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Re: Licence of version 9.0 modules

by
InitOS GmbH, Frederik Kramer.
- 16/09/2016 08:44:33
Sure. It absolutely depends on what lawyer you ask. Just like physician
they are !

Am Freitag, den 16.09.2016, 08:38 +0000 schrieb Pedro M. Baeza
(Tecnativa):
> There were already other queries to license specialist lawyers (both
> from Odoo and OCA) before making the statement and the answer was the
> opposite, stating that the depends approach is the valid one, so I'm
> afraid we will need a judge and how he/she wakes up the morning of the
> judgment to see the result :p
> 
> 
> Regards.
> 
> 
> 2016-09-16 10:23 GMT+02:00 Frederik Kramer
> <frederik.kramer@initos.com>:
>         Hi Pedro, i think this is the crucial point. It's not Odoo or
>         the OCA but somebody that wants to have the case clarified at
>         court that puts the thread on us. My honest opinion is that
>         Odoo as well as OCA interpret the AGPL wrongly by stating that
>         any AGPL module does not infect all Odoo but i am just a part
>         time scientist and no lawyer. Yet all lawyers i have spoken
>         to, and i explained the situation agreed on my perspective
>         (maybe i biased them ;-). However, i think if somebody starts
>         to sue, this will have a very negative impact on the
>         ecosystem. Kind regards Frederik Am Freitag, den 16.09.2016,
>         08:08 +0000 schrieb Pedro M. Baeza (Tecnativa): > Actually,
>         this is only a theorization of how to interpret the license. >
>         Both Odoo and OCA board agreed to interpret the license in the
>         library > manner, and there are strong facts that supports
>         this, so, no, Odoo is > not needed to be entirely AGPL. > > >
>         But until the first sue with a judgment that creates
>         jurisprudence > (and this can even vary by countries), there's
>         nothing totally clear. > Said that, I can't think now in too
>         much interest in breaking this > license agreement/balance by
>         any of the parties. > > > Regards. > > > 2016-09-16 9:38 GMT
>         +02:00 Jairo Llopis <jairo.llopis@tecnativa.com>: >
>         OTOH, if we consider Odoo a library, then it is perfectly >
>         possible to combine them: >
>         http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#AllCompatibility
>         
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