7. About the authors

7.1. Dave Dribin

Dave has been using Unix since 1991 and Linux since 1993. He has been professionally developing software for or on Unix since 1995. He is currently an independent consultant specializing in custom software ranging from embedded systems in C and assembly language to enterprise systems in Java.

7.2. Keith Garner

Keith has been using Linux since January 1994. He originally installed it to learn Unix better and ended up becoming a believer and advocate of the Open Source movement. He is currently employed by the National Association of REALTORS as a Strategic Architect in the Center for REALTOR Technology. He lives in Roselle, IL, with his wife, their cat, and 6 computers.