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Re: Call for Exclusions: Five SPARQL 1.1 Specifications

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 16:22:13 -0500
Cc: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org, member-cfe@w3.org
Message-Id: <6F393925-5FC8-414C-B3AC-8A835BE7907B@w3.org>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>

On 12 May 2011, at 4:18 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 11 July 2011 23:59 UTC
> 
> - SPARQL 1.1 Uniform HTTP Protocol for Managing RDF Graphs

Apparently that specification is now called "SPARQL 1.1 Graph Store HTTP Protocol". Apologies for the error.

Ian

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

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Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
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