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Re: Enterprise: Is it allowed to use AGPL community modules?

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SISalp
- 10/06/2015 05:02:25
One point Yannick, regarding the rules you indicate :

You classify Enterprise module as proprietary, don't you.
If they were MIT or something, they should be divulgated when combined
with AGPL, right ?
Better being said.

2015-10-06 10:56 GMT+02:00 Dominique Chabord <dominique.chabord@sisalp.org>:
> Yannick,
>
> thank you adding an new layer.
> It may have a big business impact for some in countries or industries
> where necessary modules are not OCA, but it's how it is for now.
> Author only have the right to decide about the code they produce or own.
>
> By the way I think that you can be an OCA member, as an author you
> have no obligation to share your copyright with OCA.
>
> 2015-10-06 10:13 GMT+02:00 Yannick Vaucher <yannick.vaucher@camptocamp.com>:
>> The core modules from which OCA AGPL modules are depending are LGPL.
>> Thus multiple module with multiple license can inherit the same core
>> modules.
>>
>> Overall rules:
>>
>> - Proprietary **cannot** depend on AGPL
>> - AGPL **cannot** depend on Proprietary
>>
>> - Proprietary module can depend on LGPL
>> - AGPL module can depend on LGPL
>>
>> - You can install both AGPL and Proprietary modules **if and only if**
>> AGPL authors allow it.
>> - OCA allows it's modules to be installed aside Proprietary modules as
>> long as previous rules are respected.
>>
>>
>> Yannick Vaucher
>> Business Solutions Software Developer
>>
>> Camptocamp SA
>> PSE A, CH-1015 Lausanne
>> Phone: +41 21 619 10 30
>> Office: +41 21 619 10 10
>> http://www.camptocamp.com/
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 6:33 PM, Ermin Trevisan <trevi@twanda.com> wrote:
>>> But...
>>>
>>> Does my question make sense at all???
>>>
>>> As far as I know, all community modules do inherit some code from Odoo
>>> "core", from the community core to be specific.
>>>
>>> So, it is just not possible, right?
>>>
>>> On 05.10.2015 17:12, Yannick Vaucher wrote:
>>>> Ermin, it is possible for OCA AGPL modules, but I cannot tell for
>>>> other community modules it depends on the author I guess.
>>>>
>>>> What you can do with OCA modules is install side to side with
>>>> enterprise modules.
>>>>
>>>> What you can't is creating or installing a proprietary module that
>>>> depends on AGPL module.
>>>>
>>>> See
>>>>
>>>> https://odoo-community.org/blog/oca-news-1/post/oca-odoo-meeting-on-licenses-21
>>>> for more details.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Yannick Vaucher
>>>> Business Solutions Software Developer
>>>>
>>>> Camptocamp SA
>>>> PSE A, CH-1015 Lausanne
>>>> Phone: +41 21 619 10 30
>>>> Office: +41 21 619 10 10
>>>> http://www.camptocamp.com/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 5:00 PM, Ermin Trevisan <trevi@twanda.com> wrote:
>>>>> Hi all
>>>>>
>>>>> Just to be truly sure: Is it legally possible to install AGPL licensed
>>>>> community modules on an enterprise installation? If yes, under what
>>>>> circumstances?
>>>>>
>>>>> Best, trevi
>>>>> --
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