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Re: Licence of version 9.0 modules

by
Elico Corp, Eric Caudal
- 13/09/2016 22:24:38

The OCA has no plan to mass commit a change of license. If the case, this kind of plan would be discussed in advanced and debated publicly.


Said so, any contributor is free to propose AGPL or LGPL (or even any license compatible with current core LGPL3) for their modules.


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Eric Caudal [Founder and CEO]
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Elico Shanghai (Hong Kong/Shenzhen/Singapore) Odoo Gold Partner, best Odoo Partner 2014 for APAC
On 09/14/2016 06:08 AM, Daniel Reis wrote:
<blockquote cite="mid:20160913230233.Horde.wIP8a5-MP0anzqkpvnSNRtV@mail.sapo.pt" type="cite">

> Many modules on OCA are still published under AGPL-3 for Odoo 9.0.
> I am wondering if anyone planned to mass commit the licence to LGPL-3.

I think this won't - and shouldn't  -  happen.

AFAICR from the license discussions, the OCA recommends the AGPL license, rather than LGPL.
Also, the original authors license choice is expected to be respected.

Regarding the modules I created for the OCA, my personal position as author is that the should remain AGPL:
Having other people to create and sell commercial versions of them without asking me is something I wouldn't  like to happen.

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Daniel
 

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