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Call for Exclusions: SPARQL 1.1 Federation Extensions

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 16:57:58 -0600
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
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Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This is a W3C Patent Policy Call for Exclusions for the following Recommendation Track document:

- SPARQL 1.1 Federation Extensions
 (http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-federated-query/),
 exclusion opportunity ending on 16 January 2012 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 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 16 January 2012 23:59 UTC to exclude patent claims reading on this Last Call draft.  At Last Call, exclusions are limited to matter in the Last Call draft that was not present or apparent in this draft:
http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-sparql11-federated-query-20100601/


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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