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Re: Odoo v9 Community and Enterprise editions

Antony Lesuisse (al)
- 05/11/2015 07:24:18
Yes it would be very easy to add a controller auth public to base 
"/base/" this controller would zip on the fly the content of the 
server and all addons paths. And we would add the link in the footer of every 
pages including the login page.

On 05/11/2015 12:40 PM, Alan Bell wrote:
> On 11/05/15 10:51, Antony Lesuisse wrote:
> <blockquote cite="" type="cite">
> "interacting with the software through the network" an HTTP request is an
> interaction with the software. You send input through the network the software
> process it and transmit a reply trough the network. The license provide no
> semantic on the usefulness of the interaction.
> But imagine i'm wrong, let's say it's bullshit and the login page does not
> imply a "real" interaction.
> the AGPL says:
> "Notwithstanding any other provision of this License, if you modify the
> Program, your modified version must prominently offer all users interacting
> with it remotely through a computer network (if your version supports such
> interaction) an opportunity to receive the Corresponding Source of your
> version by providing access to the Corresponding Source from a network server
> at no charge, through some standard or customary means of facilitating copying
> of software. This Corresponding Source shall include the Corresponding Source
> for any work covered by version 3 of the GNU General Public License that is
> incorporated pursuant to the following paragraph."
> My feeling is that failing to get through the login screen does not make you a
> user that is interacting with the software. You are a non-user making a failed
> attempt to interact with the software.
> <blockquote cite="" type="cite">
>   Even then every employee of the company is
> entitled to ask for it and publish it, even when they are fired.
> Employees are sometimes a bit special:
> My favoured solution to this would be that once logged in to any Odoo instance
> any user would be able to download a zip of any currently installed module
> from some special page, maybe the "about Odoo" window.
> The big problem isn't employees though, or people sat looking at a login
> screen they can't get through, it is the ecommerce/website modules. If you are
> running ecommerce then you are absolutely making the software available for
> public interaction. You have to have a prominent offer to all users providing
> an opportunity to receive the corresponding source of what it is running. It
> isn't clear to me how this could be implemented, and whether it would have to
> include stuff that they are not directly interacting with.
> I think the key is to have an automatic way to provide "corresponding source"
> i.e. the stuff it is actually running, I think this would be a generally
> useful feature, beyond compliance requirements.
> Alan.
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