Most people in the free software world know two things about Apache. The first is that its name derives from the fact that it was a “a patchy server”, built out of patches to the earlier NCSA HTTPd Web server. The other is that in terms of market share, Apache knocks Microsoft's IIS into a cocked hat. Unfortunately, neither of these statements is true.

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9 years 2 days 13 hours 53 min ago


Except, Apache is still the dominant

Except, Apache is still the dominant web server and no one gives a damn about the name.