We would like to thank the following people for their generous contributions to this book: DJ Adams, Aherdofturtles, Amber, Timothy Appnel, Brent Ashley, Elaine Ashton, Ali Baitam, Robert Barksdale, Craig Barratt, Paul Beard, Kristine Beeson, Jenny Berger, Thomas Beutel, David Bigwood, Michelle Billies, Tim Bishop, Laura Blalock, Bryce Bounds, Ralph Brandi, Rowan Brewer, Dan Bricklin, Paul Brown, Buzz Bruggeman, Leslie Camacho, Shannon Campbell, Chris Carline, Todd Chapman, Chewybrain, Tom Coates, Mike Coen, Jay Cross, Christian Crumlish, David Davies, Joey deVilla, Hernani Dimantas, Eric Dolecki, K. Dadamo, Meryl K. Evans, Faust, Shawn FitzGerald, Jane Fothergill, Andy Fragan, Elaine Frankonis, Richard Giles, Dan Gilmor, Danny Glassmann, Ewan R. Grantham, Joyce Guan, Mike Gunderloy, Jimmy Guterman, Guy K. Hass, Greg Hard, Eszter Hargittai, Guy Haas, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Andrew Helsby, Dan Hersam, Morbus Iff, Chris Janton, Justin Klubnik, Mark Kraft, Mike Krus, Greg, Kucharo, Andrew Kueneman, Ehud, Lamm, Fred Lapides, Ilya Eric Lee, Lawrence Lee, Greg Leffler, William Leshner, Russ Lipton, Victor, Lombardi, Erwin Lyndon J. Lomibao, lyndy, Ryan A. MacMichael, Tim Maloney, Kevin Marks, Lindsay Marshall, Gordon McLean, Allan Moult, Lauri Mueller, Ed Murray, Robert Occhialini, Debbi Ridpath Ohi, Teresa Ortega, Jorge Otero, Abigail Leah Plumb, Derek Powazek, Mike Riley, Phil Ringnalda, Guido van Rossum, Allan Rousselle, Victor R. Ruiz, Jake Savin, Doc Searls, Bill Seitz, Kaiser Shahid, Ed Silva, Alison Sirota, Lisa L. Spangenberg, Frank Steele, Mike Stevenson, SubAverage, Andrew Sylvestor, ThatGrrl, Gasper Torriero, Roger Turner, Jon Udell, Benjamin Vierck, Donald Weightman, Tyler Weir, Robert Williams, Evan Williams, Dave Winer, Peter Wolf, Phil Wolff, Matt Yarbrough, Mark Yeager, Sie Yin, Jason Zada, Steve Zellers, Judith Zissman.
I'd like to thank Tom Coates, Joey DeVilla, Meryl K. Evans, Dan Gilmor, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Mark Frauenfelder, Debbi Ridpath Ohi, Teresa Ortega, Derek Powazek, Dave Winer, Judith Zissman, Rael Dornfest, and Nat Torkington.
To Asha and Sam, my inspiration and support, I dedicate my work on Blosxom and this book.
And, of course, many thanks to my gentle readers and dedicated contributors, without whom this would all be just so much software.
I'd like to thank Guy K. Haas, Lawrence Lee, Jake Savin, Andrew Sylvester, Russ Lipton, Eszter Hargittai, and Buzzy Bruggeman.
I'd like to thank Laurie Petrycki and Simon St. Laurent for allowing me time off from the Unix Power Tools and Practical RDF books in order to work on the Essential Blogging book.
I'd also like to thank my weblogging virtual neighborhood for making weblogging much more interesting.