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Call for Exclusions (Update): HTML5: Edition for Web Authors

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 09:08:13 -0600
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
Message-Id: <74680C3B-7788-4400-9208-D91B4AC34595@w3.org>
To: public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>
Dear Advisory Committee representative,

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

- HTML5: Edition for Web Authors
 exclusion opportunity ending on  9 February 2012 23:59 UTC

This specification was 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  9 February 2012 23:59 UTC to exclude 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

To make exclusions, please use the following form:

Per section 4.1 of the Patent Policy [1], the draft identified by the following URI establishes the reference material for the purposes of this exclusion opportunity:

  HTML5: Edition for Web Authors

All Participants currently in the Working Group have made Royalty-Free licensing commitments for this document. 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:

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:

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/
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Received on Monday, 12 December 2011 15:09:56 UTC

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