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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: sample release text
Date Fri, 01 Dec 1995 13:32:11 GMT
> For your consideration: please respond by midnight GMT with any comments.
> For posting to comp.infosystems.www.servers.unix, 
> comp.infosystems.www.announce,, 

Looks good. 

Are you allowed to say so much in comp.infosystems.www.announce?

Add www-talk to the list.

> ---------------------------------------------------------------
> Announcing: Apache 1.0!
> December 4, 1995: 
>   The Apache Group formally announces the availability of Apache 1.0.0, a
> free, public domain web server for the Unix family of operating systems. 
> Apache is available in full C source code, and binary releases are available
Apache is currently the fastest growing HTTP server (installation share), 
looking set to become the most used web server on the net in 1996. 

[ there's no harm in a bit of extra hype. Both statements can be
backed up by looking at Andy's server stats ]

> for the most common systems.  Apache has been in use for the past few months
> on several major web sites, and has been heavily battle-tested with the aim
> of providing maximum performance.  Apache 1.0.0 presents no major
> advancements over the 0.8 family, but it does represent a lot of bug fixes. 
>   To obtain the release, go to the home page at <URL:>.
> You can download it from there, or select one of many mirror locations.  Full
> documentation is available on those web sites, including a very attractive
> postscript manual. 
>   Of particular interest, SSL support has been integrated into Apache by 
> two vendors (one in the US, one in the UK), and a port to OS/2 has been 
> completed.
>   Support for Apache comes in several different flavors.  Members of the 
> Apache Group plus many Apache users monitor the USENET newsgroup 
> "comp.infosystems.www.servers.unix", and are willing to answer questions 

<URL:news:comp.infosystems.www.servers.unix>      ?

> there.  Furthermore, two mailing lists exist to support users - an 
> apache-announce mailing list (, "subscribe 
> apache-announce") for information about new releases, bug fixes, etc., 
> and an apache-users mailing list (, "subscribe 
> apache-users") for general questions and discussion.  A listing of 
> companies which provide commercial contract support for Apache is being 
> built - send mail to if your company is interested in 
> providing this service and being listed.
>   If you are interested in helping the Apache Group develop the world's 
> fastest and most featureful free public domain web server, send mail to 

This could attract a lot of nonsense mail, but if it's going into
your mailbox, ++++++1   :-)

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