2ND and FINAL CALL FOR VOTES: N2-FIXATION/bionet.biology.n2-fixation

David Kristofferson kristoff at net.bio.net
Mon Feb 22 20:04:43 EST 1993

This is the second and final call for votes on
N2-FIXATION/bionet.biology.n2-fixation.  The charter for
N2-FIXATION/bionet.biology.n2-fixation is provided below.

Proposal to establish N2-FIXATION/bionet.biology.n2-fixation:

Discussion Leader:
            Eng-leong Foo, Director, UNESCO Microbial Resources Center,
            Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.
            E-Mail: eng-leong_foo_mircen-ki%micforum at mica.mic.ki.se
            Phone: 46-8-7287145   Fax: 46-8-331547

Mailing List Name:         N2-FIXATION (formerly BNFNET-L)

E-mail posting addresses:  n2fix at net.bio.net
                           n2fix at daresbury.ac.uk

USENET newsgroup name:     bionet.biology.n2-fixation:

N2-FIXATION/bionet.biology.n2-fixation is a list/newsgroup for the
exchange of information, research experiences and scientific results
on all aspects of biological nitrogen fixation.

It is created by the UNESCO Microbial Resources Center (MIRCEN)
Network for Environmental, Applied Microbiological and
Biotechnological Research to foster better communication and
cooperation among MIRCENs and between MIRCENs and other
organizations; to help researchers to identify resources of
culture collections; and to encourage scientists to use e-mail
for communications in BNF.

Voting is open on N2-FIXATION/bionet.biology.n2-fixation and will
run through 24:00 hrs Pacific Time on 10 March 1993.  Please send
your vote to either of the following addresses:

Address                               Location        Network
-------                               --------        -------
biovote at daresbury.ac.uk               U.K.            JANET
biovote at net.bio.net                   U.S.A.          Internet/BITNET

Your vote should contain a single line:


if you favor creation of the newsgroup or


if you think that the creation of this newsgroup will adversely affect
the BIOSCI system.  If you are simply not interested in participating
in this newsgroup, please don't cast a NO vote, but instead just don't
vote at all.

The newsgroup proposal must receive at least 80 YES votes to pass and
the number of YES votes must be greater than the number of NO votes by
at least 40.  Discussion of the newsgroup proposal is now closed and
we strongly discourage posting any messages in other forums about the
fact that a CALL FOR VOTES has been issued.


				Dave Kristofferson
				BIOSCI/bionet Manager

				kristoff at net.bio.net

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