Re: Petition to open a Semi-Custom Shop based upon J.Custom.
Or our hate-on-vine thread
If they have, they've probably noticed that there are at least as many comments in favour of the vines in that thread as there are those saying they'd prefer other inlays.
I would suggest that Ibanez has plenty of experience understanding the guitar market, they have folks whose job it is to understand what actually sells in the stores rather than what overly vocal individuals post about on internet forums.
It's great that you feel passionately about this, but you've said your piece, time to move on...