> You are one already (you're on thelist). > > If you want a @members.evolt.org mailbox, talk to Dan. Ya' mean I can get one too? I thought they were just for admins! Dan? BTW, thanks to all the folks who helped me out with the regular expressions. I feel like writing a tip, so... <tip type="e-commerce user experience" author="Madhu Menon"> If you've read Don Norman's "The design of everyday things", you should know that one of the key features of designing a good interface is providing adequate feedback. For example, when you press a button on your phone, it probably beeps to let you know that the key has been successfully pressed. With that mind, it depresses me when I see an e-commerce site that has an "Add to shopping cart" button, which when clicked, simply returns you to the same product page without clearly informing the user that his/her product has been added. In usability tests, I've seen several people repeatedly click the "Add to cart" button, thinking that nothing's happened, and then end up with 7 copies of a book in their carts. If you want to see a sexy implementation of a shopping cart, check out http://www.eziba.com Apart from the spectacular photography, they have a "visual shopping cart" on the top right. It shows you thumbnails of the products you've selected, their prices and the total value of the products in your cart. And it appears on every page of the site. THIS is what all shopping carts should be like. BTW, please do read Don Norman's book if you haven't already. It's at: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0385267746/madhumenon This book will totally change the way you view the world, and I guarantee you that you won't be the same person after reading it. (and at around $12, is relatively cheap for some of you Americans ;) </tip> Standard disclaimer: I don't have anything to do with eziba.com Madhu <<< * >>> Madhu Menon Head - User Experience Group Trisoft Systems Pvt. Ltd. Global Software Services Work: http://www.trisoft.net Personal: http://madman.weblogs.com (you're actually going to read the legal BS below? I'm amazed :) ------------------------DISCLAIMER--------------------------. The contents of this E-mail (including the contents of the enclosure/(s) or attachment/(s) if any) are privileged and confidential material of Trisoft Systems Private Limited and should not be disclosed to, used by or copied in any manner by anyone other than the intended addressee/(s). If this E-mail (including the enclosure/(s) or attachment/(s)if any ) has been received in error, please advise the sender immediately and delete it from your system. The views expressed in this E-mail message (including the enclosure/(s)or attachment/(s) if any) are those of the individual sender, except where the sender expressly, and with authority, states them to be the views of Trisoft Systems Private Limited.