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-This package is based on ares 1.1.1 (written by Greg Hudson). I decided to
-fork and release a separate project since the ares author didn't want the
-improvements that were vital for our use of it.
+This package is based on ares 1.1.1 (written by Greg Hudson). Daniel Stenberg
+decided to fork and release a separate project since the original ares author
+didn't want the improvements that were vital for our use of it.
-This package is dubbed 'c-ares' since I (Daniel Stenberg) wanted this for use
-within the curl project (hence the letter C) and it makes a nice pun. Also,
-c-ares is not API compatible with ares: a new name makes that more obvious to
+This package is dubbed 'c-ares' since Daniel wanted this for use within the
+curl project (hence the letter C) and it makes a nice pun. c-ares is not API
+compatible with ares: a new name makes that more obvious to the public.
-The original libares was distributed at athena-dist.mit.edu:pub/ATHENA/ares.
+The original libares was distributed at
+ftp://athena-dist.mit.edu:pub/ATHENA/ares (which seems to not be alive
+anymore). A local copy of the original ares package is kept here: