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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Forthcoming 2.2 - Win32 specific questions
Date Wed, 30 Mar 2005 08:46:58 GMT
+1 on all suggesting renaming.

On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 03:42:53PM -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> 'Apache' was our program.  It became our project.  It's become
> our entire organization.
> In 2.2, I -will- be changing the default location for the Win32
> installer from %programsdir%\Apache Group\Apache2\ over to
> %programsdir%\Apache Software Foundation\Apache HTTP Server 2.2\.
> This is consistent with the Tomcat group's installer changes.
> They actually considered taking a step backwards and changing
> their installer from 'Software Foundation' to 'Group'.  I assured
> them we will be changing to better reflect today's organization.
> As the unix binary is 'httpd', it seems time to change the Win32
> binary to 'httpd.exe'.  It just seems to be a bit archaic to
> continue to use 'Apache.exe' when you look at and
> consider what the foundation's become.
> So can I have a quick vote before beta to rename our program to
> 'httpd.exe' on Windows, matching our Unix builds?
> Bill

Greg Stein,

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