I'm with Garry.

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On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 6:29 PM, Garry Doucette <garry.doucette@shaw.ca> wrote:
Hi Guys

I've enjoyed using Misterhouse for many years and really appreciate the
efforts of those responsible and the friendly and helpful community here.

I don't have the skills to contribute in any meaningful way to coding in
Misterhouse. But, I'd be more than willing to make a financial contribution
toward the developer kit.
T
Regards,

Garry

-----Original Message-----
From: Marc MERLIN [mailto:marc_mh@merlins.org]
Sent: Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 3:14 PM
To: aeetos@gmail.com; The main list for the MisterHouse home automation
program
Cc: Gregg Liming
Subject: Re: [mh] Link to insteon developer kits.

+Gregg

On Tue, Sep 04, 2012 at 11:00:21AM -0700, Mark Kendrick wrote:
> Okay, I'm not an attorney myself, but I've read over that agreement
> several times, and although it does prevent me from publishing the
> development manual on my site, I see nothing that limits my right to
> publish software code that implements it. The most restrictive part
> applies to products that I brand with the Insteon logo, which of course I
wouldn't do with my code.
>
> Which part of it do you feel creates a restriction that would preclude
> development for open source purposes?

I'm pretty sure it's not their intent and I think this is how Gregg wrote
his code.
Smarthome is not a bunch of idiots that go around suing people who wrote
open source code to use the hardware they sell.

In other words, it sucks that they charge for the info, but they suing over
some license agreement is not going to happen. In the very worst case, they
would send a cease and desist, which again they won't do because it's
utterly stupid.

If Gregg doesn't have the current docs, I'm fine putting money into the pool
to get the current developer kit too.

Marc
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