1. RFD: comp.internet.net-happenings moderated (remove)

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Alexander Bartolich

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Nov 15, 2009, 10:44:19 AM11/15/09
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REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
moderated group comp.internet.net-happenings

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup comp.internet.net-happenings.

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

comp.internet.net-happenings Announcements of network happenings. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.internet.net-happenings

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander...@gmx.at>

CHARTER OF COMP.INTERNET.NET-HAPPENINGS

The purpose of comp.internet.net-happenings is to distribute to the
community announcements of interest to network staffers and end users.
This includes conference announcements, call for papers, publications,
newsletters, network tools updates, and network resources. Net-happenings
is currently a moderated, announcements-only mailing list which
gathers announcements from many Internet sources and concentrates
them onto one list. Traffic is around 15-20 messages per day. The
mailing list net-hap...@is.internic.net will be bidirectionally
gatewayed with the newsgroup comp.internet.net-happenings.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

<comp-internet-...@moderators.isc.org>: host
moderators.switch.ch[130.59.10.10] said: 550 Unrouteable address
(in reply to RCPT TO command)

Host name is.internic.net does not exist.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

comp.internet.net-happenings is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote for
creation by RESULT as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 30 Aug 1994.

PROCEDURE:

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.

In the course of the removal process four formal announcements are posted
(MVI, 1. RFD, 2. RFD, and LCC), each taking two weeks. At the end of the
process the B8MB will vote on the issue.

Available options for comp.internet.net-happenings are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group

For more information on the MVI process, please see

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

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-10-29 Probe post bounced
2009-11-01 Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2009-11-15 1. RFD

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Alexander Bartolich

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Nov 28, 2009, 8:46:35 PM11/28/09
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NEWSGROUPS LINE:

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.internet.net-happenings

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander...@gmx.at>

CHARTER OF COMP.INTERNET.NET-HAPPENINGS

RATIONALE:

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

PROCEDURE:

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

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-11-29 2. RFD

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Big-8 Management Board

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Dec 13, 2009, 6:27:30 PM12/13/09
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NEWSGROUPS LINE:

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.internet.net-happenings

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander...@gmx.at>

CHARTER OF COMP.INTERNET.NET-HAPPENINGS

RATIONALE:

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

PROCEDURE:

(MVI, 1st RFD, 2nd RFD, and LCC), each taking two weeks. At the end of the


process the B8MB will vote on the issue.

Available options for comp.internet.net-happenings are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group

For more information on the MVI process, please see

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

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-10-29 Probe post bounced
2009-11-01 Moderator Vacancy Investigation

2009-11-15 1st RFD
2009-11-29 2nd RFD
2009-12-13 LCC

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Big-8 Management Board

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Dec 20, 2009, 6:15:09 PM12/20/09
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RESULT
comp.internet.net-happenings will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2009-12-13 initiated a five-day
period for final comments. Following this comment period, the Big-8
Management Board has decided by vote to remove moderated group
comp.internet.net-happenings.

Vote results (yes-no-abstain): 10-0-0

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
comp.internet.net-happenings

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander...@gmx.at>

CHARTER OF COMP.INTERNET.NET-HAPPENINGS

RATIONALE:

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

CHANGE HISTORY:

2009-10-29 Probe post bounced
2009-11-01 Moderator Vacancy Investigation

2009-11-15 1st RFD
2009-11-29 2nd RFD
2009-12-13 LCC

2009-12-20 RESULT

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