httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Names
Date Thu, 11 Dec 1997 21:08:19 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > The executable under Win32 is called "apache". Under Unix, it is called
> > "httpd". Why?
> 
> Because on Unix, we've got years (4 - which is a lot in Interent years)
> worth of legacy to contend with. People are used to it being called
> httpd, so it is.
> 

Not only that, but httpd follows in the UNIX traditional of daemon
names, ala ftpd, telnetd, etc..

-- 
====================================================================
      Jim Jagielski            |       jaguNET Access Services
     jim@jaguNET.com           |       http://www.jaguNET.com/
            "Look at me! I'm wearing a cardboard belt!"

Mime
View raw message