"Apache 2.0 offers numerous enhancements, improvements and
performance boosts over the 1.3 codebase. The most visible and
noteworthy addition is the ability to run Apache in a hybrid
thread/process mode on any platform that supports both threads and
processes. This has shown to improve the salability of the Apache
HTTPD server significantly in our early testing, on some versions
of Unix. This release also greatly improves the performance and
robustness of Apache on Windows Operating Systems. Lastly we are
proud to announce support for BeOS in this version of the
"Apache 2.0a2 under UNIX has undergone some testing, there are
known issues in the current release, including at least one small
memory leak. This should be considered a 'developers version'
including only the source and no pre-compiled binaries. It is
anticipated that a binary-release will be available for the first
beta release. If you do not feel comfortable compiling code, the
Apache Group strongly recommends that you wait for a more stable
beta release before you try this version."
"Apache 2.0a2 under Windows has undergone some testing as well.
There are known issues in the current release with regards to
Apache on windows 95 and 98. We are working through those problems,
and hope to have them fixed for future releases of the 2.0