RESULT
comp.os.v will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 11 Aug 2006 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.os.v.

This group will be removed on 21 Aug 2006.


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comp.std.announce, has been withdrawn.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


PROPONENT:

Jim Riley


CHANGE HISTORY:

2006-08-17 Results
2006-08-08 3rd RFD (Last call for Comments)
2006-07-13 2nd ("comprehensive") RFD
2006-07-06 1st RFD