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From Rob Hartill <hart...@ooo.lanl.gov>
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, apache-users@trytel.com, 
> apache-announce@apache.org.

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:http://www.apache.org/>.
> 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 (majordomo@apache.org, "subscribe 
> apache-announce") for information about new releases, bug fixes, etc., 
> and an apache-users mailing list (majordomo@trytel.com, "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 apache@apache.org 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 
> apache@apache.org.  


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

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