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From Paul Querna <c...@force-elite.com>
Subject Re: Longevity of versions
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2009 17:12:10 GMT
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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