>> I'm trying find a way to send and receive XML using HTTP POST. You'd
>> I work in a Microsoft environment ...
For what it's worth, I've posted a link to some sample ASP and VB code that expects the entire HTTP body to be an XML doc. It translates the ANSI HTTP body to a VB Unicode string that can then be fed to a SAX parser, or whatever.
Here's a link which displays the sample code:
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