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Re: Licence of version 9.0 modules

by
InitOS GmbH, Frederik Kramer.
- 14/09/2016 13:26:53
Sure, sorry Pedro you are right on that one ! I left this website part
out, because i am still not 100% convinced by the very fact that this
has been made part of the ERP (mostly because of security and load
concerns and the architecture behind it)

KR Frederik

Am Mittwoch, den 14.09.2016, 09:08 +0000 schrieb Pedro M. Baeza
(Tecnativa):
> One clarification: there are several areas where LGPL can be
> beneficial for the ecosystem. Basically, on website development and
> e-commerce through website. If you put website modules as AGPL, any
> other development based on it needs to be also in AGPL, which can
> limit the business possibilities around websites/e-commerce sites. If
> your key advantage is in your website, with AGPL you are forced to
> deliver your custom code, design and so on to any of the visitors of
> your website.
> 
> 
> For these cases, I prefer to license these involved modules in LGPL.
> 
> 
> 
> Regards.
> 
> 
> 2016-09-14 10:53 GMT+02:00 Yannick Vaucher
> <yannick.vaucher@camptocamp.com>:
>         +1
>         
>         We won't change AGPL to LGPL as it would be against OCA
>         commitement.
>         
>         
>         Cheers,
>         
>         Yannick Vaucher
>         
>         Business Solutions Software Developer
>         
>         
>         Camptocamp SA
>         PSE A, CH-1015 Lausanne
>         Phone: +41 21 619 10 30
>         Office: +41 21 619 10 10
>         http://www.camptocamp.com/
>         
>         On 14 September 2016 at 00:38, Eric Caudal
>         <eric.caudal@elico-corp.com> wrote:
>                 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.
>                 
>                 
>                 --
>                 Eric Caudal [Founder and CEO]
>                 Skype: elico.corp. Phone: + 86 186 2136 1670 (Cell), +
>                 86 21 6211 8017/27/37 (Office) 
>                 Elico Shanghai (Hong Kong/Shenzhen/Singapore) Odoo
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>                 
>                 On 09/14/2016 06:08 AM, Daniel Reis wrote:
>                 
>                 
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. > > -- > Daniel > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing-List: > http://odoo-community.org/groups/contributors-15 > Post to: mailto:contributors@odoo-community.org > Unsubscribe: > http://odoo-community.org/groups?unsubscribe > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing-List: > http://odoo-community.org/groups/contributors-15 > Post to: mailto:contributors@odoo-community.org > Unsubscribe: > http://odoo-community.org/groups?unsubscribe > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing-List: http://odoo-community.org/groups/contributors-15 > Post to: mailto:contributors@odoo-community.org > Unsubscribe: http://odoo-community.org/groups?unsubscribe > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing-List: http://odoo-community.org/groups/contributors-15 > Post to: mailto:contributors@odoo-community.org > Unsubscribe: http://odoo-community.org/groups?unsubscribe > > > -- Dipl.-Wirt.-Inf. Frederik Kramer Geschäftsführer initOS GmbH An der Eisenbahn 1 21224 Rosengarten Phone: +49 4105 56156-12 Fax: +49 4105 56156-10 Mobil: +49 179 3901819 Email: frederik.kramer@initos.com Web: www.initos.com Geschäftsführung: Dipl.-Wirt.-Inf. Frederik Kramer & Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Torsten Francke Sitz der Gesellschaft: Rosengarten – Klecken Amtsgericht Tostedt, HRB 205226 Steuer-Nr: 15/205/21518 USt-IdNr.: DE815580155