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From a..@locus.apache.org
Subject cvs commit: apache-2.0 Announcement
Date Sat, 03 Jun 2000 20:50:57 GMT
ask         00/06/03 13:50:56

  Modified:    .        Announcement
  Log:
  a few changes that should be in the next announcement. I still think this is
  waaaay too corporatespeakish and that we should add more information about
  how to get involved  with development.
  
  And is it true that we're still particularly less stable on Win32?
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.7       +24 -16    apache-2.0/Announcement
  
  Index: Announcement
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/apache-2.0/Announcement,v
  retrieving revision 1.6
  retrieving revision 1.7
  diff -u -r1.6 -r1.7
  --- Announcement	2000/04/28 18:38:13	1.6
  +++ Announcement	2000/06/03 20:50:56	1.7
  @@ -1,8 +1,8 @@
   
  -Apache 2.0alpha3 Released
  +Apache 2.0alpha4 Released
   ------------------------
   
  -The Apache Group is pleased to announce the release of the third public
  +The Apache Group is pleased to announce the release of the fourth public
   alpha release of Apache 2.0.  
   
   Apache 2.0 offers numerous enhancements, improvements and performance
  @@ -15,30 +15,38 @@
   Systems.  Lastly we are proud to announce support for BeOS in this 
   version of the server.
   
  -Apache 2.0a3 under UNIX has undergone some testing, there are
  -known issues in the current release, including at least one small memory 
  -leak.  This should be considered a ``developers version'' including only 
  -the source and no pre-compiled binaries. It is anticipated that a 
  -binary-release will be available for the first beta release.  If you do
  -not feel comfortable compiling code, the Apache Group strongly recommends
  -that you wait for a more stable beta release before you try this version. 
  +There is more than 40 bug fixes and enhancements since alpha 3.
   
  -Apache 2.0a3 under Windows has undergone some testing as well.  There
  +Apache 2.0a4 under UNIX has undergone some testing, but there are some
  +known issues in the current release (hey, it is an "alpha" for a
  +reason!). This should be considered a ``developers version'' including
  +only the source and no pre-compiled binaries. It is anticipated that a
  +binary-release will be available for the first beta release.  If you
  +do not feel comfortable compiling code, the Apache Group strongly
  +recommends that you wait for a more stable beta release before you try
  +this version.
  +
  +Apache 2.0a4 under Windows has undergone some testing as well.  There
   are known issues in the current release with regards to Apache on windows
   95 and 98.  We are working through those problems, and hope to have them
   fixed for future releases of the 2.0 alpha.
  +
  +There is new snapshots of the Apache httpd source available every 6
  +hours from http://dev.apache.org/from-cvs/apache-2.0/ - please
  +download and test if you feel brave. We don't guarantee anything
  +except that it will take up disk space, but if you have the time and
  +skills, please give it a spin on your platforms.
   
  -Apache has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April
  -of 1996. The February 2000 WWW server site survey by Netcraft (see:
  +Apache has been the most popular web server on the Internet since
  +April of 1996. The May 2000 WWW server site survey by Netcraft (see:
   http://www.netcraft.co.uk/Survey/) found that more web servers were
  -using Apache than any other software, and Apache hit an all time high of,
  -running on 58% of the Internet.
  +using Apache than any other software running on more than 60% of the
  +Internet web servers.
   
   The Apache project has been organized in an attempt to answer some of
   the concerns regarding active development of a public domain HTTP server
   for UNIX. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and
   extensible server which provides HTTP services in sync with the current
   HTTP standards.
  -
  -For more information, please check out http://www.apache.org/
   
  +For more information, please check out http://www.apache.org/httpd.html
  
  
  

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