CFV: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

CFV: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

Post by Rebecca McQuit » Wed, 06 Aug 1997 04:00:00



                     FIRST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
         unmoderated group comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

Newsgroups line:
comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro       Paint Shop Pro in general.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 26 Aug 1997.

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



RATIONALE: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

Paint Shop Pro is a Windows based raster graphics editing program.
Many beginning and advanced users have expressed an interest in the
creation of a world-wide Usenet group dedicated specifically to this
program.  This is evident from the positive response generated by the
first RFD (over 15 positive responses to date), current Usenet posting
volume regarding Paint Shop Pro, and the number of inquiries Jasc
receives from users looking for a Paint Shop Pro newsgroup (about 10
per week).

Many users have stated that they would like to communicate with each
other in a simple way without having to search several newsgroups for
the various discussions and answers regarding this program.

There is currently no newsgroup for specific Paint Shop Pro questions
and discussion.  The creation of the newsgroup
comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro will help these people to find a
common forum for discussions regarding Paint Shop Pro.

CHARTER: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

The newsgroup comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro is for discussion of
all issues regarding Paint Shop Pro.

Paint Shop Pro topics in question would include, but are not limited
to:

+ General program usage and questions
+ Technical issues or problems
+ Tips, suggestions and techniques
+ Current product versions or patches
+ 3rd party plugins or add-ons
+ 3rd party Paint Shop Pro related Web sites and groups
+ and any other Paint Shop Pro related topics.

Topics that would be unwelcome in this group include, but are not
limited to, the following:

+ Illegal or non-Paint Shop Pro related binaries
+ *ly explicit materials
+ SPAM of any kind
+ Purposefully inflammatory postings
+ Adverti*ts not related to Paint Shop Pro
+ Non-Paint Shop Pro related program issues.

END CHARTER.

IMPORTANT VOTING INFORMATION:

Standard Guidelines for voting apply.  One vote per person, one vote
per account.  Votes must be mailed directly from the voter to the
votetaker.  Anonymous, forwarded or proxy votes are not valid.  Votes
mailed by WWW/HTML/CGI forms are considered anonymous votes.

Addresses and votes of all voters will be published in the final
voting results post.  Duplicate votes will be resolved in favor of the
most recent valid vote.

The purpose of a Usenet vote is to determine the genuine interest of
persons who would read a proposed newsgroup.  Soliciting votes from
disinterested parties defeats this purpose.  Please do *not*
distribute this CFV; instead, direct people to the official CFV posted
to news.announce.newgroups.  Distributing pre-marked, incomplete, or
otherwise edited copies of this CFV is generally considered to be vote
fraud.

When in doubt, ask the votetaker.

HOW TO VOTE:

Extract the ballot from the CFV by deleting everything before the
"BEGINNING OF BALLOT" and after the "END OF BALLOT" lines.  Please do
*not* send the entire CFV back to me!

Don't worry about the spacing of the columns or any quote characters
(">") that your software inserts.

Provide your real name on the line that asks for it, and indicate your
vote in the brackets beside the group name.  Valid votes are YES, NO,
ABSTAIN, and CANCEL.

Examples of how to properly indicate your vote (do not vote here):
  [ YES     ]  example.vote.yes
  [ NO      ]  example.vote.no
  [ ABSTAIN ]  example.abstention
  [ CANCEL  ]  example.cancellation

Do *not* modify, alter or delete any other information in this ballot.
Vote counting is automated, and failure to follow these instructions
means the software may reject your ballot.


"replying" to this message should work, but check the "To:" line.  If
you ordinarily use a spam block, please delete it and use a valid
address to vote.

If you do not receive an acknowledgment of your vote within three
days, contact the votetaker about the problem.  You are responsible
for reading your ack and making sure your vote is registered
correctly.

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           Usenet Ballot: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

This ballot is distributed blank in a Call for Votes   |  Leave this
posted to news.announce.newgroups or mailed from the   |  marker here:
votetaker.  Other ballots may be rejected.             |  <CGAPS-0001>

Give your real name on the next line (do not give your email address).
Your name -->
[Your Vote]   Group     (Place your vote in the empty brackets below.)
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[         ]   comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro
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DISTRIBUTION

This CFV has been posted to the following newsgroups:

   news.announce.newgroups
   news.groups
   alt.graphics
   alt.graphics.pixutils
   comp.graphics.misc
   comp.infosystems.www.authoring.images
   comp.infosystems.www.authoring.site-design

and is available by e-mail from the votetaker.

--
Rebecca Graham McQuitty

 
 
 

CFV: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

Post by Rebecca McQuit » Wed, 06 Aug 1997 04:00:00


                     FIRST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
         unmoderated group comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

Newsgroups line:
comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro       Paint Shop Pro in general.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 26 Aug 1997.

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



RATIONALE: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

Paint Shop Pro is a Windows based raster graphics editing program.
Many beginning and advanced users have expressed an interest in the
creation of a world-wide Usenet group dedicated specifically to this
program.  This is evident from the positive response generated by the
first RFD (over 15 positive responses to date), current Usenet posting
volume regarding Paint Shop Pro, and the number of inquiries Jasc
receives from users looking for a Paint Shop Pro newsgroup (about 10
per week).

Many users have stated that they would like to communicate with each
other in a simple way without having to search several newsgroups for
the various discussions and answers regarding this program.

There is currently no newsgroup for specific Paint Shop Pro questions
and discussion.  The creation of the newsgroup
comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro will help these people to find a
common forum for discussions regarding Paint Shop Pro.

CHARTER: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

The newsgroup comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro is for discussion of
all issues regarding Paint Shop Pro.

Paint Shop Pro topics in question would include, but are not limited
to:

+ General program usage and questions
+ Technical issues or problems
+ Tips, suggestions and techniques
+ Current product versions or patches
+ 3rd party plugins or add-ons
+ 3rd party Paint Shop Pro related Web sites and groups
+ and any other Paint Shop Pro related topics.

Topics that would be unwelcome in this group include, but are not
limited to, the following:

+ Illegal or non-Paint Shop Pro related binaries
+ *ly explicit materials
+ SPAM of any kind
+ Purposefully inflammatory postings
+ Adverti*ts not related to Paint Shop Pro
+ Non-Paint Shop Pro related program issues.

END CHARTER.

IMPORTANT VOTING INFORMATION:

Standard Guidelines for voting apply.  One vote per person, one vote
per account.  Votes must be mailed directly from the voter to the
votetaker.  Anonymous, forwarded or proxy votes are not valid.  Votes
mailed by WWW/HTML/CGI forms are considered anonymous votes.

Addresses and votes of all voters will be published in the final
voting results post.  Duplicate votes will be resolved in favor of the
most recent valid vote.

The purpose of a Usenet vote is to determine the genuine interest of
persons who would read a proposed newsgroup.  Soliciting votes from
disinterested parties defeats this purpose.  Please do *not*
distribute this CFV; instead, direct people to the official CFV posted
to news.announce.newgroups.  Distributing pre-marked, incomplete, or
otherwise edited copies of this CFV is generally considered to be vote
fraud.

When in doubt, ask the votetaker.

HOW TO VOTE:

Extract the ballot from the CFV by deleting everything before the
"BEGINNING OF BALLOT" and after the "END OF BALLOT" lines.  Please do
*not* send the entire CFV back to me!

Don't worry about the spacing of the columns or any quote characters
(">") that your software inserts.

Provide your real name on the line that asks for it, and indicate your
vote in the brackets beside the group name.  Valid votes are YES, NO,
ABSTAIN, and CANCEL.

Examples of how to properly indicate your vote (do not vote here):
  [ YES     ]  example.vote.yes
  [ NO      ]  example.vote.no
  [ ABSTAIN ]  example.abstention
  [ CANCEL  ]  example.cancellation

Do *not* modify, alter or delete any other information in this ballot.
Vote counting is automated, and failure to follow these instructions
means the software may reject your ballot.


"replying" to this message should work, but check the "To:" line.  If
you ordinarily use a spam block, please delete it and use a valid
address to vote.

If you do not receive an acknowledgment of your vote within three
days, contact the votetaker about the problem.  You are responsible
for reading your ack and making sure your vote is registered
correctly.

-=-=-=-BEGINNING OF BALLOT: Delete Everything Before This Line=-=-=-=-
----------------------------------------------------------------------
           Usenet Ballot: comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro

This ballot is distributed blank in a Call for Votes   |  Leave this
posted to news.announce.newgroups or mailed from the   |  marker here:
votetaker.  Other ballots may be rejected.             |  <CGAPS-0001>

Give your real name on the next line (do not give your email address).
Your name -->
[Your Vote]   Group     (Place your vote in the empty brackets below.)
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[         ]   comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro
----------------------------------------------------------------------
-=-=-=-=-=-END OF BALLOT: Delete Everything After This Line-=-=-=-=-=-

DISTRIBUTION

This CFV has been posted to the following newsgroups:

   news.announce.newgroups
   news.groups
   alt.graphics
   alt.graphics.pixutils
   comp.graphics.misc
   comp.infosystems.www.authoring.images
   comp.infosystems.www.authoring.site-design

and is available by e-mail from the votetaker.

--
Rebecca Graham McQuitty