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Porting to OS/2 ( comp.os.os2.programmer.porting )
 
From [email protected] Mon Jun 22 14:50:57 1992
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From: "Timothy F. Sipples" <[email protected]>
Subject: RFD: comp.os.os2.programmer.porting, comp.os.os2.setup
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Sender: [email protected] (David C Lawrence)
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This is a formal Request for Discussion on the creation of two new
unmoderated newsgroups and a slight renaming of one existing newsgroup
to maintain consistency within the Usenet hierarchy.

Proposals:

(1) Create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting.  The creation of two, free,
32-bit compilers for OS/2 2.0, GNU C/C++ 2.1 and EMX/GCC (currently
version 0.8d), has spurred a continuing deluge of software ported from
Unix and Unix-like platforms, including emacs, less, awk, grep, sed,
xscheme, ispell, and much more.  This newsgroup will provide a forum
for developers of ported software so as to coordinate efforts, avoid
duplication of effort, and spur additional development.  The group
will also cover topics such as porting from DOS and Windows (including
porting tools such as Mirrors), toolkits which aid in program
portability, and so forth.  If this newsgroup is approved,
comp.os.os2.programmer will be renamed comp.os.os2.programmer.misc to
maintain hierarchical consistency.

(2)  Create comp.os.os2.setup.  This newsgroup should help reduce the
extraordinarily heavy traffic in comp.os.os2.misc.  It will be devoted
to all OS/2 system setup topics, including availability of device
drivers, compatibility information, installation procedures, system
requirements, and overall system performance optimization.  The group
comp.os.os2.apps will continue to serve as a forum for DOS, Windows,
and OS/2 application-specific setup questions.

[The formal discussion period for these two newsgroups will last until
12:01 a.m. UTC, July 22, 1992.  Specifics on the procedure for voting
will be posted just after the period for discussion has expired.]

If you have any questions or comments which you wish to convey in
private, please mail [email protected]

From [email protected] Tue Aug  4 16:11:59 1992
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From: [email protected] (Timothy F. Sipples)
Subject: CFV: comp.os.os2.programmer.porting and comp.os.os2.setup
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Sender: [email protected] (David C Lawrence)
Organization: University of Chicago
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This is a formal Call for Votes on the creation of two new unmoderated
newsgroups.

Summary:

YES comp.os.os2.programmer.porting:	[email protected]
NO  comp.os.os2.programmer.porting:	[email protected]
YES comp.os.os2.setup:			[email protected]
NO  comp.os.os2.setup:			[email protected]

A specific format for votes is REQUIRED to aid in tabulation.  Please
see below.

Proposals:

(1) Create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting.  The creation of two, free,
32-bit compilers for OS/2 2.0, GNU C/C++ 2.1 and EMX/GCC (currently
version 0.8d), has spurred a continuing deluge of software ported from
Unix and Unix-like platforms, including emacs, less, awk, grep, sed,
xscheme, ispell, and much more.  This newsgroup will provide a forum
for developers of ported software so as to coordinate efforts, avoid
duplication of effort, and spur additional development.  The group
will also cover topics such as porting from DOS and Windows (including
porting tools such as Mirrors), toolkits which aid in program
portability, and so forth.

(2)  Create comp.os.os2.setup.  This newsgroup should help reduce the
extraordinarily heavy traffic in comp.os.os2.misc.  It will be devoted
to all OS/2 system setup topics, including availability of device
drivers, compatibility information, installation procedures, system
requirements, and overall system performance optimization.  The group
comp.os.os2.apps will continue to serve as a forum for DOS, Windows,
and OS/2 application-specific setup questions.

Votes must be cast according to the following instructions or they
will not be counted.  Votes will be accepted until 12:01 a.m. UTC,
August 31, 1992.  Individual vote acknowledgements will not be sent,
but weekly voting summaries will be posted to all related newsgroups.
Votes will be tabulated by Robert Cain ([email protected]).

To vote YES for the creation of comp.os.os2.programmer.porting, send a
single line message with "(Your Name): YES: .porting" in the text and
the Subject line to [email protected]  To vote NO, in opposition to
this new newsgroup, use "(Your Name): NO: .porting" and send to
[email protected]

To vote YES for the creation of comp.os.os2.setup send a single line
message with "(Your Name): AYE: .setup" in the text and the Subject line
to [email protected]  To vote NO, in opposition to this new
newsgroup, use "(Your Name): NAY: .setup" and send to [email protected]

EXAMPLE: Here is a YES vote for comp.os.os2.setup cast by John Q.
Public:

----- Message Begins -----
To: [email protected]
Subject: John Q. Public: AYE: .setup

John Q. Public: AYE: .setup
----- Message Ends -----

If you have any questions or concerns which you wish to convey in
private, please mail [email protected]
-- 
Timothy F. Sipples
Center for Population Economics
University of Chicago
[email protected]

From [email protected] Wed Oct  7 13:46:28 1992
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From: [email protected] (Mike Levis)
Subject: RESULT: comp.os.os2.{setup,programmer.porting} fail {101:9, 76:12}
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This is a Preliminary Result of Votes for the creation of two new Usenet
newsgroups. Voting was closed 8/31/92.  [Sorry this is late, but the
original vote-keeper was away from Usenet during the voting period;  I
received his voting tally just a few hours ago.]

The voting summary:             YES  NO
                                ---  --
comp.os.os2.setup:              101   9
comp.os.os2.programmer.porting:  76  12


[[ I currently have no policy for how old is too old for a result, but
   if this had been submitted as a passing vote nearly a month after
   the polls closed I would have been hard pressed to accept it.  Also
   note that full names _and_ addresses would have definitely been required
   for a passing result.  I only post this now as information for those
   who have been wondering about this proposal.  -- tale ]]

Proposals:

(1) Create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting.  The creation of two, free,
32-bit compilers for OS/2 2.0, GNU C/C++ 2.1 and EMX/GCC (currently
version 0.8d), has spurred a continuing deluge of software ported from
Unix and Unix-like platforms, including emacs, less, awk, grep, sed,
xscheme, ispell, and much more.  This newsgroup will provide a forum
for developers of ported software so as to coordinate efforts, avoid
duplication of effort, and spur additional development.  The group
will also cover topics such as porting from DOS and Windows (including
porting tools such as Mirrors), toolkits which aid in program
portability, and so forth.

(2)  Create comp.os.os2.setup.  This newsgroup should help reduce the
extraordinarily heavy traffic in comp.os.os2.misc.  It will be devoted
to all OS/2 system setup topics, including availability of device
drivers, compatibility information, installation procedures, system
requirements, and overall system performance optimization.  The group
comp.os.os2.apps will continue to serve as a forum for DOS, Windows,
and OS/2 application-specific setup questions.

The following is the list of voters and how they voted for each group.
[The original vote-keeper did not provide the e-mail addresses of the
voters, or provide a weekly summary.  I received his voting tally just
a few hours ago;  I counted the votes and formated the text.]

(a) = comp.os.os2.setup
(b) = comp.os.os2.programmer.porting

(a)  (b)  Name
==== ==== ================
AYE  YES  Andrew Bros
AYE  YES  Andrew Hilmer
AYE  YES  Arto J. Hoikkala
AYE  YES  Bill Brown
NAY  NO   Bill Owens

AYE  YES  Bob McCormick
AYE  YES  Bob Pebly
AYE  ---  Bob Raicer
NAY  NO   Bob Sloane
AYE  YES  Brian L Holland

AYE  ---  Brian Wiersema
AYE  YES  Carl Chalek
AYE  YES  Cedric Baechler
AYE  YES  Chris Jones
AYE  YES  Craig Bell

AYE  YES  D. Robert Spexet II
NAY  NO   Damon Kelly
AYE  YES  Dan Shearer
AYE  ---  Dave Sisson
AYE  YES  David A. Berson

AYE  YES  David Shepherd
AYE  YES  Deirdre McClure
AYE  YES  Denis McKeon
AYE  YES  Dennis Baba
AYE  ---  Don Smith

AYE  ---  Douglas Bell
AYE  YES  Douglas Clifton
AYE  YES  Emil J. Zeller
AYE  ---  Eric Schroedter
---  YES  Fred D. Quintana

---  YES  Fred Homan
AYE  YES  Gerald Ruderman
AYE  YES  Glen Linderman
AYE  YES  Gord Webster
AYE  YES  Gordon J. Miller

AYE  ---  Greg Wright
AYE  YES  Helge Nareid
AYE  YES  Hendrik Boom
AYE  YES  Horst Kiehl
AYE  YES  Ian T. Stirling

AYE  ---  J. Gustafson
AYE  ---  JMITCHEL
AYE  ---  James L. Weinkam
---  NO   Janne Liimatainen
AYE  YES  Jim Kunzman

AYE  YES  Jim Reisert
AYE  YES  Johann Tonsing
AYE  ---  John DeCarlo
AYE  YES  John Edge
AYE  ---  John McGing

AYE  YES  John Paul Morrison
AYE  YES  John W. Bodnar
AYE  YES  Johnnie Leung
AYE  ---  Jonathan M. Bradshaw
AYE  YES  Jonathan Sykes

AYE  YES  Kai Uwe Rommel
AYE  YES  Karsten Wemheuer
AYE  NO   Keith Dorken
AYE  YES  Ken Brucker
NAY  NO   Kim DeVaughn

AYE  ---  Kurt Olender
AYE  YES  L. Leon Campbell
AYE  ---  Larry Greenfield
AYE  YES  Leo G. Chouinard II
AYE  YES  Les Hartzman

AYE  YES  Lew Perin
AYE  YES  Lucian N. Dancanet
NAY  NO   Marc Moorcroft
AYE  YES  Mark Foltz
AYE  YES  Mark Hoy

AYE  YES  Markus Volpers
AYE  ---  Marten Feldtmann
AYE  YES  Matthew A. Manuel
AYE  YES  Meir I Green
AYE  YES  Michael K. Carmel

AYE  YES  Michael Roeder
---  YES  Mike Kretzer
AYE  YES  Mike Levis
AYE  ---  Moldovan R.
AYE  YES  Nan Zou

AYE  YES  Nathan Schimke
AYE  YES  Oliver Wagner
AYE  YES  Paul Goffin
AYE  YES  Paul King
AYE  YES  Pete Bergstrom

AYE  YES  Peter Alexiou
AYE  YES  Peter Arien
AYE  YES  Ping Huang
AYE  ---  R. James Kaminski
AYE  YES  Raja Thiagarajan

NAY  NO   Rich Kulawiec
NAY  NO   Richard Miller
AYE  NO   Rob Perkins
AYE  YES  Rob Prikanowski
AYE  ---  Robert L. Howard

AYE  ---  Robert Rosenbaum
NAY  NO   Rolan Kaltefleiter
AYE  YES  Roland Schock
AYE  ---  Samuel A. Figueroa
AYE  YES  Scott P. Reimert

AYE  YES  Scott Warner
AYE  ---  Shiran Cooray
AYE  ---  Steven Jay Breiner
AYE  ---  Ted Chen
AYE  ---  Teemu Mottonen

AYE  ---  Thomas Farmer
AYE  YES  Thomas Stets
AYE  YES  Timothy F. Sipples
AYE  YES  Tom Aurand
AYE  YES  Tom Sorensen

---  YES  Willem Jan Withagen
AYE  YES  William Lai
AYE  YES  chiaki ishikawa
AYE  ---  goldrick
NAY  NO   sven heinicke

Since the voting closed on 8/31/92, these two proposed newgroups cannot
be brought up for discussion until 3/1/93.

Mike Levis -- last-minute vote counter
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From [email protected] Wed Mar 10 20:56:01 1993
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From: [email protected] (Mike Levis)
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Subject: RFD: comp.os.os2.{programmer.porting,.setup,.multimedia,.bugs}
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Introduction:

	This is a Request For Discussion (RFD) for the creation of four OS/2
	newsgroups and the renaming of one:
	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting     (unmoderated)
	(b)  renaming of comp.os.os2.programmer to
	     comp.os.os2.programmer.misc               (unmoderated)
	(c)  comp.os.os2.setup                         (unmoderated)
	(d)  comp.os.os2.multimedia                    (unmoderated)
	(e)  comp.os.os2.bugs                          (unmoderated)


	This is the second attempt at creating comp.os.os2.programmer.porting
	and comp.os.os2.setup, and renaming comp.os.os2.programmer to
	comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.  The first attempt failed in the summer
	of 1992 (the voting deadline was August 31, 1992).  The voting rules
	state that another attempt for creating newsgroups can be started
	after a six month waiting period (in this case, it is March 1, 1993).
	This is the first attempt at creating comp.os.os2.multimedia and
	comp.os.os2.bugs.

	All discussion will be directed to news.groups.  This is only a
	Request for Discussion (RFD).  This is not a Call For Votes (CFV)
	-- do not attempt to vote yet.


Background:

	The creation of two, free, 32-bit compilers for OS/2 2.x (gcc/2
	and emx/gcc; read comp.os.os2.programmer for details) has spurred
	a continuing deluge of software ported from UNIX platforms, such
	as emacs, less, awk, grep, sed, xscheme, ispell, flex, yacc, and
	much more.  Borland is expected to release its C/C++ compiler for
	OS/2 2.x soon, allowing for easier porting of DOS and Windows
	software.

	Much of the PC hardware and drivers were written for DOS, and
	later, Windows.  As more people are discovering OS/2 2.x, the
	number of people asking questions about OS/2's compatibility
	with their hardware increases, as does the questions on the
	availability of drivers for their hardware, installation
	procedures, etc.

	Multimedia is becoming popular.  OS/2 2.0 supports Windows
	Multimedia Extensions using Win-OS/2 3.0.  Furthermore, IBM is
	including direct multimedia support in OS/2 starting with version
	2.1 (in addition to using Win-OS/2 3.1).

	Any non-trivial software will have bugs -- OS/2 is not exempt,
	especially since IBM is constantly adding new features to OS/2.
	So far, IBM has issued system patches and corrective service disks
	(e.g.  the Service Pak) for free (free from BBSs and ftp sites, or
	for free plus a small media charge for diskettes -- read
	comp.os.os2.misc for details).


Proposed Charters:

	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for developers of ported software so
		as to coordinate efforts, avoid duplication of effort, and
		spur additional development.  The group will also cover
		topics such as porting from other platforms (such as DOS,
		Windows, UNIX, etc), toolkits which aid in program
		portability (including porting tools such as Mirrors), and
		so forth.

	(b)  rename: comp.os.os2.programmer.misc (unmoderated)

		To keep the structure of the OS/2 newsgroup heirarchy
		orthogonal, comp.os.os2.programmer should be renamed to
		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.

		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc will still be the newsgroup
		for OS/2 programmers to discuss programming issues and
		technical aspects of OS/2 in an unmoderated setting.

	(c)  create comp.os.os2.setup (unmoderated)

		It will be devoted to OS/2 system setup topics, including the
		availability of device drivers, compatibility information,
		installation procedures, system requirements, and overall
		performance optimization.

	(d)  create comp.os.os2.multimedia (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for discussion of multi-media issues.

	(e)  create comp.os.os2.bugs (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for OS/2 system bug reports, bug
		diagnosis and work arounds, the availability of system
		patches and corrective service disks, and so forth.

		[Note that discussion of bugs in applications belong in other
		newsgroups, and discussion of bugs in OS/2 betas belong in
		comp.os.os2.beta if it passes a separate CFV]


Schedule:

	This RFD will be in effect for the next 30 days.  If there are
	no unresolvable objections posted to news.groups, then a CFV will
	be issued shortly after the 30 days.


OS/2 Hierarchy:

	Here is a brief summary of current and proposed OS/2 newsgroups,
	starting with the current ones...

	*  comp.os.os2.networking
		Networking issues/apps/drivers.

	*  comp.os.os2.programmer
		Programming issues/apps/tools.

	*  comp.os.os2.apps
		Discussion of other apps.

	*  comp.os.os2.advocacy
		Debates, flames, bashing.

	*  comp.os.os2.misc
		Supposed to be for OS/2 users to talk, but currently used
		for bug, beta, and setup discussion.

	*  comp.binaries.os2 (moderated)
		OS/2 freeware and shareware binaries.


	These groups are currently being voted on in another RFD/CFV...

	*  comp.os.os2.ver1x
		OS/2 1.x discussion.

	*  comp.os.os2.beta
		Discussion of OS/2 betas, feature suggestions for future
		OS/2 betas.

	*  comp.os.os2.announce (moderated)
		OS/2 information.


	These groups are proposed in this RFD...

	*  comp.os.os2.programmer.porting
		Porting programs to OS/2.

	*  comp.os.os2.programmer.misc
		(rename of comp.os.os2.programmer)

	*  comp.os.os2.setup
		OS/2 Hardware, driver, and installation discussion.

	*  comp.os.os2.multimedia
		Discussion of multimedia on OS/2.

	*  comp.os.os2.bugs
		Discussion on OS/2 system bugs (including OS/2 beta
		versions if comp.os.os2.beta fails to be created;
		excluding betas if it passes).
-- 
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S/2)  .--:-|  email ---------> [email protected]
--:--(OS/2)|  This RFD has been brought to  you  by  the
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From [email protected] Mon Mar 29 20:42:50 1993
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From: [email protected] (Mike Levis)
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Subject: CFV: comp.os.os2.{programmer.porting,setup,multimedia,bugs}
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Introduction:

	This is a Call For Votes (CFV) for the creation of four OS/2
	newsgroups and the renaming of one:
	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting     (unmoderated)
	(b)  renaming of comp.os.os2.programmer to
	     comp.os.os2.programmer.misc               (unmoderated)
	(c)  comp.os.os2.setup                         (unmoderated)
	(d)  comp.os.os2.multimedia                    (unmoderated)
	(e)  comp.os.os2.bugs                          (unmoderated)


	This is the second attempt at creating comp.os.os2.programmer.porting
	and comp.os.os2.setup, and renaming comp.os.os2.programmer to
	comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.  The first attempt failed in the summer
	of 1992 (the voting deadline was August 31, 1992).  The voting rules
	state that another attempt for creating newsgroups can be started
	after a six month waiting period (in this case, it is March 1, 1993).
	This is the first attempt at creating comp.os.os2.multimedia and
	comp.os.os2.bugs.

	This document contains:
	*  the background showing the need for these proposals
	*  the proposed charters for these proposals
	*  voting instructions
	*  a voting ballot
	*  some example ballots
	*  the voting rules
	*  the voting schedule


Background:

	The creation of two, free, 32-bit compilers for OS/2 2.x (gcc/2
	and emx/gcc; read comp.os.os2.programmer for details) has spurred
	a continuing deluge of software ported from UNIX platforms, such
	as emacs, less, awk, grep, sed, xscheme, ispell, flex, yacc, and
	much more.  Borland has released its C/C++ compiler for OS/2 2.x,
	allowing for easier porting of DOS and Windows software.

	Much of the PC hardware and drivers were written for DOS, and
	later, Windows.  As more people are discovering OS/2 2.x, the
	number of people asking questions about OS/2's compatibility
	with their hardware increases, as does the questions on the
	availability of drivers for their hardware, installation
	procedures, etc.

	Multimedia is becoming popular.  OS/2 2.0 supports Windows
	Multimedia Extensions using Win-OS/2 3.0.  Furthermore, IBM is
	including direct multimedia support in OS/2 starting with version
	2.1 (in addition to using Win-OS/2 3.1).

	Any non-trivial software will have bugs -- OS/2 is not exempt,
	especially since IBM is constantly adding new features to OS/2.
	So far, IBM has issued system patches and corrective service disks
	(e.g.  the Service Pak) for free (free from BBSs and ftp sites, or
	for free plus a small media charge for diskettes -- read
	comp.os.os2.misc for details).


Proposed Charters:

	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for developers of ported software so
		as to coordinate efforts, avoid duplication of effort, and
		spur additional development.  The group will also cover
		topics such as porting from other platforms (such as DOS,
		Windows, UNIX, etc), toolkits which aid in program
		portability (including porting tools such as Mirrors), and
		so forth.

	(b)  rename: comp.os.os2.programmer.misc (unmoderated)

		To keep the structure of the OS/2 newsgroup heirarchy
		orthogonal, comp.os.os2.programmer should be renamed to
		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.

		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc will still be the newsgroup
		for OS/2 programmers to discuss programming issues and
		technical aspects of OS/2 in an unmoderated setting.

	(c)  create comp.os.os2.setup (unmoderated)

		It will be devoted to OS/2 system setup topics, including the
		availability of device drivers, compatibility information,
		installation procedures, system requirements, and overall
		performance optimization.

	(d)  create comp.os.os2.multimedia (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for discussion of multi-media issues.

	(e)  create comp.os.os2.bugs (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for OS/2 system bug reports, bug
		diagnosis and work arounds, the availability of system
		patches and corrective service disks, and so forth.

		[Note that discussion of bugs in applications belong in other
		newsgroups, and discussion of bugs in OS/2 betas belong in
		comp.os.os2.beta]


How to Vote:

	To cast your vote, fill out the ballot below and e-mail it to me.
	Many newsreaders will allow e-mail to be sent by replying to this
	post.  Be sure to send only the ballot, and edit out the rest of
	this post.

	1)  Type in your vote for each proposal:

	    If you favor the charter as proposed, put a "yes" after its name.
	    If you oppose the charter as proposed, put a "no" after its name.
	    To abstain, leave a blank after its name.

	2)  Type in your last name (i.e. your family name), a comma, and
	    your first name (i.e. your personal name).

	3)  Cut out the ballot,

	4)  E-mail your ballot to [email protected] before 11:59:59 pm
	    (Central Time), April 24, 1993.


Ballot:

----------------cut here----------------cut here----------------cut here----

        (a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting:
        (b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc:
        (c)              comp.os.os2.setup:
        (d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia:
        (e)               comp.os.os2.bugs:

        (f)       voter's last, first name:

        e-mail ballot to [email protected] by April 24

----cut here----------------cut here----------------cut here----------------


Example Ballot #1:

	(a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting: yes
	(b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc: yes
	(c)              comp.os.os2.setup: no
	(d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia:
	(e)               comp.os.os2.bugs: no

	(f)       voter's last, first name: Smith, John

	In this example, John Smith favors comp.os.os2.programmer.porting
	to be created, and comp.os.os2.programmer to be renamed to
	comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.  He also opposes the creation of
	comp.os.os2.setup and comp.os.os2.bugs.  He does not have a view
	on the creation of comp.os.os2.multimedia. 


Example Ballot #2:

	(a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting: yes
	(b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc: yes
	(c)              comp.os.os2.setup: yes
	(d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia: yes
	(e)               comp.os.os2.bugs: yes

	(f)       voter's last, first name: Doe, Jane

	In this example, Jane Doe favors the creation or rename of all
	the proposals.


Voting Rules:

	* One vote per person.  If you vote more than once, only the most
	  recent vote will be counted.

	* Votes must be mailed to me by the person voting.  Proxy voting,
	  forwarding, posting votes to a newsgroup, etc. will not be counted.

	* Do not ask how the votes are going.  The status of the votings
	  will be revealed only after the poll closes.

	* I will acknowledge votes by Mass Acknowledgement (ACK).  I will
	  post the ACK twice (see Schedule below).

	* If you need help for using your editor, using e-mail, how
	  voting works in general, etc. then ask an expert at your site.
	  Also see the ``How To Create a New Newsgroup'' article which is
	  posted to news.answers on a regular basis.

	* If you need any clarifications on voting procedures for this
	  CFV, send me e-mail at [email protected]

	* When the voting period is over (see Schedule below), a proposal
	  passes if both of the following formulas are true:
	  1)  the number of YES votes exceeds the number of NO votes
	      by at least 100 (i.e. YES >= NO + 100, or YES - NO >= 100).
	  2)  the number of YES votes exceeds at least twice the
	      number of NO votes (i.e. YES >= 2 * NO, or YES - NO >= NO).
	  In other words, a proposal passes if:
	      YES - NO >= max (100, NO)
	  where max() returns the highest number given to it.


Schedule:

	The voting period will start as soon as this CFV is posted by David
	Lawrence (the news.announce.newgroups moderator).  Since you are
	reading this, vote now!

	During the voting period I plan to issue subsequent CFVs, each
	with a Mass Acknowledgement of voter's names and e-mail addresses.

	The voting period will end at 11:59:59 pm (Central Time), on
	April 24, 1993.  Votes received after that time will not count.
	The voting results and tally will be posted shortly after that
	date.
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From [email protected] Wed Apr  7 11:44:56 1993
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Mike Levis)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.os.os2.programmer,comp.os.os2.misc,comp.os.ms-windows.programmer.misc,comp.os.ms-windows.setup,comp.os.msdos.programmer,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware,comp.multimedia
Subject: 2nd CFV and VOTE ACK: comp.os.os2.{programmer.porting,setup,multimedia,bugs}
Followup-To: poster
Date: 6 Apr 1993 12:32:06 -0400
Organization: University of Texas at San Antonio
Lines: 386
Sender: [email protected]
Approved: [email protected]
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net
Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:3433 news.groups:69263 comp.os.os2.programmer:12120 comp.os.os2.misc:57155 comp.os.ms-windows.programmer.misc:8339 comp.os.ms-windows.setup:4160 comp.os.msdos.programmer:24036 comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware:59901 comp.multimedia:6348

* Attention voters:
*
* I had a problem with my mailbox on the first day of voting.
* Please check the Vote Acknowlegement (ACK) at the end of this CFV.
* If your name/address is not there, please send your vote again.
* (Actually, check even if you voted after the first day)

Introduction:

	This is the second Call For Votes (CFV) for the creation of four OS/2
	newsgroups and the renaming of one:
	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting     (unmoderated)
	(b)  renaming of comp.os.os2.programmer to
	     comp.os.os2.programmer.misc               (unmoderated)
	(c)  comp.os.os2.setup                         (unmoderated)
	(d)  comp.os.os2.multimedia                    (unmoderated)
	(e)  comp.os.os2.bugs                          (unmoderated)

	This is the second attempt at creating comp.os.os2.programmer.porting
	and comp.os.os2.setup, and renaming comp.os.os2.programmer to
	comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.  The first attempt failed in the summer
	of 1992 (the voting deadline was August 31, 1992).  The voting rules
	state that another attempt for creating newsgroups can be started
	after a six month waiting period (in this case, it is March 1, 1993).
	This is the first attempt at creating comp.os.os2.multimedia and
	comp.os.os2.bugs.

	This document contains:
	*  the background showing the need for these proposals
	*  the proposed charters for these proposals
	*  voting instructions
	*  a voting ballot
	*  some example ballots
	*  the voting rules
	*  the voting schedule
	*  the Mass Acknowledgement


Background:

	The creation of two, free, 32-bit compilers for OS/2 2.x (gcc/2
	and emx/gcc; read comp.os.os2.programmer for details) has spurred
	a continuing deluge of software ported from UNIX platforms, such
	as emacs, less, awk, grep, sed, xscheme, ispell, flex, yacc, and
	much more.  Borland has released its C/C++ compiler for OS/2 2.x,
	allowing for easier porting of DOS and Windows software.

	Much of the PC hardware and drivers were written for DOS, and
	later, Windows.  As more people are discovering OS/2 2.x, the
	number of people asking questions about OS/2's compatibility
	with their hardware increases, as does the questions on the
	availability of drivers for their hardware, installation
	procedures, etc.

	Multimedia is becoming popular.  OS/2 2.0 supports Windows
	Multimedia Extensions using Win-OS/2 3.0.  Furthermore, IBM is
	including direct multimedia support in OS/2 starting with version
	2.1 (in addition to using Win-OS/2 3.1).

	Any non-trivial software will have bugs -- OS/2 is not exempt,
	especially since IBM is constantly adding new features to OS/2.
	So far, IBM has issued system patches and corrective service disks
	(e.g.  the Service Pak) for free (free from BBSs and ftp sites, or
	for free plus a small media charge for diskettes -- read
	comp.os.os2.misc for details).


Proposed Charters:

	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for developers of ported software so
		as to coordinate efforts, avoid duplication of effort, and
		spur additional development.  The group will also cover
		topics such as porting from other platforms (such as DOS,
		Windows, UNIX, etc), toolkits which aid in program
		portability (including porting tools such as Mirrors), and
		so forth.

	(b)  rename: comp.os.os2.programmer.misc (unmoderated)

		To keep the structure of the OS/2 newsgroup heirarchy
		orthogonal, comp.os.os2.programmer should be renamed to
		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.

		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc will still be the newsgroup
		for OS/2 programmers to discuss programming issues and
		technical aspects of OS/2 in an unmoderated setting.

	(c)  create comp.os.os2.setup (unmoderated)

		It will be devoted to OS/2 system setup topics, including the
		availability of device drivers, compatibility information,
		installation procedures, system requirements, and overall
		performance optimization.

	(d)  create comp.os.os2.multimedia (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for discussion of multi-media issues.

	(e)  create comp.os.os2.bugs (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for OS/2 system bug reports, bug
		diagnosis and work arounds, the availability of system
		patches and corrective service disks, and so forth.

		[Note that discussion of bugs in applications belong in other
		newsgroups, and discussion of bugs in OS/2 betas belong in
		comp.os.os2.beta]


How to Vote:

	To cast your vote, fill out the ballot below and e-mail it to me.
	Many newsreaders will allow e-mail to be sent by replying to this
	post.  Be sure to send only the ballot, and edit out the rest of
	this post.

	1)  Type in your vote for each proposal:

	    If you favor the charter as proposed, put a "yes" after its name.
	    If you oppose the charter as proposed, put a "no" after its name.
	    To abstain, leave a blank after its name.

	2)  Type in your last name (i.e. your family name), a comma, and
	    your first name (i.e. your personal name).

	3)  Cut out the ballot,  Please do not delete any lines of the
	    ballot.

	4)  E-mail your ballot to [email protected] before 11:59:59 pm
	    (Central Time), April 24, 1993.


Ballot:

----------------cut here----------------cut here----------------cut here----

        (a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting:
        (b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc:
        (c)              comp.os.os2.setup:
        (d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia:
        (e)               comp.os.os2.bugs:

        (f)       voter's last, first name:

        e-mail ballot to [email protected] by April 24

----cut here----------------cut here----------------cut here----------------


Example Ballot #1:

	(a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting: yes
	(b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc: yes
	(c)              comp.os.os2.setup: no
	(d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia:
	(e)               comp.os.os2.bugs: no

	(f)       voter's last, first name: Smith, John

	In this example, John Smith favors comp.os.os2.programmer.porting
	to be created, and comp.os.os2.programmer to be renamed to
	comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.  He also opposes the creation of
	comp.os.os2.setup and comp.os.os2.bugs.  He does not have a view
	on the creation of comp.os.os2.multimedia. 


Example Ballot #2:

	(a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting: yes
	(b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc: yes
	(c)              comp.os.os2.setup: yes
	(d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia: yes
	(e)               comp.os.os2.bugs: yes

	(f)       voter's last, first name: Doe, Jane

	In this example, Jane Doe favors the creation or rename of all
	the proposals.


Voting Rules:

	* One vote per person.  If you vote more than once, only the most
	  recent vote will be counted.

	* Votes must be mailed to me by the person voting.  Proxy voting,
	  forwarding, posting votes to a newsgroup, etc. will not be counted.

	* Do not ask how the votes are going.  The status of the votings
	  will be revealed only after the poll closes.

	* I will acknowledge votes by Mass Acknowledgement (ACK).  I will
	  post the ACK twice (see Schedule below).

	* If you need help for using your editor, using e-mail, how
	  voting works in general, etc. then ask an expert at your site.
	  Also see the ``How To Create a New Newsgroup'' article which is
	  posted to news.answers on a regular basis.

	* If you need any clarifications on voting procedures for this
	  CFV, send me e-mail at [email protected]

	* When the voting period is over (see Schedule below), a proposal
	  passes if both of the following formulas are true:
	  1)  the number of YES votes exceeds the number of NO votes
	      by at least 100 (i.e. YES >= NO + 100, or YES - NO >= 100).
	  2)  the number of YES votes exceeds at least twice the
	      number of NO votes (i.e. YES >= 2 * NO, or YES - NO >= NO).
	  In other words, a proposal passes if:
	      YES - NO >= max (100, NO)
	  where max() returns the highest number given to it.


Schedule:

	The voting period started on March 29 when the first CFV was posted
	by David Lawrence (the news.announce.newgroups moderator).

	This second CFV is a repeat of the first CFV, but it also has the
	Mass Acknowledgement (ACK) of names and e-mail addresses of those who
	have already voted -- re-send your vote if it is not there.  If you
	have not voted yet, vote now!

	Later in the voting period I plan to issue a third CFV, also
	with a Mass Acknowledgement of voter's names and e-mail addresses.

	The voting period will end at 11:59:59 pm (Central Time), on
	April 24, 1993.  Votes received after that time will not count.
	The voting results and tally will be posted shortly after that
	date.


Mass Acknowledgement:

	Here is the list of people who have already sent in their ballots
	as of 12:45 am (Central Time) on April 4, 1993:


                          [email protected]
Aiyagari, Sanjay          [email protected]
Arien, Peter              LAAAA43%[email protected]
Aurand, Tom               [email protected]
Bartlett, Warren          [email protected]
Beal, Kenneth             [email protected]
Bedersdorfer, Jochen      [email protected]
Benningfield, Robert      concert.net!aurs01!aurw7a!benningf
Blackman, Ed              [email protected]
Bodnar, John              [email protected]
Botha, David              [email protected]
Bowers, Neil              [email protected]
Bronner, Geoffrey         [email protected]
Carlson, Bill             [email protected]
Ciesielski, Boleslaw      [email protected]
Clement, Bruce            [email protected]
Clemente, Marc F.         [email protected]
Cline, Ernest             [email protected]
Cocking , Simon           [email protected]
Costello, Robert          [email protected]
Coulman, Randy            [email protected]ad.usask.ca
Cox, Anthony              [email protected]
daigle, Joe               [email protected]
DeCarlo, John             [email protected]
Donaldson, Ian            [email protected]
Duffy, Patrick            [email protected]
Dusitsin, Krid            [email protected]
Erzberger, Martin         [email protected]
Feustel, Edward           [email protected]
filippini,luigi           [email protected]
Fleuren, Rik              [email protected]
Francis, Tim              [email protected]
Franks, Derek             [email protected]
Franzki, Wolfgang         [email protected]
Friedrich, Jochen         [email protected]
Friis, Torben             [email protected]
G"unther, Stefan          [email protected]
Gammon, Robert            [email protected]
Gartler, Hermann          [email protected]
Garzik, Jeff              [email protected]
Gnassi, John              [email protected]
Goyal, Mohit              [email protected]
Green, Anthony            [email protected]
Grupenhoff, Mike          [email protected]
Haggerty, Michael         [email protected]
Hartman, Shane            [email protected]
Hartzman, Les             [email protected]
Hassa, George             [email protected]
Heederik, Robbert         [email protected]
Hellerhoff, Torsten       [email protected]
Henriksen, Gerald         [email protected]
Henry, Andrew             [email protected]
Herbison, B.J.            [email protected]
Herron, Kenneth           [email protected]
Hilmer, Andrew            [email protected]
Hodges, Matthew           [email protected]
Hollebone, Bruce          [email protected]
holsman, Ian              [email protected]
Hoppenbrouwers, Jeroen    [email protected]
Howard, Robert            [email protected]
Jackson, Dave             [email protected]
Jensen, Colin             [email protected]
Kassarjian, Steven        [email protected]
Kiehl, Horst              [email protected]
Kitchin, Bruce            [email protected]
Kone, Bob                 [email protected]
Kovarski, Mark            [email protected]
Lacy, Stephen             [email protected]
lai, william              [email protected]
Lawton, Gef               [email protected]
Le Glasse, Franck         [email protected]
Lehtonen, Jari            [email protected]
Leitner, Thomas           [email protected]
Lentin, Kevin             [email protected]
Lin, Steven               [email protected]
Logan, Stan               [email protected]
Lu, Kevin                 [email protected]
Martin, Johannes          [email protected]
Maturo, Larry             [email protected]
Mayer, Gunther H.         [email protected]
Mcgehrin, Matthew         [email protected]@des.edu
McGuire, Ed               [email protected]
McMillan, Andrew          [email protected]
meyer, jeff               [email protected]
Miller, Richard           [email protected]
Mittelstaedt, Olaf H.-P.  [email protected]
moorcroft, marc           [email protected]
Morrison, John Paul       [email protected]
Mosher, David             [email protected]
Mouawad, Naji.            [email protected]
Mullins, Don              [email protected]
Nareid, Helge             [email protected]
Narinian, Vartan          [email protected]
Norton, Charles M.        [email protected]
o'neel, bruce             [email protected]
Oldham, C. R.             [email protected]
Olson, Eric               [email protected]
Oussoren, Ronald          [email protected]
owens, bill               [email protected]
Parry, Tom                [email protected]
Pebly, Bob                [email protected]
Perdue, Alicia            [email protected]
Petro, Herbert            [email protected]
Powell, Stephen           [email protected]
Provensal, jerome         uunet.UU.NET!iac!jerome
Quinn, Michael            [email protected]
Rao, Venkat               [email protected]
Robertson, James          [email protected]
Rosenvold, Johan Kristian [email protected]
Ruppel, Markus            [email protected]
Ryan, Sean                [email protected]
Salomon, Larry            [email protected]
Schipper, Haijo           [email protected]
SIPPLES, TIMOTHY          [email protected]
Skogstad, Oddbjorn        [email protected]
Smith, Donald             [email protected]
Sneath, Tim               [email protected]
Sriram, N                 [email protected]
Steele, Alan              [email protected]
Steinkopf, Dirk           [email protected]
Stirling, Ian T.          [email protected]
streeter, carl            [email protected]
Sum, Eva                  [email protected]
Sum, Joey                 [email protected]
Swallow, Doug             [email protected]
Thomas, Stephen           [email protected]
torremans, engelbert      etorrem%[email protected]
Tremain, Jim              [email protected]
Tsen, Maoee               [email protected]
van der Lek, Petja        [email protected]
van Woerkom, Marc E.E.    [email protected]
Veeraraghavan, Venkatesh  [email protected]
Villumsen, Ole            [email protected]
Wald, David               [email protected]
Watson, Brett             [email protected]
Weeks, Larry              [email protected]
Werner, John              [email protected]
West, Mike                [email protected]
Wittenauer, Allen         [email protected]
Woodbury, Gregory         [email protected]
Wyble, Richard            transfer.stratus.com!schunix!rwyble
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From [email protected] Fri Apr 16 10:40:34 1993
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Mike Levis)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.os.os2.programmer,comp.os.os2.misc,comp.os.ms-windows.programmer.misc,comp.os.ms-windows.setup,comp.os.msdos.programmer,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware,comp.multimedia
Subject: 3rd CFV and VOTE ACK: comp.os.os2.{programmer.porting,setup,multimedia,bugs}
Followup-To: poster
Date: 15 Apr 1993 18:19:08 -0400
Organization: University of Texas at San Antonio
Lines: 476
Sender: [email protected]
Approved: [email protected]
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net
Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:3473 news.groups:69908 comp.os.os2.programmer:12415 comp.os.os2.misc:58198 comp.os.ms-windows.programmer.misc:8691 comp.os.ms-windows.setup:4311 comp.os.msdos.programmer:24304 comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware:61064 comp.multimedia:6569

* Attention voters:
*
* I had a problem with my mailbox on the first day of voting.
* Please check the Vote Acknowlegement (ACK) at the end of this CFV.
* If your name/address is not there, please send your vote again.
* (Actually, check even if you voted after the first day)


Introduction:

	This is the third (and final) Call For Votes (CFV) for the creation
	of four OS/2 newsgroups and the renaming of one:
	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting     (unmoderated)
	(b)  renaming of comp.os.os2.programmer to
	     comp.os.os2.programmer.misc               (unmoderated)
	(c)  comp.os.os2.setup                         (unmoderated)
	(d)  comp.os.os2.multimedia                    (unmoderated)
	(e)  comp.os.os2.bugs                          (unmoderated)

	This is the second attempt at creating comp.os.os2.programmer.porting
	and comp.os.os2.setup, and renaming comp.os.os2.programmer to
	comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.  The first attempt failed in the summer
	of 1992 (the voting deadline was August 31, 1992).  The voting rules
	state that another attempt for creating newsgroups can be started
	after a six month waiting period (in this case, it is March 1, 1993).
	This is the first attempt at creating comp.os.os2.multimedia and
	comp.os.os2.bugs.

	This document contains:
	*  the background showing the need for these proposals
	*  the proposed charters for these proposals
	*  voting instructions
	*  a voting ballot
	*  some example ballots
	*  the voting rules
	*  the voting schedule
	*  the Mass Acknowledgement


Background:

	The creation of two, free, 32-bit compilers for OS/2 2.x (gcc/2
	and emx/gcc; read comp.os.os2.programmer for details) has spurred
	a continuing deluge of software ported from UNIX platforms, such
	as emacs, less, awk, grep, sed, xscheme, ispell, flex, yacc, and
	much more.  Borland has released its C/C++ compiler for OS/2 2.x,
	allowing for easier porting of DOS and Windows software.

	Much of the PC hardware and drivers were written for DOS, and
	later, Windows.  As more people are discovering OS/2 2.x, the
	number of people asking questions about OS/2's compatibility
	with their hardware increases, as does the questions on the
	availability of drivers for their hardware, installation
	procedures, etc.

	Multimedia is becoming popular.  OS/2 2.0 supports Windows
	Multimedia Extensions using Win-OS/2 3.0.  Furthermore, IBM is
	including direct multimedia support in OS/2 starting with version
	2.1 (in addition to using Win-OS/2 3.1).

	Any non-trivial software will have bugs -- OS/2 is not exempt,
	especially since IBM is constantly adding new features to OS/2.
	So far, IBM has issued system patches and corrective service disks
	(e.g.  the Service Pak) for free (free from BBSs and ftp sites, or
	for free plus a small media charge for diskettes -- read
	comp.os.os2.misc for details).


Proposed Charters:

	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for developers of ported software so
		as to coordinate efforts, avoid duplication of effort, and
		spur additional development.  The group will also cover
		topics such as porting from other platforms (such as DOS,
		Windows, UNIX, etc), toolkits which aid in program
		portability (including porting tools such as Mirrors), and
		so forth.

	(b)  rename: comp.os.os2.programmer.misc (unmoderated)

		To keep the structure of the OS/2 newsgroup heirarchy
		orthogonal, comp.os.os2.programmer should be renamed to
		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.

		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc will still be the newsgroup
		for OS/2 programmers to discuss programming issues and
		technical aspects of OS/2 in an unmoderated setting.

	(c)  create comp.os.os2.setup (unmoderated)

		It will be devoted to OS/2 system setup topics, including the
		availability of device drivers, compatibility information,
		installation procedures, system requirements, and overall
		performance optimization.

	(d)  create comp.os.os2.multimedia (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for discussion of multi-media issues.

	(e)  create comp.os.os2.bugs (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for OS/2 system bug reports, bug
		diagnosis and work arounds, the availability of system
		patches and corrective service disks, and so forth.

		[Note that discussion of bugs in applications belong in other
		newsgroups, and discussion of bugs in OS/2 betas belong in
		comp.os.os2.beta]


How to Vote:

	To cast your vote, fill out the ballot below and e-mail it to me.
	Many newsreaders will allow e-mail to be sent by replying to this
	post.  Be sure to send only the ballot, and edit out the rest of
	this post.

	1)  Type in your vote for each proposal:

	    If you favor the charter as proposed, put a "yes" after its name.
	    If you oppose the charter as proposed, put a "no" after its name.
	    To abstain, leave a blank after its name.

	2)  Type in your last name (i.e. your family name), a comma, and
	    your first name (i.e. your personal name).

	3)  Cut out the ballot,  Please do not delete any lines of the
	    ballot.

	4)  E-mail your ballot to [email protected] before 11:59:59 pm
	    (Central Time), April 24, 1993.


Ballot:

----------------cut here----------------cut here----------------cut here----

        (a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting:
        (b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc:
        (c)              comp.os.os2.setup:
        (d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia:
        (e)               comp.os.os2.bugs:

        (f)       voter's last, first name:

        e-mail ballot to [email protected] by April 24

----cut here----------------cut here----------------cut here----------------


Example Ballot #1:

	(a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting: yes
	(b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc: yes
	(c)              comp.os.os2.setup: no
	(d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia:
	(e)               comp.os.os2.bugs: no

	(f)       voter's last, first name: Smith, John

	In this example, John Smith favors comp.os.os2.programmer.porting
	to be created, and comp.os.os2.programmer to be renamed to
	comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.  He also opposes the creation of
	comp.os.os2.setup and comp.os.os2.bugs.  He does not have a view
	on the creation of comp.os.os2.multimedia. 


Example Ballot #2:

	(a) comp.os.os2.programmer.porting: yes
	(b)    comp.os.os2.programmer.misc: yes
	(c)              comp.os.os2.setup: yes
	(d)         comp.os.os2.multimedia: yes
	(e)               comp.os.os2.bugs: yes

	(f)       voter's last, first name: Doe, Jane

	In this example, Jane Doe favors the creation or rename of all
	the proposals.


Voting Rules:

	* One vote per person.  If you vote more than once, only the most
	  recent vote will be counted.

	* Votes must be mailed to me by the person voting.  Proxy voting,
	  forwarding, posting votes to a newsgroup, etc. will not be counted.

	* Do not ask how the votes are going.  The status of the votings
	  will be revealed only after the poll closes.

	* I will acknowledge votes by Mass Acknowledgement (ACK).  I will
	  post the ACK twice (see Schedule below).

	* If you need help for using your editor, using e-mail, how
	  voting works in general, etc. then ask an expert at your site.
	  Also see the ``How To Create a New Newsgroup'' article which is
	  posted to news.answers on a regular basis.

	* If you need any clarifications on voting procedures for this
	  CFV, send me e-mail at [email protected]

	* When the voting period is over (see Schedule below), a proposal
	  passes if both of the following formulas are true:
	  1)  the number of YES votes exceeds the number of NO votes
	      by at least 100 (i.e. YES >= NO + 100, or YES - NO >= 100).
	  2)  the number of YES votes exceeds at least twice the
	      number of NO votes (i.e. YES >= 2 * NO, or YES - NO >= NO).
	  In other words, a proposal passes if:
	      YES - NO >= max (100, NO)
	  where max() returns the highest number given to it.


Schedule:

	The voting period started on March 29 when the first CFV was posted
	by David Lawrence (the news.announce.newgroups moderator).

	This third CFV is a repeat of the first CFV, but it also has the
	Mass Acknowledgement (ACK) of names and e-mail addresses of those who
	have already voted -- re-send your vote if it is not there.  If you
	have not voted yet, vote now!

	The voting period will end at 11:59:59 pm (Central Time), on
	April 24, 1993.  Votes received after that time will not count.
	The voting results and tally will be posted shortly after that
	date.


Mass Acknowledgement:

	Here is the list of people who have already sent in their ballots
	as of 12:01 am (Central Time) on April 15, 1993:

                          [email protected]
Aiyagari, Sanjay          [email protected]
Alcorn, Justin            [email protected]
Arien, Peter              LAAAA43%[email protected]
Asselin, Andre            [email protected]
Aurand, Tom               [email protected]
Baechler, Cedric          [email protected]
Bartlett, Warren          [email protected]
Bates, John               [email protected]
Beadles, J.               [email protected]
Beal, Kenneth             [email protected]
Bedersdorfer, Jochen      [email protected]
Bell, Douglas             [email protected]
Benningfield, Robert      concert.net!aurs01!aurw7a!benningf
Biegel, Bryan             [email protected]
Blackman, Ed              [email protected]
Bodnar, John              [email protected]
Boisvert, Wesley          [email protected]
boneham, kevin            [email protected]
Boresch, Stefan           [email protected]
Boschma, Wilfried         [email protected]
Botha, David              [email protected]
Bowe, Nathaniel           [email protected]
Bowers, Neil              [email protected]
Braun,David               [email protected]
Bronner, Geoffrey         [email protected]
Brors, Dieter             [email protected]
Brown, Bill               [email protected]
Cambria, Michael          [email protected]
Carlson, Bill             [email protected]
Champion, Evan            [email protected]
Chandonia, John           [email protected]
Chen, Ted                 [email protected]
Chua, Hak                 [email protected]
Ciesielski, Boleslaw      [email protected]
Clement, Bruce            [email protected]
Clemente, Marc F.         [email protected]
Cline, Ernest             [email protected]
Cocking , Simon           [email protected]
Compton, Curtis           [email protected]
Costello, Robert          [email protected]
Coulman, Randy            [email protected]
Cox, Anthony              [email protected]
Cox, Robert               [email protected]
Culliton, Tom             [email protected]
daigle, Joe               [email protected]
DeCarlo, John             [email protected]
Dippold, Ron              [email protected]
Donaldson, Ian            [email protected]
Drye, Stephen             [email protected]
Duffy, Patrick            [email protected]
Dusitsin, Krid            [email protected]
Erzberger, Martin         [email protected]
Feldtmann, Marten         [email protected]
Feustel, Edward           [email protected]
filippini,luigi           [email protected]
Fischer, Stefan           [email protected]
Fleuren, Rik              [email protected]
Francis, Tim              [email protected]
Francois Menard           [email protected]
Franks, Derek             [email protected]
Franzki, Wolfgang         [email protected]
Friedrich, Jochen         [email protected]
Friis, Torben             [email protected]
G"unther, Stefan          [email protected]
Galarza, Edward           [email protected]
Gammon, Robert            [email protected]
Gartler, Hermann          [email protected]
Garzik, Jeff              [email protected]
Gershman, Mark            [email protected]
Giller, David R.          [email protected]
Gnassi, John              [email protected]
Goyal, Mohit              [email protected]
Green, Anthony            [email protected]
Grupenhoff, Mike          [email protected]
Guo, Youren               [email protected]
Hacker;Jonathan           [email protected]
Haggerty, Michael         [email protected]
Hargrave, BJ              [email protected]
Hartman, Shane            [email protected]
Hartzman, Les             [email protected]
Hassa, George             [email protected]
Hed, Nevo                 [email protected]
Heederik, Robbert         [email protected]
Hellerhoff, Torsten       [email protected]
Hendel, Bernd             [email protected]
Henriksen, Gerald         [email protected]
Henry, Andrew             [email protected]
Herbison, B.J.            [email protected]
Herron, Kenneth           [email protected]
Hilmer, Andrew            [email protected]
Hoang, Long               [email protected]
Hodge, Bob                [email protected]
Hodges, Matthew           [email protected]
Hollebone, Bruce          [email protected]
holsman, Ian              [email protected]
Hopkins, John             [email protected]
Hoppenbrouwers, Jeroen    [email protected]
Howard, Robert            [email protected]
Huang, Ping               [email protected]
Jackson, Dave             [email protected]
Jensen, Colin             [email protected]
Kassarjian, Steven        [email protected]
Kiehl, Horst              [email protected]
Kitchin, Bruce            [email protected]
Kone, Bob                 [email protected]
Kovarski, Mark            [email protected]
Kretzer, Myke             [email protected]
Lacy, Stephen             [email protected]
lai, william              [email protected]
Landy, Brian              [email protected]
lau, frankie              [email protected]
Lau, Stephen              [email protected]
Lawton, Gef               [email protected]
Le Glasse, Franck         [email protected]
Lebius, Henning           [email protected]
lee, james                [email protected]
Lehtonen, Jari            [email protected]
Leitner, Thomas           [email protected]
Lempriere, Mike           [email protected]
Lentin, Kevin             [email protected]
Leung, Johnnie            [email protected]
Lim, Pean                 [email protected]
Lin, Steven               [email protected]
Lindholm, George          [email protected]
Liukkonen, Juha           [email protected]
Logan, Stan               [email protected]
Lu, Kevin                 [email protected]
Martin, Johannes          [email protected]
Mashao, Daniel            [email protected]
Maturo, Larry             [email protected]
Maxwell, Scott            [email protected]
Mayer, Gunther H.         [email protected]
Maynard, Jay              [email protected]
McCarthy, Christopher     [email protected]
Mcgehrin, Matthew         [email protected]@des.edu
McGing, John              [email protected]
McGuire, Ed               [email protected]
McMillan, Andrew          [email protected]
meyer, jeff               [email protected]
Miller, Richard           [email protected]
Mittelstaedt, Olaf H.-P.  [email protected]
moorcroft, marc           [email protected]
Morrison, John Paul       [email protected]
Mosher, David             [email protected]
Mouawad, Naji.            [email protected]
Mullins, Don              [email protected]
Nadler, Cliff             [email protected]
Nareid, Helge             [email protected]
Narinian, Vartan          [email protected]
Norton, Charles M.        [email protected]
o'neel, bruce             [email protected]
O'Rourke, Sean            [email protected]
Oldham, C. R.             [email protected]
Olson, Eric               [email protected]
Oussoren, Ronald          [email protected]
owens, bill               [email protected]
Parks, Dwayne             [email protected]
Parry, Tom                [email protected]
Pebly, Bob                [email protected]
Perdue, Alicia            [email protected]
Petro, Herbert            [email protected]
Pietilainen, Pekka        [email protected]
Poole, David              [email protected]
Powell, Stephen           [email protected]
Prescod, Paul             [email protected]
Provensal, jerome         uunet.UU.NET!iac!jerome
Quinn, Michael            [email protected]
Rao, Venkat               [email protected]
Reisert, Jim              [email protected]
Reynolds, Robert          [email protected]
Robertson, James          [email protected]
Roelofs, Greg             [email protected]
Rosenvold, Johan Kristian [email protected]
Ruppel, Markus            [email protected]
Ryan, Sean                [email protected]
Salomon, Larry            [email protected]
Schimke, Nathan           [email protected]
Schipper, Haijo           [email protected]
Seymour, Jim              [email protected]
Shankar, Gess             [email protected]
Shaw, Jeremy              [email protected]
Sierwald, Joern           [email protected]
SIPPLES, TIMOTHY          [email protected]
Skogstad, Oddbjorn        [email protected]
Smith, Donald             [email protected]
Smith, Eliot              [email protected]
Sneath, Tim               [email protected]
Sorensen, Tom             [email protected]
Sriram, N                 [email protected]
Steele, Alan              [email protected]
Steinkopf, Dirk           [email protected]
Stirling, Ian T.          [email protected]
Strazdus, Stephen         [email protected]
streeter, carl            [email protected]
Sum, Eva                  [email protected]
Sum, Joey                 [email protected]
Suttor, Jeff              [email protected]
Swallow, Doug             [email protected]
Sward, David              [email protected]
Thomas, Stephen           [email protected]
Thompson, Michael         [email protected]
Tiffany, Bernard          [email protected]
torremans, engelbert      etorrem%[email protected]
Tremain, Jim              [email protected]
Tsen, Maoee               [email protected]
van der Lek, Petja        [email protected]
Van Iwaarden, Ronald      [email protected]
van Woerkom, Marc E.E.    [email protected]
Veeraraghavan, Venkatesh  [email protected]
Veldhuyzen, Eric          [email protected]
Vigor, Kevin              [email protected]
Villumsen, Ole            [email protected]
Wald, David               [email protected]
Wallace, Jack             [email protected]
Wantosch, Rainer          [email protected]
Watson, Brett             [email protected]
Weber-Fahr, Christoph     [email protected]
Weeks, Larry              [email protected]
Werner, John              [email protected]
West, Mike                [email protected]
weyrich, orville          uunet.uu.net!weyrich!orville
White, Andrew             [email protected]
Wiersema, Brian           [email protected]
Wimmer, Carsten           [email protected]
Wittenauer, Allen         [email protected]
Woodbury, Gregory         [email protected]
Worthington, Stephen      [email protected]
Wright, Gregory           [email protected]
Wyble, Richard            transfer.stratus.com!schunix!rwyble
YOUNG, DAVID M.           [email protected]
Zabbal, Christian         [email protected]
zawodny, jeremy           [email protected]
Zou, Nan                  [email protected]
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From [email protected] Wed Apr 28 18:55:17 1993
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Mike Levis)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.os.os2.programmer,comp.os.os2.misc,comp.os.ms-windows.programmer.misc,comp.os.ms-windows.setup,comp.os.msdos.programmer,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware,comp.multimedia
Subject: RESULT: comp.os.os2.{programmer.porting,setup,multimedia,bugs} pass
Followup-To: news.groups
Date: 27 Apr 1993 16:36:13 -0400
Organization: University of Texas at San Antonio
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Sender: [email protected]
Approved: [email protected]
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
NNTP-Posting-Host: rodan.uu.net
Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:3517 news.groups:70954 comp.os.os2.programmer:12831 comp.os.os2.misc:59424 comp.os.ms-windows.programmer.misc:9153 comp.os.ms-windows.setup:4497 comp.os.msdos.programmer:24747 comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware:62483 comp.multimedia:6821

Introduction:

	This is the Results document for the creation of four OS/2
	newsgroups and the renaming of one (all unmoderated):
	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting     passes 227:39
	(b)  renaming of comp.os.os2.programmer to
	     comp.os.os2.programmer.misc               passes 224:44
	(c)  create comp.os.os2.setup                  passes 241:31
	(d)  create comp.os.os2.multimedia             passes 226:35
	(e)  create comp.os.os2.bugs                   passes 238:34


Voting Results:


	NEWSGROUP NAME                 | YES NO  ABS | TOT | Y-N Y/(Y+N) |
	------------------------------ | --- --- --- | --- | --- ------- |
	comp.os.os2.programmer.porting | 227 039 019 | 285 | 188 85.338% |
	comp.os.os2.programmer.misc    | 224 044 017 | 285 | 180 83.582% |
	comp.os.os2.setup              | 241 031 013 | 285 | 210 88.603% |
	comp.os.os2.multimedia         | 226 035 024 | 285 | 191 86.590% |
	comp.os.os2.bugs               | 238 034 013 | 285 | 204 87.500% |

	* YES shows the number of YES votes
	* NO shows the number of NO votes
	* ABS shows the number of abstains
	* TOT shows the total number of votes (YES+NO+ABS)
	* Y-N shows the margin of YES minus NO votes
	* Y/(Y+N) show the percentage of YES votes to NO votes

	All of the proposals pass because the margin of YES minus NO
	votes are at least 100, and the percentage of YES votes to NO
	votes are at least 66.667%.


Proposed Charters:

	(a)  create comp.os.os2.programmer.porting (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for developers of ported software so
		as to coordinate efforts, avoid duplication of effort, and
		spur additional development.  The group will also cover
		topics such as porting from other platforms (such as DOS,
		Windows, UNIX, etc), toolkits which aid in program
		portability (including porting tools such as Mirrors), and
		so forth.

	(b)  rename: comp.os.os2.programmer.misc (unmoderated)

		To keep the structure of the OS/2 newsgroup heirarchy
		orthogonal, comp.os.os2.programmer should be renamed to
		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc.

		comp.os.os2.programmer.misc will still be the newsgroup
		for OS/2 programmers to discuss programming issues and
		technical aspects of OS/2 in an unmoderated setting.

	(c)  create comp.os.os2.setup (unmoderated)

		It will be devoted to OS/2 system setup topics, including the
		availability of device drivers, compatibility information,
		installation procedures, system requirements, and overall
		performance optimization.

	(d)  create comp.os.os2.multimedia (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for discussion of multi-media issues.

	(e)  create comp.os.os2.bugs (unmoderated)

		It will provide a forum for OS/2 system bug reports, bug
		diagnosis and work arounds, the availability of system
		patches and corrective service disks, and so forth.

		[Note that discussion of bugs in applications belong in other
		newsgroups, and discussion of bugs in OS/2 betas belong in
		comp.os.os2.beta]


Schedule:

	The voting period started on March 29 when the first CFV was posted
	by David Lawrence (the news.announce.newgroups moderator).

	The voting period ended at 11:59:59 pm (Central Time), on
	April 24, 1993.  Votes received after that time will not count.

	As soon as this Results documented is posted by David Lawrence,
	there will be a five day waiting period for the net to correct
	any errors in the voter list or the voting procedure.  When this
	waiting period is over, David Lawrence will send the newgroup
	messages.

Voter List:

	Here is the list of people who have either voted ambiguously
	or voted using the ballot from the previous comp.os.os2.*
	voting.  I attempted to contact these people about their votes
	but I received no reply.

		[email protected] (Lewis Kawecki)
		Rob Knauerhase <[email protected]>
		[email protected] (Michael Quintero)


	Here is the list of people who have voted and how they voted.
	After each voter's name and e-mail address are their votes for
	comp.os.os2.programmer.porting, comp.os.os2.programmer.misc,
	comp.os.os2.setup, comp.os.os2.multimedia, and comp.os.os2.bugs,
	where 'Y' = YES, 'N' = NO, and '-' = abstain.



Aiyagari, Sanjay                       [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Alcorn, Justin                          [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Alexiou, Peter                     [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Allen, John                               [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Arien, Peter             LAAAA43%[email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Asselin, Andre                                     [email protected]    N N N Y N
Aurand, Tom                         [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Baechler, Cedric                            [email protected]    Y Y Y Y -
Barnett, Rick                                 [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Bartlett, Warren                            [email protected]    Y Y Y - Y
Bates, John                                          [email protected]    Y Y Y Y N
Beadles, J.                                    [email protected]    N N N N N
Beal, Kenneth                      [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Beal, Stuart                                     [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Bedersdorfer, Jochen                        [email protected]    Y Y Y N Y
Bell, Douglas                                   [email protected]    Y Y Y N N
Benningfield, Robert           concert.net!aurs01!aurw7a!benningf    Y Y Y Y Y
Biegel, Bryan                          [email protected]    Y Y N Y Y
Blackman, Ed                               [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Bodnar, John                           [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Boisvert, Wesley                             [email protected]    Y Y - Y Y
boneham, kevin                         [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Boom, Hendrik                 hendrik%[email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Boresch, Stefan                         [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Boschma, Wilfried                               [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Botha, David                            [email protected]    Y Y Y - Y
Bowe, Nathaniel                                [email protected]    Y Y Y - Y
Bowers, Neil                            [email protected]    N N N N N
Braun,David                                [email protected]    Y Y Y Y N
Bronner, Geoffrey                       [email protected]    N N N N N
Brors, Dieter                                            [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Brown, Bill                           [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Cambria, Michael                       [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Carlson, Bill                        [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Carr, Derek                              [email protected]    - N Y Y Y
Champion, Evan                              [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Chandonia, John                         [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Charlap, David                             [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Chen, Ted                                          [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Chua, Hak                                 [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Ciesielski, Boleslaw                          [email protected]    N N Y Y N
Clement, Bruce                         [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Clemente, Marc F.                          [email protected]    - - Y Y Y
Cline, Ernest                      [email protected]    N N N N -
Cocking , Simon                     [email protected]    Y Y - N Y
Cole, Peter                                   [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Compton, Curtis                          [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Costello, Robert                         [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Coulman, Randy                             [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Cox, Anthony                                  [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Cox, Robert                               [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Culliton, Tom                                 [email protected]    N N N N N
daigle, Joe                                  [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
DeCarlo, John                                  [email protected]    - - Y Y Y
Dippold, Ron                                [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Donaldson, Ian                                   [email protected]    N Y Y N N
Drye, Stephen                  [email protected]    Y Y Y Y N
Dubbs, Bruce                                   [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Duffy, Patrick                           [email protected]    N N N N N
Dufour, Arnaud                          [email protected]    - Y Y Y Y
Dusitsin, Krid                                [email protected]    Y Y Y - Y
Erzberger, Martin                            [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Feldtmann, Marten                         [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Feustel, Edward                                  [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
filippini,luigi                             [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Fischer, Stefan                         [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Fleuren, Rik                                       [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Francis, Tim                                 [email protected]    Y Y Y - Y
Francois Menard                             [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
Franks, Derek                       [email protected]    Y N Y Y Y
Franzki, Wolfgang            [email protected]    Y Y Y - Y
Friedrich, Jochen                                  [email protected]    - - N Y Y
Friis, Torben                                  [email protected]    Y Y Y Y Y
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