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Appendix B. Contributors

Jon Bentley is a computer scientist at avaya labs research. His research interests include programming techniques, algorithm design, and the design of software tools and interfaces. He has written books on programming, and articles on a variety of topics, ranging from the theory of algorithms to software engineering. He received a B.S. from Stanford in 1974, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina in 1976, then taught Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University for six years. He joined Bell Labs Research in 1982, and retired in 2001 to join Avaya. He has been a visiting faculty member at West Point and Princeton, and he has been a member of teams that have shipped software tools, telephone switches, telephones, and web services.

Tim Bray managed the Oxford English Dictionary project at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada in 1987–1989, co-founded Open Text Corporation in 1989, launched one of the first public web search engines in 1995, co-invented XML 1.0 and co-edited "Namespaces in XML" between 1996 and 1999, founded Antarctica Systems in 1999, and served as a Tim Berners-Lee appointee on the W3C Technical Architecture Group in 2002–2004. Currently, he serves as Director of Web Technologies at Sun Microsystems, publishes a popular weblog, and co-chairs the IETF AtomPub Working Group.

Bryan Cantrill is a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, where he has spent most of his career working on the Solaris kernel. Most recently ...

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