Rush: > Why compete with CORBA, Annex E & DCE where there are > already solutions in Ada and other language. Indeed! > XML is an area with much potential. I am not sure you are right about it, but I am willing to give it a try. [...] Count me in to do some coding. I could use some XML handling tools myself. Greetings, Jacob -- "We will be restoring normality as soon as we are sure what is normal anyway."