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Re: community license use in hosted envirnment

- 05/30/2016 10:31:56
2016-05-30 15:57 GMT+02:00 Car Wash Sales <>:
> I like to host the odoo community edition to sell to consumers.
> I want to modify the community source,

if you modify the odoo community edition source code you must comply
with LGPL licence and redistribute your modifications to your users.

> add new features, allow third-party
> developer companies to make custom 3rd party add-ons.

If you add new modules which do noy copy/paste licensed code, you are
free to license under a proprietary licence and not redistribute it
> 1. Am I allowed to do this without breaking odoo community licensing
> 2. Do i have to disclose my source code?
Many don't understand what LGPL is and think you can modify it without
reversing. It is not the case. LGPL means only the GPLed code can be
linked to non-GPLed code.

> Thanks
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