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Call for Exclusions (Update): HTML Canvas 2D Context, Level 2; HTML 5.1

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:22:08 -0500
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
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To: public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>
Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This is an update regarding the W3C Patent Policy exclusion opportunity for
the following Recommendation Track documents:

- HTML Canvas 2D Context, Level 2
 exclusion opportunity ending on 16 May 2013 23:59 UTC

- HTML 5.1
 exclusion opportunity ending on 16 May 2013 23:59 UTC

These specifications were produced by the HTML Working Group.

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

Participants have until 16 May 2013 23:59 UTC 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

To make exclusions, please use the following form:

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:

  HTML Canvas 2D Context, Level 2

  HTML 5.1

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:

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the HTML Working Group:
* Michael[tm] Smith at mike@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/
Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
Received on Thursday, 21 March 2013 03:25:03 UTC

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