Donald Lewine has been writing computer programs for fun and profit
since 1960. He has been teaching computer science in the
State-of-the-Art (evening) program at Northeastern University for the
past eight years. He has taught courses on Assembler, VAX/VMS, PASCAL,
C and UNIX. This book was written and tested over the last two years at
Mr. Lewine spent 13 years with the Digital Equipment Corporation
developing operating systems and central processing units. He was
Technical Director for the MicroVAX Program when he left.
For the past seven years, Mr. Lewine has been with Data General
Corporation, currently as Director of Engineering. In this role he has
been developing the AViiON family of open systems. He is a founder and
a member of the Board of Directors of 88open, a member of the Board of
Directors of UNIX International, and Data General's representative to
the Open Software Foundation.