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From [email protected] Sat Jan 22 17:53:26 1994
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From: Dean Youngquist <[email protected]>
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,sci.electronics
Subject: RFD: sci.electronics reorganization
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This is a request for discussion in accordance with USENET guidelines.

I am proposing that we add the following unmoderated newsgroups.
We will be voting on group creation group by group, its not a package deal.
The purpose of this discussion is to select a name and charter for each
desired new group.

       1. sci.electronics.home
               for VCR repair, speakers, how to charge batteries,
               sterios, am/fm radio, TVs camcorders, etc.
 
       2. sci.electronic.design
               For microcontrollers, microprocessors, digital and analog
               circuit design.  Hopefully this will encourage more
               exchanges between persons involved in electronic design.
 
       3. sci.electronics.forsale
               Buying and selling of electronic gear and components,
               surplus ICs, test equipment.  These items seem to get
               lost in misc.forsale.
 
 Then we rename sci.electronics to sci.electronics.misc
 as a forum for general questions such as:
 
               How to influence the stop lights in your city.
               How to make an electric car.
               How does my xxx??? work ?

Discussion is limited to 30 days.  If no general agreement is reached in
30 days the discusion will be taken off line, to email.  After a general
agreement is reached on the name and charter for each group we will have
a formal vote on each proposed group.  The voting period will be at least
21 days and not more than 31 days.  To create a group we need to have 100
more YES votes than No votes, AND we need a 2/3 majority.  If you want
any other groups like a sci.electronics.acad or something, now would be
a good time to discuss it.
--
Dean Youngquist         | [email protected] |

From [email protected] Mon Jul 31 13:38:58 1995
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From: [email protected] (Mark Zenier)
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Subject: RFD: sci.electronics reorganization
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                     REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
                unmoderated group sci.electronics.help
              unmoderated group sci.electronics.history
             unmoderated group sci.electronics.components
              unmoderated group sci.electronics.circuits
             unmoderated group sci.electronics.equipment
        unmoderated group misc.industry.electronics.marketplace
   unmoderated group sci.electronics.misc (renames sci.electronics)

Summary:   Split of sci.electronics

Proponent:  Mark Zenier, [email protected], [email protected]

Rationale:
	Traffic in the sci.electronics newsgroup has reached a level
	(circa 200 posts a day, peak) where it is difficult to deal
	with.  This proposal is a split based on a rough classification
	of the current traffic.  This proposal is an attempt to follow
	through with the results of a lengthy discussion in the group
	that occured this spring and early summer.

Philosophy:
	This is strictly a split based on the current topics discussed
	in the group.  Rather than build a list of topics that "it would
	be nice to have", a proposed group had to have some (subjective)
	level of traffic in the group on its topics already.

	In the previous discussion on the split that occured in the group,
	several proposals for groups were raised that had merit, but didn't
	have a large amount of traffic.  Specifically, on the subject of
	manufacturing engineering and, electromagnetic compatibility and
	compliance to regulations.  I chose not to propose these groups at
	this time.  I feel that groups these groups are of professional
	interest and would be better placed in a currently nonexistent
	sci.engr.electrical hierarchy.

Current groups not included in this proposal:
	sci.electronics.repair
	sci.electronics.cad

Proposed Groups:

Sci.electronics.misc  General discussions of the field of electronics.
(To replace the current sci.electronics)

	Rationale:
	Per the normal convention, this is renameing of the existing
	sci.electronics group.

	Charter:
	General discussions on the topic of electronics. (Discussions on the
	relative merits of various consumer electronics equipment are better
	held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted to those topics.)

Sci.electronics.help  elementary questions about electronics

	Rationale:
	A reasonable portion (depending on the time of year relative
	to the school term) of the traffic is beginners questions.
	A number of novice users have complained that the volume of
	traffic, and the perceived unfriendliness of the group acts
	as an inhibition to free discussions.

	Charter:
	A forum for discussion of electronics where there is no such thing as
	a stupid question.  Beginners questions.  Discussion of electronics
	education.  Requests for other sources of information.

Sci.electronics.history   Tesla, Edison, Marconi ...

	Rationale:
	A reasonable portion of the traffic is discussion on historical
	figures in the electronics field, technical milestones, and
	various trivia.

	Charter:
	Discussion of the history of the field of electronics.  The
	accomplishments of historical figures (Tesla, Edison and so
	on).  The discussion of obselete electronic and electric technology.
	The perpetual discussion of what BNC stands for and other trivia.

Sci.electronics.components	integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors
Sci.electronics.circuits	electronic circuit design
Sci.electronics.equipment  test, laboratory, and industrial electronic products

	Rationale:
	These three groups are an attempt to categorize the traffic
	into seperatable subfields.  The usual proposals for splitting
	the group usually start with proposing splits along either
	applications (audio, automotive, computer ...) or along
	what would best be called design specialization (analog,
	digital, ...).  The problem with the first is that the
	underlying methods and techniques are the same across the
	field, and for the second, the dividing line is blurred
	(and the most interesting part of the field).

	The split proposed here is to use a level of complexity.  In most
	cases, the poster is looking for an answer to their questions on
	only one level.

	The proposed components group is for questions dealing with
	individual parts.  Someone working on this level is looking
	for a specific function or source or indentification for an
	electronic component.  Postings requesting the indentification
	of an integrated circuit are a large portion of the current
	traffic.

	The circuit group is for persons combining components into
	circuits.  Discussion on design solutions and techniques.

	The equipment group is for persons looking for already
	available solutions to their problems.

Sci.electronics.components	integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors

	Charter:
	Discussions of electronics at the component level.  The use,
	limitations, and identification of resistors, capacitors,
	integrated circuits, connectors, enclosures, ... and so on.
	Locations and contact informations for Manufacturers, Distributors,
	and other sources for supply and technical information.

Sci.electronics.circuits	electronic circuit design

	Charter:
	Discussions relevant to the design of electronics circuits.

Sci.electronics.equipment  test, laboratory, and industrial electronic products

	Charter:
	Discussion of the application and internal operation and relative
	merits of test equipment, laboratory equipment, and industrial
	equipment.  (Discussions on the relative merits of various consumer
	electronics equipment are better held in the groups in the rec
	hierarchy devoted to those topics.)

misc.industry.electronics.marketplace    marketplace for electronics components, equipment, and services

	Rationale:
	A reasonable portion of the existing traffic is persons and companies
	selling or wanting to buy electronics components, equipment and
	services.  The postings can be categorized as persons at companies
	needing production quantities of scare parts, people cleaning out
	their basements, and commercial advertisements for services.

	Charter:
	Advertisment and discussion for the buying, selling, and bartering
	of electronic components (integrated circuits, resistor, capacitors,
	etc.), electronics test equipment, electronics laboratory equipment,
	electronics industrial equipment, and services used for the production
	of electronics.  NO CONSUMER ELECTRONICS -  NO AUDIO, VIDEO, or HOME
	COMPUTERS.


Distribution:
	This Request For Discussion is to be posted in sci.electronics,
	sci.electronics.cad, sci.electronics.repair, and news.groups.

Voting Procedure:
	This is NOT a ballot for a vote.  This posting is to initiate a
	discussion, to occur in the news.groups newsgroup, about the
	proposal.  This discussion will last about a month, and not less
	than 21 days.  If a consensus can be reached in the discussion,
	whoever the proponent is at that time will send the revised
	proposal to the Usenet Volunteer Votetakers who will then post
	the official ballot giving the procedure for voting.  This vote
	will then last about a month, details to be in the offical
	Call For Vote ballot posting.

Mark Zenier  [email protected]  [email protected]

From [email protected] Fri Aug 25 17:01:13 1995
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Mark Zenier)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,sci.electronics,sci.electronics.cad,sci.electronics.repair,alt.engineering.electrical,sci.engr.semiconductors
Subject: 2nd RFD: sci.electronics reorganization
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                     REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
        unmoderated group misc.industry.electronics.marketplace
             unmoderated group sci.electronics.components
              unmoderated group sci.electronics.design
             unmoderated group sci.electronics.equipment
                unmoderated group sci.electronics.help
              unmoderated group sci.electronics.history
   unmoderated group sci.electronics.misc (renames sci.electronics)

Summary:   Split of sci.electronics
Proponent:  Mark Zenier, [email protected], [email protected]

This is a second Request for Discussion for the sci.electronics
reorganization.  As a result of the discussions and email, a group
name was changed, and per the UVV requirements, votes are allowed only
groups whose exact name appeared in an official RFD.  In addition,
other related groups were added to the crossposting list in inform the
users of those groups of this discussion.

Changes since the last RFD:

The name sci.electronics.circuits was changed to sci.electronics
design as commenters felt that it was ambiguous with
sci.electronics.components and sci.engr.semicondutors, comp.lsi,
alt.electronics.analog.vlsi.

RATIONALE: all groups

Traffic in the sci.electronics newsgroup has reached a level (circa
200 posts a day, peak) where it is difficult to deal with.  This
proposal is a split based on a rough classification of the current
traffic.  This proposal is an attempt to follow through with the
results of a lengthy discussion in the group that occured this spring
and early summer.

This is strictly a split based on the current topics discussed in the
group.  Rather than build a list of topics that "it would be nice to
have", a proposed group had to have some (subjective) level of traffic
in the group on its topics already.

In the previous discussion on the split that occured in the
sci.electronics group, several proposals for groups were raised that
had merit, but didn't have a large amount of traffic.  Specifically,
on the subject of manufacturing engineering and, electromagnetic
compatibility and compliance to regulations.  I chose not to propose
these groups at this time.  I feel that groups these groups are of
professional interest and would be better placed in a currently
nonexistent sci.engr.electrical hierarchy.

Current groups not included in this proposal:
	sci.electronics.repair
	sci.electronics.cad

NEWSGROUP LINES:
sci.electronics.misc  General discussions of the field of electronics.
sci.electronics.help  Elementary questions about electronics.
sci.electronics.history   Tesla, Edison, Marconi ...
sci.electronics.components	integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors.
sci.electronics.design	electronic circuit design
sci.electronics.equipment	Test, lab, & industrial electronic products.
misc.industry.electronics.marketplace    Electronics products & services.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.misc
(To rename the current sci.electronics)

Per the normal convention, this is renameing of the existing
sci.electronics group.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.misc

General discussions on the topic of electronics. (Discussions on the
relative merits of various consumer electronics equipment are better
held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.help

A reasonable portion (depending on the time of year relative to the
school term) of the traffic is beginners questions.  A number of
novice users have complained that the volume of traffic, and the
perceived unfriendliness of the group acts as an inhibition to free
discussions.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.help

A forum for discussion of electronics where there is no such thing as
a stupid question.  Beginners questions.  Discussion of electronics
education.  Requests for other sources of information.

END CHARTER.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.history

A reasonable portion of the traffic is discussion on historical
figures in the electronics field, technical milestones, and various
trivia.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.history

Discussion of the history of the field of electronics.  The
accomplishments of historical figures (Tesla, Edison and so on).  The
discussion of obselete electronic and electric technology.  The
perpetual discussion of what BNC stands for and other trivia.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.components, sci.electronics.design,
        sci.electronics.equipment

These three groups are an attempt to categorize the traffic into
seperatable subfields.  The usual proposals for splitting the group
usually start with proposing splits along either applications (audio,
automotive, computer ...) or along what would best be called design
specialization (analog, digital, ...).  The problem with the first is
that the underlying methods and techniques are the same across the
field, and for the second, the dividing line is blurred (and the most
interesting part of the field).

The split proposed here is set up on levels of complexity.  In this
field of technology, people look for solutions to problems along these
levels.  Somone who is looking for a box that solves their problems is
working at a higher level of detail than someone who is designing a
module (circuit board) and that second person is working at a higher
level than someone looking for a prebuilt integrated circuit that they
need to purchase.

The proposed components group is for questions dealing with individual
parts.  Someone working on this level is looking for a specific
function or source or indentification for an electronic component.
Postings requesting the indentification of an integrated circuit are a
large portion of the current traffic.

The design group is for persons combining components into circuits.
Discussion on design solutions and techniques.

The equipment group is for persons looking for already
available solutions to their problems.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.components

Discussions of electronics at the component level.  The use,
limitations, and identification of resistors, capacitors,
integrated circuits, connectors, enclosures, ... and so on.
Locations and contact informations for Manufacturers, Distributors,
and other sources for supply and technical information.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.design

Discussions relevant to the design of electronics circuits.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.equipment

Discussion of the application and internal operation and relative
merits of test equipment, laboratory equipment, and industrial
equipment.  This is not a forsale group.  Buying/selling is supposed
to occur in the relocated misc.industry.electronics.forsale group.
(Discussions on the relative merits of various consumer electronics
equipment are better held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted
to those topics.)

RATIONALE: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

A reasonable portion of the existing traffic is persons and companies
selling or wanting to buy electronics components, equipment and
services.  The postings can be categorized as persons at companies
needing production quantities of scare parts, people cleaning out
their basements, and commercial advertisements for services.

CHARTER: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

Advertisment and discussion for the buying, selling, and bartering of
electronic components (integrated circuits, resistor, capacitors,
etc.), electronics test equipment, electronics laboratory equipment,
electronics industrial equipment, and services used for the production
of electronics.  NO CONSUMER ELECTRONICS - NO AUDIO, VIDEO, or HOME
COMPUTERS.

END CHARTER.


PROCEDURE:

This is NOT a ballot for a vote.  This posting is to initiate a
discussion, to occur in the news.groups newsgroup, about the proposal.
This discussion will last about a month, and not less than 21 days.
If a consensus can be reached in the discussion, whoever the proponent
is at that time will send the revised proposal to the Usenet Volunteer
Votetakers who will then post the official ballot giving the procedure
for voting.  This vote will then last about a month, details to be in
the offical Call For Vote ballot posting.

DISTRIBUTION:

This Request For Discussion is to be posted in sci.electronics,
sci.electronics.cad, sci.electronics.repair,
alt.engineering.electrical, sci.engr.semicondutors,
alt.electronics.analog.vlsi
--
Mark Zenier  [email protected]  [email protected]

From [email protected] Mon Sep 11 18:50:49 1995
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Mark Zenier)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,sci.electronics,sci.electronics.cad,sci.electronics.repair,alt.engineering.electrical,sci.engr.semiconductors
Subject: 3rd RFD: sci.electronics reorganization
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                               REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
           unmoderated group misc.industry.electronics.marketplace
                   unmoderated group sci.electronics.components
                      unmoderated group sci.electronics.design
                    unmoderated group sci.electronics.equipment
                       unmoderated group sci.electronics.basics
                     unmoderated group sci.electronics.history
    unmoderated group sci.electronics.misc (renames sci.electronics)

Summary:   Split of sci.electronics
Proponent:  Mark Zenier, [email protected], [email protected]

This is a third Request for Discussion for the sci.electronics reorganization.  As a result of the discussions and email, another group
name was changed, and per the UVV requirements, votes are allowed only groups
whose exact name appeared in an official RFD.

Changes since the last RFD:

The name sci.electronics.help was changed to sci.electronics.basics
(suggested by Andew Mahon) as several comments in the discussion
felt that sci.electronics.help was too general and did not match the
charter for that group.

Changes since the first RFD:

The name sci.electronics.circuits was changed to sci.electronics
design as commenters felt that it was ambiguous with
sci.electronics.components and sci.engr.semicondutors, comp.lsi,
alt.electronics.analog.vlsi.

NEWSGROUP LINES:
sci.electronics.misc  General discussions of the field of electronics.
sci.electronics.basics  Elementary questions about electronics.
sci.electronics.history   Tesla, Edison, Marconi ...
sci.electronics.components	integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors.
sci.electronics.design	electronic circuit design
sci.electronics.equipment	Test, lab, & industrial electronic products.
misc.industry.electronics.marketplace    Electronics products & services.

RATIONALE: all groups

Traffic in the sci.electronics newsgroup has reached a level (circa
200 posts a day, peak) where it is difficult to deal with.  This
proposal is a split based on a rough classification of the current
traffic.  This proposal is an attempt to follow through with the
results of a lengthy discussion in the group that occured this spring
and early summer.

This is strictly a split based on the current topics discussed in the
group.  Rather than build a list of topics that "it would be nice to
have", a proposed group had to have some (subjective) level of traffic
in the group on its topics already.

Current groups not included in this proposal:
	sci.electronics.repair
	sci.electronics.cad

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.misc
(To rename the current sci.electronics)

Per the normal convention, this is renameing of the existing
sci.electronics group.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.misc

General discussions on the topic of electronics. (Discussions on the
relative merits of various consumer electronics equipment are better
held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.basics

A reasonable portion (depending on the time of year relative to the
school term) of the traffic is beginners questions.  A number of
novice users have complained that the volume of traffic, and the
perceived unfriendliness of the group acts as an inhibition to free
discussions.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.basics

A forum for discussion of electronics where there is no such thing as
a stupid question.  Beginners questions.  Discussion of electronics
education.  Requests for other sources of information.

END CHARTER.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.history

A reasonable portion of the traffic is discussion on historical
figures in the electronics field, technical milestones, and various
trivia.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.history

Discussion of the history of the field of electronics.  The
accomplishments of historical figures (Tesla, Edison and so on).  The
discussion of obselete electronic and electric technology.  The
perpetual discussion of what BNC stands for and other trivia.

END CHARTER.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.components, sci.electronics.design,
        sci.electronics.equipment

These three groups are an attempt to categorize the traffic into
seperatable subfields.  The usual proposals for splitting the group
usually start with proposing splits along either applications (audio,
automotive, computer ...) or along what would best be called design
specialization (analog, digital, ...).  The problem with the first is
that the underlying methods and techniques are the same across the
field, and for the second, the dividing line is blurred (and the most
interesting part of the field).

The split proposed here is set up on levels of complexity.  In this
field of technology, people look for solutions to problems along these
levels.  Somone who is looking for a box that solves their problems is
working at a higher level of detail than someone who is designing a
module (circuit board) and that second person is working at a higher
level than someone looking for a prebuilt integrated circuit that they
need to purchase.

The proposed components group is for questions dealing with individual
parts.  Someone working on this level is looking for a specific
function or source or indentification for an electronic component.
Postings requesting the indentification of an integrated circuit are a
large portion of the current traffic.

The design group is for persons combining components into circuits.
Discussion on design solutions and techniques.

The equipment group is for persons looking for already
available solutions to their problems.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.components

Discussions of electronics at the component level.  The use,
limitations, and identification of resistors, capacitors,
integrated circuits, connectors, enclosures, ... and so on.
Locations and contact informations for Manufacturers, Distributors,
and other sources for supply and technical information.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.design

Discussions relevant to the design of electronics circuits.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.equipment

Discussion of the application and internal operation and relative
merits of test equipment, laboratory equipment, and industrial
equipment.  This is not a forsale group.  Buying/selling is supposed
to occur in the relocated misc.industry.electronics.forsale group.
(Discussions on the relative merits of various consumer electronics
equipment are better held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted
to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

RATIONALE: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

A reasonable portion of the existing traffic is persons and companies
selling or wanting to buy electronics components, equipment and
services.  The postings can be categorized as persons at companies
needing production quantities of scare parts, people cleaning out
their basements, and commercial advertisements for services.

CHARTER: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

Advertisment and discussion for the buying, selling, and bartering of
electronic components (integrated circuits, resistor, capacitors,
etc.), electronics test equipment, electronics laboratory equipment,
electronics industrial equipment, and services used for the production
of electronics.  NO CONSUMER ELECTRONICS - NO AUDIO, VIDEO, or HOME
COMPUTERS.

END CHARTER.


PROCEDURE:

This is NOT a ballot for a vote.  This posting is to initiate a
discussion, to occur in the news.groups newsgroup, about the proposal.
This discussion will last about a month, and not less than 21 days.
If a consensus can be reached in the discussion, whoever the proponent
is at that time will send the revised proposal to the Usenet Volunteer
Votetakers who will then post the official ballot giving the procedure
for voting.  This vote will then last about a month, details to be in
the offical Call For Vote ballot posting.

DISTRIBUTION:

This Request For Discussion is to be posted in sci.electronics,
sci.electronics.cad, sci.electronics.repair,
alt.engineering.electrical, sci.engr.semicondutors,
alt.electronics.analog.vlsi
-- 
Mark Zenier  [email protected]  [email protected]

From [email protected] Mon Oct  2 11:01:00 1995
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Bill Aten)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,alt.engineering.electrical,sci.electronics,sci.electronics.cad,sci.electronics.repair,sci.engr.semiconductors
Subject: CFV: sci.electronics reorganization
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Date: 2 Oct 1995 15:00:45 -0000
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Approved: [email protected]
Expires: 24 Oct 1995 00:00:00 GMT
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
References: <[email protected]>
Reply-To: [email protected]
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Archive-Name: sci.electronics
Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:7650 news.groups:169226 alt.engineering.electrical:758 sci.electronics:153631 sci.electronics.cad:4390 sci.electronics.repair:16239 sci.engr.semiconductors:4702

                     FIRST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
       unmoderated group misc.industry.electronics.marketplace
               unmoderated group sci.electronics.basics
             unmoderated group sci.electronics.components
               unmoderated group sci.electronics.design
             unmoderated group sci.electronics.equipment
              unmoderated group sci.electronics.history
   unmoderated group sci.electronics.misc (renames sci.electronics)

Newsgroups lines:
sci.electronics.misc		General discussions of the field of electronics.
sci.electronics.basics		Elementary questions about electronics.
sci.electronics.history		Tesla, Edison, Marconi ...
sci.electronics.components	Integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors.
sci.electronics.design		Electronic circuit design.
sci.electronics.equipment	Test, lab, & industrial electronic products.
misc.industry.electronics.marketplace	Electronics products & services.

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

This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party.  Questions about
the proposed group should be directed to the proponent.

Proponent: Mark Zenier <[email protected]> or <[email protected]>
Votetaker: Bill Aten <[email protected]>

RATIONALE: all groups

Traffic in the sci.electronics newsgroup has reached a level (circa
200 posts a day, peak) where it is difficult to deal with.  This
proposal is a split based on a rough classification of the current
traffic.  This proposal is an attempt to follow through with the
results of a lengthy discussion in the group that occurred this spring.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.misc
(To rename the current sci.electronics)

Per the normal convention, this is renaming of the existing
sci.electronics group.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.basics

A reasonable portion (depending on the time of year relative to the
school term) of the traffic is beginners questions.  A number of
novice users have complained that the volume of traffic, and the
perceived unfriendliness of the group acts as an inhibition to free
discussions.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.history

A reasonable portion of the traffic is discussion on historical
figures in the electronics field, technical milestones, and various
trivia.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.components, sci.electronics.design,
           sci.electronics.equipment

These three groups are an attempt to categorize the traffic into
separate subfields.  The usual proposals for splitting the group
typically start with proposing splits along either applications (audio,
automotive, computer ...) or along what would best be called design
specialization (analog, digital, ...).  The problem with the first is
that the underlying methods and techniques are the same across the
field, and for the second, the dividing line is blurred (and the most
interesting part of the field).

The split proposed here is set up on levels of complexity.  In this
field of technology, people look for solutions to problems along these
levels.  Someone who is looking for a box that solves their problems is
working at a higher level of detail than someone who is designing a
module (circuit board) and that second person is working at a higher
level than someone looking for a prebuilt integrated circuit that they
need to purchase.

The proposed components group is for questions dealing with individual
parts.  Someone working on this level is looking for a specific
function or source or identification for an electronic component.
Postings requesting the identification of an integrated circuit are a
large portion of the current traffic.

The design group is for persons combining components into circuits.
Discussion on design solutions and techniques.

The equipment group is for persons looking for already available
solutions to their problems.

RATIONALE: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

A reasonable portion of the existing traffic is persons and companies
selling or wanting to buy electronics components, equipment and
services.  The postings can be categorized as persons at companies
needing production quantities of scarce parts, people cleaning out
their basements, and commercial advertisements for services.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.misc

General discussions on the topic of electronics.  (Discussions on the
relative merits of various consumer electronics equipment are better
held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.basics

A forum for discussion of electronics where there is no such thing as
a stupid question.  Beginners questions.  Discussion of electronics
education.  Requests for other sources of information.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.history

Discussion of the history of the field of electronics.  The
accomplishments of historical figures (Tesla, Edison and so on).
The discussion of obsolete electronic and electric technology.
The perpetual discussion of what BNC stands for and other trivia.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.components

Discussions of electronics at the component level.  The use,
limitations, and identification of resistors, capacitors,
integrated circuits, connectors, enclosures, ... and so on.
Locations and contact information for Manufacturers, Distributors,
and other sources for supply and technical information.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.design

Discussions relevant to the design of electronics circuits.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.equipment

Discussion of the application and internal operation and relative
merits of test equipment, laboratory equipment, and industrial
equipment.  This is not a forsale group.  Buying/selling is supposed
to occur in the relocated misc.industry.electronics.forsale group.
(Discussions on the relative merits of various consumer electronics
equipment are better held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted
to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

Advertisement and discussion for the buying, selling, and bartering of
electronic components (integrated circuits, resistor, capacitors,
etc.), electronics test equipment, electronics laboratory equipment,
electronics industrial equipment, and services used for the production
of electronics.  NO CONSUMER ELECTRONICS - NO AUDIO, VIDEO, or HOME
COMPUTERS.

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From [email protected] Thu Oct 12 19:06:03 1995
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Bill Aten)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,alt.engineering.electrical,sci.electronics,sci.electronics.cad,sci.electronics.repair,sci.engr.semiconductors
Subject: 2nd CFV: sci.electronics reorganization
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Followup-To: poster
Date: 12 Oct 1995 23:05:56 -0000
Organization: Usenet Volunteer Votetakers
Lines: 255
Sender: [email protected]
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Expires: 24 Oct 1995 00:00:00 GMT
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References: <[email protected]> <[email protected]>
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Archive-Name: sci.electronics
Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:7692 news.groups:170157 alt.engineering.electrical:817 sci.electronics:155308 sci.electronics.cad:4534 sci.electronics.repair:16769 sci.engr.semiconductors:4841

                      LAST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
       unmoderated group misc.industry.electronics.marketplace
               unmoderated group sci.electronics.basics
             unmoderated group sci.electronics.components
               unmoderated group sci.electronics.design
             unmoderated group sci.electronics.equipment
              unmoderated group sci.electronics.history
   unmoderated group sci.electronics.misc (renames sci.electronics)

Newsgroups lines:
sci.electronics.misc		General discussions of the field of electronics.
sci.electronics.basics		Elementary questions about electronics.
sci.electronics.history		Tesla, Edison, Marconi ...
sci.electronics.components	Integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors.
sci.electronics.design		Electronic circuit design.
sci.electronics.equipment	Test, lab, & industrial electronic products.
misc.industry.electronics.marketplace	Electronics products & services.

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

This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party.  Questions about
the proposed group should be directed to the proponent.

Proponent: Mark Zenier <[email protected]> or <[email protected]>
Votetaker: Bill Aten <[email protected]>

RATIONALE: all groups

Traffic in the sci.electronics newsgroup has reached a level (circa
200 posts a day, peak) where it is difficult to deal with.  This
proposal is a split based on a rough classification of the current
traffic.  This proposal is an attempt to follow through with the
results of a lengthy discussion in the group that occurred this spring.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.misc
(To rename the current sci.electronics)

Per the normal convention, this is renaming of the existing
sci.electronics group.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.basics

A reasonable portion (depending on the time of year relative to the
school term) of the traffic is beginners questions.  A number of
novice users have complained that the volume of traffic, and the
perceived unfriendliness of the group acts as an inhibition to free
discussions.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.history

A reasonable portion of the traffic is discussion on historical
figures in the electronics field, technical milestones, and various
trivia.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.components, sci.electronics.design,
           sci.electronics.equipment

These three groups are an attempt to categorize the traffic into
separate subfields.  The usual proposals for splitting the group
typically start with proposing splits along either applications (audio,
automotive, computer ...) or along what would best be called design
specialization (analog, digital, ...).  The problem with the first is
that the underlying methods and techniques are the same across the
field, and for the second, the dividing line is blurred (and the most
interesting part of the field).

The split proposed here is set up on levels of complexity.  In this
field of technology, people look for solutions to problems along these
levels.  Someone who is looking for a box that solves their problems is
working at a higher level of detail than someone who is designing a
module (circuit board) and that second person is working at a higher
level than someone looking for a prebuilt integrated circuit that they
need to purchase.

The proposed components group is for questions dealing with individual
parts.  Someone working on this level is looking for a specific
function or source or identification for an electronic component.
Postings requesting the identification of an integrated circuit are a
large portion of the current traffic.

The design group is for persons combining components into circuits.
Discussion on design solutions and techniques.

The equipment group is for persons looking for already available
solutions to their problems.

RATIONALE: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

A reasonable portion of the existing traffic is persons and companies
selling or wanting to buy electronics components, equipment and
services.  The postings can be categorized as persons at companies
needing production quantities of scarce parts, people cleaning out
their basements, and commercial advertisements for services.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.misc

General discussions on the topic of electronics.  (Discussions on the
relative merits of various consumer electronics equipment are better
held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.basics

A forum for discussion of electronics where there is no such thing as
a stupid question.  Beginners questions.  Discussion of electronics
education.  Requests for other sources of information.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.history

Discussion of the history of the field of electronics.  The
accomplishments of historical figures (Tesla, Edison and so on).
The discussion of obsolete electronic and electric technology.
The perpetual discussion of what BNC stands for and other trivia.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.components

Discussions of electronics at the component level.  The use,
limitations, and identification of resistors, capacitors,
integrated circuits, connectors, enclosures, ... and so on.
Locations and contact information for Manufacturers, Distributors,
and other sources for supply and technical information.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.design

Discussions relevant to the design of electronics circuits.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.equipment

Discussion of the application and internal operation and relative
merits of test equipment, laboratory equipment, and industrial
equipment.  This is not a forsale group.  Buying/selling is supposed
to occur in the relocated misc.industry.electronics.forsale group.
(Discussions on the relative merits of various consumer electronics
equipment are better held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted
to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

Advertisement and discussion for the buying, selling, and bartering of
electronic components (integrated circuits, resistor, capacitors,
etc.), electronics test equipment, electronics laboratory equipment,
electronics industrial equipment, and services used for the production
of electronics.  NO CONSUMER ELECTRONICS - NO AUDIO, VIDEO, or HOME
COMPUTERS.

END CHARTER.

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[         ]  sci.electronics.basics
[         ]  sci.electronics.components
[         ]  sci.electronics.design
[         ]  sci.electronics.equipment
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are permitted to distribute copies of this CFV.

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is determined to have occurred, it is standard operating procedure to
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  sci.electronics, sci.electronics.cad, sci.electronics.repair,
  sci.engr.semiconductors

sci.electronics Reorg Bounce List
(No need to revote)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[email protected]                                         Mike Forster
[email protected]                                 Louis Botha

From [email protected] Mon Oct 23 21:21:40 1995
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Bill Aten)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,alt.engineering.electrical,sci.electronics,sci.electronics.cad,sci.electronics.repair,sci.engr.semiconductors
Subject: RESULT: sci.electronics reorganization
Supersedes: <[email protected]>
Followup-To: news.groups
Date: 24 Oct 1995 01:21:37 -0000
Organization: Usenet Volunteer Votetakers
Lines: 423
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Approved: [email protected]
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
References: <[email protected]> <[email protected]> <[email protected]>
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Archive-Name: sci.electronics
Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:7750 news.groups:171193 alt.engineering.electrical:943 sci.electronics:157155 sci.electronics.cad:4673 sci.electronics.repair:17326 sci.engr.semiconductors:4957

                                RESULT
unmoderated group misc.industry.electronics.marketplace passes 146:38
        unmoderated group sci.electronics.basics passes 164:37
      unmoderated group sci.electronics.components passes 163:37
        unmoderated group sci.electronics.design passes 169:35
      unmoderated group sci.electronics.equipment passes 160:36
        unmoderated group sci.electronics.history fails 144:46
unmoderated group sci.electronics.misc (renames sci.electronics) passes 169:38

Voting closed at 23:59:59 UTC, 23 Oct 1995.

This vote was conducted by a neutral third party.  Questions about the
proposed group should be directed to the proponent.

Proponent: Mark Zenier <[email protected]> or <[email protected]>
Votetaker: Bill Aten <[email protected]>

There were 213 valid votes submitted during the voting period.  Each proposed
newsgroup, in order to pass, must have at least 2/3 YES votes and at least
100 more YES than NO votes.  The results are as follows:

sci.electronics Reorg results - 213 valid votes

 Yes   No : 2/3? >100? : Pass? : Group
---- ---- : ---- ----- : ----- : -------------------------------------------
 146   38 :  Yes   Yes :   Yes : misc.industry.electronics.marketplace
 164   37 :  Yes   Yes :   Yes : sci.electronics.basics
 163   37 :  Yes   Yes :   Yes : sci.electronics.components
 169   35 :  Yes   Yes :   Yes : sci.electronics.design
 160   36 :  Yes   Yes :   Yes : sci.electronics.equipment
 144   46 :  Yes    No :    No : sci.electronics.history
 169   38 :  Yes   Yes :   Yes : sci.electronics.misc (renames sci.electronics)
   2 invalid votes

Part of the proposal passed and part of the proposal failed.

There is a five day discussion period after these results are posted.  If no
serious and significant allegations of voting irregularities are raised, the
moderator of news.announce.newgroups will create the newsgroups shortly
thereafter.  Failed newsgroups may not be voted on again for six months.

The remainder of the RESULT contains:
   Newsgroups Lines
   Rationale
   Charters
   Final Voting Acknowledgements

NEWSGROUPS LINES:

misc.industry.electronics.marketplace	Electronics products & services.
sci.electronics.misc		General discussions of the field of electronics.
sci.electronics.basics		Elementary questions about electronics.
sci.electronics.history		Tesla, Edison, Marconi ...
sci.electronics.components	Integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors.
sci.electronics.design		Electronic circuit design.
sci.electronics.equipment	Test, lab, & industrial electronic products.

RATIONALE: all groups

Traffic in the sci.electronics newsgroup has reached a level (circa
200 posts a day, peak) where it is difficult to deal with.  This
proposal is a split based on a rough classification of the current
traffic.  This proposal is an attempt to follow through with the
results of a lengthy discussion in the group that occurred this spring.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.misc
(To rename the current sci.electronics)

Per the normal convention, this is renaming of the existing
sci.electronics group.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.basics

A reasonable portion (depending on the time of year relative to the
school term) of the traffic is beginners questions.  A number of
novice users have complained that the volume of traffic, and the
perceived unfriendliness of the group acts as an inhibition to free
discussions.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.history

A reasonable portion of the traffic is discussion on historical
figures in the electronics field, technical milestones, and various
trivia.

RATIONALE: sci.electronics.components, sci.electronics.design,
           sci.electronics.equipment

These three groups are an attempt to categorize the traffic into
separate subfields.  The usual proposals for splitting the group
typically start with proposing splits along either applications (audio,
automotive, computer ...) or along what would best be called design
specialization (analog, digital, ...).  The problem with the first is
that the underlying methods and techniques are the same across the
field, and for the second, the dividing line is blurred (and the most
interesting part of the field).

The split proposed here is set up on levels of complexity.  In this
field of technology, people look for solutions to problems along these
levels.  Someone who is looking for a box that solves their problems is
working at a higher level of detail than someone who is designing a
module (circuit board) and that second person is working at a higher
level than someone looking for a prebuilt integrated circuit that they
need to purchase.

The proposed components group is for questions dealing with individual
parts.  Someone working on this level is looking for a specific
function or source or identification for an electronic component.
Postings requesting the identification of an integrated circuit are a
large portion of the current traffic.

The design group is for persons combining components into circuits.
Discussion on design solutions and techniques.

The equipment group is for persons looking for already available
solutions to their problems.

RATIONALE: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

A reasonable portion of the existing traffic is persons and companies
selling or wanting to buy electronics components, equipment and
services.  The postings can be categorized as persons at companies
needing production quantities of scarce parts, people cleaning out
their basements, and commercial advertisements for services.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.misc

General discussions on the topic of electronics.  (Discussions on the
relative merits of various consumer electronics equipment are better
held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.basics

A forum for discussion of electronics where there is no such thing as
a stupid question.  Beginners questions.  Discussion of electronics
education.  Requests for other sources of information.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.history

Discussion of the history of the field of electronics.  The
accomplishments of historical figures (Tesla, Edison and so on).
The discussion of obsolete electronic and electric technology.
The perpetual discussion of what BNC stands for and other trivia.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.components

Discussions of electronics at the component level.  The use,
limitations, and identification of resistors, capacitors,
integrated circuits, connectors, enclosures, ... and so on.
Locations and contact information for Manufacturers, Distributors,
and other sources for supply and technical information.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.design

Discussions relevant to the design of electronics circuits.

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: sci.electronics.equipment

Discussion of the application and internal operation and relative
merits of test equipment, laboratory equipment, and industrial
equipment.  This is not a forsale group.  Buying/selling is supposed
to occur in the relocated misc.industry.electronics.forsale group.
(Discussions on the relative merits of various consumer electronics
equipment are better held in the groups in the rec hierarchy devoted
to those topics.)

END CHARTER.

CHARTER: misc.industry.electronics.marketplace

Advertisement and discussion for the buying, selling, and bartering of
electronic components (integrated circuits, resistor, capacitors,
etc.), electronics test equipment, electronics laboratory equipment,
electronics industrial equipment, and services used for the production
of electronics.  NO CONSUMER ELECTRONICS - NO AUDIO, VIDEO, or HOME
COMPUTERS.

END CHARTER.

FINAL VOTING ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

sci.electronics Reorg Final Vote Ack


                     sci.electronics.misc (renames sci.electronics) ---------+
                                            sci.electronics.history --------+|
                                          sci.electronics.equipment -------+||
                                             sci.electronics.design ------+|||
                                         sci.electronics.components -----+||||
                                             sci.electronics.basics ----+|||||
                              misc.industry.electronics.marketplace ---+||||||
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[email protected]                             Al Fargnoli ------N
[email protected]                                   Andrew Farrell ------N
[email protected]                               Clement Lemyre YYYYYYY
[email protected]                            Adrian Jansen YYYYYYY
[email protected]                                          Kevin Knoedler NNNNNNN
[email protected]                                    A Spehr Y-YY-YY
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