Call for Exclusions (Update): SKOS Simple Knowledge Organization System Reference

´╗┐Dear Advisory Committee representative,

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

- SKOS Simple Knowledge Organization System Reference
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/skos-reference),
  exclusion opportunity ending on 23 June 2008 23:59 UTC

This specification was produced by the 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 23 June 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
  http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-Exclusion

To make exclusions, please use the following form:
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/39408/exclude


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:

   SKOS Simple Knowledge Organization System Reference
   http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080125/


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 this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:
 http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/39408/status

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
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:
  http://www.w3.org/2003/12/22-pp-faq

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, 24 April 2008 02:45:21 UTC