>Also, keep in mind that the "next upgrade" provides a real >opportunity/need for a pirate to buy a copy. Therein lies an >opportunity to change pirates to users and thus a reason to promote >pirates in the first place. Another interesting concept. > >The entire concept of copy protection is still quite open to >speculation, consideration and innovation. > >tedd Tedd, The best system I have found is to designate and enforce upon a "Loss Proxy". This is someone who offsets the perceived amount of pirating. I haven't found any Compositor cracks yet, but would find a payment of $300 from you to me to be fine and adequate, since that is about what I need right now. See what you can do, and do it. Thanks. (hurry, phone going non-operational soon) And remember, your heard Loss Proxy here first. I think Microsoft uses Apple for theirs. Robert Bob.