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Call for Exclusions (Update): "XHTML 1.1 - Module-based XHTML (2e)" and "XML Events 2"

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 12:16:51 +0000
To: 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 documents:

- XHTML™ 1.1 - Module-based XHTML - Second Edition
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/),
  exclusion opportunity ending on 16 July 2007

- XML Events 2
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-events),
  exclusion opportunity ending on 16 July 2007

These specifications were produced by the XHTML2 Working Group.

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

Participants have until 16 July 2007 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
  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/32107/exclude

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:

   XHTML™ 1.1 - Module-based XHTML - Second Edition
   http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-xhtml11-20070216

   XML Events 2
   http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-xml-events-20070216

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

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the XHTML2 Working Group:
 * Steven Pemberton at steven@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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