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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Names
Date Thu, 11 Dec 1997 21:11:39 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> 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..

Fine, but what about the documentation problem?

Cheers,

Ben.

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