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Call for Exclusions (Update): RDFa in XHTML: Syntax and Processing

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 04:06:18 +0000
To: public-xhtml2@w3.org, public-swd-wg@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:

- RDFa in XHTML: Syntax and Processing
  exclusion opportunity ending on 16 March 2008 23:59 UTC

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 16 March 2008 23:59 UTC 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

To make exclusions, please use one of the following forms:

 XHTML2 Working Group: 

 Semantic Web Deployment Working Group:

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 in XHTML: Syntax and Processing

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 these groups related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:
 XHTML2 Working Group: 

 Semantic Web Deployment Working Group:

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:

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

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