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Call for Exclusions: Upgrade Insecure Requests; Mixed Content

From: Xueyuan Jia <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2015 15:48:47 +0800
To: public-webappsec@w3.org
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
Message-ID: <5617715F.7050505@w3.org>

Dear Advisory Committee representative,

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

- Upgrade Insecure Requests
   (http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/CR-upgrade-insecure-requests-20151008/),
   exclusion opportunity ending on  7 December 2015 23:59 UTC

- Mixed Content
   (http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/CR-mixed-content-20151008/),
   exclusion opportunity ending on  7 December 2015 23:59 UTC


These specifications were produced by the Web Application Security 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.

This Recommendation Track document is being developed under the 2015 W3C
Process Document (since 2014, it combines former Last Call and Candidate
Recommendation requirements under the single label "Candidate 
Recommendation."
For more information, see:
https://www.w3.org/wiki/ProcessTransition2014)

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
7 December 2015 23:59 UTC to exclude patent claims reading on these
Candidate Recommendations. In this exclusion opportunity, exclusions are
limited to matter in the Candidate Recommendation that was not present or
apparent in these drafts:
http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-upgrade-insecure-requests-20150226/
http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/CR-mixed-content-20150317/


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:
  https://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/49309/exclude

Summary information for this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:
  http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/49309/status

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the Web Application Security Working Group:
  * Wendy Seltzer at wseltzer@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;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications

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


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