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

John Cowan cowan at
Tue May 3 15:07:54 UTC 2011

Tzeng, Nigel H. scripsit:

> How does NOSA keep the code more "open" than public domain?

As I pointed out already, federal government code is in the public
domain *only in the US*.  Elsewhere it is in copyright, and needs a
license.  In addition, the federal government may hold copyrights
transferred to it.

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