> Rip-off is a harsh word. Maybe, but it seems to accurately describe the situation as it is coming out. > "Don't cry over spit milk" The problem is this situation is erroding the trust in this project. To me, the larger problem is the fact that the rest of the team kept it under wraps for so long. That immediately begs the question of what else they are hiding or potentially will hide in the future. The reason stated was that it would make the project "look bad". What happens if they discover something else that would make the project "look bad"? Would they try to hide that too? Neil -- Neil Aggarwal, (281)846-8957, www.JAMMConsulting.com Will your e-commerce site go offline if you have a DB server failure, fiber cut, flood, fire, or other disaster? If so, ask about our geographically redundant database system.