Re: AOLserver goes open source

Sally Khudairi (
Sat, 10 Jul 1999 21:55:14 -0400 approached us for the official Apache Software
Foundation position on the AOLServer 3.0. As it turns out,
it seems that Apache continues to position the bar...,4,0-38969,00.html

> Next to Linux, Apache is probably the most successful
> example of open-source software.

And kudos to ASF Chairman Roy Fielding for reuse of Martha
Stewart's favorite statement ;-)

> Open-source advocates applauded AOL's move.
> "It's a good thing," said Roy Fielding, chairman of
> another open-source Web server project, the Apache
> Software Foundation.


I agree that it's a terrible shame that Navi/GNN/AOL/*Press
remains in the closet. A truly fantastic product; I use it
for all my authoring.

- S

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Whitehead <>
To: FoRK <>
Date: Saturday, July 10, 1999 7:28 PM
Subject: AOLserver goes open source

>Has the source code for AOLserver. It doesn't appear that
AOLpress (the
>authoring client) has similarly been made open source, a
>AOLserver's big win appears to be its tight, fast Tcl
integration for
>database access.
>- Jim