneli Huuskonen
m...@RedBrick.COM M Mike Taksar KC6ZPS


Votes in error
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cam...@primenet.com Camilla Cracchiolo
! No vote statement in message
ewi...@ix.netcom.com ewinner
! No vote statement in message
ivh...@IAEhv.nl Ivar van Heijningen
! No vote statement in message
jol...@access.digex.net Johanna Lynch
! No vote statement in message
mre...@ns.net Michael J. Reeves
! No vote statement in message
ne...@news.doas.state.ga.us NEWS News Admin.
! Invalid address
rev...@dsm1.dsmnet.com Robert M. Evans
! No vote statement in message
ro...@hosp5.phklug.mednet.com Vladimir A. Bolibok
! Invalid address

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