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Call for Exclusions (Update): SPARQL 1.1 Query Results CSV and TSV; JSON

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 20:42:00 -0600
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
Message-Id: <BC3676E8-DA0E-450C-A9BF-38DC40CBFC80@w3.org>
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This is an update regarding the W3C Patent Policy exclusion opportunity
for the following Recommendation Track documents:

- SPARQL 1.1 Query Results CSV and TSV Formats
 exclusion opportunity ending on 10 February 2012 23:59 UTC

- SPARQL 1.1 Query Results JSON Format
 exclusion opportunity ending on 10 February 2012 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 have until 10 February 2012 23:59 UTC to exclude claims
reading on these Recommendation track documents; excluded claims are not
subject to the licensing requirements of the W3C Patent Policy for this
document. For more information about exclusions, please see

To make exclusions, please use the following form:

Per section 4.1 of the Patent Policy [1], the drafts identified by the
following URIs establish the reference material for the purposes of these
exclusion opportunities:

  SPARQL 1.1 Query Results CSV and TSV Formats

  SPARQL 1.1 Query Results JSON Format

All Participants currently in the Working Group have made Royalty-Free
licensing commitments for these documents. 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:

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:

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director;
Ian Jacobs, Head of W3C Communications

Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
Received on Thursday, 15 December 2011 02:42:17 UTC

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