Apache HTTP Server What is it? ----------- The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet. As a project of the Apache Software Foundation, the developers aim to collaboratively develop and maintain a robust, commercial-grade, standards-based server with freely available source code. The Latest Version ------------------ Details of the latest version can be found on the Apache HTTP server project page under http://httpd.apache.org/. Documentation ------------- The documentation available as of the date of this release is included in HTML format in the docs/manual/ directory. The most up-to-date documentation can be found at http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.1/. Installation ------------ Please see the file called INSTALL. Platform specific notes can be found in README.platforms. Licensing --------- Please see the file called LICENSE. Contacts -------- o If you want to be informed about new code releases, bug fixes, security fixes, general news and information about the Apache server subscribe to the apache-announce mailing list as described under <http://httpd.apache.org/lists.html#http-announce> o If you want freely available support for running Apache please join the Apache user community by subscribing to Users Mailing List at <http://httpd.apache.org/userslist.html> or one of the following USENET newsgroups: comp.infosystems.www.servers.unix comp.infosystems.www.servers.ms-windows Also available at: <http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.infosystems.www.servers> o If you want commercial support for running Apache please contact one of the companies and contractors which are listed at <http://www.apache.org/info/support.cgi> o If you have a concrete bug report for Apache please go to the Apache Group Bug Database and submit your report: <http://httpd.apache.org/bug_report.html> o If you want to participate in actively developing Apache please subscribe to the `firstname.lastname@example.org' mailing list as described at <http://httpd.apache.org/lists.html#http-dev> Acknowledgments ---------------- We wish to acknowledge the following copyrighted works that make up portions of the Apache software: Portions of this software were developed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This software contains code derived from the RSA Data Security Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm, including various modifications by Spyglass Inc., Carnegie Mellon University, and Bell Communications Research, Inc (Bellcore). Regular expression support is provided by the PCRE library package, which is open source software, written by Philip Hazel, and copyright by the University of Cambridge, England. The original software is available from ftp://ftp.csx.cam.ac.uk/pub/software/programming/pcre/ Apache 2 relies heavily on the use of autoconf and libtool to provide a build environment.