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Call for Exclusions (Update): RDFa Primer 1.0

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 02:18:29 +0000
To: public-swd-wg@w3.org, public-xhtml2@w3.org
Cc: member-cfe@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:

- RDFa Primer 1.0
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-rdfa-primer/),
  exclusion opportunity ending on  9 August 2007

This specification was produced by the following groups:

 - XHTML2 Working Group
 - Semantic Web Deployment Working Group

If you do not wish to exclude patent claims during this exclusion
opportunity, no further action is required.

Participants have until  9 August 2007 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 one of the following forms:

 XHTML2 Working Group: 
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/32107/exclude

 Semantic Web Deployment Working Group:
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/39408/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:

   RDFa Primer 1.0
   http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-xhtml-rdfa-primer-20070312/

All Participants currently in these Working Groups have made
Royalty-Free licensing commitments for these documents. Participants
wishing to resign from these groups should review licensing obligations
and exclusion opportunities described in section 4.2 of the Patent
Policy [2].

Summary information for these groups related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:

 XHTML2 Working Group: 
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/32107/status

 Semantic Web Deployment Working Group:
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/39408/status

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact:

For the XHTML2 Working Group:
 * Steven Pemberton at steven@w3.org

For the Semantic Web Deployment Working Group:
 * Ralph Swick at swick@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
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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