I've done ASP chats in the past. It's quite possible that with the newest technologies it's not as horrendous as it was back in 1999, but it *was* horrible. There's a good reason why chats are still done in java. Any reason why the client (or yourself) doesn't want the java applet? Nicole ----- Original Message ----- From: "Eveline Vanhemel" <eveline_vanhemel at pi.be> > This thing lets me think, I already started out wrong by thinking, I could > create a chatbox this way. Because of that, my question to you is, is there > a way to create a chatbox without using Java? Or should I prepare my client > that he better forgets the idea?