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OpenEnterpriseTrends: Will Apache 3.0 Sport Asynchronous I/O?

Aug 22, 2002, 02:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"With Apache 2.0 four months past its stable release, developers are beginning to brainstorm the next steps for Apache--including drafting up a 'wish list' for Apache 3.0 features, and mapping out a timeline for the release of upgraded features.

"As Apache Software Foundation Chairman Roy Fielding told Open Enterprise Trends, 'I'm sure there are lots of things that individuals are working on. [But] none of us will come out and say, 'Well, this is going to be in Apache 3.0.''

"Fielding, even as he insists it's a bit too early for a full Apache 3.0 feature list, is beginning to agree with other ASF contributors on the merits of adding at least one new feature to Apache--support for asynchronous I/O..."

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