RESULT: comp.sys.net-computer.announce will be removed

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The Big-8 Management Board

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Apr 4, 2007, 10:42:00 AM4/4/07
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comp.sys.net-computer.announce will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 28 Mar 2007 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.sys.net-computer.announce.

This group will be removed on 09 Apr 2007.


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.


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 <jim...@pipeline.com>


CHANGE HISTORY:

2007-03-15 1st RFD
2007-03-28 2nd RFD/LCC
2007-04-04 Results (passes)

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