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From "Joan Touzet (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-320) Apache Superset's use of React
Date Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:24:02 GMT

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Joan Touzet commented on LEGAL-320:


Hopefully Superset will stay with the ASF now.

> Apache Superset's use of React
> ------------------------------
>                 Key: LEGAL-320
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-320
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Maxime Beauchemin
>            Assignee: Chris A. Mattmann
> Recently in https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-303, the ASF condoned the use
of RocksDB's PATENT restrictions. As you are aware of, RocksDB backtracked and removed the
clause, which addresses the issue for the ASF projects packaging RocksDB.
> Now the same PATENT clause exists for Facebook's React, and Apache Superset (incubating)
is heavily dependent on React. Much of Superset was built with the assumption of using React,
and the project team and community can't afford removing that dependency.
> What are the implications here? What are the possible outcomes? Is it a possibility that
the ASF grants the IP back to Airbnb at this point if the PPMC votes towards it?

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