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Re: Licence of version 9.0 modules

by
InitOS GmbH, Frederik Kramer.
- 14/09/2016 06:56:33
+1 from my side. This move would 

a) be contradictory to the objectives of the OCA
b) negatively impact the entire Odoo ecosystem, since AGPL modules build
a natural balance with the "enterprise" only features.

Kind regards

Frederik

Am Dienstag, den 13.09.2016, 22:23 +0000 schrieb Raphaël Valyi:
> Hello, fully agree with Daniel.
> 
> 
> As for the ambiguity: the risk of changing from AGPL to LGPL has been
> taken by Odoo SA, not by the OCA. The OCA said it won't sue itself for
> combining AGPL and LGPL modules, but the module copyright holders can
> still do it if they think they are right.
> 
> 
> You better stay away from proprietary modules to avoid any risk and to
> send the right message for our ecosystem to stick to the open source
> side. The OCA does everything in the open and has a much larger
> activity than Odoo SA nowadays, proving doing things in the open is
> viable once we have a core that is good enough (we definitely have it
> now).
> 
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 7:08 PM, Daniel Reis <dgreis@sapo.pt> wrote:
>         > 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.
>         
>         --
>         Daniel
>          
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