No proprietary software was used during the composition of this book. Drafts were typeset from XML-DocBook master files created with GNU Emacs. PostScript generation was performed with Tim Waugh’s
xmlto, Norman Walsh’s XSL stylesheets, Daniel Veillard’s xsltproc, Sebastian Rahtz’s PassiveTeX macros, the TeTeX distribution of Donald Knuth’s TEX typesetter, and Thomas Rokicki’s dvips postprocessor. All the diagrams were composed by the author using
pic2graph driving gpic and
grap2graph driving Ted Faber’s grap implementation (
grap2graph was written by the author for this project and is now part of the groff distribution). The entire toolchain was hosted by stock Red Hat Linux. Production typesetting was done by Alina Kirsanova.
The cover ...