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Call for Exclusions (Update): SPARQL 1.1 Federation Extensions

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 07:11:41 -0500
Message-Id: <92670BF4-CBB6-41B9-91C1-B5FE88E15EA3@w3.org>
To: public-rdf-dawg@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 document:

- SPARQL 1.1 Federation Extensions
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-federated-query/),
  exclusion opportunity ending on 29 October 2010 23:59 UTC


This specification was 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 have until 29 October 2010 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
  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


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:

   SPARQL 1.1 Federation Extensions
   http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-sparql11-federated-query-20100601/


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:
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:
* Ivan Herman at ivan@w3.org
* Sandro Hawke at sandro@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
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Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
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