NASA requests help finding gov't use of standard OSS licenses.

Karl Fogel kfogel at
Mon May 2 21:55:24 UTC 2011

Richard Fontana <rfontana at> writes:
>I note that NASA patents aren't in the public domain, and the NOSA
>includes a patent license provision.

I think my question still stands, though: why would a Contributor (as
defined by the license) necessarily be bound by the patent provisions in
NOSA, except for those Contributors who have explicitly agreed to NOSA
as a contract?

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