For Approval: NASA Open Source Agreement Version 1.1

Ben Reser ben at
Tue Feb 17 08:48:33 UTC 2004

On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 03:27:52PM -0500, jcowan at wrote:
> So Americans can ignore the civil-servant version of the NOSA license with
> impunity, but not so Australians.

Depends.  If there are patent rights then no.  NOSA covers more than
just copyrights.  I don't believe there's a restriction on patent
ownership by the US Government.

Ben Reser <ben at>

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