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From [email protected] Mon Sep 19 17:50:57 1994
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (paul chemmanoor.)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,alt.culture.kerala,soc.culture.indian
Subject: RFD: soc.culture.indian.kerala
Followup-To: news.groups
Date: 19 Sep 1994 16:11:39 -0400
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REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION

  Group Name:  soc.culture.indian.kerala
      Status:  unmoderated
Distribution:  world
     Summary:  Discussion of Keralite culture.
 Proposed by:  paul chemmanoor ([email protected])

This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) on the creation of an
unmoderated newsgroup soc.culture.indian.kerala

This RFD is being cross-posted to the following newsgroups:

     news.announce.newgroups
     news.groups
     alt.culture.kerala
     soc.culture.indian


If the results of the discussion are positive, a vote will be held on
creating this new newsgroup. The Call For Votes (CFV) will be posted
21 days after posting this RFD. Vote counting will be conducted by a
neutral third-party.


RATIONALE
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         Kerala is a state in the south of India,
         with a population of 25 million. The 
         language spoken is Malayalam. Expatriate
         Keralite population groups are concentrated
         in North America and the Middle East, but
         present in lesser numbers all over the world.

         alt.culture.kerala was formed about two years
         ago and has grown into a electronic community that is
         primarily devoted to issues that relate to the south 
         indian state of Kerala, but reflecting the diverse
         interests that ackers --as readers of alt.culture.kerala
         call themselves -- pursue. And this has ranged from
         recipes for Ingima to Mohan Lal movie lists and
         from ritual suicide in Japan to EPR teleportation.

         The burgeoning of newsgroups seem to have caused a
         policy of filtering out alt* hierarchy newsgroups at
         major sites. This is limiting the distribution of
         alt.culture.kerala. 

         To continue the growth of the ack community
         it is proposed to create soc.culture.indian.kerala
         
CHARTER
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To discuss issues that relate primarily to the 
culture of the people of Keralite origin around the world.

Topics for discussion include (but are not limited to)

1.Cinema.
2.Books.
3.Traditions & Beliefs.
4.Humor.
5.News.
6.Food.

as they relate to Kerala and Keralite culture.

From [email protected] (RonDippold) Thu Oct 20 13:40:49 1994
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Ron "Asbestos" Dippold)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,soc.culture.indian,alt.culture.kerala
Subject: CFV: soc.culture.indian.kerala
Followup-To: poster
Date: 19 Oct 1994 17:20:00 -0400
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		     FIRST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
	     unmoderated group soc.culture.indian.kerala

Newsgroups line:
soc.culture.indian.kerala	Culture of the people of Keralite origin.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 9 November 1994.

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

CHARTER

To discuss issues that relate primarily to the 
culture of the people of Keralite origin around the world.

Topics for discussion include (but are not limited to)

1.Cinema.
2.Books.
3.Traditions & Beliefs.
4.Humor.
5.News.
6.Food.

as they relate to Kerala and Keralite culture.

   alt.culture.kerala was formed about two years ago and has grown
into a electronic community that is primarily devoted to issues that
relate to the south indian state of Kerala.
   The burgeoning of newsgroups seems to have caused a policy of
filtering out alt* hierarchy newsgroups at major sites. This is
limiting the distribution of alt.culture.kerala.
   The group soc.culture.indian.kerala is needed to ensure continued
growth and wider distribution.


HOW TO VOTE

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

Your mail message should contain one of the following statements:
      I vote YES on soc.culture.indian.kerala
      I vote NO on soc.culture.indian.kerala

You may also ABSTAIN in place of YES/NO - this will not affect the outcome.
Anything else may be rejected by the automatic vote counting program.  The
votetaker will respond to your received ballots with a personal acknowledge-
ment 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.

One vote counted per person, no more than one per account. Addresses and
votes of all voters will be published in the final voting results list.

From [email protected] (RonDippold) Tue Nov  1 18:33:40 1994
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Ron "Asbestos" Dippold)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,soc.culture.indian,alt.culture.kerala
Subject: 2nd CFV: soc.culture.indian.kerala
Supersedes: <[email protected]>
Followup-To: poster
Date: 1 Nov 1994 17:56:33 -0500
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                     LAST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
             unmoderated group soc.culture.indian.kerala

Newsgroups line:
soc.culture.indian.kerala       Culture of the people of Keralite origin.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 9 November 1994.

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

CHARTER

To discuss issues that relate primarily to the 
culture of the people of Keralite origin around the world.

Topics for discussion include (but are not limited to)

1.Cinema.
2.Books.
3.Traditions & Beliefs.
4.Humor.
5.News.
6.Food.

as they relate to Kerala and Keralite culture.

   alt.culture.kerala was formed about two years ago and has grown
into a electronic community that is primarily devoted to issues that
relate to the south indian state of Kerala.
   The burgeoning of newsgroups seems to have caused a policy of
filtering out alt* hierarchy newsgroups at major sites. This is
limiting the distribution of alt.culture.kerala.
   The group soc.culture.indian.kerala is needed to ensure continued
growth and wider distribution.


HOW TO VOTE

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

Your mail message should contain one of the following statements:
      I vote YES on soc.culture.indian.kerala
      I vote NO on soc.culture.indian.kerala

You may also ABSTAIN in place of YES/NO - this will not affect the outcome.
Anything else may be rejected by the automatic vote counting program.  The
votetaker will respond to your received ballots with a personal acknowledge-
ment 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.

One vote counted per person, no more than one per account. Addresses and
votes of all voters will be published in the final voting results list.



soc.culture.indian.kerala Bounce List - No need to revote
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[email protected]                                                         Ashish Ray
[email protected]                                              Jacob John
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[email protected]                                                     Sanjay Kumar
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[email protected]                                             Richard H. Miller
[email protected]                                Rajiv Vijayan  x4356
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From [email protected] (RonDippold) Fri Nov 11 09:00:37 1994
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: [email protected] (Ron "Asbestos" Dippold)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,soc.culture.indian,alt.culture.kerala
Subject: RESULT: soc.culture.indian.kerala passes 250:28
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                               RESULT
      unmoderated group soc.culture.indian.kerala passes 250:28

There were 250 YES votes and 28 NO votes, for a total of 278 valid votes. 
There was 1 abstain and 1 invalid ballot.

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.


Newsgroups line:
soc.culture.indian.kerala       Culture of the people of Keralite origin.

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

CHARTER

To discuss issues that relate primarily to the 
culture of the people of Keralite origin around the world.

Topics for discussion include (but are not limited to)

1.Cinema.
2.Books.
3.Traditions & Beliefs.
4.Humor.
5.News.
6.Food.

as they relate to Kerala and Keralite culture.

   alt.culture.kerala was formed about two years ago and has grown
into a electronic community that is primarily devoted to issues that
relate to the south indian state of Kerala.
   The burgeoning of newsgroups seems to have caused a policy of
filtering out alt* hierarchy newsgroups at major sites. This is
limiting the distribution of alt.culture.kerala.
   The group soc.culture.indian.kerala is needed to ensure continued
growth and wider distribution.


soc.culture.indian.kerala Final Vote Ack

Voted Yes
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[email protected]                                       Sriram Krishnan
[email protected]                                 ANIL NAIR
[email protected]                                                    jit
[email protected]                                Mathew Abraham
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[email protected]                                               Abdulhameed Manadath
[email protected]                                              Ajay Chankramath
[email protected]                                      Ajith Mekkoth
[email protected]                                        Ajit K. Nair
[email protected]                                     ANDREWS alanoly j.
[email protected]                                   Albert Choo-Kang
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[email protected]                                            Anand Krishnamoorthy
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[email protected]                                            Aniruddha Das
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[email protected]                               ANTONY.R RAJENDRAN
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[email protected]                                     Arvind Nair
[email protected]                                     Antony Satyadas
[email protected]                                                         Ashish Ray
[email protected]                                                    Jim Ault
[email protected]                                         Anand Hariharan
[email protected]                                                 ARUN
[email protected]                          Ajit Balakrishna [ChemE mg15302]
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[email protected]                                     GEOJOE (JOSEPH) THOMAS
[email protected]                 Harishanker J. Alappat
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[email protected]                                          Henning Holtschneider
[email protected]                                    Harihar Subramanian
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[email protected]                                       paul chemmanoor.
[email protected]                                            Ramana M. Idury
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[email protected]                                                 Indrajit Ray
[email protected]                                              Jacob John
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[email protected]                                     Jaipaul Antony
[email protected]                        Jayachandran N. Variyam
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[email protected]                                     John M. Chacko
[email protected]                             James Alexander Chokey
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[email protected]                                           Jeroen Hellingman
[email protected]                                                  Jay Kumar
[email protected]                                          John G. Chirapurath
[email protected]                                        John Mathew
[email protected]                   Joseph Mathew, DEV, IAD, X:3749
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[email protected]                                                Johnson V. John
[email protected]                               Kailasnath Maneparambil~
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[email protected]                                     Joseph Kayany
[email protected]                                          Koshy George
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[email protected]                                Kaipallimalil Jacob
[email protected]                                           Kaippallimal Jacob
[email protected]                                         Kuruvilla JOHN
[email protected]                                 Abraham V Komattu
[email protected]                                        Krishnan Dharamrajan
[email protected]                                  Ram Krishnan
[email protected]                                        Ashok Krishnan
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[email protected]                           KURUVILLA PANDIKATTU
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[email protected]                                           Mathew
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[email protected]                                Marvin Nachatelo {89106}
[email protected]                               Padmakumar Narayanan
[email protected]                                            B. Narendran
[email protected]                                        Nima Ahmadvand
[email protected]                                                  Abdul Nizar
[email protected]                                             Nisha N. Shah
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[email protected]                        Omar Abdulla Al-misned
[email protected]                                        Paul V. Alukal
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[email protected]                                               Kumar C K
[email protected]                                               Rekha Thankappan
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[email protected]                                           Saptho Nair
[email protected]                                Sathyadev Ramachandran
[email protected]                            Satish Ramachandran
[email protected]                                     Christian Schenzel
[email protected]                              C. R. Selvakumar
[email protected]                                                  Sunando Sen
[email protected]                                       VISWANATHAN SESHAN
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[email protected]                                         Susan George
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[email protected]                                            Shyam Kuttikkad
[email protected]                                         Daljeet Sidhu
[email protected]                                        Alex Simson
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[email protected]                                   Seby Kottayil
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[email protected]                                              Centaur
[email protected]                                             Sheela B Philip
[email protected]                                      Satish Vasudevan
[email protected]                                         Kidambi Sreenivas
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[email protected]                                               V. Srinivasan
[email protected]                                       Sriram Samu
[email protected]                                SRITHARAN SINNATHAMB
[email protected]                              SRIDHAR SAMU:(812) 857-7012
[email protected]                        Stephen Shotton
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[email protected]                         Subhashini Balakrishnan
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[email protected]                                               Sunil Mathew
[email protected]                                     Sunil M Thomas
[email protected]                                   Sridhar Vembu
[email protected]                                           Unnikrishnan Srinath
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[email protected]                                         THOMAS EASOW
[email protected]                               Lisa Thannikary (BIO)
[email protected]                                     Thyagarajan Srinivasan
[email protected]                                  Ravikumar K. C.
[email protected]                            Sanal Madhavan
[email protected]                                                        kesh
[email protected]                                S. Ratnasabapathy
[email protected]                                   S. Vattompadam
[email protected]                                   Vadakke Kuruppath Sameer
[email protected]                                            Vadivelu Elumalai
[email protected]                                           Shibi Varughese
[email protected]                                         Vasu Kaladi
[email protected]                                                  Venu Govindu
[email protected]                                                Venu Gopal Nayer
[email protected]                                           Venu Gopinathan
[email protected]                                               Vipin Gopal
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[email protected]                                                Vipin Bharathan
[email protected]                            Vinod M Pisharam
[email protected]                                          Vijay Raghavan
[email protected]                                              Venkat Reddy
[email protected]                                 Chandrachuda Warrier
[email protected]                                      Wendy J. Blair
[email protected]                                                    Thomas Xavier
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[email protected]                     Dave Shariff Yadallee
[email protected]                                      MIKE YESUDAS
[email protected]NYVM.CUNY.EDU                                         Elizabeth George

Voted No
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[email protected]                                                  Brian Grant
[email protected]                              Kenneth P Crouch
[email protected]                                              carl e snook
[email protected]                                               Christopher Ward
[email protected]                                             David
[email protected]                                                 David W. Crawford
[email protected]                                              Gautam Guliani
[email protected]                                                 Greg Woodbury
[email protected]                                       Peter L. Thomas
[email protected]                                        Ossama Ismaeil
[email protected]                                                Jim Goddard
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[email protected]                                     John R. MacWilliamson
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[email protected]                                          Julian Macassey
[email protected]                                                      Larry Smith
[email protected]                                                 Marcus Breiing
[email protected]                                                    Syed A. Nabi
[email protected]                                            Mona Oommen
[email protected]                                      John Stanley Pazder
[email protected]                                           Ryan Waldron
[email protected]                                             Richard H. Miller
[email protected]                                         Smarasderagd
[email protected]                                                  Dwight Brown
[email protected]                                                 Shane Castle
[email protected]                                            Todd M. Cocks
[email protected]                                             JAFFAR ANWAR H
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Abstained
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[email protected]                                          M Mike Taksar KC6ZPS


Votes in error
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   ! Conflicting votes

 
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