Sounds very interesting. It might be a good way to avoid the UNIX stuff. How soon do you think you could have something running? BTW, what's your name? I'm afraid if I start calling you "ET", I'll be disappointed when you don't turn out to be a 4-ft tall, herbivorous botanist from another galaxy! Bill House -- http://www.dazsi.com The views expressed are mine alone, unless you agree with me.