You'd send a GET request to the page, it would return - often - an XML record set, or you can return text, and indeed you can even query page status codes from the client side.
The point is, you no longer need to unload the current page to get information form the server.
Useful examples here : http://jibbering.com/2002/4/httprequest.html
Cheers - Neil
At 11:09 07/09/2004 +0000, you wrote:
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