I am am considering designing something vaguely similar to this:
I am having a hard time determining how a design like this resists racking in the direction of the trusses, without any knee braces in that direction.
The simplest answer is that this is not a sound design...is that true?
Otherwise, obviously the truss will resist thrust, but what is going on at the plate interface to stop the whole thing from being sent sideways with a broadside gust of wind?
Thanks again to everyone for sharing their wealth of knowledge and insight.