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1.15    ! david       1: <p><b>Authors</b>
1.1       david       2: 
1.11      david       3: 
                      4: <ul>
                      5: <font size="-1">
1.15    ! david       6: <li><a href="#david">David Boswell</a>
        !             7: <li><a href="#brian">Brian King</a>
1.11      david       8: <li><a href="#ian">Ian Oeschger</a>
                      9: <li><a href="#pete">Pete Collins</a>
                     10: <li><a href="#eric">Eric Murphy</a>
                     11: </font>
                     12: </ul>
                     15: <a name="david"></a>
1.15    ! david      16: <p><b>David Boswell</b>
1.9       david      17: 
                     18: <p>David has been involved in the Mozilla community for over 3 years. He
1.10      david      19: started the Mozilla development effort at Alphanumerica and set up the
                     20: first two Mozilla Developer Meetings.
1.9       david      21: 
1.10      david      22: <p>At Alphanumerica David worked with Pete Collins on a number of Mozilla
                     23: applications including Aphrodite, Total Recall and Chameleon.  Pete and
                     24: David also founded, a site offering free hosting for Mozilla
                     25: applications.  There are currently over 70 development projects hosted on
                     26: the site.
1.9       david      27: 
                     28: <p>David has also written a number of articles about Mozilla including
                     29: 'Getting Your Work Into Mozilla' and a series of articles discussing how
                     30: to use Mozilla technologies to create a Pacman-like video game.  He is
1.10      david      31: currently working for CollabNet on a number of other open source projects.
1.9       david      32: 
1.1       david      33: 
1.11      david      34: <a name="brian"></a>
                     35: <p><b>Brian King</b>
1.13      brian      37: <p>Brian has been hacking on Mozilla and related projects since early 1999. 
                     38: It began with a European funded project called Fabula to create software 
                     39: for children with the aim of learning minority languages like Basque, Catalan, 
                     40: Frisian, Irish, Welsh. This was built using Mozilla. 
                     41: Interest bloomed and he started contributing to the Mozilla Editor, 
                     42: and exploring the rest of the vast body of code. He moved on to work at 
                     43: ActiveState where he was heavily involved in the Komodo project, 
                     44: a scripting language IDE that uses the Mozilla application framework.
                     46: <p>Previously, Brian spent his time as a C++ applications developer, 
                     47: interspersed with some Perl development and XML consultancy. 
                     48: His technical interests include observing and participating in the 
                     49: re-shaping of the web environment brought about by XML. 
1.14      brian      50: Other languages he dabbles in are PHP, Python, and JavaScript.
1.11      david      51: 
                     53: <a name="ian"></a>
                     54: <p><b>Ian Oeschger</b>
                     56: <p>Ian Oeschger is Senior Principal Writer at Netscape Communications,
                     57: where was started over three years ago. His abiding interest
                     58: in language is the basis for some of his more recent infatuations with
                     59: Python, XML, web application development, and linguistics.
                     61: <p>He maintains a number of the XPFE documents on, including
                     62: the XUL and DOM References, has published several articles about XML and
                     63: mozilla application development for O'Reilly, and also wrote the themes
                     64: documentation for Netscape, the XPInstall API Reference, and others.
                     66: <p>Before getting involved with Mozilla and Netscape, he worked at
                     67: Oceania, a startup doing XML-based electronic medical records and charting
                     68: software, owned and ran a small bookstore with his wife, and had more time
                     69: to write fiction, which he still does when he can.
                     72: <a name="pete"></a>
1.3       david      73: <p><b>Pete Collins</b>
1.12      petejc     75: <p>Pete got involved with the Mozilla project in April 99 as a contributor
1.9       david      76: to the editor module. He was also the first external developer to start
                     77: documenting xul. His initial efforts were a remote, web enabled script
1.12      petejc     78: editor and a community driven rewrite of the existing Mozilla UI. A
1.3       david      79: project later named Aphrodite.
1.9       david      81: <p>In January 2000, he joined with David Boswell and the Alphanumerica
1.12      petejc     82: team.  Together they evangelized Mozilla as a viable application platform
                     83: through the many projects they created and Mozilla developer meetings they
1.9       david      84: organized.
1.12      petejc     86: <p>Currently a software engineer employed by WorldGate, Pete is working on customizing
                     87: Mozilla for their TV Internet Client Software. He is the co-founder of
                     88: a site dedicated to Mozilla based projects. He is a regular Mozilla comitter and 
                     89: owner of various Mozdev projects including jslib and Chameleon.
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1.9       david      91: 
1.11      david      92: <a name="eric"></a>
1.8       eric       93: <p><b>Eric Murphy</b>
1.9       david      94: 
                     95: <p>Eric has been doing Mozilla development since Spring 2000, starting off
                     96: with an instant-messenger client called Jabberzilla. He enjoys exploring
                     97: opportunities of Jabber and Mozilla working together with new
                     98: implementations, such as a collaborative whiteboard and real-time web
                     99: content demonstrations.
                    101: <p>This year, Eric is looking forward to joining the workforce with a new
                    102: Computer Science degree from the University of Northern Iowa. Working on
                    103: Mozilla projects has been a great resume-builder for him, and will always
                    104: be an important part of his life to reflect on.

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