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> In light of the convoluted mess the rigid diaphragm
> analysis requires, and the recent disclosures about
> the new Code Rho factor, I am recommending that
> local building officials adopt an amendment to the
> 1997 Code allowing seismic design to conform to the
> requirements of the 1994 UBC until this mess has
> been cleared up.

Oh wow...this really gives me renewed confidence in AISC's LRFD 
pronunciamento ;-> 

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)