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>From: "Dennis S. Wish PE" <wish(--nospam--at)>
>To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
>Subject: RE: Single Family Housing Design
>Date: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 15:44:04 -0700
>There are many of us out there who feel strongly about this issue.
>Unfortunately, there are many policy makers in organizations such as 
>who believe (from the old school) that residential design is not real
>engineering. They belive that residential design is low risk stuff and
>should not be considered in the code, outside of providing a minimum
>standard which should be followed in construction.

I fully support you position and your point of view, as I once several 
year ago, designed residences. However I am in favor of prohibiting the 
use of wood as a construction material for other than formwork.

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