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Re: module cmms (gmao) and copyright

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Ait-Mlouk Addi
- 03/31/2015 11:29:39
Hi community and opensource experts
I ported this module(cmms)  from v5 (Héonium)  to v 8 with new features then i mentioned Héonium company name to respect GPL terms, just a few overview to user guid created by this company (Héonium ) you will see my new functionalities (reorganization,workflow, mailling ...)
if there is anaything wrong in this contribution please let me know 

2015-03-31 9:23 GMT+02:00 Lionel Sausin <ls@numerigraphe.com>:
TL;DR: contact them and politely ask for attribution.
Ideally you could work together towards OCA adoption.

I assume your module has always been licensed under (A)GPL
So anyone can change whatever they want as long as the source is 
available. To my knowledge you can't impose attribution under xGPL.
And they can charge whatever they like for their version. If they make 
money with your work, good for them - it's fair in the GNU spirit.

If they'd made a closed-source fork that's another story: then you'd be 
entitled to sue. But even then a direct and polite approach is said to 
give the best results.

In other news, Heonium's been officially out of business since october : 
http://www.verif.com/societe/HEONIUM-482592656/

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Mr. Ait-Mlouk Addi
Techno-Functional Consultant Junior Odoo
Phd researcher at Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech

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