Paul, that's not how it works. As I wrote earlier, if *I* sue Facebook I
could potentially lose my right to distribute software using React, but you
would be unaffected.

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On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 8:30 AM, Paul A <pau...@navalmarinearchive.com>
wrote:

> At 02:14 PM 9/21/2016 +0200, Mirko Tietgen wrote:
>
>> David Cook schrieb am 21.09.2016
>> > The updated licence isn’t without controversy:
>> > <https://discuss.reactjs.org/t/legal-department-did-not-allo
>> w-use-of-react/3309/4>
>> > 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.
>>
>> If you are right and that is the issue, does that mean Koha would
>> not be Free Software anymore unless everything React is reverted?
>>
>> That sounds like something I would not just push away with "i don't
>> imagine that happening", it sounds scary and not a way I want to go.
>>
>> I don't see how a license that can be revoked for whatever reasons
>> could work for us.
>>
>
> Agreed. But IANAL. However ISTR that are recent thread suggested "tens of
> thousands" of potential libraries|users worldwide (based on downloads?) so
> Murphy|Sod's Law will kick in sooner or later...
>
> Best -- P.
>
>
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