W. Richard Stevens has passed away

Alexander L. Belikoff

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..W. Richard Stevens has passed away recently. Stevens is the
author of such great books as:

* Advanced programming in UNIX Environment

* Unix Network Programming

* TCP/IP Illustrated

It is enough to say that thousands of UNIX programmers learned
using his wonderful books…

W. Richard Stevens has always been an authority of the highest
degree in his area and according to people who knew him, a friendly
and open person. Many people will miss him a lot.