unmoderated group comp.lang.python passes 241:27
There were 241 YES votes and 27 NO votes, for a total of 268 valid votes.
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.
Voting closed at 23:59:59 GMT, 17 March 1994.
This vote was conducted by a neutral third party.
Vote-taker's address: email@example.com (Andrew Solovay)
Group proponent's address: firstname.lastname@example.org (Steven Miale)
comp.lang.python The Python computer language.
CHARTER (culled from the Call for Votes):
Comp.lang.python is an unmoderated newsgroup which will serve
as a forum for discussing the Python computer language. The
group will serve both those who just program in Python and
those who work on developing the language. Topics that
may be discussed include:
- announcements of new versions of the language and
applications written in Python.
- discussion on the internals of the Python language.
- general information about the language.
- discussion on programming in Python.
comp.lang.python Final Vote Ack
[To spare the readers of the mailing list, I have not included the
full list of voters. If you would like to see it, look at the
unabridged RESULT article <comp.lang.python-RESULT@uunet.uu.net>,
posted to news.announce.newgroups et al.]