On Sat, 26 Apr 2003, Matt Lawrence wrote:

> Not a problem with this application.
<snip>
> I don't really want to save the application space.
<snip>
> Not for these applications.  Simple is very important.  All I want to do is
> to declare an object as persistant once and then have it 'just work'.  Each
> of the programs I'm writing are only a few hundred lines long and I want to
> keep them that short for maintainability reasons.

the code i posted does all of this nice and slowly, but also simply as you
desire.  let me now if it works for you.

-a

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