"Web server software Apache, a stalwart in the open-source
software movement, is about to get a major overhaul--in the making
"A fifth and final "alpha" test version of Apache 2.0 was
released Friday by the nonprofit Apache Software Foundation. The
final version should be out by the end of the year, said Ryan
Bloom, one of the lead programmers on the team."
"There's a big feeling that it's time to stop talking and
get it out the door," Bloom said. "Most would like to see it out by
the end of the year."
"The new version is a major overhaul of the software, which
resides on servers and sends Web pages to people browsing the
Internet. The current version is at home on Linux and Unix machines
but underwent some contortions to adapt to Windows machines. The
new version, though, is much more portable and will work on Windows
as well as BeOS, OS/2 and eventually Mac OS as well, Bloom
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