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From rts <richard.staun...@siemens.com>
Subject Re: Longevity of versions
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2009 18:01:25 GMT

Thank you for answering the question that I should have asked.


Paul Querna wrote:
> 
> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> rts wrote:
>>> how long will version 2.0 be available for use?  Always? or until a
>>> certain
>>> date generally speaking?
>> 
>> Forever.  It's open source, if it's broke, you get to keep both pieces
>> (and fix them if you like).  If you see http://archives.apache.org/
>> the foundation generally makes source code available forever.
>> 
>> You probably wanted to ask; how long will 2.0 be maintained by the
>> httpd project?  By the time 2.4 or 3.0 httpd are final, I would expect
>> only 2.2 and 2.4/3.0 to be maintained.  That is probably another few
>> months or a half year.
>> 
> 
> However, I expect if there was a critical security vulnerability, we 
> would at least provide patches, and/or do a release -- lots of peoples 
> jobs are still tied to 2.0.x :-)
> 
> -Paul
> 
> 
> 

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