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@jonst0kes — 5,073 followers, 8,360 tweets

Sep 15, 2017

So no, GraphQL is NOT a viable REST alternative. Not at all. (At least it isn't unless FB changes its stance.)

Sep 15, 2017

...I can live with. But if you use just the spec (i.e. with something like graphql-ruby) then you have no protection & are infringing.

Sep 15, 2017

It looks like if you use the FB graphql.js code, you're in the same "I have a patent grant but can't sue FB" boat as react users, which..

Sep 15, 2017

Also, before I officially disappear again, this GraphQL legal issue is bumming me out in a major way:  https://medium.com/@dwalsh.sdlr/using-graphql-why-facebook-now-owns-you-3182751028c9 

Sep 15, 2017

@Milbank 20/ END. Ok, back to social media jail for me.

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