This begs a couple of questions:
Why did BN miss this?
If BN decides the app business is too much trouble and walks away, what happens to the DRM-protected libraries of their customers?
This has happened before."
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With that, Apache 1.3 was (forever?) stripped from the next Debian release, called Lenny. From my perspective, it's a pretty big thing to drop Apache 1.3 from the distribution, and you'd think that there would be more discussion on the topic, but that doesn't seem to have taken place."Apache 1.3 is obsolete and should not be included in Lenny, which would require to support it at least until 2011.
To err is human -- to blame it on a computer is even more so.