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Written by Arthur Evans and Jeffrey B. Zurschmeide

Updated by Pam Sogard, Helen Vanderberg, Bob Bernard, Terry Schultz, Julie Boney, and Ken Jones

Production by Karen Jacobson and Ken Jones

Engineering contributions by Michel Bourget, Scott Henry, Carlin Otto, Kam Kashani, Chris Wagner, Paul Mielke, Robert Stephens, Joe Yetter, Gretchen Helms, John Schimmel, Robert Mende, Vernon Schryver, Michael Nelson, and Landon Noll

Illustrations by Dany Galgani


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Record of Revision

Revision 006February 2000 
Incorporates information for the IRIX 6.5.7 release.

Revision 007February 2002 
Incorporates information for the IRIX 6.5.15 release.

Revision 008 February 2003 
Incorporates information for the IRIX 6.5.19 release.

Revision 009Novembor 2003 
Incorporates information for the IRIX 6.5.22 release.

Revision 010February 2004 
Incorporates information for the IRIX 6.5.23 release.

Revision 011May 2004 
Incorporates information for the IRIX 6.5.24 release.

Revision 012October 2005 
Miscellaneous corrections.