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Call for Exclusions (Update): FindText API

From: Xueyuan Jia <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:54:49 +0800
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Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This update establishes the reference draft of the current W3C Patent
Policy exclusion opportunity for:

- FindText API
   exclusion opportunity ending on 13 March 2016 23:59 UTC

This specification was produced by the following groups:
  - Web Annotation Working Group
  - Web Platform Working Group

If you do not wish to exclude patent claims during this exclusion
opportunity, no further action is required. Member participants who think
their organization may have patent claims to exclude should contact their
Advisory Committee Representative.

Participants have until 13 March 2016 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:
  Web Annotation Working Group:
  Web Platform Working Group:

See section 4.1 of the Patent Policy [1] for more information about
exclusion with continued participation.

    FindText API

All Participants currently in the Working Group have made Royalty-Free
licensing commitments for this document. 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:
  Web Annotation Working Group:
  Web Platform Working Group:

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the Web Annotation Working Group:
  * Doug Schepers at schepers@w3.org
  * Ivan Herman at ivan@w3.org
for the Web Platform Working Group:
  * Xiaoqian Wu at xiaoqian@w3.org
  * Yves Lafon at ylafon@w3.org

For more information on the W3C Patent Policy and patent claim exclusions,

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications

[1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-exclusion-with
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