A aviation & planes forum. AviationBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » AviationBanter forum » rec.aviation newsgroups » Aerobatics
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

RFD: remove rec.aviation.announce moderated



 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old February 27th 07, 06:28 AM posted to rec.aviation.aerobatics,rec.aviation.homebuilt,rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.owning,rec.aviation.student
Jim Riley
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 41
Default RFD: remove rec.aviation.announce moderated

This is a copy of an RFD regarding the possible removal of the
newsgroup rec.aviation.announce. Discussion should occur in
news.groups.proposals, and the Followup-To header has been set to that
newsgroup.
================================================== ====================
REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
remove rec.aviation.announce

This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) to remove the moderated
newsgroup rec.aviation.announce.


RATIONALE: remove rec.aviation.announce

The last approved article was in January 1999. In the prior two years
traffic had greatly declined, with two periods of 6-months with no
approvals. With such a light volume, any announcements of fly-ins,
etc. can be made directly in unmoderated rec.aviation.* groups.

An an announcement group it would be inappropriate to convert the
group to an unmoderated status.


HISTORY:

The newsgroup rec.aviation.announce was created in September 1992, as
part of a re-organization of rec.aviation into 13 newsgroups
(rec.aviation.announce (ra.announce); ra.answers; ra.homebuilt;
ra.ifr; ra.military; ra.misc; ra.owning; ra.piloting; ra.products;
ra.simulators; ra.soaring; ra.stories; and ra.student).

Approvals per year we 1992, 1 article; 1993, 30 articles; 1994, 91
articles; 1995, 13 articles (8 month interruption); 1996, 52 articles;
1997, 16 articles; 1998, 22 articles; and 1999, 2 articles.

The last approval was in June 1999.


CHARTER:

The newsgroup line is:

rec.aviation.announce Events of interest to the aviation community.

The charter (periodically posted to the group) is:

Dissemination of events of interest to the rec.aviation community,
including fly-outs, airshows, museum events, safety seminars,
conventions, races, rec.aviation administrative issues etc. The group
will be moderated to minimize volume.


PROCEDU

The full group removal procedure is documented he

http://www.big-8.org/dokuwiki/doku.p...licies:rmgroup

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.

All discussion of active proposals should be posted to
news.groups.proposals.

If desired by the readership of closely affected groups, the
discussion may be crossposted to those groups, but care must be taken
to ensure that all discussion appears in news.groups.proposals as
well.


DISTRIBUTION:

This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
rec.aviation.announce
rec.aviation.misc
rec.aviation.piloting

The proponent will also post pointers to:

rec.aviation.aerobatics
rec.aviation.homebuilt
rec.aviation.military
rec.aviation.owning
rec.aviation.student


PROPONENT:

Jim Riley


CHANGE HISTORY:

2007-02-26 1st RFD
--
Jim Riley
Ads
 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RFD: remove rec.aviation.announce moderated Jim Riley Owning 0 February 27th 07 06:28 AM
RFD: remove rec.aviation.announce moderated Jim Riley Home Built 0 February 27th 07 06:28 AM
RFD: remove rec.aviation.questions moderated Jim Riley Owning 0 February 27th 07 06:18 AM
RFD: remove rec.aviation.announce moderated Jim Riley General Aviation 0 February 26th 07 10:25 PM
RFD: remove rec.aviation.announce moderated Jim Riley Piloting 0 February 26th 07 10:25 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2019 AviationBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.