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Jim-

Yeah, I have NO IDEA if it is legal to send out calcs and drawings
without a name or seal on it. I'm sure it is (but I'm not an attorney).
Heck, anyone can do calculations, right? It's only building departments
who want a seal.

Bill

:-----Original Message-----
:From: Jim Persing [mailto:jpersing(--nospam--at)fhoarch.com] 
:Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 8:38 AM
:To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
:Subject: RE: Calcs on the web! Any worries?
:
:
:You might also want to consider state laws.  Drawings and 
:calculations going out of your office without your name, seal, 
:signature, etc.
:
:Jim Persing, PE
:
:> -----Original Message-----
:> From: Bill Allen [mailto:T.W.Allen(--nospam--at)cox.net]
:> Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 7:41 PM
:> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
:> Subject: Calcs on the web! Any worries?
:>
:>
:> I'm proposing on a project which will serve as a prototype 
:for several 
:> installations. The owner wants to put the prototype drawings and 
:> calculations on their website so that their customers can see the 
:> design. I am told that I can omit my name and my company's name from 
:> the calculations and any drawings I produce. I can also (like the
:> architect)
:> include any disclaimer language (like "this design probably is not
:> appropriate for the location you are considering" or something along
:> those lines).
:>
:> Should I take the job? The work is with one of my very best clients 
:> and I would hate for him to go to a competitor. Of course, if the 
:> R-T-R (Risk to Reward) ratio is unattractive, then by all means, I
:> don't mind
:> letting my competitor have the work :o).
:>
:> Your opinions would be appreciated.
:>
:> TIA,
:>
:> T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA #2607)
:> V/F (949) 248-8588
:> San Juan Capistrano, CA
:>
:>
:>
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