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RFD: Renaming uk.wic to uk.org.women-in-comp

In article <JIM.95Jul5143153@dewar.cs.strath.ac.uk>,
Jim Reid <jim@cs.strath.ac.uk> wrote:
>   As part of a general reorganisation of the uk hierarchy, it is
>   proposed that uk.wic be renamed to uk.org.women-in-comp. Any
>   reasoned objections or alternative naming should be posted to
>   uk.net.news.
>
>This is just silly. The new name is far too long and verbose. What's
>wrong with uk.wic or uk.org.wic?

I agree.  The (proposed) new name gives far too much away.  Good grief,
almost anybody might be able to work out what the group is about, just
from the newsgroup name!

I propose that the group be renamed to uk.w.

Tim.
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Tim Goodwin        | "If you're used to paint-by-number, a blank canvas
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Original headers:

From: tim@pipex.net (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: uk.wic,uk.net.news
Subject: Re: RFD: Renaming uk.wic to uk.org.women-in-comp
Followup-To: uk.net.news
Date: 5 Jul 1995 16:08:19 +0100
Organization: PIPEX, 216 Science Park, Cambridge, England
Message-ID: <3te9t3$8ak@pipe.pipex.net>
References: <I.R.Neal.249.000C8874@bham.ac.uk>
  <JIM.95Jul5143153@dewar.cs.strath.ac.uk>

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