(Today weâ€™re interviewing Shane Curcuru about the recent issues reported with Facebookâ€™s React.js softwareâ€™s BSD + PATENTS file license, and what the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has to do with it all. Shane serves in a leadership position at the ASF, but he wants you to know heâ€™s speaking only as an individual here; this does not represent an official position of the ASF.)
UPDATE: Facebook has relicensed React.js as well as some other software under the MIT license, without the FB+PATENTS file. Thatâ€™s good news, in general!
Hello and welcome to our interview about the recent licensing kerfuffle around Facebookâ€™s React.js software, and the custom license including a custom PATENTS file that Facebook uses for the software.