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Software Development, Apache Style

by Coar Ken

The Apache Web server now accounts for over sixty percent of Web servers on the Internet. This open-source success story was developed without any one central point of control, and with fewer than two dozen people seriously working on the software at any

The Apache HTTP server, which started as an obscure minor refit of the once-popular NCSA Web server, is now the world's most popular piece of software for hosting Web pages. More than sixty percent of the Web servers on the Internet use

Making Decisions

In a development project like the Apache HTTP server, in which there is no central control and changes can be made by a number of peers working independently, some sort of coordination is necessary. Otherwise
This article was originally published on Monday Mar 27th 2000
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