Freshmeat: Big News at ApacheCon

“It was at the closing plenary of ApacheCon 2000, in Orlando
FL, that a long-anticipated release of software was announced: an
alpha release of Apache 2.0.”

“To many Apache devotees, the announcement of an Apache 2.0
release, even an alpha, is news that has been eagerly awaited for
several years. It was way back in 1996 that the Apache Group (now
the Apache HTTPD Server Project, of the Apache Software Foundation)
realized the advantages of a threaded implementation for

“But Apache 2.0 is more than just a “threaded Apache.” In fact,
Apache 2.0 is designed to accommodate several different types of
“process models” called MPMs.”