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Plan 9 ( comp.os.plan9 )
 
From [email protected] Mon Nov 22 15:37:13 1993
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From: [email protected] (Geoff Langdale)
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Subject: RFD: comp.os.plan9
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To quote the abstract from the early paper "Plan 9 From Bell Labs":

    Plan 9 is a distributed computing environment. It is assembled
    from separate machines acting as CPU servers, file servers,
    and terminals. The pieces are connected by a single file-oriented
    protocol and local name space operations. By building the 
    system from distinct, specialised components rather than from
    similar general-purpose components, Plan 9 achieves levels of
    efficiency, security, simplicity and reliability seldom
    realised in other distributed systems.

Plan 9 is now available under academic license, and runs on a number of
machines including Sun-3's, Sparcstations, NEXTstations, SGI Power Series
machines, MIPS Magnums and 386- and 486-based PC clones. Work is underway
at Sydney University porting Plan 9 to the DEC Alpha architecture, and
work continues at Bell Laboratories. From the comp.os.research FAQ:

    Plan 9 is currently being restructured to make good use of
    a 300MBPS fibre-optic network.  A general release of the
    system is under consideration at the moment.

Papers on Plan 9 can be retrieved from by anonymous ftp from 
`research.att.com' in the directories /dist/plan9doc and /dist/plan9man.

I propose the creation of the newsgroup `comp.os.plan9'. The group would
serve a number of purposes:
1) Dissemination of information on the Plan 9 operating system,
2) Discussion of the design of the Plan 9 OS and protocols,
3) Communication between the (somewhat scattered) sites currently running
   or intending to run Plan 9, and
4) Discussion of various application programs that are native to Plan 9
(for example, the concurrent programming language `alef', the text editor
`sam' or Rob Pike's user interface programs `help' and `acme').

I see no reason for the moderation of the group.

From [email protected] Wed May  3 19:17:06 1995
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From: [email protected] (Jim Davis)
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Subject: RFD: comp.os.plan9
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		       REQUEST FOR  DISCUSSION

Group name:   comp.os.plan9
Status:       moderated
Distribution: worldwide
Summary:      Discussion of the Plan 9 operating system.
Proposed by:  Jim Davis <[email protected]>

This is a request for discussion (RFD) about creating a new moderated
Usenet newsgroup, comp.os.plan9.

This RFD will be cross-posted to
news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,comp.os.research,comp.os.misc, and
the Plan 9 mailing list <[email protected]>. Please post any responses
to this message in news.groups; Follow-ups have been set accordingly.

CHARTER

comp.os.plan9 is a moderated newsgroup for discussion of the Plan 9
operating system from Bell Labs.  It's a forum to ask questions and
share information about installing, administering, and using Plan 9
systems.  The newsgroup will be bidirectionally gatewayed with the
Plan 9 mailing list <[email protected]>

RATIONALE

Plan 9 is a computing system developed at the Computing Science
Research Center of AT&T Bell Laboratories.  First released in 1990,
Plan 9 contains many innovative ideas but is robust enough for
production use.  There is an active Plan 9 mailing list with several
hundred readers.

Past releases of Plan 9 could only be licensed by universities. The
next release will be available to anyone, and run on a wide range of
PCs.  This will make running Plan 9 an option for many Usenet readers.

A Plan 9 newsgroup would let Plan 9 users help each other, and let
anyone interested in current operating system practice learn about
Plan 9.

MODERATION POLICY

Icarus Sparry <[email protected]> has volunteered to be moderator; Tim
Goodwin <[email protected]> has volunteered to be backup moderator.  Both
are participants on the Plan 9 mailing list.  Moderation is intended
to keep discussion on charter topics, which we hope will encourage the
Plan 9 developers to participate.

From [email protected] Thu Jul 13 13:40:11 1995
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From: [email protected] (Michael Handler)
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Subject: CFV: comp.os.plan9 moderated
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                          FIRST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
                        moderated group comp.os.plan9

Newsgroups line:
comp.os.plan9	Plan 9 from Bell Labs.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 2 Aug 1995.

This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party. For voting
questions only contact Michael Handler <[email protected]>. For
questions about the proposed group contact Jim Davis
<[email protected]>.

RATIONALE

Plan 9 is a computing system developed at the Computing Science
Research Center of AT&T Bell Laboratories.  First released in 1990,
Plan 9 contains many innovative ideas but is robust enough for
production use.  There is an active Plan 9 mailing list with several
hundred readers.

Past releases of Plan 9 could only be licensed by universities. The
next release will be available to anyone, and run on a wide range of
PCs.  This will make running Plan 9 an option for many Usenet readers.

A Plan 9 newsgroup would let Plan 9 users help each other, and let
anyone interested in current operating system practice learn about
Plan 9.

CHARTER

comp.os.plan9 is a moderated newsgroup for discussion of the Plan 9
operating system from Bell Labs.  It's a forum to ask questions and
share information about installing, administering, and using Plan 9
systems.  The newsgroup will be bidirectionally gatewayed with the
Plan 9 mailing list <[email protected]>

MODERATORS & MODERATION POLICY

Icarus Sparry <[email protected]> has volunteered to be moderator; Tim
Goodwin <[email protected]> has volunteered to be backup moderator.  Both
are participants on the Plan 9 mailing list.  Moderation is intended
to keep discussion on charter topics, which we hope will encourage the
Plan 9 developers to participate.

MAILING LISTS AND GATEWAYS

comp.os.plan9 will be bidirectionally gatewayed with the mailing list
<[email protected]>.

DISTRIBUTION

This Call For Votes (CFV) has been crossposted to the following newsgroups:

news.announce.newgroups, news.groups, comp.os.research, comp.os.misc

After this Call For Votes (CFV) appears in <news.announce.newsgroups>, it
will be sent to the following mailing lists:

* Plan 9 mailing list <[email protected]>

HOW TO VOTE

One vote counted per person, no more than one per account. Attempts at
ballot box stuffing or vote fraud will not be treated lightly.

**************************************************************************
*** IMPORTANT: Email addresses, names, and votes of all voters will be ***
*** published in the final voting results list. UVV voting is not done ***
*** by secret ballot. If you don't like this policy, don't vote.       ***
**************************************************************************

Send email to: <[email protected]>
Just replying should work if you are not reading this on a mailing list.

Your mail message should contain ONE (and only ONE) of the following
statements:

      I vote YES on comp.os.plan9
      I vote NO on comp.os.plan9
      I vote ABSTAIN on comp.os.plan9
      I CANCEL my vote on comp.os.plan9

If you vote ABSTAIN, your vote will be registered and will be shown in
the final results posting, but it will not affect the outcome of the vote.
It is intended as a form of symbolic protest, nothing more.

If you CANCEL your vote, all records of your vote will be purged from the
active results file, and your name and address will not be listed in the
final results posting.

ABSTAIN and CANCEL are nearly the same thing -- the only difference is,
with ABSTAIN, your name and address are still listed in the final listing.

If you later change your mind you may vote again. Only your last valid
vote will count and will be published in the final results posting.

Anything else may be rejected by the automatic vote counting program.  The
votetaker will respond to your received ballots with a personal
acknowledgement by mail -- if you do not receive one within several days,
try again. It's your responsibility to make sure your vote is registered
correctly.

After the final results are posted to <news.announce.newgroups>, there
will then be a five-day period during which the published vote list may be
corrected and any irregularities addressed.

OFFICIAL SOURCES OF THE CFV

The only official sources of this CFV are:
* The copy which was crossposted to <news.announce.newgroups>
* Any copies which were sent to mailing lists by the votetaker (and *only*
  the votetaker)
* One received from the votetaker's automated mailserver

To obtain a copy of the CFV from the votetaker's mailserver, send an
email message to <[email protected]>. This is an automated function,
so it does not matter what you say in the message.

IMPORTANT: If you give anyone copies of the CFV, the copies must be whole
and unmodified. Distributing pre-filled in ballots or modified copies of
this CFV is considered voting fraud. If this occurs on a large scale or
causes voting problems or irregularities, the vote may be canceled.

When in doubt, ask the votetaker.
--
Michael Handler <[email protected]>  Usenet Volunteer Votetakers (UVV)
Usenet Volunteer Votetakers WWW page: <URL:http://www.amdahl.com/ext/uvv>

From [email protected] Thu Jul 27 20:25:08 1995
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From: [email protected] (Michael Handler)
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Subject: 2nd CFV: comp.os.plan9 moderated
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                          LAST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
                        moderated group comp.os.plan9

***************************************************************************
* NOTE: This is the second CFV of two. If you have already voted and      *
* received an acknowledgement of your vote in email from the              *
* votetaker, you *DO* *NOT* need to vote again. If you have any           *
* questions, ask the votetaker, Michael Handler <[email protected]>    *
***************************************************************************

Newsgroups line:
comp.os.plan9	Plan 9 from Bell Labs.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 2 Aug 1995.

This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party. For voting
questions only contact Michael Handler <[email protected]>. For
questions about the proposed group contact Jim Davis
<[email protected]>.

RATIONALE

Plan 9 is a computing system developed at the Computing Science
Research Center of AT&T Bell Laboratories.  First released in 1990,
Plan 9 contains many innovative ideas but is robust enough for
production use.  There is an active Plan 9 mailing list with several
hundred readers.

Past releases of Plan 9 could only be licensed by universities. The
next release will be available to anyone, and run on a wide range of
PCs.  This will make running Plan 9 an option for many Usenet readers.

A Plan 9 newsgroup would let Plan 9 users help each other, and let
anyone interested in current operating system practice learn about
Plan 9.

CHARTER

comp.os.plan9 is a moderated newsgroup for discussion of the Plan 9
operating system from Bell Labs.  It's a forum to ask questions and
share information about installing, administering, and using Plan 9
systems.  The newsgroup will be bidirectionally gatewayed with the
Plan 9 mailing list <[email protected]>

MODERATORS & MODERATION POLICY

Icarus Sparry <[email protected]> has volunteered to be moderator; Tim
Goodwin <[email protected]> has volunteered to be backup moderator.  Both
are participants on the Plan 9 mailing list.  Moderation is intended
to keep discussion on charter topics, which we hope will encourage the
Plan 9 developers to participate.

MAILING LISTS AND GATEWAYS

comp.os.plan9 will be bidirectionally gatewayed with the mailing list
<[email protected]>.

DISTRIBUTION

This Call For Votes (CFV) has been crossposted to the following newsgroups:

news.announce.newgroups, news.groups, comp.os.research, comp.os.misc

After this Call For Votes (CFV) appears in <news.announce.newsgroups>, it
will be sent to the following mailing lists:

* Plan 9 mailing list <[email protected]>

HOW TO VOTE

One vote counted per person, no more than one per account. Attempts at
ballot box stuffing or vote fraud will not be treated lightly.

**************************************************************************
*** IMPORTANT: Email addresses, names, and votes of all voters will be ***
*** published in the final voting results list. UVV voting is not done ***
*** by secret ballot. If you don't like this policy, don't vote.       ***
**************************************************************************

Send email to: <[email protected]>
Just replying should work if you are not reading this on a mailing list.

Your mail message should contain ONE (and only ONE) of the following
statements:

      I vote YES on comp.os.plan9
      I vote NO on comp.os.plan9
      I vote ABSTAIN on comp.os.plan9
      I CANCEL my vote on comp.os.plan9

If you vote ABSTAIN, your vote will be registered and will be shown in
the final results posting, but it will not affect the outcome of the vote.
It is intended as a form of symbolic protest, nothing more.

If you CANCEL your vote, all records of your vote will be purged from the
active results file, and your name and address will not be listed in the
final results posting.

ABSTAIN and CANCEL are nearly the same thing -- the only difference is,
with ABSTAIN, your name and address are still listed in the final listing.

If you later change your mind you may vote again. Only your last valid
vote will count and will be published in the final results posting.

Anything else may be rejected by the automatic vote counting program.  The
votetaker will respond to your received ballots with a personal
acknowledgement by mail -- if you do not receive one within several days,
try again. It's your responsibility to make sure your vote is registered
correctly.

After the final results are posted to <news.announce.newgroups>, there
will then be a five-day period during which the published vote list may be
corrected and any irregularities addressed.

OFFICIAL SOURCES OF THE CFV

The only official sources of this CFV are:
* The copy which was crossposted to <news.announce.newgroups>
* Any copies which were sent to mailing lists by the votetaker (and *only*
  the votetaker)
* One received from the votetaker's automated mailserver

To obtain a copy of the CFV from the votetaker's mailserver, send an
email message to <[email protected]>. This is an automated function,
so it does not matter what you say in the message.

IMPORTANT: If you give anyone copies of the CFV, the copies must be whole
and unmodified. Distributing pre-filled in ballots or modified copies of
this CFV is considered voting fraud. If this occurs on a large scale or
causes voting problems or irregularities, the vote may be canceled.

When in doubt, ask the votetaker.

comp.os.plan9 Bounce List - No need to revote
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[email protected]                                                    Laborie Fabrice
[email protected]                                              George F Gould

--
Michael Handler <[email protected]>  Usenet Volunteer Votetakers (UVV)
Usenet Volunteer Votetakers WWW page: <URL:http://www.amdahl.com/ext/uvv>

From [email protected] Mon Aug 14 15:32:46 1995
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Michael Handler)
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Subject: RESULT: comp.os.plan9 moderated passes 449:14
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                                RESULT
             moderated group comp.os.plan9 passes 449:14

There were 449 YES votes and 14 NO votes, for a total of 463 valid votes.
There were 2 abstains.

For group passage, YES votes must be at least 2/3 of all valid (YES and NO)
votes.   There also must be at least 100 more YES votes than NO votes.

There is a five day discussion period after these results are posted.  If no
serious allegations of voting irregularities are raised, the moderator of
news.announce.newgroups will create the group shortly thereafter.

  comp.os.plan9 passed on Fri Jul 14 01:42:24 1995

Newsgroups line:
comp.os.plan9	Plan 9 from Bell Labs.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 2 Aug 1995.

This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party. For voting
questions only contact Michael Handler <[email protected]>. For
questions about the proposed group contact Jim Davis
<[email protected]>.

CHARTER

comp.os.plan9 is a moderated newsgroup for discussion of the Plan 9
operating system from Bell Labs.  It's a forum to ask questions and
share information about installing, administering, and using Plan 9
systems.  The newsgroup will be bidirectionally gatewayed with the
Plan 9 mailing list <[email protected]>

MODERATORS & MODERATION POLICY

Icarus Sparry <[email protected]> has volunteered to be moderator; Tim
Goodwin <[email protected]> has volunteered to be backup moderator.  Both
are participants on the Plan 9 mailing list.  Moderation is intended
to keep discussion on charter topics, which we hope will encourage the
Plan 9 developers to participate.

MAILING LISTS AND GATEWAYS

comp.os.plan9 will be bidirectionally gatewayed with the mailing list
<[email protected]>.

***************************************************************************
*** The following results posting is Copyright 1995 Michael Handler and ***
*** Sub Rosa Software, Inc. Usage of the following list or any part     ***
*** thereof as a mass mailing list or for any other purpose without the ***
*** express written consent of the votetaker is strictly prohibited,    ***
*** and may be enforced by law.                                         ***
***************************************************************************
(In other words, don't use these email addresses as an advertising mailing
list or to send them all surveys asking them why they voted the way they
did. You're only going to get people pissed off at you.)

comp.os.plan9 Final Vote Ack

Voted Yes
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[email protected]                                        Henner Gratz
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]                                     Daniel Faken
[email protected]                                                    Art Stine
[email protected]                                                 Anurag Acharya
[email protected]                                          Adam Lovick
[email protected]                                            Adrian Colley
[email protected]
[email protected]                                               Alan F Lundin
[email protected]                                                 Andreas Godzina
[email protected]                                          Andreas Meyer
[email protected]                                                      Andre Lehovich
[email protected]                                          Alex Danilo
[email protected]                                   Alan Lowe McConchie
[email protected]                                                   Jeff Almoney
[email protected]                                     Joe Ammond
[email protected]                                                    Amos Shapir
[email protected]                                     Andi Kleen
[email protected]                                           Andreas Lohr
[email protected]                                               Andreas Wrede
[email protected]
[email protected]                                        Andrew Hughes
[email protected]
[email protected]                                          Andy Newman
[email protected]                                           Anne Bennett
[email protected]                                         Anthony Anger
[email protected]                                                David Arnold
[email protected]                                      Arnold D. Robbins
[email protected]                                   Arthur Chance
[email protected]                                              Assar Westerlund
[email protected]                                                    Jim Ault
azcb0@juts.ccc.amdahl.com                                   Alistair G. Crooks
babafou@ensta.fr                                                  Marc Baudoin
bargil@nsof.co.il                                             Jonathan Bar-Gil
barryk@postman.ncube.com                                           Barry Keane
barryn@netcom.com                                                 Barry Nathan
bdruemen@faui01.informatik.uni-erlangen.de          Bernhard Ruemenapp (CIP93)
beardsl@dal.mobil.com                                  CONT Reginald Beardsley
benedett@ugcs.caltech.edu                                       Mike Benedetti
bengtl@maths.lth.se                                              Bengt Larsson
benny@nsof.co.il                                                  Benny Halevy
beorn@alumni.EECS.Berkeley.EDU                                   Beorn Johnson
bernd@fki.dtu.dk                                                 Bernd Dammann
berny@scoucer.tandem.com.au                                    Berny Goodheart
beto@plan9.cs.su.oz.au                                            Alberto Nava
bischof@balrog.informatik.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE                 Hans-Peter Bischof
bkl@celsiustech.se                                               Bengt Kleberg
blair@olympia.gps.caltech.edu                                      Blair Zajac
blakej@cco.caltech.edu                                             Blake Jones
blumzi@nsof.co.il                                             Arie Blumenzweig
bmccarty@apu.edu                                                  Bill McCarty
bob@cs.su.oz.au                                                 Bob Kummerfeld
bobf@plan9.att.com
bog@cco.caltech.edu                                          Robert Southworth
born@dial.eunet.ch                                           Frederick L. Born
bos@tepee.Eng.Sun.COM                                         Bryan O'Sullivan
boyd@plan9.cs.su.oz.au
bri@blah.math.tu-graz.ac.at                                         Brian Ward
broadley@ucdmath.ucdavis.edu                                     Bill Broadley
bruce@acc.com                                                Bruce Lueckenhoff
bruncott@corto.inria.fr                                    Georges Brun-Cottan
bryan@qnx.com                                                   Bryan Cantrill
bsd@panix.com                                                    Brian Downing
butenuth@uni-paderborn.de                                       Roger Butenuth
by177@cleveland.Freenet.Edu                                       D. L. Mosher
byron@netapp.com                                                Byron Rakitzis
Calvin_K_Clark@charlesview.com
Cameron.Hutchison@nms.otc.com.au                             Cameron Hutchison
cap@hces.com                                                      Simon Casady
careya@PEAK.ORG                                                   Andrew Carey
carvell@cards.com
castor@drizzle.Stanford.EDU                                          Castor Fu
cato@df.lth.se                                             Krister Walfridsson
caves@yorvic.york.ac.uk                                              Leo Caves
ccsis@bath.ac.uk                                                 Icarus Sparry
cedar!jeff@beaver.cs.washington.edu                              Jeff Scofield
chong@csd.hku.hk
chris@bison.cs.uwa.oz.au                                        chris mcdonald
chris@rivers.dra.hmg.gb                                     Christopher Samuel
chris@snrc.uow.edu.au                                             Chris Stacey
christij@unix.asb.com                                          Joseph Christie
Christopher.Vance@adfa.oz.au
chwu@mozart.csie.ntu.edu.tw                                 Alan Chun-hsing Wu
cja@umich.edu                                             charles j. antonelli
cjb@brushtail.hna.com.au                                           Chris Baird
cjensen@netcom.com                                                Colin Jensen
cks@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu                                 Chris Siebenmann
claird@Starbase.NeoSoft.COM                                      Cameron Laird
cnh@sweng.stortek.com                                             Clark Hobbie
combee@ptsg-austin.sps.mot.com                                      Ben Combee
cort@cs.nmt.edu                                                           Cort
cowell@cs.utk.edu
cphillips@cix.compulink.co.uk                                    Carl Phillips
crawford@fido.econlab.Arizona.EDU                            David W. Crawford
crispin@cse.ogi.edu                                              Crispin Cowan
crosby@nordsieck.cs.colorado.edu                                Matthew Crosby
cross@math.psu.edu                                                   Dan Cross
csb@ullman.elte.hu                                            Csizmazia Balazs
csmith@cs.ubc.ca
D.H.Davis@bath.ac.uk                                              Dennis Davis
d92-dne@nada.kth.se                                                Daniel Neri
Damien.Doligez@inria.fr                                         Damien Doligez
danny@staff.cs.su.oz.au                                              Danny Yee
darrell@almaden.ibm.com                                     Darrell D. E. Long
daveb%kernel.austin.ibm.com@tkg.com                                Dave Burton
daveb@tau.space.thiokol.com                                   David P. Boswell
daveh@auspex.com                                                  David Higgen
david@aruba.ccit.arizona.edu                                             David
dbg@fury.asd.sgi.com                                         Dominic Giampaolo
dbj@MPGN.COM                                                David E. Brooks Jr
dbkuehl@dosuni.informatik.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE                     Bernhard Kuehl
dc@panix.com                                                 David W. Crawford
ddb@anubis.network.com                                       David Dyer-Bennet
ddean@CS.Princeton.EDU                                               Drew Dean
debaser@netcom.com                                      He's the Invisible Man
dekorse@indirect.com                                             James DeKorse
dennis@solar.csie.ntu.edu.tw                             Dennis Cheng-Zen Yang
desj@ccr-p.ida.org                                            David desJardins
df@eyrie.demon.co.uk                                              Derek Fawcus
dhog@plan9.cs.su.oz.au
djc@niwot.scd.ucar.EDU                                        Dennis Colarelli
djk@dirku.demon.co.uk                                         Dirk-Jan Koopman
dkm@hpisldkm.lvld.hp.com                                        Dale McCluskey
dmason@plg.uwaterloo.ca                                             Dave Mason
dmoore@UCSD.EDU                                                    David Moore
dmr@plan9.att.com
dobson@info.usuhs.mil                                           Michael Dobson
don@yoda.snuggle.org                                                Don Wooton
doug.becker@Eng.Sun.COM                                            Doug Becker
dowlati@osf.org                                                 Saadat Dowlati
draziw@netcom.com                                                         Ryan
drs@bocaraton.ibm.com                                            Dharmesh Shah
dsmith@gelac.lasc.lockheed.com                                    Dwight Smith
dsr@lns598.lns.cornell.edu                                           Dan Riley
dwaldron@naper1.napervilleil.attgis.com                         Waldron, Debra
dws@ssec.wisc.edu                                           DaviD W. Sanderson
econahja@econlhja.econ.gu.se                                Anders Hjalmarsson
edwardsg@enterprise.rdd.lmsc.lockheed.com                  Greg Edwards x21169
efeustel@ida.org                                                Edward Feustel
eggert@twinsun.com                                                 Paul Eggert
egs@cs.washington.edu                                           Emin Gun Sirer
eguttman@peerlogic.com                                                eguttman
eigler@VNET.IBM.COM
eli@nsof.co.il                                                 Dr. Eli Glikman
engr@gssi.MV.COM                                                 MichaelFurman
eran@allegra.att.com                                               Eran Gabber
erewhon@dsg.com                                                  Steven Byrnes
ersmith@netcom.com                                               Eric R. Smith
eugene@pioneer.arc.nasa.gov                                     Eugene N. Miya
ezy@panix.com                                                       Ezra Story
fabrice@joe.univ-mrs.fr                                        Laborie Fabrice
ffabbroc@skat.usc.edu                                         Frank Fabbrocino
fhoward@us.oracle.com                                    FHOWARD.US.ORACLE.COM
fletcher@iastate.edu                                             Mike Fletcher
fn@big-brother.csrv.uidaho.edu                                    faried nawaz
forsyth@plan9.cs.york.ac.uk
frankg@halcyon.com                                               Frank Gleason
freedom@csie.nctu.edu.tw                                          Tan Koan-Sin
fs29@rummelplatz.uni-mannheim.de                                  Nils M. Holm
fsjdj1@acf-lab.alaska.edu                                         Jack Johnson
fst@claircom.com                                     Fariborz Skip Tavakkolian
fuchs@iwb.mw.tu-muenchen.de                                      Joachim Fuchs
fzeder@faui01.informatik.uni-erlangen.de              Franz Josef Eder (CIP93)
gary@cs.su.oz.au                                                   Gary Capell
gene_garbutt@powertalk.apple.com                                  Gene Garbutt
genie@panix.com                                               Andy Finkenstadt
geoffl+@GS10.SP.CS.CMU.EDU                                      Geoff Langdale
gernot.schreider@sap-ag.de                                Dr. Gernot Schreider
Gerry.Tomlinson@newcastle.ac.uk                                Gerry.Tomlinson
gfg@cyberspace.com                                              George F Gould
ggstemme@faui01.informatik.uni-erlangen.de               Georg Stemmer (CIP93)
giles@nemeton.com.au                                                Giles Lean
gl8f@fermi.clas.virginia.edu                                      Greg Lindahl
glen@winternet.com                                                 Glen Overby
glenn@mri.com                                                     Glenn Kasten
glv@utdallas.edu                                              Glenn Vanderburg
gordon@pinetree.newforce.ca                                       Gordon Dewis
gorgon@crl.com                                                     Zach Copley
gpaa29@udcf.gla.ac.uk                                         Francis L.Burton
greenfie@gauss.rutgers.edu                                            Greenfie
greg.nenych@Canada.ATTGIS.COM                                      Greg Nenych
gt3144a@prism.gatech.edu                                          Eric Lorenzo
gt@freebsd.first.gmd.de                                       Gerd Truschinski
guy@ghost.uunet.ca                                               Guy Middleton
H.Reusch@ieee.org                                                Holger Reusch
haahr@netcom.com                                                    Paul Haahr
haines@icase.edu                                                   Matt Haines
hallinan@cs.arizona.edu                                          Dave Hallinan
hbchen@drmail.dr.att.com
helge@norway.bbs.no                                             HELGE HAUGLAND
henry@instantiated.on.ca                                         Henry Baragar
herring@AUB.AUC.DK                                               Erick Herring
hkarlsso@df.lth.se                                             Henrik Karlsson
HLEVY@us.oracle.com                                                Howard Levy
hme@layla.Baltic.DE                                            Holger J. Meyer
hmehta@postman.ncube.com                                          Hemang Mehta
howard.harkness@lunatic.com                                    Howard Harkness
hsauer@marnie.teuto.de                                           Henning Sauer
hss0@gte.com                                                  Himanshu S Sinha
hvdl@sequent.com                                    Hans "Unicorn" Van de Looy
ihunt@central.co.nz                                                   Ian Hunt
ino@is.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp                                       Shigekazu Inohara
irvk@ix8.ix.netcom.com                                                     Irv
iwane@lit.rd.nttdata.jp                                           Kazumi Iwane
jac@pilot.njin.net                                          Jonathan Chandross
jagodits@sdsp.mc.xerox.com                                     Thomas Jagodits
jahlstro@cisco.com                                               John Ahlstrom
jander@Rt66.com                                                  Clay Caviness
jan_b@lysator.liu.se                                             Jan Besehanic
jay@gordian.com                                                     Jay Laefer
jcarley@cch.com.au                                                Jason Carley
jco@bbn.com                                                  John C. Orthoefer
jdavis@cs.arizona.edu                                                Jim Davis
jdugan@ncsa.uiuc.edu                                                 Jon Dugan
jeffw@CS.Berkeley.EDU                                             Jeff Wallace
jennine@netcom.com                                            Jennine Townsend
jeremy@sour.sw.oz.au                                       Jeremy Fitzhardinge
jeske@uiuc.edu
jesup@scala.scala.com                                            Randell Jesup
jet@abulafia.genmagic.com                                     J. Eric Townsend
JFISCHER@us.oracle.com                                  JFISCHER.US.ORACLE.COM
jim@acm.org                                                       Jim Gillogly
jjf@dsbc.icl.co.uk                                                 J J Farrell
jlw@mtgpfs1.mt.att.com                                       Joseph.L.Wood,III
jmk@plan9.att.com
jnkaiser@faui01.informatik.uni-erlangen.de               Jochen Kaiser (CIP93)
jnkautz@faui01.informatik.uni-erlangen.de                    Jan Kautz (CIP93)
joachim@matematik.su.se                                        Joachim Hollman
joep@fwi.uva.nl                                                   Joep Vesseur
joerg.czeranski@informatik.tu-clausthal.de                     Joerg Czeranski
john@physiol.su.oz.au                                              John Mackin
johnh@ficus.CS.UCLA.EDU                                         John Heidemann
Jose.Valverde@embl-ebi.ac.uk                             J. R. Valverde (4423)
joseph@cis.ohio-state.edu                                        Sudish Joseph
jpgs@acm.org                                               James P.G. Sterbenz
jpl@gloups.fdn.fr                                          Jean-Philippe Lesot
jrj@access.digex.net                                         Joseph R. Justice
jsh@charlie.acc.iit.edu                                         John S. Howard
jthornto.PARC@xerox.com                                           Jim Thornton
jtilton@willamette.edu                                       James Eric Tilton
jtt@soscorp.com
jum@anubis.han.de                                               Jens-Uwe Mager
jyke@cs.tut.fi                                                    Jokinen Jyke
ka@socrates.hr.att.com                                        Kenneth Almquist
katie@moose.erie.net                                     Jeannette Lombardozzi
kdg@novell.com
kerch@parc.xerox.com                                           Berry Kercheval
khardy@ips.iac.honeywell.com                                       Keith Hardy
kherron@f10.facts.uky.edu                                           Ken Herron
kip@monroe.lib.mi.us                                               Kip DeGraaf
klauser@edvz.tu-graz.ac.at                                       Artur Klauser
kmurphy@iona.ie
koo@cs.tut.fi                                                  Karsisto Konsta
kp@sasi.ernet.in                                                 Kiran Pamnany
krisna@cs.wisc.edu                                      Krishna Kunchithapadam
krohn@bae.bellcore.com                                              Eric Krohn
krs@caos.aamu.edu                                              Karl R. Sackett
kuehn@rz.tu-clausthal.de                                          Ronald Kuehn
kurt_mahan@Novell.COM                                               Kurt Mahan
lab@mtek.chalmers.se                                         Lars Bernhardsson
laden@math.tau.ac.il                                                 Guy Laden
lance@rahul.net                                                  Lance K. Chun
Lawrence.V.Cipriani@att.com
layman@oes.amdahl.com                                             Terry Layman
lefurgy@eecs.umich.edu                                         Charles Lefurgy
ler@lerami.lerctr.org                                           Larry Rosenman
lindsey@wri.com                                            Christopher Lindsey
linimon@lonesome.com                                              Mark Linimon
list-votes@dream.hb.north.de                                  Martin Schr"oder
lornew@LinkAge.com                                             Lorne Wilkinson
lou@dec1.giac.montana.edu                                         Louis Glassy
lstadler@ugcs.caltech.edu                                   Laurent F. Stadler
Lutz.Donnerhacke@Jena.Thur.De                                 Lutz Donnerhacke
MAC@phil.uni-erlangen.de                                                   mac
maclean@mnementh.cs.mcgill.ca                                     Matthew SAMS
mahesh@npac.syr.edu                                         Mahesh Subramanyan
Mark-Moraes@deshaw.com                                             Mark Moraes
Markus.Friedl@informatik.uni-erlangen.de             Markus Friedl (CIP Admin)
Martin.Chris@mail.ndhm.gtegsc.com                                 Martin Chris
Martin.Weitzel@rent-a-guru.de                                   Martin Weitzel
martin@viper.desy.de                                          Martin Gasthuber
Mathias.Koerber@swi.com.sg                                     Mathias Koerber
matt@pip.net                                                      Matt Emerson
matt@uts.EDU.AU                                                Jas (Matthew K)
Matthew.Presley@aero.org                                               Presley
matthewn@uiuc.edu                                            TheElusiveMatthew
matty@cs.usyd.edu.au                                      James Matthew Farrow
maxfield@rohan.sdsu.edu                                          Jack Maxfield
mb@agar.oche.de                                                 Marcus Breiing
mbrunn@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca                                          Meru Brunn
mcnab@nas.nasa.gov                                                 David McNab
mengel@dcdmwm.fnal.gov                                          Marc W. Mengel
merblich@ossi.com                                             Mitchell Erblich
mestrin@eecs.uic.edu                                            Mikhail Estrin
metamatic!metamatic.denver.co.us!ediger@uucp-1.csn.net
mfx@cs.tu-berlin.de                                           Markus Freericks
mg@ac.duke.edu                                                   Michael Grubb
mgritter@gac.edu                                                Mark G Gritter
mh@awds27.wx.gtegsc.com                                       Michael Hoegeman
mhw@minster.cs.york.ac.uk
michael@pickles.org                                      Michael Scott Garnett
mike.long@analog.com                                                 Mike Long
mike@plan9.att.com
milton@arraytech.com                                         Milton Scritsmier
mjenkins@mcs.com                                            Michael S. Jenkins
mkc@bull.se                                                     Mikael Cardell
morales@cs.UMD.EDU                                                 Jan Morales
mphunter@qnx.com                                                Michael Hunter
mrg@eterna.com.au                                                matthew green
mskranz@faui01.informatik.uni-erlangen.de               Matthias Kranz (CIP93)
mu@tlug.reptiles.org                                                 Eric Howe
naddy@mips.pfalz.de                                       Christian Weisgerber
ndallen@io.org                                                     Nigel Allen
ngr@symbionics.co.uk                                               Nigel Roles
nick@jolt.mpx.com.au                                           Nicholas Waples
nir@nsof.co.il                                                       Nir Peleg
nmehl@bbnplanet.com
nmm1@cus.cam.ac.uk                                               Nick Maclaren
nms@KremlSun.ussr.EU.net                                        Nickolay Saukh
norris_c@kosmos.wcc.govt.nz
nv90-mho@nada.kth.se                                           Magnus Holmberg
okasak-s@argus.cs.uec.ac.jp                                      OKASAKA Shiki
olev@niksula.hut.fi                                                Olev Kartau
Ollivier.Robert@hsc.fr.net                                     Ollivier Robert
olsen@postman.ncube.com                                          Russell Olsen
on@nsof.co.il                                                   On G. Paradise
orc@pell.com                                                               Orc
oz@gold.sni.ca                                                   Ozan S. Yigit
pace@blitz.com                                                  Pace Willisson
pak0%pkarger@gte.com                                            Paul A. Karger
papezik@dcse.fee.vutbr.cz                                        Milon Papezik
parsec@worf.netins.net
pc@gloups.fdn.fr                                              Pascal CHEVOCHOT
Pedro.Medeiros@fct.unl.pt                                       Pedro Medeiros
pedro@es2i.univ-mrs.fr                                        Javier Garmendia
pedw@verleihnix.rz.tu-clausthal.de                                David Werner
pete@nsof.co.il                                                    Peter Schay
peter@bonkers.taronga.com                                       Peter da Silva
peura@sps.siemens.co.uk
pheras@bizcoyo.uc3m.es                                      Pedro de las Heras
phil@wharton.upenn.edu                                      Phil Brandenberger
philw@plan9.att.com
phoffman@proper.com                                               Paul Hoffman
phuang@hpcc01.corp.hp.com                                          Peter Huang
piers@cs.su.oz.au                                                 Piers Lauder
pluim@xylint.co.uk                                                Robert Pluim
probert@cs.ucsb.edu                                               Dave Probert
pschow@advtech.uswest.com                                          Peter Schow
pshuang@MIT.EDU
psrc@cmprime.att.com                                         Paul S R Chisholm
ptsfa!dmturne@PacBell.COM
quanstro@dev.infomkt.ibm.com                                              goon
Quentin.Fennessy@SEMATECH.Org                                 Quentin Fennessy
raju@rajunet.air.org
ralphc@sps.siemens.co.uk
ram@iti.gov.sg                                                   Ram S Kidambi
rasit@cs.uno.edu                                           M. Rasit Eskicioglu
raymond@wam.umd.edu                                                        ...
rdt@realm.net                                                     R. D. Thomas
reichard@adlatus.muc.de
rex@cs.su.oz.au                                                    Rex di Bona
rgb@postman.ncube.com                                                 Bob Bond
rgibson@iag.net                                                  Robert Gibson
rhend@infinet.com                                        Richard S. Hendershot
rick@bcm.tmc.edu                                             Richard H. Miller
rick@dsg.com                                                       Rick Paiste
rjg@sco.COM                                                         Bob Gibson
rjohnson@mpr.ca                                                 Robbin Johnson
rob@plan9.att.com
robby@epcfta.edinburgh.ac.uk                                    Robert Raschke
Robert.Mayer@dke.univie.ac.at                                     Mayer Robert
rog@ohm.york.ac.uk                                                 Roger Peppe
rose@pickles.org                                            Rosie NULL Hoskins
rrt@mpd.tandem.com                                             Robert Teisberg
rwolff@noao.edu                                                  Richard Wolff
samg@carpediem.turner.com                                           Sam Gassel
sasha@cs.swarthmore.edu                                          Alex Vorobiev
sch@postman.ncube.com                                          Steve Hemminger
schemers@Eng.Sun.COM                                           Roland Schemers
schoenfr@ibr.cs.tu-bs.de                                     Erik Schoenfelder
schorger@postman.ncube.com                                       Eric Schorger
schwartz@galapagos.cse.psu.edu                                  Scott Schwartz
sean.sprague@reuters.com                                            SK_SPRAGUE
seanm@netcom.com                                                   Sean Miceli
seanq@plan9.att.com
sharris@fox.nstn.ca                                               Sandy Harris
shields@tembel.org                                             Michael Shields
simon@darkmere.midland.co.nz                                       Simon Lyall
simonle@bnr.ca                                                simon (s.) lewis
smattin@pop.beta.delphi.com                                  Stephen A. Mattin
smehta@lehman.com                                                Sandeep Mehta
splite@wdni.com                                                   Steven Plite
spp@temples.syrinx.com                                        Stephen P Potter
squire@rintintin.Colorado.EDU                                      Joel Squire
staehli@cse.ogi.edu                                            Richard Staehli
Stefan.Bieschewski@informatik.uni-erlangen.de    Stefan Bieschewski (CIP Admin
steve@ecf.toronto.edu                                        Steve Kotsopoulos
Steve_Kilbane@cegelecproj.co.uk                                  Steve_Kilbane
stuart@bristol.st.com                                            Stuart Menefy
sura@nfk.or.jp
sven@fuzzy.ping.de                                                Sven Neuhaus
swainp@stanilite.com.au                                 Peter Swain =WA TELEC=
sweick@mcs.kent.edu                                              Stephen Weick
tage@cs.uit.no                                              Tage Stabell-Kuloe
taj@wimsey.com
tavares@cs.nps.navy.mil                                           Joao Tavares
taweil@skat.usc.edu                                                  Ta-Wei Li
tbcc!bwc@uunet.uu.net
tbm@tci002.uibk.ac.at                                         Martin Michlmayr
tidhar@post.tau.ac.il                                               TIDHAR DAN
tim@pipex.net                                                              tim
tjk@bambi.eeap.cwru.edu                                         Timothy Kordas
tmg@willie.saar.de                                       Tilman Mueller-Gerbes
tony@cs.jcu.edu.au
travism@utdallas.edu                                           Travis Mcwaters
ttl@gaia.sti.fi                                                  Timo Lehtinen
twh@cs.brown.edu                                                   Thomas Heft
twpierce@midway.uchicago.edu                                        Tim Pierce
urlichs@mail.noris.net                                        Matthias Urlichs
vances@xenitec.on.ca                                             Vance Shipley
vandys@cisco.com                                               Andrew Valencia
verber@parc.xerox.com                                              Mark Verber
verch@cedar.buffalo.edu                                            Jason Verch
vincent@palavas.univ-mrs.fr                                            vincent
volker@illuminatus.rhein-main.de                                Volker Schmidt
wagnermi@informatik.tu-muenchen.de                              Michael Wagner
wald@hzd-net.de                                             Bernd Waldbauer S4
wald@mathematik.uni-ulm.de                                     Bernd Waldbauer
wbrooks@lore.acs.calpoly.edu                                 WILLIAM W. BROOKS
wchen@emerald.clearsys.com                                        Weijing Chen
wcsemb@ccs.carleton.ca                                                E. Bacic
werner@physics.uq.oz.au                                         Michael Werner
wescott@yesac.ColumbiaSC.NCR.COM
wfang@CS.Princeton.EDU                                             Wenjia Fang
wickman@cs.utk.edu                                                Paul Wickman
widenius@cc.helsinki.fi                                         Risto Widenius
wigbert@uranus.central.de                                  Wigbert Lindenbauer
williams@nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov                                 James W. Williams
wim@cs.kun.nl                                                      Wim Janssen
wish@dumain.demon.co.uk                                               Bill Hay
Wolfgang.Fischer@mch.sni.de
wrs@newton.apple.com                                              Walter Smith
wsqnmf01!wnmca05!ken@noc1.attmail.com                             Ken Hathaway
xuuah@csv.warwick.ac.uk                                          Mr D R Barlow
yandros@mit.edu                                                           Fool
ylee@columbia.edu                                                 Yeechang Lee
yodaiken@chelm.cs.nmt.edu                                      Victor Yodaiken
zcmm1121@rpool1.rus.uni-stuttgart.de                           Daniel Dallmann

Voted No
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balaji@nexus.yorku.ca                                                   Balaji
bj@herbison.com                                                  B.J. Herbison
csaamw@urc.tue.nl                                               Michiel Wijers
ghsst6+@pitt.edu                                              Geoffrey H Spear
hitech@primenet.com                                                     HiTech
john@jlc.net                                                       John Leslie
jonboy@io.org                                                           Jonboy
jrm@globalvillag.com                                     John R. MacWilliamson
khan@JTP.CS.NYU.EDU                                               Hasnain Khan
knappen@vkpmzd.kph.Uni-Mainz.DE
mmantel@nando.net                                               Michael Mantel
rle@traveller.com                                            Robert L. Edwards
smarry@turing.toronto.edu                                         Smarasderagd
stainles@bga.com                                                  Dwight Brown

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