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Re: [9.0c] General Question: Are OCA Members allowed to work on Modules which will replace one or all Enterprise Features and make them available for Community Edition.
Re: [9.0c] General Question: Are OCA Members allowed to work on Modules which will replace one or all Enterprise Features and make them available for Community Edition.by
hello, I don't see Official Odoo partners directly competing against Odoo-SA. By contrat they should not and it wouldn't make sens for me. IIUC OCA position, OCA members can do what they want, inside or outside. 2016-02-05 3:42 GMT+01:00 Andreas Becker <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > It is a question which came up here during a discussion with developers and > customers also concerning a Membership with OCA - some might be interested. > > Are there any restrictions who will be allowed to replace and Enterprise > Only Module / Feature with a Community Module i.e. under AGPL! or even LGPL > or GPL? > > Does an OCA Member or Member Company has any restrictions or are they > allowed to work on such modules which would make the Enterprise Edition > actually more or less obsolete as customers would have again the same > features also with the Community Edition and they would also again have > access to all the code and therefor would know and could check what is > actually going on with their data? > > As the Enterprise Edition is a Subscription only service which would force > customers to renew their subscription every year it is especially difficult > for startups to use that subscription service. They would like more a much > better to calculate way and perhaps instead investing the savings out of > that deal in developing those Enterprise Features for the community Version > - some are already there in Version 8 or 7 or even in Tryton and only would > need to be ported/converted to Odoo 9+. > > Would OCA host any module for version 9 and up which would replace any > Enterprise feature - existing or new one! > > The idea woudl be to make the community Edition again as strong as the > Enterprise edition, but with the benefit that all code would be aqain > accessible and that nobody would need to subscribe to any software but > instead could subscribe for Service to maintain their community instances or > give training on them as we do already. > > Does Odoo Partners have restrictions and are not allowed to work on such > features? > > It would be nice if somebody could ask those important questions. Thanks! > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing-List: https://www.odoo.com/groups/community-59 > Post to: mailto:email@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://www.odoo.com/groups?unsubscribe