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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: History of the Releases of Apache HTTPD
Date Wed, 11 Jun 2003 14:09:06 GMT
On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Daniel Boos wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I first sent this article to two newsgroups and I got an e-Mail about the
> Apache History Project.
>
> I made a list of the number of releases from several versions of the Apache
> HTTPD Server. I composed the list out of different ressources[1],[2],[3],[4].
> I attached an HTML Version of the table.
>
> |Serie        |Type      |First        |Last          |Number of     |
> |             |          |Release      |Release       |Releases      |
> |          0.x|unstable  |     18.03.95|      05.11.95|            32|
> |            1|stable    |     23.11.95|      23.02.96|             4|
> |         1.1b|beta      |     09.02.96|      17.06.96|             6|
> |          1.1|stable    |     04.07.96|      12.07.96|             2|
> |         1.2b|beta      |     02.12.96|      30.05.97|            11|
> |          1.2|stable    |     10.06.97|      18.02.98|             7|
> |         1.3b|beta      |     23.07.97|      26.05.98|             7|
> |          1.3|stable    |     05.06.98|      03.10.02|            28|
> |           2a|Alpha/beta|     10.03.00|      16.02.02|            14|
> |            2|stable    |     05.04.02|      27.05.03|             9|
>
>
> The date of the first releases (1.1.1, 1.1b4 ...) where hard to find. There
> are several differences between the Changefiles and ApacheWeek. Does
> anybody have a further data of the different releases?
>
> What are the plans with the Apache History Project? It looks like the project
> is sleeping. I'm interested in the History of Apache and actually I would
> like to help.

It is sleeping. We had great plans, and then Real Life got in the way.
We would be delighted to incorporate any information that you have.

I think that one problem was that I started reading the email archives,
which are somewhere around 100K articles right now. That gets tiresome
very fast. Another approach might be better, but I'm not sure what that
approach is.

-- 
Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com
... and another brother out of his mind, and another brother out at New
York (not the same, though it might appear so)
	Somebody's Luggage (Charles Dickens)

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