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And one more [Was: Call for Exclusions: SPARQL 1.1 (Various)]

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 08:40:24 -0500
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
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On 22 Oct 2009, at 12:30 PM, Ian Jacobs wrote:

> Dear Advisory Committee representative,
>
> This is a W3C Patent Policy Call for Exclusions for the following  
> Recommendation Track documents:
>
> - SPARQL 1.1 Entailment Regimes
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-entailment/),
> exclusion opportunity ending on 21 March 2010 23:59 UTC
>
> - SPARQL 1.1 Uniform HTTP Protocol for Managing RDF Graphs
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-http-rdf-update/),
> exclusion opportunity ending on 21 March 2010 23:59 UTC
>
> - SPARQL 1.1 Query
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-query/),
> exclusion opportunity ending on 21 March 2010 23:59 UTC
>
> - SPARQL 1.1 Service Description
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-service-description/),
> exclusion opportunity ending on 21 March 2010 23:59 UTC
>
> - SPARQL 1.1 Update
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-update/),
> exclusion opportunity ending on 21 March 2010 23:59 UTC

Hello AC Reps,

Please add to the list of specifications in this exclusion opportunity:

   - SPARQL 1.1 Protocol for RDF
     (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-protocol/),
     exclusion opportunity ending on 21 March 2010 23:59 UTC

The spec was omitted from the original email due to a minor bug.

  _ Ian Jacobs


>
>
> These specifications were produced by the SPARQL Working Group.
>
> If you do not wish to exclude patent claims during this exclusion
> opportunity, no further action is required.
>
> 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 21  
> March 2010
> 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/35463/exclude
>
> The Patent Policy anticipates that the documents will evolve during  
> the 90
> days following the first publication.  Per section 4.1 of the Patent  
> Policy
> [1], whatever draft is available on 20 January 2010 establishes the
> reference material [3] for the purposes of this exclusion opportunity.
> Just after 20 January 2010, we will send a reminder and identify the
> reference draft. Due to the anticipated instability of the documents  
> prior
> to 20 January 2010, 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 20 January 2010 and be excused from all  
> licensing
> commitments arising out of Working Group participation.
>
> To resign from the Working Group before 20 January 2010, please use  
> the
> following form:
> http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/35463/join
>
> Summary information for this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
> available at:
> http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/35463/status
>
> If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
> for the SPARQL Working Group:
> * Eric Prud'hommeaux at eric@w3.org
> * 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;
> 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
> [3] http://www.w3.org/2003/12/22-pp-faq#exclusion-date
> --
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
>
>

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Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
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