Should you react to React’s License?

A few weeks ago, the Apache Software Foundation dramatically declared that the BSD+Patents license currently in use by Facebook is not a proper open source license. React uses such license, and the news sent some ripples down the React community.

Last week, WordPress decided to move away from React, a costly decision given how React was a centerpiece technology for existing and planned new features. That’s a good opportunity for us to take a look at the whole issue.

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