Legal issues aside, her point of view is quite reasonable and if she gets more work, you get more work. I do this kind of "transparent contracting" all the time. Maybe I'm just used to it. In the future, if you're not prepared for all the answers, don't ask -- just do :) Chin up, Bri ----- Original Message ----- From: "abbey" <abbey at abbeyink.com> To: <thechat at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2003 10:11 PM Subject: [thechat] contract work rant Well, I wanted to add her site to my portfolio now that I finally figured out how to do screenshots. She said no -- it wouldn't look right for her design firm to have my site using it as an example of my coding work.