Apparently Sebastian isn't the only aD employee with prior InterBase involvement. Things are becoming a bit clearer over at http://www.arsdigita.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0008dx&topic_id=21&topic=web%2fdb
, especially after Michael's eloquent post. I loved the closing line: "If aD wants to run a soup kitchen, that's admirable enough. But a lot of us came here to garden. And now that we're here, we're armed with pitchforks."