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Subject cvs commit: apache-site/dist Announcement.html Announcement.txt
Date Tue, 26 May 1998 19:43:18 GMT
brian       98/05/26 12:43:18

  Modified:    dist     Announcement.html Announcement.txt
  Log:
  Installed the files into the distribution directory, in preparation
  for release of 1.3b7.
  
  Note that I removed the email addresses from the HTML version to
  prevent spam robots from collecting addresses.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.6       +31 -110   apache-site/dist/Announcement.html
  
  Index: Announcement.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apache-site/dist/Announcement.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.5
  retrieving revision 1.6
  diff -u -r1.5 -r1.6
  --- Announcement.html	1998/05/23 22:21:24	1.5
  +++ Announcement.html	1998/05/26 19:43:17	1.6
  @@ -1,120 +1,41 @@
   <HTML>
   <HEAD>
  -<TITLE>Apache 1.3 Beta 6 Released</TITLE>
  +<TITLE>Apache 1.3 Beta 7 Released</TITLE>
   </HEAD>
  -<body bgcolor="#ffffff">
  -<PRE>
  +<BODY>
   
  - <STRONG>Apache 1.3 Beta 6 Released</STRONG>
  - ==========================
  +<H1>Apache 1.3 Beta 7 Released</H1>
   
  - The Apache Group is pleased to announce the release of the 1.3b6 version
  - of Apache, the latest beta release of the Apache HTTP server. 1.3b6 is
  - a release candidate for Apache 1.3.0.
  +<P>The Apache Group is pleased to announce the release of the 1.3b7 version
  + of Apache, the latest beta release of the Apache HTTP server.  1.3b7 is
  + a second release candidate for Apache 1.3.0.
    
  - This version is stable under UNIX but remains beta-level under Win32. No
  - new features are expected between 1.3b6 and 1.3.0, so please give this
  +<P>This version is stable under UNIX but remains beta-level under Win32.  No
  + new features are expected between 1.3b7 and 1.3.0, so please give this
    version a good thrashing in order to provide as much feedback as possible
    to the Apache Group before the release of 1.3.0.
   
  - To grab the latest Apache distribution, check out
  -     <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/">http://www.apache.org/dist/</A>
  - and the huge list of available "International Mirror Sites" at
  -     <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/mirrors/">http://www.apache.org/mirrors/</A>
  +<P>For a full list of specific code changes see <A HREF="CHANGES">CHANGES</A>.
   
  - For a detailed list of changes please read the CHANGES file in the
  - distribution and the "New Features with Apache 1.3" document at
  - &lt;<A HREF="http://www.apache.org/docs/new_features_1_3.html"
  -     >http://www.apache.org/docs/new_features_1_3.html</A>&gt;.
  - For your convenience here
  - is a short summary of all major changes between Apache 1.2 and 1.3 (changes
  - which are new with version 1.3b6 are tagged '+'):
  -
  -   o Ported to Windows 95/NT
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/windows">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/windows</A>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/README.NT">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/README.NT</A>
  -
  -   o Ported to BS2000/OSD, a mainframe OS with EBCDIC charset 
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/ebcdic">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/ebcdic</A>
  -
  -<STRONG>   + Apache Autoconf-style Interface (APACI) for out-of-the-box installation</STRONG>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/README.configure">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/README.configure</A>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/INSTALL">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/INSTALL</A>
  -
  -<STRONG>   + Dynamic Shared Object (DSO) support for all major Unix platforms </STRONG>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/README.DSO">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/README.DSO</A>
  -
  -<STRONG>   + APache eXtenSion (APXS) tool for building third-party modules as DSO</STRONG>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/README.DSO">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/README.DSO</A>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/support/">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/support/</A>
  -
  -<STRONG>   + Additional support tools: apachectl, ab (ApacheBench), dbmmanage</STRONG>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/support/">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/support/</A>
  -
  -<STRONG>   + Enhanced configuration support: Include and Line-Continuation</STRONG>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3</A>
  -
  -   o New `Magic' MIME-typing module for content type guessing 
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_mime_magic">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_mime_magic</A>
  -
  -   o Regular Expression support for Alias and Redirect directives
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_alias">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_alias</A>
  -
  -<STRONG>   + Overhauled and enhanced URL Rewriting Engine</STRONG>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_rewrite">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_rewrite</A>
  -
  -   o Spell-checking module for on-the-fly URL corrections
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_speling">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_speling</A>
  -
  -   o Additional access control via CIDR and Netmasks
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_access">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_access</A>
  -
  -   o Improved HTTP/1.1-style Virtual Host support
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/vhosts/">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/vhosts/</A>
  -
  -   o Less Buffering of CGI Script Output (makes nph- obsolete)
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3</A>
  -
  -<STRONG>   + Various Proxy Enhancements (NoProxy, ProxyDomain, ProxyPassReverse)</STRONG>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_proxy">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_proxy</A>
  -
  -   o Various internal performance improvements
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3</A>
  -
  -   o Various fixes to the hostname DNS lookup handling
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/core">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/core</A>
  -
  -   o Various Directory Indexing enhancements
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_autoindex">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_autoindex</A>
  -
  -   o Various Logging enhancements (Reliable Piped Logs, Named Log Formats)
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/core">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/core</A>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_log_config">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_log_config</A>
  -
  -   o Unique Identifiers
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_unique_id">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_unique_id</A>
  -
  -   o Source tree reorganization
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/sourcereorg">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/sourcereorg</A>
  -
  -<STRONG>   + Big Symbol Renaming to avoid symbol clashes with third-party code</STRONG>
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/sourcereorg">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/sourcereorg</A>
  -
  -   o API Additions
  -       <A HREF="http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3">http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3</A>
  -  
  - Apache has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April of
  - 1996. The Web Server Survey by Netcraft (&lt;<A
  - HREF="http://www.netcraft.com/Survey/"
  - >http://www.netcraft.com/Survey/</A>&gt;)
  - found that more web servers were using Apache than any other software. Apache
  - and its derivatives are run on over 50% of all web domains on the Internet.
  -
  - The Apache project has been organized to provide an open-source, secure,
  - efficient and extensible server which provides HTTP services in sync with the
  - current HTTP standards. For more information about the Apache project check
  - out &lt;<A HREF="http://www.apache.org/.">http://www.apache.org/</A>&gt;.
  -
  -</PRE>
  -</BODY>
  -</HTML>
  +<P>Major changes with this beta:
  +<UL>
  +<LI>HTTP: fixes for 400 and 408 error codes.
  +<LI>WIN32: 
  +  <UL>
  +  <LI>Child process spawning now uses native Win32 API.
  +      This should address many problems people have had
  +           on Win32 - it also forced us to modify the 
  +           related child_spawn calls in the Apache API.
  +  <LI>Other various stability fixes.
  +  <LI>Extensive overhaul of the way UNCs are handled.
  +  </UL>
  +<LI>Various mod_rewrite fixes.
  +<LI>Various makefile cleanups.
  +<LI>Various APACI changes.
  +<LI>Various DSO cleanups, better support for AIX, OpenBSD, NetBSD
  +<LI>Server's OS family now reported in Server: strings.
  +<LI>PORT: added support for NCR MP/RAS 3.0
  +<LI>Security: we now make sure all config files opened by Apache are not
  +            special devices.
  +<LI>Added "-s" command line option to dump out vhost settings.
  +</UL>
  
  
  
  1.2       +55 -93    apache-site/dist/Announcement.txt
  
  Index: Announcement.txt
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apache-site/dist/Announcement.txt,v
  retrieving revision 1.1
  retrieving revision 1.2
  diff -u -r1.1 -r1.2
  --- Announcement.txt	1998/05/19 23:50:50	1.1
  +++ Announcement.txt	1998/05/26 19:43:17	1.2
  @@ -1,13 +1,13 @@
   
  - Apache 1.3 Beta 6 Released
  + Apache 1.3 Beta 7 Released
    ==========================
   
  - The Apache Group is pleased to announce the release of the 1.3b6 version
  - of Apache, the latest beta release of the Apache HTTP server. 1.3b6 is
  - a release candidate for Apache 1.3.0.
  + The Apache Group is pleased to announce the release of the 1.3b7 version
  + of Apache, the latest beta release of the Apache HTTP server.  1.3b7 is
  + a second release candidate for Apache 1.3.0.
    
  - This version is stable under UNIX but remains beta-level under Win32. No
  - new features are expected between 1.3b6 and 1.3.0, so please give this
  + This version is stable under UNIX but remains beta-level under Win32.  No
  + new features are expected between 1.3b7 and 1.3.0, so please give this
    version a good thrashing in order to provide as much feedback as possible
    to the Apache Group before the release of 1.3.0.
   
  @@ -16,92 +16,54 @@
    and the huge list of available "International Mirror Sites" at
        http://www.apache.org/mirrors/
   
  - For a detailed list of changes please read the CHANGES file in the
  - distribution and the "New Features with Apache 1.3" document at
  - http://www.apache.org/docs/new_features_1_3.html.  For your convenience here
  - is a short summary of all major changes between Apache 1.2 and 1.3 (changes
  - which are new with version 1.3b6 are tagged '+'):
  + For a full list of specific code changes see src/CHANGES.
   
  -   o Ported to Windows 95/NT
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/windows
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/README.NT
  -
  -   o Ported to BS2000/OSD, a mainframe OS with EBCDIC charset 
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/ebcdic
  -
  -   + Apache Autoconf-style Interface (APACI) for out-of-the-box installation
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/README.configure
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/INSTALL
  -
  -   + Dynamic Shared Object (DSO) support for all major Unix platforms 
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/README.DSO
  -
  -   + APache eXtenSion (APXS) tool for building third-party modules as DSO
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/README.DSO
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/support/
  -
  -   + Additional support tools: apachectl, ab (ApacheBench), dbmmanage
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/src/support/
  -
  -   + Enhanced configuration support: Include and Line-Continuation
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3
  -
  -   o New `Magic' MIME-typing module for content type guessing 
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_mime_magic
  -
  -   o Regular Expression support for Alias and Redirect directives
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_alias
  -
  -   + Overhauled and enhanced URL Rewriting Engine
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_rewrite
  -
  -   o Spell-checking module for on-the-fly URL corrections
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_speling
  -
  -   o Additional access control via CIDR and Netmasks
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_access
  -
  -   o Improved HTTP/1.1-style Virtual Host support
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/vhosts/
  -
  -   o Less Buffering of CGI Script Output (makes nph- obsolete)
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3
  -
  -   + Various Proxy Enhancements (NoProxy, ProxyDomain, ProxyPassReverse)
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_proxy
  -
  -   o Various internal performance improvements
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3
  -
  -   o Various fixes to the hostname DNS lookup handling
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/core
  -
  -   o Various Directory Indexing enhancements
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_autoindex
  -
  -   o Various Logging enhancements (Reliable Piped Logs, Named Log Formats)
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/core
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_log_config
  -
  -   o Unique Identifiers
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_unique_id
  -
  -   o Source tree reorganization
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/sourcereorg
  -
  -   + Big Symbol Renaming to avoid symbol clashes with third-party code
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/sourcereorg
  -
  -   o API Additions
  -       http://www.apache.org/dist/apache_1.3b6/htdocs/manual/new_features_1_3
  -  
  - Apache has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April of
  - 1996. The Web Server Survey by Netcraft (http://www.netcraft.co.uk/Survey/)
  - found that more web servers were using Apache than any other software. Apache
  - and its derivatives are run on over 50% of all web domains on the Internet.
  -
  - The Apache project has been organized to provide an open-source, secure,
  - efficient and extensible server which provides HTTP services in sync with the
  - current HTTP standards. For more information about the Apache project check
  - out http://www.apache.org/.
  + For an overview of new features in 1.2 please read the CHANGES file 
  + in the distribution and the "New Features with Apache 1.3" document at
  +     http://www.apache.org/docs/new_features_1_3.html
  +
  + Major changes with this beta:
  +  HTTP: fixes for 400 and 408 error codes.
  +  WIN32: Child process spawning now uses native Win32 API.
  +	   This should address many problems people have had
  +           on Win32 - it also forced us to modify the 
  +           related child_spawn calls in the Apache API.
  +         Other various stability fixes.
  +         Extensive overhaul of the way UNCs are handled.
  +  Various mod_rewrite fixes.
  +  Various makefile cleanups.
  +  Various APACI changes.
  +  Various DSO cleanups, better support for AIX, OpenBSD, NetBSD
  +  Server's OS family now reported in Server: strings.
  +  PORT: added support for NCR MP/RAS 3.0
  +  Security: we now make sure all config files opened by Apache are not
  +            special devices.
  +  Added "-s" command line option to dump out vhost settings.
  +
  + Contributing code to this beta:
  +   Ralf S. Engelschall <rse@apache.org>
  +   Ed Korthof <ed@apache.org>
  +   Rick Ohnemus <rick@ecompcon.com>
  +   Brian Behlendorf <brian@apache.org>
  +   Bob Beck <beck@bofh.ucs.ualberta.ca>
  +   Ben Laurie <ben@apache.org>
  +   Bill Stoddard <wgstodda@us.ibm.com>
  +   Ernst Kloppenburg <kloppen@isr.uni-stuttgart.de>
  +   John Withers <withers@semi.kcsc.mwr.irs.gov>
  +   Jim Patterson <Jim.Patterson@Cognos.COM>
  +   Jim Jagielski <jim@apache.org>
  +   Martin Kraemer <martin@apache.org>
  +   Dean Gaudet <dgaudet@apache.org>
  +   Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com>
  +   Lars Eilebrecht <lars@apache.org>
  +   Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch
  +   Kari Likovuori <Kari.Likovuori@mol.fi>
  +   Michael Anderson's <mka@redes.int.com.mx
  +   Jaromir Dolecek <dolecek@ics.muni.cz>
  +   Roy Fielding <fielding@apache.org>
  +   David MacKenzie <djm@va.pubnix.com>
  +   Francisco Tomei <fatomei@sandburg.unm.edu>
  +   Jens Schleusener <Jens.Schleusener@dlr.de>
  +   Jeff Earickson <jaearick@colby.edu>
  +   Marc Slemko <marc@apache.org>
   
  
  
  

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