Silicon.com: Apache beta enters the public domain
April 13, 2001
"A survey by research firm Netcraft, reports that Apache is the most popular software package for web servers. It is three times more popular than Microsoft's Internet Information Server. The Apache Software Foundation said it has successfully tested the beta, which is available at Apache.org, on many versions of Unix, BeOS, Mac OS X and Windows."
"Apache 2.0 offers a diversity of enhancements, improvements and performance boosts over the 1.3 code base. ..."