The change for the most recent 2005 NEC is as follows:
**230.9 Clearances on Buildings. **Service conductors and
final spans shall comply with 230.9(A), (B), and ©.
(A) Clearances. **Service conductors installed as open conductors
or multiconductor cable without an overall outer
jacket shall have a clearance of not less than 900 mm (3 ft)
from windows that are designed to be opened, doors, porches,
balconies, ladders, stairs, fire escapes, or similar locations.
Exception: Conductors run above the top level of a window
shall be permitted to be less than the 900-mm (3-ft)
[FONT=Times-Bold][size=2](B) Vertical Clearance.** **The vertical clearance of final
spans above, or within 900 mm (3 ft) measured horizontally
of, platforms, projections, or surfaces from which they might
be reached shall be maintained in accordance with 230.24(B).
© Building Openings. **Overhead service conductors
shall not be installed beneath openings through which materials
may be moved, such as openings in farm and commercial
buildings, and shall not be installed where they
obstruct entrance to these building openings.