REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
remove comp.os.v

This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) to remove the unmoderated
newsgroup comp.os.v.


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.p...licies:rmgroup



SUMMARY OF DISCUSSION:

No comments were received.


RATIONALE: remove comp.os.v

comp.os.v has had no on-topic messages in the past 11 months.

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...ps&number=1363

Note: the proposal to remove two of the 31 groups, comp.os.rsts and
comp.std.announce, has been withdrawn.


HISTORY:

comp.os.v has existed as an INET group since at least 1987. 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.os.v
comp.os.misc
comp.windows.x


CHARTER:

The newsgroup line is:

comp.os.v The V distributed operating system from Stanford.


PROPONENT:

Jim Riley


CHANGE HISTORY:

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