Ilias Lazaridis wrote:
> I've noticed a high ammount of announcements ("[ANN]") on this group.
> 
> Possibly it's time to create an "comp.lang.ruby.announce" usenet group.
> 
> Is someone familar with the process of creating new usenet groups?

[from several answers in this thread]

http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/creating-newsgroups/part1/

and: announce groups need moderation.

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thus:

comp.lang.ruby.advocacy

(which would contain announcements, too - having this way the ability to 
discuss the announcements)

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