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Call for Exclusions: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1

From: Xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 21:44:46 +0800
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Dear Advisory Committee representative,

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

- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1
   exclusion opportunity ending on 31 March 2018 23:59 UTC

This specification was produced by the Accessibility Guidelines Working

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 2017 W3C
Process Document (since 2014, it combines former Last Call and Candidate
Recommendation requirements under the single label "Candidate
Recommendation."  For more information, see:

Participants made a Royalty-Free licensing commitment upon joining this
Working Group. With the publication of this document, per section 4.1 of
the Patent Policy [1], Participants have an opportunity until 31 March 2018
23:59 UTC to exclude patent claims reading on this Candidate
Recommendation. In this exclusion opportunity, exclusions are limited to
matter in the Candidate Recommendation that was not present or apparent in
this draft:

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 Accessibility Guidelines Working Group:
  * Michael Cooper at cooper@w3.org
  * Shadi Abou-Zahra at shadi@w3.org
  * Shawn Henry at shawn@w3.org

For more information on the W3C Patent Policy and patent claim
exclusions, see:

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications

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