A bit of a different approach from what's been suggested, but you might consider something like SubEthaEdit. It lets multiple authors edit a document simultaneously. Dangerous or powerful? You Decide! ;) <http://www.codingmonkeys.de/subethaengine/> (This page is for Mac, but there's probably something similar out there for Windows....) Stephen Rider -- <http://striderweb.com/> > hello, > we are a small team everyone was working in individual > project, but we > find that sometimes there is a light project and heavy one, > which will cause > load on one developer and free time for others. > so we think about making tasks of all projects accessible to > all developers > for each one to select what he want to work on from any > project this will > make all developers busy until all task finished. > > now we stopped by some points. 1st, we are using mainly PHP/MySQL > - How we insure that no one stepping on each other's toes.! > - SQL framework system. > - versioning solution usable with client's server. > > any suggestion will be much appreciated.