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Facebook won't change React.js license despite Apache developer pain

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Re: Here's the reality... its a scam in favor of Facebook.

"The BSD License + Patents says that if you use this code, then you lose the right to use the code if you ever sue Facebook for Patent infringement."

No, actually, it doesn't. Only the clause granting access to the patent is revoked, and actually the Apache and GPL licenses both contain very similar clauses. The difference is those clauses are very narrowly defined to concern only the software being licensed. It's this more broad definition of the patent revocation scenario that causes the issue at the ASF.

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