From [email protected] Mon Jun  7 10:37:31 1993
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Subject: RFD: comp.graphics.dx
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Request for discussion (1)

Proposed name: comp.graphics.dx, following the precedent set by 
	comp.graphics.avs and comp.graphics.explorer
	
Charter: A forum for the discussion of issues related to the IBM
	Visualization Data Explorer software product (commonly known as DX).  

Moderation status: unmoderated

Background and Rationale: Data Explorer is an integrated visualization 
	environment that uses a visual programming interface.  It allows 
	the user to connect functional modules to form new visualization 
	processes.  This group will provide a forum for discussion of 
	techniques, module development, and experiences using Data Explorer 
	on various platforms (currently IBM, SGI, Sun, and HP workstations).  

Discussion: Comments on this proposal should be posted to news.groups, or 
	may be e-mailed to [email protected] in the event posting is not 
	possible.  If the discussion proves positive, voting will be solicited 
	after one month from the posting date of this request.

Proposer: Mark Westergaard ([email protected]), University of Arizona

From [email protected] Thu Jul  8 17:12:33 1993
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Subject: CFV: comp.graphics.data-explorer
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This is a formal call for votes on the creation of the proposed new Usenet
group comp.graphics.data-explorer.  

Proposed name: comp.graphics.data-explorer.  Note: the original RFD (posted
	4 Jun 93 18:07:45 GMT) proposed the name comp.graphics.dx but a 
	successful discussion resulted in changing the proposed name to 
	comp.graphics.data-explorer for clarity and to avoid confusion with 
	an unrelated hobby called "DX-listening". 
	
Charter: A forum for the discussion of issues related to the IBM
	Visualization Data Explorer software product (commonly known as DX).  

Moderation status: unmoderated

Background and Rationale: Data Explorer is an integrated visualization 
	environment that uses a visual programming interface.  It allows 
	the user to connect functional modules to form new visualization 
	processes.  This group will provide a forum for discussion of 
	techniques, module development, and experiences using Data Explorer 
	on various platforms (currently IBM, SGI, Sun, and HP workstations).  

Discussion: The discussion period was held June 4 1993 through July 4 1993. 

Proposer: Mark Westergaard ([email protected]), University of Arizona.

Voting guidelines:
	The voting period will end at noon US MST on August 4 1993.
	Only unambiguous votes, as described below, will be accepted.  
	Only votes that explicitly support this proposal will be accepted 
		(ie. votes of the nature, "I would vote yes if ...", will be 
		disqualified).
	Only one vote will be accepted from a unique e-mail address.  In the
		event multiple votes are received from an address, only the
		last vote received within the voting period will count.
	Only votes e-mailed to the addresses shown below will be accepted.  
  
Instructions for voting YES to the creation of comp.graphics.data-explorer:
	Send e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected]  
	The body of the message should contain a statement similar to 

		I vote yes to comp.graphics.data-explorer

Instructions for voting NO to the creation of comp.graphics.data-explorer:
	Send e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected]  
	The body of the message should contain a statement similar to 

		I vote no to comp.graphics.data-explorer

From [email protected] Wed Jul 21 00:14:45 1993
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Subject: 2nd CFV and VOTE ACK: comp.graphics.data-explorer
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2nd Call For Votes and Vote Acknowledgement: comp.graphics.data-explorer
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
(1st posting on 8 Jul 93 15:08:37 GMT)

This is a formal call for votes on the creation of the proposed new Usenet
group comp.graphics.data-explorer.  

Proposed name: comp.graphics.data-explorer.  Note: the original RFD (posted
	4 Jun 93 18:07:45 GMT) proposed the name comp.graphics.dx but a 
	successful discussion resulted in changing the proposed name to 
	comp.graphics.data-explorer for clarity and to avoid confusion with 
	an unrelated hobby called "DX-listening". 

Charter: A forum for the discussion of issues related to the IBM
	Visualization Data Explorer software product (commonly known as DX).  

Moderation status: unmoderated

Background and Rationale: Data Explorer is an integrated visualization 
	environment that uses a visual programming interface.  It allows 
	the user to connect functional modules to form new visualization 
	processes.  This group will provide a forum for discussion of 
	techniques, module development, and experiences using Data Explorer 
	on various platforms (currently IBM, SGI, Sun, and HP workstations).  

Discussion: The discussion period was held June 4 1993 through July 4 1993. 

Proposer: Mark Westergaard ([email protected]), University of Arizona.

Voting guidelines:
	The voting period will end at noon US MST on August 4 1993.
	Only unambiguous votes, as described below, will be accepted.  
	Only votes that explicitly support this proposal will be accepted 
		(ie. votes of the nature, "I would vote yes if ...", will be 
		disqualified).
	Only one vote will be accepted from a unique e-mail address.  In the
		event multiple votes are received from an address, only the
		last vote received within the voting period will count.
	Only votes e-mailed to the addresses shown below will be accepted.  
  
Instructions for voting YES to the creation of comp.graphics.data-explorer:
	Send e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected]  
	The body of the message should contain a statement similar to 

		I vote yes to comp.graphics.data-explorer

Instructions for voting NO to the creation of comp.graphics.data-explorer:
	Send e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected]  
	The body of the message should contain a statement similar to 

		I vote no to comp.graphics.data-explorer
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
The following votes were received as of 20 Jul 93 8:00:00 MST.  Please
recast your vote if your name does not appear.

"Armando Garcia ((914)784-5010)" 
"Bill Ricketts" 
"Bruce Lucas (8-863-6822)" 
"Bruce W. Fogarty" 
"Caroline Moran" 
"Caroline Moran" 
"Cesar Morelos" 
"Channing P. Verbeck (914-784-5022 T/L 863)" 
"Dan Dumarot (863-5070)" 
"David A. Epstein (914-784-5031 T/L 863)" 
"Donna Nitchie (8-581-2455)" 
"Doug DeFrees" 
"Dr. Gordon J. Sivewright" 
"Dr. Kelvin Goodson" 
"Eric J. Olson" 
"F. John Hibbert" 
"Gordon Pinnick" 
"J.P. CALFAS" 
"James P. McKee ((919)850-5804)" 
"Jeff Hamilton ((914)784-5102 (Tie l)" 
"Jens Diedrichsen" 
"Jon Tyrrell" 
"Joseph G. Baron (Tie Line: 678-5118)" 
"Lloyd A. Treinish (914-784-5038)" 
"loey knapp      Dept:cs8 SN:081981 Div:15  Ext:5 - 9053"  

"M. Otto" 
"Mark Gordon" 
"Matthew Peters" 
"nancy collins (9-784-5032)" 
"Paul J. Benkeser" 
"Paula Sweeney (784-5025)" 
"Peter Quarendon" 
"Raymond P. Anderson" 
"raymond thomas pierrehumbert" 
"Rich Buckta (Bucky)" 
"Rick Rafey" 
"Rick Turner" 
"Rohn J. Wood" 
"Sanjiv Maewall" 
"Sheahan, M.A." 
"Stephen Todd" 
"Susan A. Martin (sam)" 
"Syd Chapman" 
"Tim Scrivener" 
"Tom C. May" 
"W. E. Moerner ([email protected])" 
 (Andy Stanford-Clark)

 (Manish Arya)
[email protected] (Adam Shostack)
[email protected] (Ajit Kulkarni)
Alex Miller 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Ana Paula Claudio)
AR HAYNES 
[email protected]
[email protected]
Bernhard Woerner 
[email protected] (Beth Landis)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Bruce Alan Fast 
[email protected] (beverly burns)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Chuck Goodrich)
[email protected] (Tsai-Kun Chao)
Chris Pelkie 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Chin-Lung Hsu)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Curd.Zech[email protected] (Curd Zechmeister) (Curd Zechmeister)
[email protected]
Dan Dwyer 
Dave Kerlick (206) 865-5051 
[email protected]
David Delsordo 
[email protected]
Donald R. Benton (215) 573-3250 
Doug S. Phillips 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Eloise Kleban)
[email protected] (Gil Ettinger)
[email protected] (Gautam Mehrotra)
Georg Schwarz 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Brennan Tennesen Price)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Hardcore Alaskan 
[email protected] (John Hinshaw)
[email protected]
jes 
Jesus Eugenio S nchez Pe~a 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Jim Schumacher)
Joe C Grigsby 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Julian Macassey)
[email protected] (Alan Kalvin)
Kathy Barbieri 
[email protected] (Keith Blount)
[email protected] (Jeff Kephart)
[email protected] (Keith Watts)
[email protected]
Kurt Steinke 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Steven Lebowitz)
[email protected] (Chris Lilley, Computer Graphics Unit)
[email protected] (Lisa Brown)
Mark Hood 
[email protected] (Marvin Landis)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Donald Michaels)
Mike Hammill 319/335-5486            
[email protected] (Steve Miley)
Milt Cloud 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (John Morrison)
Murray Nesbitt 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Cherri Pancake)
Pat Jones 
paul hoffman 
[email protected] (Peter Imants Buttuls)
Pete Levinthal 
Ping-Tung Shaw 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Daniel E. Platt)
[email protected] (jianhua qian)
Randy Melen - DCG/Networking 
[email protected] (Ravi Kulkarni)
Richard A. Strelitz 
Richard Gillilan 
[email protected] (Richard H. Miller)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Gerhard Schneider)
[email protected] (System PRIVILEGED Account)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Fred Semazzi)
Sergio Angelini 
Shan Duncan 
Shane Hartman 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Mehrdad Foroozesh)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Steve Rogers)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Steven Hackstadt 
[email protected] (Ken Stone)
[email protected] (Michael D Sweet)
Taryn L Westergaard 
[email protected] (Tim Burns)
[email protected] (Jeff Hanson)
Tom Sideris 
Tom Wright 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Dr. Ulrich Lang)
Uwe Geuder 
[email protected]
Zafer Kadi 
[email protected]

From [email protected] Thu Aug  5 14:30:17 1993
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Mark E. Westergaard)
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Subject: RESULT: comp.graphics.data-explorer passes 251:16
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Date: 5 Aug 1993 11:41:40 -0400
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comp.graphics.data-explorer passes 251 to 16. 

The voting period started 8 Jul 93 15:08:37 GMT and ended 4 Aug 93 12:00:00 
MST.  Valid votes were cast by 267 people.  251 YES votes and 16 NO votes were 
received.  The margin is 235 votes (94%).  Thanks to all who participated.
-- Mark Westergaard ([email protected])

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YES votes
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ACRN007 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Adam Shostack)
[email protected] (Ajit Kulkarni)
Alex Miller 
Ali Taalebi 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Andrea Wittbold)
"Andrew J V Yeomans" 
 (Andy Stanford-Clark)
[email protected]
"Anton Baardwijk Van" 
"Antonio Fernandez-Vicenti" 
[email protected] (Ana Paula Claudio)
[email protected]
AR HAYNES 
"Armando Garcia ((914)784-5010)" 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Ed Bailey)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Bernhard Woerner 
[email protected] (Beth Landis)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Bill Long 
"Bill Ricketts" 
"B.J. Herbison" 
"Bob Dischner" 
"Bob Mickus (816-556-6265)" 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
"Bruce Lucas (8-863-6822)" 
"Bruce W. Fogarty" 
BSGALL[email protected]
[email protected] (beverly burns)
[email protected]
"Caroline Moran" 
[email protected]
"C.B. Rolfson" 
[email protected] (Chuck Goodrich)
"Cesar Morelos" 
"Channing P. Verbeck (914-784-5022 T/L 863)" 
[email protected] (Tsai-Kun Chao)
[email protected]
Chris Pelkie 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Chin-Lung Hsu)
[email protected] (Thomas D Citriniti)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Curd Zechmeister)
[email protected]
"Dan Dumarot (863-5070)" 
Dan Dwyer 
Dave Kerlick (206) 865-5051 
[email protected]
"David A. Epstein (914-784-5031 T/L 863)" 
David Delsordo 
[email protected] (David Wood)
[email protected] (Tom Denney)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Donald R. Benton (215) 573-3250 
"Donna Nitchie (8-581-2455)" 
Dorothy Raden 
"Doug DeFrees" 
Doug S. Phillips 
"Dr. Gordon J. Sivewright" 
"Dr. Kelvin Goodson" 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Edgard Sant'Anna D Almeida Neto 
[email protected] (Eloise Kleban)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Ed Bagdonas)
[email protected] (Ed Rolfe)
[email protected] (Gil Ettinger)
"F. John Hibbert" 
[email protected] (Gautam Mehrotra)
[email protected] (Ray Ford)
"Frederick J. Cox (295-6483)" 
[email protected]
[email protected]
"Gordon Pinnick" 
"Gorodecki Tom" 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
"Hans F. Schwartz" 
Hardcore Alaskan 
[email protected] (John Hinshaw)
[email protected] (Hristos Davatzikos)
[email protected]
infoserv!dshultz!dshultz (Dale Shultz)
infoserv!silliman!silliman (Emily Silliman)
J. Michael Berkley 
"James P. McKee ((919)850-5804)" 
JC 
"Jeff Hamilton ((914)784-5102 (Tie l)" 
"Jeff Love, (301) 286-9884" 
"Jens Diedrichsen" 
jes 
JIM CLOSS 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Jim Schumacher)
Joe C Grigsby 
[email protected]
JOHN FYFE 
[email protected]
"Jon Tyrrell" 
"Joseph G. Baron (Tie Line: 678-5118)" 
"J.P. CALFAS" 
[email protected] (Jos Pina Coelho)
[email protected] (Alan Kalvin)
Kathy Barbieri 
"Keith Neuman ((816)556-6250)" 
[email protected] (Keith Blount)
[email protected] (Jeff Kephart)
[email protected] (Keith Watts)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Kurt Steinke 

[email protected]
[email protected] (Steven Lebowitz)
[email protected] (Howard Leckner)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Chris Lilley, Computer Graphics Unit)
"Lincoln Thomas" 
[email protected] (Lisa Brown)
[email protected]
"Lloyd A. Treinish (914-784-5038)" 
"loey knapp      Dept:cs8 SN:081981 Div:15  Ext:5 - 9053"  

Luigi Filippini 
[email protected]
 (Manish Arya)
[email protected]
"Mark Gordon" 
Mark Hood 
[email protected] (Marvin Landis)
"Matthew Peters" 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
"Michael A. Coggins" 
"Michael J. Quinn" 
[email protected] (Donald Michaels)
Mike Hammill 319/335-5486            
Mike Thomas 
[email protected] (Michael S. Drooker)
[email protected] (Steve Miley)
Milt Cloud 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (John Morrison)
[email protected] (Manjunath Muddarangegowda {Manju})
[email protected]
"nancy collins (9-784-5032)" 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Ned Piburn)
[email protected] (Akash L PAI)
[email protected] (Cherri Pancake)
Pat Jones 
paul hoffman 
"Paul J. Benkeser" 
"Paula Sweeney (784-5025)" 
[email protected] (Peter Imants Buttuls)
Pete Levinthal 
"Peter Quarendon" 
Ping-Tung Shaw 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Daniel E. Platt)
[email protected] (Jerry Prince)
[email protected] (jianhua qian)
Randy Melen - DCG/Networking 
[email protected] (Ravi Kulkarni)
[email protected]
"Raymond P. Anderson" 
"raymond thomas pierrehumbert" 
"Rich Buckta (Bucky)" 
Richard A. Strelitz 
Richard Gillilan 
"Rick Rafey" 
"Rick Turner" 
[email protected]
[email protected]
"Rohn J. Wood" 
[email protected] (Gerhard Schneider)
[email protected] (System PRIVILEGED Account)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
"Sanjiv Maewall" 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Fred Semazzi)
Sergio Angelini 
Shan Duncan 
"Sheahan, M.A." 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Nick Short (IDM))
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Mehrdad Foroozesh)
[email protected] (Robert L. Spilker)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
"Stephen Todd" 
Steven Hackstadt 
[email protected] (Ken Stone)
"Susan A. Martin (sam)" 
[email protected] (Michael D Sweet)
"Syd Chapman" 
Taryn L Westergaard 
Thanos Siapas 
"Tim Scrivener" 
[email protected] (Tim Burns)
[email protected] (Jeff Hanson)
"Tom C. May" 
Tom Sideris 
Tom Wright 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Dr. Ulrich Lang)
Uwe Geuder 
[email protected]
"W. E. Moerner ([email protected])" 
[email protected]
walt aviles 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Andreas Wierse)
WL 
[email protected] (Yoram  Gant)
Zafer Kadi 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Volker Schulze (Hiwi))

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NO votes
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[email protected] (Jeffrey D. Angus)
Bruce Alan Fast 
"Eric J. Olson" 
Georg Schwarz 
[email protected] (Brennan Tennesen Price)
[email protected] (Ian Jackson)
Jesus Eugenio S nchez Pe~a 
[email protected] (Julian Macassey)
"M. Otto" 
Murray Nesbitt 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Richard H. Miller)
Shane Hartman 
[email protected] (Smarasderagd Draco)
[email protected] (Steve Rogers)
[email protected] (Christoph Streit)

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