Yes, I've done as thorough a review on the issue as I've been able to.
Basically, Koha is never in any danger. But if say, *I* sued Facebook, I
could possibly lose my patent grants and wouldn't be able to distribute
software that uses React. Everyone else would continue on using Koha as
usual. Many very large companies with cadres of lawyers are using React, so
I don't think it is anything to worry too hard about.

Kyle

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 6:11 PM, David Cook <dc...@prosentient.com.au>
wrote:

> The updated licence isn’t without controversy:
> https://discuss.reactjs.org/t/legal-department-did-not-
> allow-use-of-react/3309/4
>
>
>
> That said, I think the issue is that Facebook could revoke your licence to
> use React if you take legal action against Facebook. I don’t imagine the
> Koha community is going to do that, so it’s probably not a blocker.
>
>
>
> David Cook
>
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>
> Prosentient Systems
>
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>
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>
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>
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>
> *From:* koha-devel-boun...@lists.koha-community.org [mailto:
> koha-devel-boun...@lists.koha-community.org] *On Behalf Of *Kyle Hall
> *Sent:* Tuesday, 20 September 2016 3:24 PM
> *To:* Marc Véron <ve...@veron.ch>
> *Cc:* Koha Devel <koha-devel@lists.koha-community.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [Koha-devel] To React or not to React
>
>
>
> I did much research on that particular issue and it was put to rest when
> Facebook updated it's license for React. It looks like the Wikipedia page
> only has the vaguest reference to that ; )
>
>
>
> Regarding licensing:
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/React_(JavaScript_library)
>
> See part "Patents clause controversy"
>
>
>
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