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From Rasmus Lerdorf <>
Subject Re: 1.3b8
Date Fri, 29 May 1998 01:54:01 GMT
> I'm not kidding. I really think this is a serious option. And
> anyway, I am pretty sure that as soon as you program such a
> configurable option (ServerVersion off, or whatever) and
> pronounce the word "security", Apache will fall from 50% to 40%.
> Think about MS and Netscape releasing press notes about the
> "decreasing market share of Apache".

So what?  This isn't a marketing contest, this is about producing a decent
product to meet the needs of the serious web community.  And besides, if
Apache is the only server to allow you to disable the Server header, then
even with the header off it still uniquely identified.


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