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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 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 (which seems to not be alive
anymore). A local copy of the original ares package is kept here: