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Re: Odoo v9 Paid Appsby
Elmatica AS, Luis Alberto Panozzo
What a sell-out Fabien presentations will be during Odoo Experience!!!!!!
On 18 May 2015 at 21:34, Mathias Neef <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
And the Community, driving force behind, becomes a sidetrack... It would be very nice to know if the new homepage is based on the Indiegogo-campagaing we all financed together?!?! This is a real blame. They only published a view of the promised themes and we are waiting till now for the designer book... My 2 cents... Regards, Mathias Neef Am 18.05.2015 um 18:03 schrieb Anders Wallenquist: > Odoo SA has deployed their new website, this one without the word "Open > Source" on the front page. A true indication on what direction Odoo are > taking. Odoo SA are not a FLOSS-company any more and will not promote > the product as such. If free software or open source was of any > importance for Odoo SA it would be announced on the front page. > > Regards, > > Anders Wallenquist > > > > > Den 2015-05-11 21:02, Fabien Pinckaers skrev: > > I think I should share a real example with the community. > > > > 4 months ago, we released our first paid app (VOIP module) as a test: > > https://apps.openerp.com/apps/modules/8.0/crm_voip/> > > > The revenue is growing more month over month and, today, the VOIP > > module's revenue is nearly at a level of a full time developer salary. > > It's great because this revenue allows pay one developer full time to > > develop more Odoo Apps. > > > > > > Is it bad for the customer? I don't think so, most of them are happy > > to get a great module for a few hundred dollars. > > > > Is it bad for the community? No. If they don't like this module, they > > just don't buy it. They can even build their own open source, like > > this one: https://apps.openerp.com/apps/modules/8.0/asterisk_click2dial/ > > > > Is it bad for partners? An extra revenue stream for partners that > > contribute a lot would be great. Most partners can't even assign a > > full time developer building modules that serve the community as a > > whole or to upgrade their own module. Most of them are only dedicated > > to customer project, not on "generic" modules. > > > > > > Do we want to say to VOIP module customers: "You can not use OCA > > modules because of license incompatibilities"? No, the more people > > use the OCA module the more the OCA will grow. (even if those guys > > also use the VOIP module) > > > > Do we want to say to OCA users: "You can not use the VOIP module!"? If > > they want, why would you force them not to do it? If you are against > > paid modules, don't use it yourself, but don't restrict the others to > > benefit from them. > > > > > > My 2 cents, > > > > > > Fabien > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Mailing-List: https://www.odoo.com/groups/community-59 > > Post to: mailto:email@example.com > > Unsubscribe: https://www.odoo.com/groups?unsubscribe > > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing-List: https://www.odoo.com/groups/community-59 > Post to: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://www.odoo.com/groups?unsubscribe >