First, a bit of business: you may not have read our naming policy on the way in. It requires that you use a real (sounding) first and last name for your display name. You can change your display name here. Thanks.
Now, the answer to your question: yes. Protection is on the class level. Objects of the same class can't protect themselves from each other. [ November 18, 2004: Message edited by: Ernest Friedman-Hill ]