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Call for Exclusions: Five SPARQL 1.1 Specifications

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 16:18:29 -0500
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
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To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
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 11 July 2011 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 11 July 2011 23:59 UTC

- SPARQL 1.1 Query
 (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-query/),
 exclusion opportunity ending on 11 July 2011 23:59 UTC

- SPARQL 1.1 Service Description
 (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-service-description/),
 exclusion opportunity ending on 11 July 2011 23:59 UTC

- SPARQL 1.1 Update
 (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-update/),
 exclusion opportunity ending on 11 July 2011 23:59 UTC


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 these documents, per section 4.1 of
the Patent Policy [1], Participants have an opportunity until 11 July 2011
23:59 UTC to exclude patent claims reading on these Last Call drafts.  At
Last Call, exclusions are limited to matter in the Last Call draft that
was not present or apparent in these drafts:
http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-sparql11-entailment-20091022/
http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-sparql11-http-rdf-update-20091022/
http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-sparql11-query-20091022/
http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-sparql11-service-description-20091022/
http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-sparql11-update-20091022/


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

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:
* 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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