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In a message dated 8/17/99 10:10:05 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
Parkerres(--nospam--at) writes:

<< John -
 Before I send these on, let me ask Dennis and Shafat if its OK.  I bought 
 AISC database from AISC many years ago and it came with a utility to convert 
 the database into a Lotus Spreadsheet file (actually 2 files).  I have the 
 Lotus files on my current computer.  Is it OK for me to post them up here 
 others to use - at their own risk, of course, or am I violating some 
 Thanks for your input.
 Bruce Resnick, SE
 Parker Resnick Str. Eng. >>

I don't think it is appropriate from a copyright position unless you check it 
out legally. I think that AISC would have licensed their work to be used in 
any format that the engineer who paid for the license to translate it into a 
format usable in this one office. 

I would not want to authorize you to post this as it might infringe upon 
AISC's rights. I would hope that we can hear from some experts on this issue.