>That makes for the stinky situation of possibly having no system ram if a >lot of other apps are open, and an empty app heap that could be used >otherwise. :) Not if you use a minimal allocation for your app. Remember it doesn't need to be ready for lots of data, because that will go on the system heap. Seems almost ideal to me--App has small footprint, handles whomping big data. e-e =J= a y "