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Re: ASCE 7-05 Errata - Caution: content contains whining

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Heaven forbid that I should add to the whining, but:

I bought my "Second Printing" copy of 7-05 in 11/07 and it clearly states "Including Supplement No. 1 and Errata," but it DOES NOT contain even the January 6, 2006 Errata. 

Ralph Hueston Kratz, S.E.
Richmond CA USA

In a message dated 2/18/08 12:23:48 PM, T.W.Allen(--nospam--at) writes:
I just finished going through the errata ( for ASCE 7. No, I’m not whining that there are errata. I’m whining because:
Based on when I bought the document, I shouldn’t have had so much errata. I bought it late last year. I’ve entered errata from January, 2006. I think it’s irresponsible for ASCE to sell a printed document with known errors.

It would be nice if the document were in a ringed binder and the errata published in a way that one could merely swap pages. Is that too much to ask? Note that I didn’t say “Is that too much to ask considering the retail price of the document?”

Now for the question I should have asked before I went through this mess. How do I know that the errata I’ve just incorporated has been accepted into the CBC2007?
T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.
Consulting Structural Engineers
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