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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: The Web Server Book, 2nd Edition - About Apache? (fwd)
Date Tue, 11 Jun 1996 07:54:52 GMT

Feel free to ack, stating emphatically that they should use 1.1.

	Brian

On Tue, 11 Jun 1996, Mark J Cox wrote:
> No ack.
> 
> Mark
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Mon, 10 Jun 1996 11:34:21 -0400
> From: Doug Matthews <domatthe@cisco.com>
> To: mjc@apache.org
> Subject: The Web Server Book, 2nd Edition - About Apache?
> 
> Hi.
> Couldn't find any other contact addresses on your site aside from the bug
> list, so I'll start here.
> 
> I'm one of the co-authors of The Web Server Book (Ventana Press, 1995),
> a book which is about to enter its second edition. (It's almost a year
> old, so is nearly obsolete... sigh.)  Anyway, the first edition featured
> NCSA httpd 1.4, with a full chapter on setup, references throughout to various
> features, and the software was included on the CD-ROM (along with a full
> Slackware distribution of Linux). I'd like to change the featured software
> to Apache, and am writing to informally request your permission to do so.
> Formal requests for including the software on our CD-ROM and the publisher's
> anonymous FTP site (ftp.vmedia.com) will be made by the publisher, but I
> wanted to bounce it off you folks first.
> 
> The other reason I'm writing is to ask what version you would prefer to have
> featured if you allow us to write about Apache. The first draft of the second
> edition will probably need to be in by mid-to-late July,and I don't know
> what your release schedule for 1.1.X is.... would you recommend 1.0.5 or
> using b3 to write about 1.1 in the hopes that it will be in production by
> late summer/early fall (publication date of the book)?
> 
> Anyway, thanks for considering this. I'm a devoted user of the software, and
> would love to try to give something back by singing its praises in print.
> 
> DM
> 
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