"Bill Stoddard has committed another of the changes made by the SGI Accelerating Apache project, to remove the need to always use the 'sscanf' function to parse the HTTP protocol number in requests. Bill highlighted the reasons why the Accelerating Apache patches were largely ignored by the Apache group: this small and useful patch was hidden inside a large patch which covered many unrelated changes, making it very hard to review."
"... Velocity is ideal for web development as it separates the Java code from the web pages, making the web site more maintainable. This is a different approach to that taken by other scripting languages such as Java Server Pages (JSP), ASP, and PHP. ..."