M. Seyon wrote: > I'm not old enough to know this - when you first bought one of those old > car radios, which button was depressed? The one for the car salesman's favorite station. :-) Sorry, couldn't resist. <tip type="Java frameworks"> Trying to sort out all the various Java frameworks and persistence mechanisms? Check out AppFuse <http://appfuse.dev.java.net/> for a set of packages like Struts + Spring + Hibernate, or various other interesting combinations. OTOH, Spring alone <http://springframework.org/> offers an easy to deploy approach for isolating database access from your business logic. </tip> -- Hassan Schroeder ----------------------------- hassan at webtuitive.com Webtuitive Design === (+1) 408-938-0567 === http://webtuitive.com opinion: webtuitive.blogspot.com dream. code.