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@ploum I guess the problem is more about the patent grants from facebook than the BSD license.

see the removed parts from zstandard
github.com/facebook/zstd/pull/

@nuccio : then why changing to MIT ?

@ploum I don't really get it either :/ Both MIT and BSD are quite permissive and not viral if I remember well. But the patent grant is really restrictive and mostly unknown. For zstandard they chose BSD+GPLv2 and not MIT instead of BSD. Facebook opensource communication is confusing right ?

@ploum If you find some coherent reason I'll be interested in your point of view.