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Subject [Bug 55841] Misleading news items on bugfix releases ("This version of httpd is a major release of the [...]")
Date Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:00:55 GMT

--- Comment #17 from Filipus Klutiero <> ---
Hi Luca,

(In reply to Luca Toscano from comment #16)
> Fixed, thanks for the comments! Can you please re-check?

Your proposal fixes the bug reported here, thank you.
Regarding the sentence:
>This version of Apache is our latest GA release of the new generation 2.4.x branch of
Apache HTTPD and represents fifteen years of innovation by the project, and is recommended
over all previous releases.

Why does this specify "latest GA release"? Is there a latest non-GA release of
the 2.4 branch which is not 2.4.18?
Also, how does this version represent fifteen years of innovation by the

> Moreover, I'd like to have a bit more details about:
> "Note: the homepage refers to httpd as either "Apache HTTP Server", "Apache
> HTTPD", "httpd", "Apache httpd" or "Apache". I do not know if all of these
> are accepted terms, but if so, an explanation to that effect might be
> warranted."
> Would you like to see a note somewhere about these terms used as synonyms?

The first step is to determine which of these terms are proper ways to refer to
Apache HTTP Server. "Apache HTTP Server" is fine, but I do not think the
foundation would condone using "Apache" as a synonym. Those terms which are
considered improper should just be removed from the page.

Those who are considered fine should indeed be mentioned. The introduction
already contains one:
> The Apache HTTP Server ("httpd")

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