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Re: Shape properties: AISC or individual shape producers?

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Mark Gilligan wrote:
> I will suggest that we will find other
> member properties tables, that AISC does not own the copyright to,
> organized the data in a similar manner which would undercut the claim to
> uniqueness.  We might even find old tables by AISC, for which any copyright
> has expired, that used the same organization, which would support the
> position that even if the form of the tables were copyrightable that the
> copyright on the form of the tables had expired.

Is this a "redux" of Apple Computer's ancient, creaking "look and feel"
argument?

(Not be confused with the "ancience" and "creakiness" of ASD!)