[License-review] Outstanding license submissions

Richard Fontana fontana at opensource.org
Fri Mar 18 01:00:55 UTC 2016

On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 03:50:14PM +0000, Tzeng, Nigel H. wrote:
> Richard, my personal opinion is either get the broad support to require
> patent grants as OSD 11 or stop holding up a copyright license for years
> because of related but separate IP concerns.  Especially one that is
> categorized as a special purpose license anyway.

The possible issue here is not the absence of patent grants in
general, but rather discriminatory imposition of patent licensing
requirements (arguably in violation of OSD 5).

Bryan: is NOSA 2.0 intended to give NASA any special privileges not
accorded to other distributors of NOSA-licensed software?


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