From Reg Developer:
Of course, you know this anyway. But just for the benefit of any long-term residents of Planet Amnesia, Apache is the software that powers most servers on the web - including, naturally, El Reg. And in December, Apache marked its tenth birthday with its first major new release in a little over three and a half years.
Read the full thing at http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/2006/01/30/apache_22/
Apache 2.2.0 has been in Mandriva Cooker since mid-Dec 2005, and in Fedora for a bit also, so you have no excuse not to try it out on a development box....