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Re: Indiegogo: Upgrade Odoo Community Edition!by
> Odoo is an > open source platform, which I believe means that all and every odoo > module written must be either LGPL or AGPL licensed as they all have to > use the AGPL licensed kernel to work and that was developed by all those > fine previous programmers that have written it and released it to the > world on the basis that the system keeps its open source capability via > copyleft provisions. > What you call the "kernel" is now licensed under LGPL, not AGPL anymore, this was a legal prerequisite to create the Enterprise Edition. See the OCA statement on this: https://odoo-community.org/blog/oca-news-1/post/oca-odoo-meeting-on-licenses-21 Interestingly enough, the legal page of Odoo seems not to be updated yet: https://www.odoo.com/page/legal and states all Odoo as AGPL. In the 9.0 modules there is a reference to the license file, but no such files are included or linked to. So, from a formal point of view the community edition is still APGL? And therefore the Enterprise Edition may depend on APGL modules?
Odoo SA will release the next version of Odoo, version 9, under LGPLv3.
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