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From [email protected] Thu May  6 15:00:45 1993
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From: David Ruggiero <[email protected]>
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Subject: RFD: comp.databases.pick
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This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) to create a new USENET group:

GROUP NAME
comp.databases.pick

STATUS
Unmoderated.

CHARTER
comp.databases.pick (unmoderated) will be a newsgroup which will provide
a common forum:

(1) To discuss the design, programming, and administration of systems
    and applications which use a database model and programming tools
    generically known as "Pick", "Pick-like", or "Pick-compatible".
    These include, among others:

    - "Pure" Pick (a.k.a. the "Pick Operating System"), a standalone
      operating system running on a large number of different mini- and
      microcomputer platforms under a dizzying array of versions, releases,
      and brand names (see Question 2, below);
   
    - "UniVerse" (from Vmark, Inc.), a Pick-style applications environment 
      running on a multitude of Unix platforms, including Sequent, AT&T,
      Sequoia, Encore, IBM RS/6000, HP 9000, Data General, and many others;
   
    - "UniData" (from the Unidata Corporation), a similar environment, also
      running on a number of Unix systems;
   
    - "Revelation" and "Advanced Revelation" (from Revelation Technologies),
      a Pick-inspired "industrial strength" database for MS-DOS and networked
      PC systems;

    - "Prime Information", a Pick-compatible system running on Prime Computer
      hardware under the PRIMOS operating system.


(2) To share ideas, information, and experience regarding design and
    programming of applications within a Pick environment, including
    efficient file design and useful Pick programming techniques;

(3) To allow those using Pick-like systems to relate their experiences
    with specific software and hardware implementations of Pick and with
    the Pick data model in general;

(4) To discuss conferences, trade shows, publications, and courses of
    interest to those working with (or considering using) a Pick-like
    system;

(5) To discuss new products of interest to the Pick marketplace and users;

(6) To educate and inform others about the strengths, weaknesses, and general
    usage of the Pick data model in the real world; and

(7) To provide Pick users, designers, programmers, and administrators
    with Usenet access to have what they have not had before: a common
    newsgroup to share their ideas, concerns, experiences, questions,
    and knowledge with one another.


RATIONALE
Pick is huge, far larger than anyone who doesn't follow it might
imagine. Worldwide, there are hundreds of thousands of systems, with
millions of individual users, using Pick-like software as their main
operating system and/or database manager and/or development environment.

Even considering *only* the number of sites, developers and current end
users of its original incarnation (the Pick Operating System), Pick is
easily among the most under-represented portable (open) software system
of its size on Usenet. The historical and technical reasons for this are
complex and interesting to speculate upon, but a great deal can be explained
by simple fragmentation: Revelation users chat in comp.databases; Prime
Information users post into comp.sys.prime; Stratus Pick users use
comp.sys.stratus, and the odd Pick OS article occasionally finds its way
into comp.os.misc, to give only a few examples. Many more folk don't
post at all, because there isn't any defined group dedicated to their
questions, interests, and knowledge.

To be sure, each Pick "flavor" is in some way different from all others,
but all are very similar in the manner that they view and store database
records, and in the ways that applications can be designed and built to
run under them. A common group will foster and focus discussion among
all of these previously separate groups of individuals.


SUMMARY
In summary, a new news group called _comp.databases.pick_ is proposed.
It will focus exclusively on discussions by, for, and of things relating
to any facet of database systems which are compatible with (or were
inspired by) the set of database concepts generally known as "Pick".

Discussion of the proposed group comp.databases.pick will be held on
"news.groups". (Note that the Followup-To: line of this article will
direct any responses there automatically.) Copies of this RFD will also
be cross-posted to comp.databases, comp.os.misc, comp.sys.prime, and
comp.sys.stratus. Readers should feel free to re-post this article to
other newsgroups whose readers might find it of interest, as long as the
Followup-To: line remains directed to news.groups.

Requests for more information may be directed to me at the address below
at any time.
-- 
David Ruggiero ([email protected]) Seattle, WA:Our slugs can beat up your slugs

From [email protected] Fri May 28 16:17:52 1993
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From: [email protected] (David Ruggiero)
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Subject: CFV: comp.databases.pick
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CALL FOR VOTES:  comp.databases.pick

  Following the standard three-week discussion period during which the
  vast majority of the responses were strongly favorable of the proposal,
  here is the official Call For Votes on the creation of the new Usenet
  group "comp.databases.pick".

STATUS

  The group will be unmoderated.


CHARTER

  "comp.databases.pick" will be a newsgroup for the discussion of the
  creation, administration, and use of the multitude of databases,
  operating systems, and applications environments which are generally
  known as "Pick-compatible", "Pick-like", "Pick-inspired", or "post-
  relational". These include, at the least:

   -  The Pick Operating System (aka "Pick R83" and "Advanced Pick")
   -  Vmark's  _Universe_ environment
   -  Unidata's  _Unidata_
   -  Revelation Technologies' _Advanced Revelation_ and "Rev G" products
   -  Prime Computer's _Prime Information_ system
   -  The PI/Open environment (developed by Prime, now owned by Vmark)

  This discussion will include, but not be limited to, programming theory
  and practice, database design techniques, efficient construction of
  application systems, practical system and database administration,
  experiences with and differences between various Pick-type products
  and implementations, technical questions and advice, and announcements
  of upcoming conferences, trade shows, and new products relevant to the
  Pick marketplace.


VOTING PERIOD

 From: The appearance of this posting.
 To:   17 June 1993 23:59:59 GMT. Votes received after this date will not
       be counted.


VOTING RULES

 All votes must be mailed to the "[email protected]". Votes which are
 posted instead of being mailed will be ignored.

 If you vote more than once from the same address, only the most recent
 vote received will be counted as valid.

 Each person has only one vote, even if they have multiple accounts or
 email addresses. Forwarded or proxy votes are not valid. If you vote
 more than once from different addresses in an apparent attempt to
 circumvent this rule, all your votes may be rejected, and this fact
 plus your name noted in the final vote tally.


HOW TO VOTE

 Vote by sending mail to [email protected], preferably using the format 
 below. Votes will be tallied by an automatic program; if it can't
 decipher your vote, you will be asked to re-vote. 

 Your reply MUST contain a line of the form:

   "I vote {YES/NO} for the creation of comp.databases.pick."

 (The easiest way to vote is to reply to this message using the "r" or
 "reply" command of your newsreading software, then delete every line of
 this article except the above line, changing the {YES/NO} to your
 choice of YES or NO.)

 If your system does not permit you to put your real name in the "From:"
 or "Reply-To:" fields of your message, you may optionally add a line
 in the message body of the exact form:

   "My real name is: your_real_name_here"


 All votes will be automatically acknowledged by the voting software via
 email at some time after being received. Any acknowledgement that
 bounces will not be retried. There will also be at least one mass
 acknowledgement posted during the voting period. The final vote tally
 will be posted at the end of the vote, including a complete list
 showing how everyone voted.

VOTE RESULT

 At the end of the voting period, there will be a period of five days
 from the posting of the result to allow for any errors to be noted and
 corrected.

 Under the Usenet group creation guidelines, the group will be created
 if at least 100 more YES votes than NO votes are received, with at
 least 2/3 of the valid votes received in favor of the group. If either
 the 100 vote margin and 2/3 majority are not met, the group will not be
 created.
-- 
David Ruggiero (votes to [email protected], other mail to [email protected])
 (Thanks to Ron Dippold for UseVote 1.2a and much generous advice.)

From [email protected] Fri Jun 11 15:54:48 1993
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (David Ruggiero)
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Subject: 2nd CFV and VOTE ACK: comp.databases.pick
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2nd CALL FOR VOTES:  comp.databases.pick

  Following the standard three-week discussion period during which the
  vast majority of the responses were strongly favorable of the proposal,
  here is the official 2nd Call For Votes on the creation of the new Usenet
  group "comp.databases.pick".

STATUS

  The group will be unmoderated.


CHARTER

  "comp.databases.pick" will be a newsgroup for the discussion of the
  creation, administration, and use of the multitude of databases,
  operating systems, and applications environments which are generally
  known as "Pick-compatible", "Pick-like", "Pick-inspired", or "post-
  relational". These include, at the least:

   -  The Pick Operating System (aka "Pick R83" and "Advanced Pick")
   -  Vmark's  _Universe_ environment
   -  Unidata's  _Unidata_
   -  Revelation Technologies' _Advanced Revelation_ and "Rev G" products
   -  Prime Computer's _Prime Information_ system
   -  The PI/Open environment (developed by Prime, now owned by Vmark)

  This discussion will include, but not be limited to, programming theory
  and practice, database design techniques, efficient construction of
  application systems, practical system and database administration,
  experiences with and differences between various Pick-type products
  and implementations, technical questions and advice, and announcements
  of upcoming conferences, trade shows, and new products relevant to the
  Pick marketplace.


VOTING PERIOD

 From: The appearance of the first CFV (26 May 93).
 To:   17 June 1993 23:59:59 GMT. Votes received after this date will not
       be counted.


VOTING RULES

 All votes MUST be mailed to the "[email protected]". Votes which are
 posted instead of being mailed will be ignored.

 If you vote more than once from the same address, only the most recent
 vote received will be counted as valid.

 Each person has only one vote, even if they have multiple accounts or
 email addresses. Forwarded or proxy votes are not valid. If you vote
 more than once from different addresses in an apparent attempt to
 circumvent this rule, all your votes may be rejected, and this fact
 plus your name noted in the final vote tally.


HOW TO VOTE

 Vote by sending mail to [email protected], preferably using the format 
 below. Votes will be tallied by an automatic program; if it can't
 decipher your vote, you will be asked to re-vote. 

 Your reply MUST contain a line of the form:

   "I vote {YES/NO} for the creation of comp.databases.pick."

 (The easiest way to vote is to reply to this message using the "r" or
 "reply" command of your newsreading software, then delete every line of
 this article except the above line, changing the {YES/NO} to your
 choice of YES or NO.)

 If your system does not permit you to put your real name in the "From:"
 or "Reply-To:" fields of your message, you may optionally add a line
 in the message body of the exact form:

   "My real name is: your_real_name_here"


 All votes will be automatically acknowledged by the voting software via
 email at some time after being received. Any acknowledgement that
 bounces will not be retried. There will also be at least one mass
 acknowledgement posted during the voting period. The final vote tally
 will be posted at the end of the vote, including a complete list
 showing how everyone voted.

VOTE RESULT

 At the end of the voting period, there will be a period of five days
 from the posting of the result to allow for any errors to be noted and
 corrected.

 Under the Usenet group creation guidelines, the group will be created
 if at least 100 more YES votes than NO votes are received, with at
 least 2/3 of the valid votes received in favor of the group. If either
 the 100 vote margin and 2/3 majority are not met, the group will not be
 created.

VOTE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
 As of Sunday 6 June 1993, valid votes have been received from the
 following individuals (list was not checked for duplicates):

[email protected]  (Alan Glassman)
[email protected]  (Aaron Davies)
[email protected]  (Alan Kull)
[email protected]  (Alice Friedman)
[email protected]  (Susan Biddlecomb)
[email protected]  (Robert Vernon)
[email protected]  (Brian Wigton)
[email protected]  (Jackie Burhans)
[email protected]  (Tony Carter - MIT Bates Linac)
[email protected] (Cathy Lawson)
[email protected]  (Charles Binko)
[email protected]  (Bjorn Kj Myklebust )
[email protected]  (David Churcher)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (Dawn Whiteside)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (Dale E. Higgs)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (DAVID FARR)
[email protected]  (Dave Martin)
[email protected]  (Dominic Baron)
[email protected]  (David Q. King)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (Duncan Roe)
[email protected]  (David Wolff)
[email protected]  (Steve H Edwards -- EDS -- Internal Operations)
[email protected]  (Eric J. Olson)
[email protected]  (Eric Wessel)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (Eckart W. Schmidt)
[email protected]  (Tom Parker)
[email protected]  (Fred Rump from home)
[email protected]  (Freely R. Schwam)
[email protected]  (Gail W. Padden)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (Georg Schwarz)
[email protected]  (Gerald Feeney)
[email protected]  (Geoff Miller)
[email protected]  (Warren Gill)
[email protected]  (Glenna Frost)
[email protected]  (B.J. Herbison)
[email protected]  (Eiji Hirai)
[email protected]  (Henry Unger)
[email protected]  (John Bartol)
[email protected]  (Jurgen Botz)
[email protected]  (John H. Whaley)
[email protected]  (Jim Tyhurst)
[email protected]  (John Gleeson)
[email protected]  (John E. Babbitt Jr.)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (Jon Bell)
[email protected]  (James Tsillas)
[email protected]  (Julian Macassey)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (Kevin Dombroski)
[email protected]  (Lance Andersen)
[email protected]  (Chris Landers)
[email protected]  (Lynn Charnitz - CV Services (414)797-8512)
[email protected]  (Frank Yeh Jr.)
[email protected]  (Garrett Hildebrand)
[email protected]  (Mike Demezas)
[email protected]  (Michael Harwood)
[email protected],  (Michael Brennan)
[email protected]  (Wes Morgan)
[email protected] 
[email protected]  (Neil Richards)
[email protected]  (Stephen S Wood)
[email protected]  (Leonard J. Peirce)
[email protected]  (Peppo Woudenberg)
[email protected]  (Phil Hill)
[email protected]  (Philip J. Nesser)
[email protected]  (Philip E. Murphy)
[email protected]  (Peter Jefferies)
[email protected]  (Peter McGONIGAL)
[email protected]  (Ron Dippold)
[email protected]  (Michael V. Rescigno)
richards%tardis.dnet.top.domain@meglos.mdcorp.ksc.nasa.gov  (ROBOMAN)
Richard_Ahrens@vos.stratus.com  (Richard Ahrens )
rick@crick.ssctr.bcm.tmc.edu  (Richard H. Miller)
rms@ca.dynix.com  (Richard Saunders)
ron@rocket.com  (Ron Reimer)
rond@delbruck.pharm.sunysb.edu  (Ron Daubel)
royd@spider.co.uk  (Roy Donaldson)
rps@ca.dynix.com  (Bob Sandiford)
s.fehrman@sunbird.central.sun.com  (Scott Fehrman SE Northern IL)
schubach@cis.ohio-state.edu  (bernard william schubach)
seqpick!johnl@sequoia.sequoia.com  (John Lombardo)
shane@spr.com  (Shane Hartman)
SKH.SIMON@MELPN1.CV.COM  (Simon K. Hill)
Slutz@s35.Prime.COM  (Donald Slutz (slutz@s35))
smarry@zooid.guild.org  (Marc Moorcroft)
smk@rocket.com  (Steve Knutson)
SMZ@padova.cv.com  (Sergio Manzi)
someday@u.washington.edu  (Scott Johnson)
steen@kiwi.swhs.ohio-state.edu  (Steen Hansen)
stu@valinor.mythical.com  (Stu Labovitz)
TCARTER@AESIR.MIT.EDU  (Zena Carter)
TDB@CBRPN1.CV.COM  (Tony de Bont - Computervision Services)
Ted@CESCC.Bridgewater.EDU  (Ted W. Flory)
Terri_Green@vos.stratus.com 
thornley@cs.umn.edu  (David H. Thornley)
TJP@UKHAYA.CV.COM 
toni@vmark.co.uk  (Toni Scott)
trumbull@unx.sas.com  (Ed Trumbull)
tsquare@sybase.com  (Tracey Tranen)
uvmark!davet@merk.UUCP  (David Tong)
uvmark!glenn@merk.UUCP  (Glenn Herbert)
uvmark!jim@merk.UUCP  (Jim Todhunter)
uvmark!palmer@merk.UUCP  (Filaman)
uvmark!pvezina@merk.UUCP  (Philippe Vezina)
uvmark!roger@merk.UUCP  (Roger MacNicol)
uvmark!scholl@merk.UUCP  (Kathryn Scholl)
uvmark!susan@merk.UUCP  (Susan Todhunter - (JWT))
uvmark!todd@merk.UUCP  (Todd Cooper)
uvmark!tom@merk.com  (Tom Rauschenbach)
uvmark!walter@merk.UUCP  (Walter Gallant)
wah@rocket.com  (W. Andy Hoskins)
waldron@Holmes.usbm.gov  (Bob Waldron)
wilamson@vertex-software.com  (Mark Williamson)
williams@vmark.co.uk  (Peter Williams)
YODERS@Prime.Wittenberg.EDU  (Kevin Yoders)
yoshi@rocket.com
-- 
David Ruggiero (votes to pick@halcyon.com, other mail to jdavid@halcyon.com))
Seattle WA: Our slugs can beat up your slugs

From jdavid@halcyon.halcyon.com Wed Jun 23 21:13:56 1993
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: jdavid@halcyon.halcyon.com (David Ruggiero)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.databases,comp.sys.prime,comp.sys.stratus,comp.os.misc
Subject: RESULT: comp.databases.pick passes 198:17
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The three-week voting period ended as scheduled at 23:59:59 GMT on June
17. During that time, 215 valid votes were received and counted using Ron
Dippold's UseVote system. The final tally was follows:

comp.databases.pick vote results - 215 votes

 Yes   No : 2/3? >100? : Pass? : Group
---- ---- : ---- ----- : ----- : -------------------
 198   17 :  Yes   Yes :   Yes : comp.databases.pick


The vote taker thanks everyone who took the time to vote.

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Short commentary on the comp.databases.pick vote

The voting was remarkably uneventful. Five votes were received in an
invalid or undecipherable format and were 'bounced' with acknowledgement
to that effect by UseVote; all five were returned by their authors with
correct votes. Four duplicate votes with addresses identical to the
original vote's address were received after the second CFV; by the voting
rules of the CFV only the last (second) vote was counted in each case.

No voters reported that the UseVote-generated acknowledgement of their
vote was wrong, so I think I am fairly safe in assuming that the count
reported above (with full voter detail below) is completely correct. The
standard five-day waiting period for any corrections or questions about
the vote will be observed, however, and if no problems are noted, the
control message will be issued to create the group shortly afterwards.

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CHARTER

  "comp.databases.pick" will be a newsgroup for the discussion of the
  creation, administration, and use of the multitude of databases,
  operating systems, and applications environments which are generally
  known as "Pick-compatible", "Pick-like", "Pick-inspired", or "post-
  relational". These include, at the least:

   -  The Pick Operating System (aka "Pick R83" and "Advanced Pick")
   -  Vmark's  _Universe_ environment
   -  Unidata's  _Unidata_
   -  Revelation Technologies' _Advanced Revelation_ and "Rev G" products
   -  Prime Computer's _Prime Information_ system
   -  The PI/Open environment (developed by Prime, now owned by Vmark)

  This discussion will include, but not be limited to, programming theory
  and practice, database design techniques, efficient construction of
  application systems, practical system and database administration,
  experiences with and differences between various Pick-type products
  and implementations, technical questions and advice, and announcements
  of upcoming conferences, trade shows, and new products relevant to the
  Pick marketplace.

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COMPLETE LIST OF ALL VOTES

"YES" votes (198)

aaron@kcbbs.gen.nz (Aaron Davies)
a.glassman@BIX.com (Alan Glassman)
aek@rocket.com (Alan Kull)
alicef@u.washington.edu (Alice Friedman)
alvaro@owlnet.rice.edu (Alvaro Agustin Fernandez)
andyh@sybase.com (Andy Hering)
AW@PRI-CE.CV.COM (Arnd Wussing)
ash@plaza.ds.adp.com (Ashley Furman)
herbison@lassie.ucx.lkg.dec.com (B.J. Herbison)
tsh!baj@uu3.psi.com (Barry Johnson)
schubach@cis.ohio-state.edu (bernard william schubach)
bbm@ca.dynix.com (Bill Manson)
d93mykle@hfk.mil.no (Bjorn Kj Myklebust)
Bob_Bartlett@vos.stratus.com (Bob Bartlett)
R.DIGUARDIA@admin.suffolk.edu (Bob Di Guardia)
rps@ca.dynix.com (Bob Sandiford)
waldron@Holmes.usbm.gov (Bob Waldron)
jbrendan@sybase.com (Brendan McKelvey)
Brian.Wigton@axolotl.omahug.org (Brian Wigton)
mdcsc!clc@uunet.UU.NET (Carl Chapman)
Cathy_Lawson@vos.stratus.com (Cathy Lawson)
cwb@reef.cis.ufl.edu (Charles Binko)
landers@comm.mgmt.purdue.edu (Chris Landers)
casmith@unixg.ubc.ca (Christopher Smith)
crl@plaza.ds.adp.com (Chuck Lewis)
bohlc@Ext.Missouri.edu (Curtis A. Bohl)
dmg@resumix.com (D. Miles Goldstein)
deh@rocket.com (Dale E. Higgs)
dgm@plaza.ds.adp.com (Daniel Melvin)
dwc@vmark.co.uk (Dave Cheeseman)
Dave_Durant@vos.stratus.com (Dave Durant)
dm@rocket.com (Dave Martin)
uvmark!davem@merk.UUCP (Dave Meeks)
mdcsc!daa@uunet.UU.NET (David Arendes)
Dave_Challis@vos.stratus.com (David Challis)
dfarr@asrr.arsusda.gov (DAVID FARR)
RSD@applelink.apple.com (David Goldman)
thornley@cs.umn.edu (David H. Thornley)
dqk@rocket.com (David Q. King)
uvmark!davet@merk.UUCP (David Tong)
dwolff%teapot@Relay.CV.COM (David Wolff)
rotmand@cedarville.edu (David_Rotman)
dawn@ca.dynix.com (Dawn Whiteside)
DENIS_KEAL@PR1MEA.CV.COM (Denis Keal (Software Technical Support))
djk@seattle.wa.com (Dennis Krueger)
DOMINIC_BARON@wlged1.cv.com (Dominic Baron)
Slutz@s35.cv.com (Donald Slutz (slutz@s35))
dosborn@sis.usc.edu (Doug Osborn)
DUNC@CBRPN1.CV.COM (Duncan Roe)
trumbull@unx.sas.com (Ed Trumbull)
mdcsc!ehd@uunet.UU.NET (Edgar Daza)
hirai@cc.swarthmore.edu (Eiji Hirai)
ERIC@cccc.cc.colorado.edu (Eric Ross)
epw@ca.dynix.com (Eric Wessel)
ernie@ene.cv.com (Ernie Piper)
uvmark!palmer@merk.UUCP (Filaman)
tsh!frank@uu3.psi.com (Frank Mostek)
mdcsc!fyj@uunet.UU.NET (Frank Yeh Jr.)
fr@icdi10.compu.com (Fred Rump)
frs@rocket.com (Freely R. Schwam)
FXGWP@acad3.alaska.edu (Gail W. Padden)
mdcsc!gdh@uunet.UU.NET (Garrett Hildebrand)
ghm@ccsun5.cc.adfa.oz.au (Geoff Miller)
gsb@plaza.ds.adp.com (George Best)
gerry@well.sf.ca.us (Gerald Feeney)
uvmark!glenn@merk.UUCP (Glenn Herbert)
glenna@sugar.NeoSoft.Com (Glenna Frost)
gjk@plaza.ds.adp.com (Greg Kovach)
HAL@ALBANY.CV.COM (Hal Lindstrom (518-456-0613))
FSSPR@acad3.alaska.edu (Hardcore Alaskan)
hprudhom@mercury.admin.willamette.edu (Harvey Prudhomme)
la@seattle.wa.com (Heberlein)
mdcsc!hve@uunet.UU.NET (Henry Eggers)
hunger@hitech.com (Henry Unger)
k17973@kyyppari.hkkk.fi (Ilkka Laurmaa)
osiris@halcyon.com (J.David Ruggiero)
burhans@csn.org (Jackie Burhans)
jtsilla@ccs.northeastern.edu (James Tsillas)
jaw@iunet.ann-arbor.mi.us (Jeff Waugh)
tsh!jeff@uu3.psi.com (Jeff Whittemore)
wisniews@cis.ohio-state.edu (jeffery l wisniewski)
gec@plaza.ds.adp.com (Jerry Cleveland)
gjw@plaza.ds.adp.com (Jerry Weinert)
uvmark!jim@merk.UUCP (Jim Todhunter)
jjt@plaza.ds.adp.com (Jim Tyhurst)
jfurr@polaris.async.vt.edu (Joel Furr)
joes@sequoia.sequoia.com (joes)
jar@rocket.com (John A. Rodgers)
jbart@zadall.wimsey.com (John Bartol)
mdcsc!jcd@uunet.UU.NET (John Denney)
john@cutler.com (John E. Babbitt Jr.)
jmg@stg.com (John Gleeson)
jc@halcyon.com (John H. Cornelison)
jhw@rocket.com (John H. Whaley)
KAYLOR@stsci.edu (John Kaylor)
mdcsc!jpl@uunet.UU.NET (John Lambert)
seqpick!johnl@sequoia.sequoia.com (John Lombardo)
jrm@plaza.ds.adp.com (John Meuler)
jpc@rocket.com (John P. Cupp)
jspady@plaza.ds.adp.com (John Spady)
jtbell@cs1.presby.edu (Jon Bell)
jw35@cus.cam.ac.uk (Jon Warbrick)
jbotz@orixa.mtholyoke.edu (Jurgen Botz)
Karen_Devore@vos.stratus.com (Karen Devore)
uvmark!scholl@merk.UUCP (Kathryn Scholl)
Ken.Blackney@noc.ocs.drexel.edu (Ken Blackney)
kxc@rocket.com (Ken Christiansen)
kmb@plaza.ds.adp.com (Kevin Brinkley)
kmd@sybase.com (Kevin Dombroski)
Kevin_Nelson@vos.stratus.com (Kevin Nelson)
YODERS@Prime.Wittenberg.EDU (Kevin Yoders)
lancea@sybase.com (Lance Andersen)
mdcsc!llw@uunet.UU.NET (Larry Wisneski)
lwalton@zombie.demon.co.uk (Lee Walton)
uvmark!lwoods@merk.UUCP (Len Woods)
alton@vmark.co.uk (Lindsey Alton)
LYNN@MD-MKW.CV.COM (Lynn Charnitz)
mdcsc!mag@uunet.UU.NET (Makram Gerges)
mdcsc!ms@uunet.UU.NET (Mani Sanj)
decaro@ohsu.EDU (Marcia DeCaro)
uvmark!mark@merk.UUCP (Mark Baldridge)
MARK_EDGE%pr1mew.cv.com%pr1mea.cv.COM@Relay.CV.COM (Mark Edge)
wilamson@vertex-software.com (Mark Williamson)
martin@plaza.ds.adp.com (Martin Golding)
mjb@brahms.udel.edu (Michael Brennan)
mharwood@ca.dynix.com (Michael Harwood)
rescigno@cwis.unomaha.edu (Michael V. Rescigno)
mdemezas@jupiter.Willamette.EDU (Mike Demezas)
mdcsc!mej@uunet.UU.NET (Milo Jeffers)
nkm@plaza.ds.adp.com (Nancy Munoz)
njt@plaza.ds.adp.com (Neal Tollisen)
NPOTTER@vmark.co.uk (Neil Potter)
nrichard@ttech.demon.co.uk (Neil Richards)
tsh!oam@uu3.psi.com (Owen Marks)
pah@plaza.ds.adp.com (Pam Harfst (pah@sparky))
pford@chaph.usc.edu (Patricia Ford)
pnagle@ncrsmg.daytonoh.ncr.com (Peggy J. Nagle)
PEPPO@blx-f.cv.com (Peppo Woudenberg)
psj@cix.compulink.co.uk (Peter Jefferies)
PXM.PETER@melpn1.cv.com (Peter McGONIGAL)
williams@vmark.co.uk (Peter Williams)
phil@miracle.com (Phil Hill)
pm@netcom.com (Philip E. Murphy)
pjnesser@rocket.com (Philip J. Nesser)
uvmark!pvezina@merk.UUCP (Philippe Vezina)
Richard_Ahrens@vos.stratus.com (Richard Ahrens)
rms@ca.dynix.com (Richard Saunders)
shuford@cs.utk.edu (Richard Shuford)
R.PEARCE@md-b.cv.com (Rob Pearce)
tsh!bobb@uu3.psi.com (Robert Bowman)
bob@pta.pyramid.com.au (Robert Vernon)
rallen@netcom.com (Robert W. Allen)
richards%tardis.dnet.top.domain@meglos.mdcorp.ksc.nasa.gov (ROBOMAN)
rod@plaza.ds.adp.com (Rod Barnes)
uvmark!roger@merk.UUCP (Roger MacNicol)
rond@delbruck.pharm.sunysb.edu (Ron Daubel)
rdippold@qualcomm.com (Ron Dippold)
ron@rocket.com (Ron Reimer)
royd@spider.co.uk (Roy Donaldson)
s.fehrman@sunbird.central.sun.com (Scott Fehrman SE Northern IL)
someday@u.washington.edu (Scott Johnson)
SMZ@padova.cv.com (Sergio Manzi)
SKH.SIMON@MELPN1.CV.COM (Simon K. Hill)
staales@ifi.uio.no (Staale Sorensen)
steen@kiwi.swhs.ohio-state.edu (Steen Hansen)
p00074@psilink.com (Stephen S Wood)
eds@rock.concert.net (Steve H Edwards)
smk@rocket.com (Steve Knutson)
SUP@UKHAYC.cv.com (Sunil Patel)
biddleco@mizar.usc.edu (Susan Biddlecomb)
uvmark!susan@merk.UUCP (Susan Todhunter)
Ted@CESCC.Bridgewater.EDU (Ted W. Flory)
Terri_Green@vos.stratus.com (Terri Green)
taj@plaza.ds.adp.com (Terry A. Johnson)
TJP@UKHAYA.CV.COM (Terry Pryce)
uvmark!todd@merk.UUCP (Todd Cooper)
firewind@wierius.tnet.com (Tom Parker)
uvmark!tom@merk.com (Tom Rauschenbach)
toni@vmark.co.uk (Toni Scott)
CARTER@SUE.MIT.EDU (Tony Carter - MIT Bates Linac)
TDB@CBRPN1.CV.COM (Tony de Bont - Computervision Services)
tsquare@sybase.com (Tracey Tranen)
val@plaza.ds.adp.com (Val Bruce)
vkc@plaza.ds.adp.com (Val Cashman)
wah@rocket.com (W. Andy Hoskins)
uvmark!walter@merk.UUCP (Walter Gallant)
gill@eagle.sangamon.edu (Warren Gill)
morgan@engr.uky.edu (Wes Morgan)
mdcsc!wdc@uunet.UU.NET (William Compton)
mdcsc!wjs@uunet.UU.NET (William Scott)
TCARTER@AESIR.MIT.EDU (Zena Carter)
yoshi@rocket.com 
HENDER@morekypr.uky.edu
MAS@UKHAYC.CV.COM
NOBLES%AM.mrgate@aspen.ulowell.edu
delayne@rocket.com
duane@zadall.wimsey.com
geoff@genie.geis.com

"NO" votes (17)

andras@concave.cs.wits.ac.za (Andras Salamon)
gt0670e@prism.gatech.edu (Brennan Tennesen Price)
davec@wsti.demon.co.uk (David Churcher)
ews@rocket.com (Eckart W. Schmidt)
ejo@kaja.gi.alaska.edu (Eric J. Olson)
georg@marie.physik.tu-berlin.de (Georg Schwarz)
vagrant@vpnet.chi.il.us (Guy Umbright)
julian@bongo.tele.com (Julian Macassey)
peirce@gumby.cc.wmich.edu (Leonard J. Peirce)
smarry@zooid.guild.org (Marc Moorcroft)
jamesm@dialogic.com (Mark James)
aahz@netcom.com (Mean Green Dancing Machine)
mjn@pseudo.uucp (Murray Nesbitt)
rick@crick.ssctr.bcm.tmc.edu (Richard H. Miller)
shane@spr.com (Shane Hartman)
srogers@tad.eds.com (Steve Rogers)
stu@valinor.mythical.com (Stu Labovitz)
-- 
David Ruggiero (jdavid@halcyon.com) Seattle WA: Our slugs can beat up your slugs

 
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