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Re: Odoo v9 Community and Enterprise editions

by
Anders Wallenquist
- 05/10/2015 10:24:13

Den 2015-05-10 14:03, Stefan skrev:
> On 10-05-15 13:42, Samuel Lefever wrote:
> >
> > Hello community,
> >
> >
> > I m quite new as a company in Odoo business but I m working in the
> > community for several years.
> > And now, thanks to OCA members, I really understand why OCA modules
> > should not be under LGPL licences.
> >
> > But, I do not understand why I can not use entreprise Odoo module and
> > OCA module on the same instance.
> > Maybe be I skipped a mail… Someone could be kind enough to reexplain
> > or point a old explanation for me?
>
> We don't know the exact license of the enterprise Odoo, but by necessity
> it has to contain a clause that prevents redistribution. AGPL by
> definition is only compatible with code that it is allowed to 'infect',
> so that the whole body of code can be redistributed under the terms of
> the AGPL itself. Therefore, code that falls under the one license cannot
> be combined with the other.
You are probably right but in other communities, Drupal for instance, it 
does work well with paid modules distributed by GPL-licence with 
redistribution clause intact. Usually an end user, that is the target 
for those paid modules, are not a heavy redistributor.

Regads,

Anders Wallenquist

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