All I was gonna do is save the original article body to a flat file. Recovery would have to be done from the file. I, or you, can do a table export if you really want. You can do a code review if you like. I don't have a problem with that. I tested it on my iDevelop article and it seems to have worked. Dean Daniel J. Cody writes: > you gonna be able to rollback just in case right?? is there a chance of > shit going wrong or should i make more immediate backup? > > not that i dont trust you or anything, just wondering :) > > Dean Mah wrote: > > > Unless anyone has objections, I will run a Perl script that changes > > the articles directly in the database. There are some articles that > > need *a lot* of work so I don't want to do it manually. Of course, if > > someone wants to volunteer so that there will be a log of changes, > > please let me know.