Misleading title (no solid evidence to justify the statement)…
The goal is to create an Apache top level project to Open Source the existing Yahoo! Traffic Server code. Traffic Server (TS for short) is used in-house to deliver significant amount of HTTP traffic to millions of users.
* HTTP/1.1 caching proxy server
* Scalable on SMP (TS is a hybrid thread + event processor)
* Extensible: TS has a feature rich plugin API