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From [email protected]awkwind.utcs.toronto.edu Fri Nov 12 15:55:43 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Chris Siebenmann) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.sys.dec,comp.sys.hp.hpux,comp.unix.user-friendly,comp.unix.misc,comp.unix.questions Subject: RFD: comp.unix.advocacy Followup-To: news.groups Date: 11 Nov 1993 13:38:00 -0500 Organization: Ziebmef home away from home Lines: 27 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Message-ID: <[email protected]> NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:4259 news.groups:87381 comp.sys.dec:20396 comp.sys.hp.hpux:880 comp.unix.user-friendly:1191 comp.unix.misc:11491 comp.unix.questions:63127  PROPOSED GROUP: comp.unix.advocacy		(unmoderated)  CHARTER:   For discussions of the form 'Unix sucks!', 'Unix rules!', 'Unix is obsolete!', 'Unix is better/worse than system X', and similar.  RATIONAL:   Discussions of this form currently infest various other groups where they are generally not wanted; the most visible current example is in comp.sys.dec and comp.sys.hp, with comp.unix.user-friendly arguably overrun by them; past discussions have happened on comp.unix.misc and comp.unix.questions, among others. Creation of a comp.unix.advocacy newsgroup would create a place for people interested in such discussions to hold them without disrupting other newsgroups, along the line of other .advocacy groups.  Caution:   If you have comments that you want to make sure I read, please send a copy to me by email, as I may miss a comment posted to news.groups. --  		I never worry about a factor of two. 		The problem is, neither do nine of my friends. 			- Stu Feldman [email protected]	           ...!{utgpu,utzoo,watmath}!utgpu!cks  From [email protected] Thu Dec  2 16:59:23 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Ron "Asbestos" Dippold) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.unix.misc,comp.unix.user-friendly,comp.unix.questions,comp.sys.dec,comp.sys.hp Subject: CFV: comp.unix.advocacy Followup-To: poster Date: 2 Dec 1993 01:24:07 -0500 Organization: Usenet Volunteer Votetakers Lines: 44 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Expires: 24 Dec 1993 00:00:00 GMT Message-ID: <[email protected]> References: <[email protected]> Reply-To: [email protected] (Ron Dippold Voting Alias) NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:4360 news.groups:89207 comp.unix.misc:11856 comp.unix.user-friendly:1607 comp.unix.questions:64213 comp.sys.dec:20797 comp.sys.hp:41639  		     FIRST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2) 		 unmoderated group comp.unix.advocacy   Newsgroups line: comp.unix.advocacy	Arguments for and against Unix and Unix versions.  Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 23 Dec 1993.  This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party.  For voting questions only contact [email protected]  For questions about the proposed group contact Chris Siebenmann <[email protected]>.  CHARTER   For discussions of the form 'Unix sucks!', 'Unix rules!', 'Unix is obsolete!', 'Unix is better/worse than system X', 'Unix X is better/worse than Unix Y', and similar.   Discussions of this form currently infest various other groups where they are generally not wanted; the most visible current example is in comp.sys.dec and comp.sys.hp, with comp.unix.user-friendly arguably overrun by them; past discussions have happened on comp.unix.misc and comp.unix.questions, among others. Creation of a comp.unix.advocacy newsgroup would create a place for people interested in such discussions to hold them without disrupting other newsgroups, along the line of other .advocacy groups.   HOW TO VOTE  Send MAIL to:     [email protected]  Your mail message should contain one of the following statements:       I vote YES on comp.unix.advocacy       I vote NO on comp.unix.advocacy  You may also ABSTAIN in place of YES/NO - this will not affect the outcome. Anything else may be rejected by the automatic vote counting program.  The votetaker will respond to your received ballots with a personal acknowledge- ment by mail - if you do not receive one within several days, try again. It's your responsibility to make sure your vote is registered correctly.  Only one vote per person and per account will be counted.  Addresses and votes of all voters will be published in the final voting results list.  From [email protected] Thu Dec  2 17:00:37 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Ron "Asbestos" Dippold) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.unix.misc,comp.unix.user-friendly,comp.unix.questions,comp.sys.dec,comp.sys.hp Subject: CFV: comp.unix.advocacy Followup-To: poster Date: 2 Dec 1993 01:24:07 -0500 Organization: Usenet Volunteer Votetakers Lines: 44 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Expires: 24 Dec 1993 00:00:00 GMT Message-ID: <[email protected]> References: <[email protected]> Reply-To: [email protected] (Ron Dippold Voting Alias) NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:4360 news.groups:89207 comp.unix.misc:11856 comp.unix.user-friendly:1607 comp.unix.questions:64213 comp.sys.dec:20797 comp.sys.hp:41639  		     FIRST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2) 		 unmoderated group comp.unix.advocacy   Newsgroups line: comp.unix.advocacy	Arguments for and against Unix and Unix versions.  Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 23 Dec 1993.  This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party.  For voting questions only contact [email protected]  For questions about the proposed group contact Chris Siebenmann <[email protected]>.  CHARTER   For discussions of the form 'Unix sucks!', 'Unix rules!', 'Unix is obsolete!', 'Unix is better/worse than system X', 'Unix X is better/worse than Unix Y', and similar.   Discussions of this form currently infest various other groups where they are generally not wanted; the most visible current example is in comp.sys.dec and comp.sys.hp, with comp.unix.user-friendly arguably overrun by them; past discussions have happened on comp.unix.misc and comp.unix.questions, among others. Creation of a comp.unix.advocacy newsgroup would create a place for people interested in such discussions to hold them without disrupting other newsgroups, along the line of other .advocacy groups.   HOW TO VOTE  Send MAIL to:     [email protected]  Your mail message should contain one of the following statements:       I vote YES on comp.unix.advocacy       I vote NO on comp.unix.advocacy  You may also ABSTAIN in place of YES/NO - this will not affect the outcome. Anything else may be rejected by the automatic vote counting program.  The votetaker will respond to your received ballots with a personal acknowledge- ment by mail - if you do not receive one within several days, try again. It's your responsibility to make sure your vote is registered correctly.  Only one vote per person and per account will be counted.  Addresses and votes of all voters will be published in the final voting results list.  From [email protected] Tue Dec 14 14:23:44 1993 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Ron "Asbestos" Dippold) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.unix.misc,comp.unix.user-friendly,comp.unix.questions,comp.sys.dec,comp.sys.hp Subject: 2nd CFV: comp.unix.advocacy Supersedes: <[email protected]> Followup-To: poster Date: 13 Dec 1993 15:02:24 -0500 Organization: Usenet Volunteer Votetakers Lines: 48 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Expires: 24 Dec 1993 00:00:00 GMT Message-ID: <[email protected]> References: <[email protected]> <[email protected]> Reply-To: [email protected] (Ron Dippold Voting Alias) NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:4403 news.groups:90056 comp.unix.misc:12050 comp.unix.user-friendly:2021 comp.unix.questions:64695 comp.sys.dec:21006 comp.sys.hp:41905  		      LAST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2) 		 unmoderated group comp.unix.advocacy  Newsgroups line: comp.unix.advocacy	Arguments for and against Unix and Unix versions.  Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 23 Dec 1993.  This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party.  For voting questions only contact [email protected]  For questions about the proposed group contact Chris Siebenmann <[email protected]>.  CHARTER   For discussions of the form 'Unix sucks!', 'Unix rules!', 'Unix is obsolete!', 'Unix is better/worse than system X', 'Unix X is better/worse than Unix Y', and similar.   Discussions of this form currently infest various other groups where they are generally not wanted; the most visible current example is in comp.sys.dec and comp.sys.hp, with comp.unix.user-friendly arguably overrun by them; past discussions have happened on comp.unix.misc and comp.unix.questions, among others. Creation of a comp.unix.advocacy newsgroup would create a place for people interested in such discussions to hold them without disrupting other newsgroups, along the line of other .advocacy groups.   HOW TO VOTE  Send MAIL to:     [email protected]  Your mail message should contain one of the following statements:       I vote YES on comp.unix.advocacy       I vote NO on comp.unix.advocacy  You may also ABSTAIN in place of YES/NO - this will not affect the outcome. Anything else may be rejected by the automatic vote counting program.  The votetaker will respond to your received ballots with a personal acknowledge- ment by mail - if you do not receive one within several days, try again. It's your responsibility to make sure your vote is registered correctly.  Only one vote per person and per account will be counted.  Addresses and votes of all voters will be published in the final voting results list.  comp.unix.advocacy group vote Bounce Ack List - no need to revote ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [email protected]  From [email protected] Mon Jan  3 17:49:46 1994 Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Ron "Asbestos" Dippold) Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.unix.misc,comp.unix.user-friendly,comp.unix.questions,comp.sys.dec,comp.sys.hp Subject: RESULT: comp.unix.advocacy passes 164:32 Supersedes: <[email protected]> Followup-To: news.groups Date: 3 Jan 1994 16:58:30 -0500 Organization: Usenet Volunteer Votetakers Lines: 239 Sender: [email protected] Approved: [email protected] Message-ID: <[email protected]> References: <[email protected]> <[email protected]> NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:4433 news.groups:91316 comp.unix.misc:12351 comp.unix.user-friendly:2315 comp.unix.questions:65355 comp.sys.dec:21279 comp.sys.hp:42269         unmoderated comp.unix.advocacy group vote passes 164:32   There were 164 YES votes and 32 NO votes, for a total of 196 valid votes.  There was 1 abstain.   For group passage, YES votes must be at least 2/3 of all valid (YES and NO) votes.  There also must be at least 100 more YES votes than NO votes.  Thus, the group passes.   There is a five day discussion period after these results are posted. If no serious allegations of voting irregularities are raised, the moderator of news.announce.newgroups will create the group shortly thereafter.   Newsgroups line: comp.unix.advocacy	Arguments for and against Unix and Unix versions.  This vote was conducted by a neutral third party.  For voting questions only contact [email protected]  For questions about the proposed group contact Chris Siebenmann <[email protected]>.   CHARTER   For discussions of the form 'Unix sucks!', 'Unix rules!', 'Unix is obsolete!', 'Unix is better/worse than system X', 'Unix X is better/worse than Unix Y', and similar.    comp.unix.advocacy group vote Final Vote Ack  Yes Votes ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [email protected]                                               David Pardoe [email protected]                                           Todd Richmond [email protected]                                                  Tim Adam [email protected]                              Alexander Konstantinou [email protected]                                 Allyn Barnett [email protected]                                              Per Abrahamsen [email protected]                                    Andras Salamon [email protected]                                            Andrew W. Hagen [email protected]                                       anthony baxter [email protected]                                    Abhijit P. Rane [email protected]                                      Arthur T. McClinton [email protected]                                   Arthur Chance [email protected]                                                             [email protected]                                                Adrian Wontroba [email protected]                                           Ed Bailey [email protected]                                                    David Barr [email protected]                                              Bengt Larsson [email protected]                                                   Bill Swinyard [email protected]                                                  B.J. Herbison [email protected]                                        Peter G. Bouillon [email protected]                                                 Bryan Cardoza [email protected]                              Craig William BURLEY [email protected]                                   Chris G. Demetriou chip%[email protected]                                    Chip Salzenberg [email protected]                                        Chris Yoder [email protected]                                        Chris James [email protected]                                    Chua Hak Lien [email protected]                                                Colin Jensen [email protected]                                 Chris Siebenmann [email protected]                                        Colin Macleod [email protected]                                       C Matthew Curtin [email protected]_nephi.bxbmts.bxb.MTS.dec.com     Ken Coar - Ce que je fais est secret. [email protected]                                                 Jeff Collins [email protected]                                       Martin Cracauer [email protected]                                        Colin Owen Rafferty [email protected]                                           Carl Streeter [email protected]                                                               [email protected]                                                    [email protected]                                          Daniel Brown [MSAI] [email protected]                                                    David E. Martin [email protected]                                                 Doug Fritz [email protected]                                                     Dan Murphy [email protected]                                               marc (m.) donovan [email protected]                                       Doug McLaren [email protected]                                     Rebecca Drayer [email protected]                                                         [email protected]                                                      [email protected]                                                             [email protected]                                                 Ed Borkovsky [email protected]                                       John E. Mendenhall [email protected]                                             Edward Baichtal [email protected]                                      Falko Sauermann [email protected]                                             Fco. J. Ballesteros [email protected]                                         Lars Peter Fischer [email protected]                                                       Fuzzy Fox [email protected]                                        Garrett Wollman [email protected]                                                         [email protected]                                         G. "Wolfe" Woodbury [email protected]                                        John Gibson [email protected]                                          Gerald Reno [email protected]                                               Gwyn Evans [email protected]                                     Graham Stoney [email protected]                                                 Geoffrey Spear [email protected]                                              philippe guezou [email protected]                                             Jim Harle [email protected]                                      Harley Privitera [email protected]                               Robert A. Hayden [email protected]                                    Stephan Heilmayr [email protected]                                                      Hans Mulder [email protected]                                       Harry Protoolis [email protected]                                               H. Peter Anvin N9ITP [email protected]                      Hictor Riquelme Lizama [email protected]                                            Jim Mantle [email protected]                                     Jarkko Hietaniemi [email protected]                                                          [email protected]                                           Jason Vanick [email protected]                                                  James da Silva [email protected]                                            J.B. Nicholson-Owens [email protected]                                        John Henders [email protected]                                           Jay Maynard [email protected]                                 Jesse M. Rosenstock [email protected]                                                Joe Smith [email protected]                                                  John Nemeth [email protected]                                              John Raithel [email protected]                                         John Heidemann [email protected]                                               Jens-Uwe Mager [email protected]                                                   Jeff Schultz [email protected]                                           Jake Vogelaar [email protected]                                                John Locke [email protected]                                                            Kai [email protected]                                                 Kenji Rikitake [email protected]                                        Siamak Khoubyari [email protected]                                       Kjetil Torgrim Homme [email protected]                                        Martin Schroeder [email protected]                                         Marino Ladavac [email protected]                                       charles lee [email protected]                                           Larry Rosenman [email protected]                             Lincoln Turner [email protected]                                              Mark Linimon [email protected]                                 Lonadar the Wanderer [email protected]                                                 Eddy Lootens [email protected]                                      Loren Miller [email protected]                                             Magnus Y Alvestad [email protected]                                                  Fazal Majid [email protected]                                    Ariel Mazzarelli [email protected]                                        Mike Campbell [email protected]                                      Mercier Mathieu [email protected]                                       Mike Williams [email protected]                                           [email protected]                                       Michael Shields [email protected]                                                  Mowcheng Lee [email protected]                             Mike Levis - OS/2 2.1 GA [email protected]                                          Maxime Taksar KC6ZPS [email protected]                                          Michael Scott Shappe [email protected]                                  David Muir Sharnoff [email protected]                                        Matthias Neeracher [email protected]                                            Nigel Pearson [email protected]                                                    Ove Hagerbo [email protected]                                   patrick m. ryan pcatsc!spwvsd!spwvsd!jeff%dptspd.UUCP                              Jeff Brooks [email protected]                                            Peter da Silva [email protected]                                             Peter Wemm [email protected]                                            Pete Smoot [email protected]                                            Paul E. Hoffman [email protected]                                                       prashanth [email protected]                                                 Patrick O'Callaghan [email protected]                                          Carsten Bormann [email protected]                       David McCabe - Progress Programmer [email protected]                                                  Paul Zola [email protected]                                   Michael J. Quinn [email protected]                                                        [email protected]                                             rbagnall.AU [email protected]                                            Jim Revkin [email protected]                                      Sendhil Revuluri [email protected]                                             Richard H. Miller [email protected]                                                     Rolfe Tessem [email protected]         Root a.k.a. Randolph J. Herber -- owner-sysadmin [email protected]                                                Rodrigo Vanegas [email protected]                                             stanley (s.t.h.) chow [email protected]                                                    Steve Summit [email protected]                          Fernando da Silveira Montenegro [email protected]                                        Stephen Joseph Smith [email protected]                                     Seth L Theriault [email protected]                                          Senthil R. Kumar [email protected]                                    Steve Watt -- KD6GGD [email protected]                                                      Kari Sutela [email protected]                                           Mike Suzio [email protected]                                        Sascha Wildner [email protected]                                              Bridget Rutty [email protected]                                                Tim Ramsey [email protected]                                           Pornthep Narula [email protected]                                                  Terry McDill [email protected]                                                   Timo Rinne [email protected]                                          Tomas Ruden [email protected]                                           Tony Porczyk [email protected]                                           Uminder Singh [email protected]                                            Vamsee Lakamsani [email protected]                                 Dave Ratcliffe [email protected]                                           Ville Lavonius walra%[email protected]                                              Waldi Ravens [email protected]                                                     Wilhelm Buehler [email protected]                                         David L Windsor [email protected]                                                    William Smith [email protected]                     Dave Shariff Yadallee   No Votes ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [email protected]                                                   Burt N Holzman [email protected]                                    Christopher K. Koenigsberg [email protected]                                                 David Pascoe [email protected]                                                 Bill Davidsen [email protected]                                                      [email protected]                                  Sean P. Ryan [email protected]                                             George Carter [email protected]                                      Greg Lindahl [email protected]                                            mark hahn [email protected]                                                Steve Hollasch [email protected]                                                 Jan Isley [email protected]                                                    Jan Morales [email protected]                                                   John De Armond [email protected]                                               Joel M. Hoffman [email protected]                                          John D. Hopkins [email protected]                            John "Fax This!" MacWilliamson [email protected]                                           Kevin McElearney [email protected]                                                          Lon Jones [email protected]                                                Magnus Olsson [email protected]                                       Steve Masticola [email protected]                                                   [email protected]                                        Oyvind Gjerstad [email protected]                                Robert W. Spiker [email protected]                                                        [email protected]                                                    Shane Hartman [email protected]                                                            [email protected]                                                     Smarasderagd [email protected]                                               Steve Rogers [email protected]                             Tom Christiansen [email protected]                                     Andrew R. Tefft [email protected]                                             Thomas Aaron Insel [email protected]                                         Lars Wirzenius   Abstaining Votes ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [email protected]                                                 Stephen O. Pace  
 
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