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Call for Exclusions (Update): RDF 1.1 Semantics; TriG

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 11:25:28 -0500
Cc: "member-cfe@w3.org" <member-cfe@w3.org>
Message-Id: <ED979311-0772-4E04-ACBF-9E6E63155EEF@w3.org>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Dear Advisory Committee representative,

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

- RDF 1.1 Semantics
 exclusion opportunity ending on 12 September 2013 23:59 UTC

- TriG
 exclusion opportunity ending on 12 September 2013 23:59 UTC

These specifications were produced by the RDF Working Group.

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

Participants have until 12 September 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:

  RDF 1.1 Semantics


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 RDF Working Group:
* Ivan Herman at ivan@w3.org
* 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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