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Call for Exclusions: Metadata Vocabulary for Tabular Data

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:34:31 +0200
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
To: public-csv-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.xisdftzrsvvqwp@sith.local>

Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This is a W3C Patent Policy Call for Exclusions for the following
Recommendation Track document:

- Metadata Vocabulary for Tabular Data
   (http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/WD-tabular-metadata-20140710/),
   exclusion opportunity ending on  7 December 2014 23:59 UTC


This specification was produced by the CSV on the Web Working Group.

If you do not wish to exclude patent claims during this exclusion
opportunity, no further action is required. Member participants who think
their organization may have patent claims to exclude should contact their
Advisory Committee Representative.

Participants made a Royalty-Free licensing commitment upon joining this
Working Group. With the publication of this document, per section 4.1 of
the Patent Policy [1] Participants have an opportunity until  7 December
2014 23:59 UTC to exclude patent claims reading on this Recommendation
track document. Excluded claims are not subject to the licensing
requirements of the W3C Patent Policy for this document. For more
information about exclusions, please see
http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-Exclusion

To make exclusions, please use the following form:
  http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/68238/exclude

The Patent Policy anticipates that the document will evolve during the 90
days following the first publication.  Per section 4.1 of the Patent Policy
[1], whatever draft is available on  8 October 2014 establishes the
reference material [3] for the purposes of this exclusion opportunity. Just
after  8 October 2014, we will send a reminder and identify the reference
draft. Due to the anticipated instability of the document prior to  8
October 2014, Participants may wish to exclude any claims only after
publication of the reference draft (and no later than the end of the
exclusion opportunity).

Per section 4.2 of the Patent Policy [2], a Participant may resign from the
Working Group before  8 October 2014 and be excused from all licensing
commitments arising out of Working Group participation.

To resign from the Working Group before  8 October 2014, please use the
following form:
  http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/68238/leave

Summary information for this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:
  http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/68238/status

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the CSV on the Web Working Group:
  * Ivan Herman at ivan@w3.org

For more information on the W3C Patent Policy and patent claim
exclusions, see:
   http://www.w3.org/2003/12/22-pp-faq

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director;
Coralie Mercier, W3C Communications

[1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-exclusion-with
[2]  
http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-exclusion-resign
[3] http://www.w3.org/2003/12/22-pp-faq#exclusion-date

-- 
  Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
mailto:coralie@w3.org +336 4322 0001 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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