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Call for Exclusions: The RDF Data Cube Vocabulary; Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT)

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:47:58 -0500
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
Message-Id: <3825C0D2-F413-42A5-99C9-98533BDF88CA@w3.org>
To: public-gld-wg@w3.org
Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This is a W3C Patent Policy Call for Exclusions for the following
Recommendation Track documents:

- The RDF Data Cube Vocabulary
 exclusion opportunity ending on 11 May 2013 23:59 UTC

- Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT)
 exclusion opportunity ending on 11 May 2013 23:59 UTC

These specifications were produced by the Government Linked Data Working

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 these documents, per section 4.1 of
the Patent Policy [1], Participants have an opportunity until 11 May 2013
23:59 UTC to exclude patent claims reading on these Last Call drafts.  At
Last Call, exclusions are limited to matter in the Last Call draft that was
not present or apparent in these drafts:

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 the following form:

Summary information for this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the Government Linked Data Working Group:
* Sandro Hawke at sandro@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

[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/
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