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Re: Odoo v9 Paid Apps

by
Anders Wallenquist
- 05/14/2015 14:39:32
Den 2015-05-14 20:13, Nicholas Burdick skrev:
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All,

Can someone help clarify for me here?  As I understand AGPL (which admittedly isn't my expertise), any part of these modules that interact with the AGPL Odoo core and are also AGPL, isn't that correct? 

I guess I don't understand why people believe that paid modules go against the open source nature of Odoo?  The core of the system is still Open Source and a good chunk of these modules are going to be open source is well. 

Would love to get the clarification, thanks.
The problem is incompatible licences and a new licence strategy that Odoo SA wants to implement without the protection GPL/AGPL gives contributors. It's possible to sell modules licenced by AGPL but Odoo SA does not trust the community enough and want to use a closed source licence not compatible with the 5000 modules that exists today.

Regards,

Anders Wallenquist

Nick
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On Thu, May 14, 2015 at 5:52 AM, Christophe Combelles <ccomb@anybox.fr> wrote:

I can confirm that I already had negative or anxious feedback from customers very recently. The only way I can currently reassure them is by reminding them the guarantees of the current AGPL license and the fact that there is strong association now...

I also believe other technologies or communities will soon jump on the occasion of laughing and warning everybody of the currently taken direction :-(

Christophe


Le 14 mai 2015 11:07:52 EEST, Stefan <stefan@therp.nl> a écrit :
On 14-05-15 02:22, Anders Wallenquist wrote:
> >
> > Alexandre
> > ps: by the way I am not Putin but run the marketing for Odoo (which is
> > not a troll) ;-)
> Either you live in a parallel universe, or you are trying like Putin 
> deliberately convince us that a really bad strategy is nirvana using FUD 
> and distorted facts. You can not really claim that mixing free software 
> with closed other than lead to disaster and then see yourself in the 
> mirror without feeling any shame?

I'll say this: for us as an Odoo partner, Odoo becoming open source less
and less is a marketing disaster.

Regards,
Stefan


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