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LinuxWorld: Apache receives 1999 ACM Software System Award

Apr 07, 2000, 00:20 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy T. Fielding)

"This year, the 1999 ACM Software System Award went to the Apache Software Foundation. The ACM awards committee praised the Apache Web server's reliability, flexibility, easy availability, and scalability, and noted that the insight gained from early implementation of new Hypertext Transfer Protocol features helped Apache developers play a major role in the Internet Engineering Task Force's HTTP 1.1 working group..."

"LinuxWorld asked Roy T. Fielding, doctoral candidate in information and computer science at UC Irvine, chief scientist at eBuilt -- and chairman of the Apache Software Foundation -- about the honor bestowed upon the Apache project by the ACM, and about how it feels to have a project he cofounded ranked together with previous winners of the Software System Award -- winners like the Unix operating system, TeX, TCP/IP, and the Web and NCSA Mosaic."

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