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Re: Plagiarism in the Odoo App Store

by
Andi Becker
- 11/03/2015 06:30:51
Well said

AGPL should stay AGPL and Stuff which is using an AGPL module should have AGPL too (and not LGPL!)

jm2c
Andi


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On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 6:22 PM, Martin Trigaux <mat@odoo.com> wrote:
As said Eric, when you notice such license enlightenment (republishing a 
*GPL module under a closed source license is not permitted), please 
contact apps@odoo.com so we can investigate.

Martin


On 03/11/15 08:22, Caudal Eric wrote:
> Hi Luke,
> you should contact Odoo SA with specific details and they will
> investigate the licence infringements (and hopefully expel any work from
> them for a while in the apps store).
> For information, it is valid to republish AGPL into AGPL and add your
> authorship if you added some features.
> It is not valid to republish AGPL in another license, all the more
> closed (there are probably some possible republishing options but
> license must be compatible with AGPL IMO)
> Best regards
>
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 2:57 PM Luke Branch
> 
> wrote:
>
>     I've noticed a huge amount of plagiarism in the App store with
>     companies taking open-source AGPL-licensed modules, making a very
>     slight modification and then republishing them as their own under a
>     paid license.
>
>     For my own modules I wouldn't mind so much if they remained
>     open-source under the license they were released under, but when
>     someone clearly disregards the license and republishes under
>     whatever EULA they want, this is not ok in my opinion.
>
>     Has anyone else noticed this with their own modules, and is there
>     anything that Odoo SA will implement to discourage this behaviour?
>
>     Regards,
>
>     Luke
>
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