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Re: Licence Change of OCA Modules

by
Wouter Tebbens
- 04/03/2015 15:25:04
a very good idea

On 03/04/2015 04:03 PM, Sylvain LE GAL wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> The last months, community members talked a lot about licences, due to
> the change of licence of Odoo SA from AGPL to LGPL
> .
> 
> 
> I so thought about the possibility to change the licence of OCA modules.
> In the time being :
> - Contributors sign a CLA that allow OCA to change the licences;
> - OCA allows OSI licences . (AGPL,
> LGPL, BSD, MIT, ...) ;
> - In fact, all modules are under AGPL licence; (see below) ;
> 
> 
> I consider that the licence change is an important decision, I would
> like to propose to add in the OCA bylaws
>  the following rule :
> "/The decision to change licences of OCA Modules must be only done in
> general assembly and validated by X% of the members/", X must be
> something like 2/3. (or something similar, written in correct english) ;-)
> 
> What do you think about that proposition ?
> 
> Thanks for your attention.
> 
> Kind regards.
> 
> 
> 
> *'licence' value
> (in __openerp__ file)
> * 	*Unported Modules* 	*Ported Modules*
> AGPL-3 	189 	172
> AGPL v3 	12 	
> GPL-3 	2 	4
> GPL-2 or any later version 	4 	
> GPL-3 or any later version 	9 	4
> Undefined 	24 	36
> 
> 	
> 	
> *Total* 	240 	216
> 
> 	
> 	
> *Ratio Ported Module / Total
> * 	47,37% 	
> 
> 
> Analyse of all OCA modules presents in Github, based on default branch
> (usually '8.0), realized 2 weeks ago.
> 
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