1.0.5 is the current stable public release (it is 1.0.3 plus
a security 'fix'). The beta test version, 1.1b, is still at
version 2. A number of bugs have been fixed in this version,
so a new version (1.1b3) is expected soon for public testing.
Apache in the News: The fact that Apache is the
most-used Web server is reported in "
Apache Leads Web Server Pack" in 20, May 1996 issue of Web Week. It also explains
why users prefer Apache to other, commercial servers.
Netscape targets Apache: Apparently, some sites that
have changed to Apache have been asked by Netscape for the
reasons why. The Web Week article gives some hints: "It
is free; it is fast; it is available in source code, not just
a compiled binary; and it is easy to expand.".