Re: Petition to open a Semi-Custom Shop based upon J.Custom.
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.
That'd be quite logical to cater to both of these groups, not just the vine lovers then.
It's great that you feel passionately about this, but you've said your piece, time to move on...
Repetition is the mother of wisdom, sometimes at least.
As to Ibanez, adding more models with different fingerboard patterns (which they did) is more of a "Moving on" than being stuck with the vine as the only option for 6 years on end, isn't it?