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Call for Exclusions: XHTML Access Module

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2008 13:32:38 -0600
To: public-xhtml2@w3.org
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:

- XHTML Access Module
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-access),
  exclusion opportunity ending on  5 June 2008

This specification was 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 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  5 June
2008 to exclude patent 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 the following form:
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/32107/exclude

The Patent Policy anticipates that the document will evolve during the
90 days following the first publication.  Per section 4.1 of the Patent
Policy [1], whatever draft is available on  6 April 2008 establishes the
reference material [3] for the purposes of this exclusion opportunity.
Just after  6 April 2008, we will send a reminder and identify the
reference draft. Due to the anticipated instability of the document
prior to  6 April 2008, Participants may wish to exclude any claims only
after publication of the reference draft (and no later than the end of
the exclusion opportunity).

Per section 4.2 of the Patent Policy [2], a Participant may resign from
the Working Group before  6 April 2008 and be excused from all licensing
commitments arising out of Working Group participation.

To resign from the Working Group before  6 April 2008, please use the
following form:
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/32107/join

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
[3] http://www.w3.org/2003/12/22-pp-faq#exclusion-date
-- 
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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