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Call for Exclusions (Update): HTML 5; HTML 5 differences from HTML 4

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 11:25:15 +0800
To: public-html-wg-announce@w3.org
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
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Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This is an update regarding the W3C Patent Policy exclusion opportunity
for the following Recommendation Track documents:

- HTML 5
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/),
  exclusion opportunity ending on 20 June 2008 23:59 UTC

- HTML 5 differences from HTML 4
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/html5-diff/),
  exclusion opportunity ending on 20 June 2008 23:59 UTC

These specifications were produced by the HTML Working Group.

If you do not wish to exclude patent claims during this exclusion
opportunity, no further action is required.

Participants have until 20 June 2008 23:59 UTC to exclude claims reading
on these Recommendation track documents; 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/40318/exclude

Per section 4.1 of the Patent Policy [1], the drafts identified by the
following URIs establish the reference material for the purposes of
these exclusion opportunities:

   HTML 5
   http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-html5-20080122/

   HTML 5 differences from HTML 4
   http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-html5-diff-20080122/


All Participants currently in the Working Group have made Royalty-Free
licensing commitments for these documents. Participants wishing to
resign from this group should review licensing obligations and exclusion
opportunities described in section 4.2 of the Patent Policy [2].

Summary information for this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/40318/status

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the HTML Working Group:
 * Michael(tm) Smith at mike@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;
Ian Jacobs, Head of 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
-- 
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447
Received on Monday, 21 April 2008 03:26:04 UTC

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