Due to an ever increasing work load including 50+ email messages per day, I am no longer answering questions directly. I will still answer them indirectly, however, via Developer.com. If you have a question, post it there. Hopefully someone else will answer it for you. If not, I will take a crack at it. One way or another, we will hopefully be able to answer most of the questions.
Some places you can ask questions are:
The two VISBAS lists send you digests in email. They are particularly good if you don't want to spend a lot of time online browsing through questions and answers.