Howdy, I do not have the spec in front of me (wrong room) sorry... but I'll look at it tomorrow. However, I did post a few pages from our relationship chapter, and it talks about rules of assignment. Maybe that will give us a place to start... It's at: ftp wickedlysmart.com login: anonymous name: whatever cd pub/review get relationships.pdf have fun cheers, Kathy
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