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+ - The Final Release of Apache HTTP Server 1.3->

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Kyle Hamilton
Kyle Hamilton writes: "The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project are pleased to announce the release of version 1.3.42 of the Apache HTTP Server ("Apache"). This release is intended as the final release of version 1.3 of the Apache HTTP Server, which has reached end of life status There will be no more full releases of Apache HTTP Server 1.3. However, critical security updates may be made available from the following website: Our thanks go to everyone who has helped make Apache HTTP Server 1.3 the most successful, and most used, webserver software on the planet!"
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+ - Apache Shale Retirement

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Kyle Hamilton
Kyle Hamilton writes: "Announcing that the Apache Shale committers have voted to retire the project due to inactivity. Shale is a web application framework, fundamentally based on JavaServer Faces. The Shale Test code has been forked into the Apache MyFaces project and list discussion highlighted MyFaces and JBoss Seam as successor projects. Retiring a project is not as simple as turning everything off, as existing users need to both know that the project is retiring and retain access to the necessary information for their own development efforts. You can read more about Shale's retirement at: In particular we recommend Kito Mann's excellent blog entry on the subject:"

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